Republic of Malta
Chief of State:
Marie Louise Coleiro Preca
Head of State:
L-Innu Malti (The Maltese Anthem)
Innu Malti (The Maltese Anthem)
The Maltese [mɔ:lˈtiːz] is a small breed of dog in the Toy Group. It descends
from dogs originating in the Central Mediterranean Area. The breed name and ...
The Maltese is a toy dog covered from head to foot with a mantle of long, silky,
white hair. He is gentle-mannered and affectionate, eager and sprightly in action,
Many owners choose to keep the hair trimmed short and it takes on a wavy and fluffy quality; others keep the coat long and flowing. Some feel that the Maltese
has an endearing stubborn streak and can be a little on the vocal side.
The breed is a brave and joyful toy d... More »
One of the brightest and gentlest of the toys, the Maltese is exceedingly playful
and enjoys clever games of dexterity such as "pull the hidden toy from under the
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