Breed Info


Sprightly & Fun

  • Loving dogs
  • Playful and surprising
  • Intelligent and eager to please
  • Easy to train
  • A fun companion
  • Expose them early to new people, animals and situations and they will be a family-friendly pup


Compact & White


  • Small and compact
  • Small round heads
  • Drop ears
  • Button eyes and a small dark nose

Coat Type and Color:

  • Straight with a silky soft texture
  • No undercoat
  • Great choice for those w/ allergies
  • Choose to leave fur long or keep untrimmed


  • 4-8lbs
  • About 10inches tall


Medium Activity

  • Energetic in short bursts
  • These little pups love playtime
  • Walks and time with their people are what they love most

We Recommend:

  • 60 minutes of daily activity
  • 6 miles of walking per week
  • Originated in Malta near Mediterranean Sea
  • Ancient mix of a Bichon and a Spaniel
  • Called many names throughout the years
  • Used to comfort the sick
  • Have remained a companion throughout the years
  • Often the subject of literature and art
  • Arrived in the United States in the 1700's


  • High maintenance
  • Daily brushing to eliminate tangles and mats
  • Use a gentle, diluted conditioner
  • A whitening shampoo can be used to brighten coat
  • Dry gently with a towel and blow dry completely
  • Check and clean ears regularly
  • Trim nails as necessary
  • Brush teeth weekly


  • Intelligent and eager to please
  • Catch on fast
  • Consistent training is ideal
  • Early socialization and obedience training is recommended