Last Updated on October 21, 2023 by Fumipets
Gorgeous Maltese Mixes
The Maltese is a little, cute, and endearing dog with a lot of character. These little lap dogs are known for their stunning flowing white, floor-length coats of silky, white hair and often weigh less than 7 pounds. They are wonderful companions since they are loving, considerate, tenacious, and playful.
But what if you like the Maltese and the Pug as well? Why not mix the two? There are a lot of Maltese mixes available, so you’ll have a good selection of dogs to pick from while still getting some of the wonderful Maltese characteristics.
We’ve compiled a list of 22 well-known Maltese hybrids along with some background information on each breed. Perhaps one of these puppies will become your family’s new pet.
The 22 Maltese Mixes
1. Cairmal (Maltese x Cairn Terrier Mix)
This puppy, sometimes referred to as the Malticairn, is a cross between the Maltese and the Cairn Terrier. Cairns are joyful, active, and devoted people who love to spend as much time with their family as possible. They are native to Scotland.
The Cairmal is the ideal blend of his parents and is bursting with sass, vigor, and love. They need regular grooming and may be a little difficult to teach because of the well-known terrier tenacity.
2. Cav-A-Malt (Cavalier King Charles Spaniel x Maltese Mix)
The Cav-A-Malt is what you get when you cross the gorgeous Cavalier King Charles Spaniel with the Maltese. Cavaliers are renowned for their loving personalities as well as for being gentle and charming.
The Cav-A-Malt is affable, friendly, and laid back with everyone she encounters. They are also said to be simple to teach and need regular brushing.
3. Cortese (Pembroke Welsh Corgi x Maltese Mix)
The Cortese is a cross between the Maltese and the Pembroke Welsh Corgi. Corgis are vivacious, affectionate, and friendly dogs that are also quite intelligent and sensitive.
The Cortese is a perfect companion for most families since it is a joyful, energetic, and friendly dog. These dogs are simple to teach and need brushing many times per week, but watch out for their obstinate side!
4. Cotonese (Coton de Tulear x Maltese)
Do you know what the Coton de Tulear is? These playful, kind canines are from Madagascar, and they develop a close attachment with their owners. You may anticipate a walking cotton puff with the Cotonese since both the Maltese and the Coton have white coats.
These dogs are affectionate, active, and dedicated to their owners. They need brushing around three times each week, and training them is often simple.
5. Havamalt (Havanese x Maltese)
The Havamalt is created by combining the Havanese with the Maltese. The Maltese and Havanese are related since both originate from Cuba and are said to have had a common progenitor.
Havamalts are kind, devoted, and upbeat. They need to be brushed once a week, although they don’t often shed a lot. Since they are eager to please and highly bright, training them is often simple.
6. Highland Maltie (West Highland White Terrier x Maltese)
The hybrid Highland Maltie was created by crossing the West Highland White Terrier, often known as the Westie, with the Maltese. One of the most well-liked terrier breeds is the Westie, which is also clever, self-assured, and cheerful.
A courageous dog, the Highland Maltie is a great family companion. They are reasonably simple to teach because of their intelligence, although sometimes they may be a bit obstinate. They are modest shedders but will normally require brushing every day.
7. Jatese (Japanese Chin x Maltese)
The Jatese is created by mixing Maltese with a pinch of Japanese Chin. The Japanese Chin is an elegant, gentle, and affectionate canine that was first bred by Japanese nobility.
The Jatese is an inquisitive, loving, and sociable breed, but if left alone for an extended period of time, they may experience separation anxiety. Weekly brushings are necessary for grooming, as well as baths every three to four weeks. They can be taught, but the greatest training sessions are brief, enjoyable ones.
8. Lhatese (Lhasa Apso x Maltese)
The Lhasa Apso and the Maltese are combined to create the Lhatese. Lhasas are small, witty, and self-assured canines that were developed in Tibet to defend Buddhist temples.
The Lhatese is lively, kind, and charming, preferring to spend as much time with you as they can. They may be rather difficult to teach, therefore perseverance is required. They usually need regular brushing.
