Maltese Breed Information

Maltese
Showdog.com Breed Since Sunday, June 01, 2003
Breeders Dogs Entries Litter Size Lifespan* National
6 43 24 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 1 month ago
2 swale send a message to swalesend message Not Listed
3 Shaphira send a message to Shaphirasend message 1 month 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?
In the American Kennel Club, a dog needs 15 points to become a Champion, with each win gaining anywhere from zero to five points depending on the number of dogs competing and the area where the show is held.