theMalteseGentle, Playful, Charming
Did you know?
The Greeks erected tombs to their Maltese.
The Maltese was officially recognized by the AKC.
Embed the breed standard on your site.
Download the complete breed standard or club flier PDFs.
Good nutrition for Maltese is very important from puppyhood to their senior years.
Maltese should be brushed daily, and groomed often to prevent mats from forming in their long, white coat.
Somewhat Active; A classic lapdog, but Maltese still like brisk walks, playtime, and learning tricks.
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Explore meetups.com and see all of the local Maltese in your area.
Upload your favorite Maltese photos to Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #akcMaltese.