Maltese dogs are dogs originating from the Mediterranean, popularly recognized for their white, long and smooth mane. They can measure from 21 to 25 cm in height depending on whether they are male or female and weigh an average of 3 to 4 kilograms. Its head is round with round eyes and long, hairy, downward ears. Its tail is erect and covered with enough hair.
They usually have an elegant and social behavior, for this reason they are considered excellent companion dogs. They are kind and loving, so they will have a good relationship with the children. In addition, they do not need to exercise as much, so they will be suitable dogs to live with older adults.