|The Maltese is a toy dog covered from head to toe with a mantle of long, silky, white hair, weighing under 7 pounds. The are the ancient dog of Malta, and have been known as an aristocrat of the canine world for more than 28 centuries. Maltese have maintained a place of esteem and privilege in royal households throughout history. Perhaps due to the popularity of the Maltese for centuries as household pets of people of culture, wealth, and fastidious taste, the Maltese has remained a dog of refinement, fidelity, and cleanliness. They are among the gentlest mannered of all little dogs, yet they are lively and playful as well as vigorous. Maltese are also very tiny and fragile, therefor they are not the best choice of dog for small children.
Sorry but the Maltese on this page are NOT for sale, for available puppies please chck out our "Nursery" page.