Despite his small size, he has the attitude of a warrior. He will seek to defend his territory no matter what the danger.
Between 21 and 25 cm (8.27 to 9.84 inches) for the male
Between 20 and 23 cm (7.87 to 9.06 inches) for the female
Between 3 and 4 kg (6.61 to 8.82 pounds) for the male
Between 3 and 4 kg (6.61 to 8.82 pounds) for the female
The Maltese is entirely covered with white fur.
His dress is very long and silky.
This very small dog has a fairly large head and a pretty black nose with wide open nostrils.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 9, section 1 and is #65