The Maltese is a small breed of dog in the Toy Group. It descends from dogs originating in the Central Mediterranean Area.
A Maltese is a perfect pet for you. Easy to get along with, playful and mild-mannered, Maltese Terriers are the epitome of a companion dog.
Small and fragile, this toy dog breed is trusting and devoted to its owner and makes a perfect lapdog. Maltese dogs don’t shed much.