These little white dogs originated in Malta, where they were highly prized for their charming looks and independent nature. Over the years, they have found their way into the hearts and homes of many people outside of their native Malta, and for good reason. The Maltese is a charming character that is extremely loyal and affectionate. Despite his small stature, the Maltese is a larger than life character that is a true joy to share a home with.
Read our Maltese Buying Advice page for information on this dog breed.