Maltese Terrier

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The Maltese is a breed of dog in the toy group. It is thought to have originated in south-central Europe from dogs of spitz type. Despite the name, it has no verified historic or scientific connection to the island of Malta.

Hypoallergenic: Yes

Origin: Mediterranean Basin

Temperament: Docile, Fearless, Affectionate, Easygoing, Intelligent, Responsive, Lively, Sweet-Tempered, Playful, Active, Gentle

Weight: Male: 6.6–8.8 lbs (3–4 kg), Female: 6.6–8.8 lbs (3–4 kg)

Height: Male: 8–10 inches (21–25 cm), Female: 8–9 inches (20–23 cm)

Colors: white, and sometimes can have a cream, lemon, beige or tan colored pigmentation of the fur/hair on the ears

Litter Size: 1 to 3 Puppies

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