Maltese

Maltese Facts

  • Size: Small
  • Lifespan: 12 – 15 years
  • Temperament: Active, Affectionate, Docile, Easygoing, Fearless, Gentle, Intelligent, Lively, Playful, Responsive, Sweet-Tempered
  • Colors: White
  • Hypoallergenic: Yes
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Maltese dog drawing by Dog Breeds List

If you’re in the market for a lap dog with some experience under his fur, then you might check out the Maltese’s resume. As a 2,800 year-old breed, this pup has had centuries to perfect his lap-sitting technique.

Plus he’s had some pretty fancy former employers:

  • Ancient Greeks
  • Romans
  • Egyptians

A highly qualified candidate if I do say so myself.

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