The Maltese Shih Tzu, which also goes by names of Malshi, Malt-Tzu, and the Shih Tzu Maltese Mix, is a quirky, fun-loving pup that will brighten your day. This dog is perfect for people with allergies because they don’t shed much.
Although, the Malt-Tzu is a low shedder they still require daily brushing to keep their coats free of mats. Their coats are long, soft, and silky in texture and has some waves to it. These dogs coat colors are generally white or white with tan markings. However, they can sport a combination of colors, such as black, brown, black & white, brown & white, and black & brown.
The Malt-Tzu is an intelligent and happy dog, making him a breeze to train. These dogs do well as therapy dogs and make great family pets because of their wonderfully social natures. They are good with children of all ages and with other dogs and pets.
Height: 6 to 10 inches
Weight: 6 to 12 pounds
Life Expectancy: 12 to 14 years