Maltese are a gentle and fearless breed, they greet everyone as a friend. Their glamourous white coat gives them a look of haughty nobility, nut looks can be deceiving.
This is a sprightly, vigorous dog who excels not only as a companion but also as the therapy dog and competitor in such sports as agility, obedience, rally, and tracking. But most of all they love to be with their people. Even novice pet parents and apartment dwellers will find these pups to be excellent furry family members .
Completing the picture is a slightly rounded skull, black nose, drop ears, dark alert eyes, short straight legs, and a graceful tail.