Life span: 12-15 Years
Height: 8 – 10 inches (male), 8 – 9 inches (female)
Weight: 6 – 10 lbs.
The Maltese is a small-sized breed that belongs to the toy group. It has large brown eyes and a coat of long white, silky hair which gives it an elegant and innocent appearance. The Maltese is an ancient breed that can trace its roots back thousands of years, and to this day it remains a popular breed. While the Maltese is not highly active, it does take well to a limited exercise routine.