Maltese Breed Information

Maltese
Showdog.com Breed Since Sunday, June 01, 2003
Breeders Dogs Entries Litter Size Lifespan* National
3 65 61 3.9 14 25

Schedule of Points

Sex 1 2 3 4 5
Dogs 2 3 4 5 6
Bitches 2 3 4 5 6

Top Kennels in Breed

Rank Username Contact Last Visit
1 Westlea send a message to Westleasend message 22 hours ago
2 Faitht send a message to Faithtsend message 2 months ago

Breed Scale of Points

Trait Importance
Head 20
Forequarter 5
Hindquarter 5
Gait 10
Top Neck and Back 15
Coat 10
Size 10
Feet 5
General 20


Lifespan
Lifespan refers to the earliest age (in months) that Maltese dogs can die on Showdog.com
"General" Factor
The "General" factor takes into account such things as show shine and temperament in addition to the other genetic traits.
Did you know?
The sit for exam is a modified version of the Stand for Exam. It is generally used in novice level classes and requires the handler to order the dog to sit and then to move away from the dog the length of the leash. The judge will then approach the dog and pet the dog's head.