The Mal-Shi is not a purebred dog. It is a cross between the Maltese and the Shih Tzu. The best way to determine the temperament of a mixed breed is to look up all breeds in the cross and know you can get any combination of any of the characteristics found in either breed.
The Mal-shi is a breed of cute fluffy dogs that have been crossed between the purebred Maltese and the purebred Shi Tzu dogs. These dogs have rounded, black eyes, hanging ears, a dark, triangular nose. They are small dogs that were bred for developing a low-shedding pet breed, and now have become popular as a wonderful designer dog with a docile, calm disposition.
Last Updated on August 20th, Who can resist that face? Commonly referred to as the Malshi or Shih Tzu Maltese, this breed packs a strong punch when it comes to personality and first impressions with everyone it meets.
The Maltese Shih Tzu is a hybrid designer type of dog resulting from the cross between a pure breed of Maltese and Shih Tzu. The small-sized Malshi is an adorable and sweet little dog breed. This classic hybrid breed is a small and lovable that do not shed much which is a plus point for this breed. The Maltese Shih Tzu developed in the s to fulfill the purpose of a low shedding type of companion breed.
Contrary to popular belief, small size doesn't necessarily an apartment dog make — plenty of small dogs are too high-energy and yappy for life in a high-rise. Being quiet, low energy, fairly calm indoors, and polite with the other residents, are all good qualities in an apartment dog. Some dogs are simply easier than others: they take to training better and are fairly easygoing.
Join Now. Perky and happy, the shih tzu tends to require a large amount of personal attention. Because it thrives on human company, it can easily become spoiled.
The AKC has grouped all of the breeds that it registers into seven categories, or groups, roughly based on function and heritage. Breeds are grouped together because they share traits of form and function or a common heritage. The Shih Tzu is a sturdy, lively, alert toy dog with long flowing double coat.
This dog belongs to the so-called designer dogs which have been created in order to have a specific look and to rule out any possible genetic diseases that can be found in the original pure breeds. However, this hybrid dog has not been accepted by any official kennel club and it seems there is little interest in developing it into a real breed. The Mal-Shi is still a very cute and friendly dog that deserves to be talked about.
This designer dog was developed in to create a low-shedding canine companion with an outgoing temperament and kindly nature. Although the Maltese Shih Tzu does not shed excessively, some shedding does occur, and regular grooming is still required. The breed is small in stature and classified as a toy dog breed.
We have a male Maltese Shih Tzu puppies looking for their forever homes. These little fluff balls will make a lovely addition to most families or a companion. They have been regularly wormed, vaccinated, micro chipped and vet checked. They all got a clean bill of health, there is one black and white boy.