The Maltese reaches her adult size between the ages of 12 and 15 months. The mature Maltese weighs in between 4 and 6 pounds. If you plan to show your dog, she must weigh less than 7 pounds to meet American Kennel Club standards. The Maltese shouldn't exceed 10 inches in height at the shoulder. Males are larger than females. Lilly the Maltese puppy at 4 months old—"Lilly is a registered Maltese originally from Abbeville, GA. Lilly lives in an apartment in Knoxville and is owned and loved by a full-time college student at the University of Tennessee Knoxville. In these pictures she is about 4 months old.
With an adult dog, you can easily see what you're getting, and plenty of adult Maltese have already proven themselves not to have negative characteristics. If you want a puppy, you can avoid some negative traits by choosing the right breeder and the right puppy. Unfortunately, you usually can't tell whether a puppy has inherited temperament or. Adult Maltese; Puppies For Sale; Waiting List; Payments; Contact Us; Adult Maltese. Male Maltese. Lynndales Ali Babba. Zack. Female Maltese. Avabella. Smooches Kisses. Gracie. Home Adult Maltese Puppies For Sale Waiting List Payments Contact Us. Texas Licensed Breeder. License # 129. Fosters Morkies. Fosters Tiny Yorkies. Fosters Maltese.
Find Malteses for Sale on Oodle Classifieds. Join millions of people using Oodle to find puppies for adoption, dog and puppy listings, and other pets adoption. Don't miss what's happening in . Reputed as one of the oldest dog breeds and the most ancient European toy breed, the Maltese has a curious history. Phoenician sailors visiting the island of Malta for trading around 1500 B.C. are credited for discovering the first Maltese dogs. From the 5th century onwards, dogs resembling the Maltese were found in Greek art.