Maltese Breed Information

Maltese
Showdog.com Breed Since Sunday, June 01, 2003
Breeders Dogs Entries Litter Size Lifespan* National
10 77 59 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 WhiteStar Kennel send a message to WhiteStar Kennelsend message 15 hours ago
2 Mignon Kennel send a message to Mignon Kennelsend message 3 hours ago
3 Uncorked send a message to Uncorkedsend message 6 minutes ago
4 tiana/john send a message to tiana/johnsend message 8 hours 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?
A conformation dog show is not a comparison of one dog to another but a comparison of each dog to a judge's mental image of the ideal breed type as outlined in the individual breed's breed standard.