Maltese Puppies For Sale

Overview

This breed originated in the small island of Malta, off the coast of Italy, and is one of the oldest known dogs. The Maltese is related to the early Spitz dog and the Tibetan Terrier. It’s believed that this breed was originally used for rodent control. This breed was brought to England and was favored by royalty. The Maltese breed was first recognized by the AKC in 1888 and grouped as a Toy.

Temperament

The Maltese is a friendly, loving and playful breed that enjoys being a cuddly lapdog. This breed is trusting, enthusiastic and devoted to their masters. They may try to nip if they feel threatened. They prefer to be near people but may need supervised around smaller children.