Mal-Shi

 

Origin:

 

The Mal-Shi originated in America.

History

The Malti-Shi is a mix of the Maltese and Shih Tzu breeds. Intelligent and happy, this breed is a sweet lapdog that loves to play and be around children. It does well as a therapy dog and its social nature makes it a perfect family pet.

Color

Coat colors are usually white, black, and brown.

  • Lifespan:

    12-14 years
  • Shedding:

    minimal
  • Coat Length:

    long
  • Grooming:

    low
  • Size:

    s
  • Color:

Behavior

  • Temperament

    Malti-Shi puppies are affectionate, smart, happy, and loving pets that love being with their families. Because of their extroverted and social nature, this breed can be prone to separation anxiety, which should be dealt with early on. The Malti-Shi is also able to adapt to an active or quiet lifestyle—although it requires some daily exercise.

  • Barking

    Barks if Necessary

  • Adaptability

    • Adaptability to apartment living

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Good for novice owners

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Tolerates being alone

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Tolerates cold weather

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Tolerates hot weather

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Family Friendly

      1 2 3 4 5
  • Exercise needs

    • Energy level

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Exercise needs

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Playfulness

      1 2 3 4 5
  • Trainability

    moderate

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