The teacup Maltese is one of the smallest dog breeds. They have white silky coat that does not shed. Maltese have long ears that are covered in thick hair. The nose is black and the eyes are round and large. The teacup Maltese is an affectionate and lively dog. It is not certain where they originated but for more than 500 years they have been sittings on the laps of royals.
These teacup dogs are naturally small and tiny and are not runts. They weigh between 4 to 8 pounds. The teacup Maltese are very tiny and fragile. They need consistend loving care and much attention. These dogs like to have fun and are highly spirited. Maltese dogs are good at learning tricks and like to please their master. They can be very jelous if not trained properly. The teacup Maltese need companionship and a lot of socialazing. They may have some health issues such as respiratory weakness and eye problems.
Teacup Maltese dogs will do well in apartments. They need daily walking but can be very active indoors. They became frusturated when left alone for some period of time or when not taken outside for a walk for couple of days. The teacup Maltese need daily grooming and brushing. It is necessary to clean it’s eyes and ears daily. Maltese are tiny playful dogs that can make any owner happy. They require special and proper care. Maltese make great pets.