9. Malchi (Maltese x Chihuahua)
The Malchi is what you get when you cross the Maltese with the Chihuahua. The Chihuahua is a little dog with a huge personality that is loyal, endearing, and spunky.
Due to size and temperament, the Malchi will thrive in a household without young children. They are often loving, funny, and playful. Training may sometimes be difficult because of their intransigence, but brushing them only has to be done a few times a week.
10. Mal-Shi (Shih Tzu x Maltese)
The hybrid Mal-Shi was created by crossing the Shih Tzu with the Maltese. Shih Tzus are renowned for getting along well with kids and are highly friendly, funny, and energetic dogs.
Mal-Shis are excellent with kids of all ages since they are loving, active, and lively. They are quite simple to train, but like with most of the hybrids on this list, be prepared for some stubbornness. Expect the same from the Mal-Shi since they too have two high-maintenance parents.
11. Malteagle (Maltese x Beagle)
When the Beagle and the Maltese are combined, you get the Malteagle. Beagles are renowned for their high levels of energy as well as for their sociable and joyful dispositions.
Malteagles are loyal, affectionate, and sociable dogs that make wonderful family companions. With an experienced owner, they could perform better, especially if they need training since they can be challenging to teach. If not every day, they may need to be brushed many times each week.
12. Maltichon (Bichon Frise x Maltese)
The Maltichon is a cross between the Maltese and the Bichon Frise. The Bichon Frise is a little, inquisitive, comical dog that often has a puffy appearance.
Maltichons are sociable, amiable, and affectionate dogs that make ideal family pets. They need daily brushing and a wash every three to four weeks. They are rather simple to train.
13. Maltipom (Maltese x Pomeranian)
The charming Maltipom is created by crossing a Maltese with a Pomeranian. Pomeranians are renowned for their thick coats of fur as well as their sharp minds and self-assured attitudes.
Although vigilant, loving, and gentle, maltipoms would do best in a household with adults or older children because to their size. Training shouldn’t be too challenging since they are eager to please, but they will need routine brushing—probably daily.
14. Maltipoo (Maltese x Toy Poodle)
You may create a Maltipoo by combining a Toy Poodle with a Maltese. Poodles are agile, self-assured canines that are renowned for their remarkable intellect.
Maltipoos are great tiny dogs who make wonderful family companions since they are intelligent, affectionate, and active. Because of their intelligence and minimal maintenance requirements, they are relatively simple to train. They are hypoallergenic and just need brushing once a week and a bath when absolutely required.
15. Malti-Pug (Maltese x Pug)
The Malti-Pug is a cross between the Maltese and the Pug. Pugs are generally known for being cute and for having friendly, endearing, and mischievous attitudes.
The peaceful, sociable, and intelligent Malti-Pugs get along with everyone they encounter. As long as the training sessions are brief and enjoyable, they may be simple to teach. Grooming calls for brushing them several times per week and bathing them roughly once per month.
16. Mauzer (Maltese x Miniature Schnauzer)
The Mauzer is a cross between the Maltese and the Miniature Schnauzer. The Miniature Schnauzer is a bold and strong dog without any actual hostility. They are also intelligent, loving, and gregarious.
Although they are loving with all family members, Mauzers have a tendency to form a close attachment with one particular family member. They need brushing many times a week and training may be fairly difficult due to their rebellious nature.
17. Mauxie (Miniature Dachshund x Maltese)
The Mauxie is created by crossing a Maltese with a Miniature Dachshund. Dachshunds are charming, courageous, and inquisitive canines who are well known for their long bodies.
Despite being friendly, lively, and brave, maltipoos are better suited for older children and make excellent first dogs. They are simple to train but need daily brushing and maybe expert grooming every two months or so.
18. Morkie (Yorkshire Terrier x Maltese)
We got the mixed breed Morkie thanks to the Yorkshire Terrier and the Maltese. Yorkshire Terriers are little, active puppies that are loving, independent, and feisty.
Morkies are vivacious, affectionate, and headstrong dogs with strong personalities that normally cling to one member of the family. Because of their intransigence, they are difficult to teach and will need to be brushed often, maybe every day.
19. Papitese (Papillon x Maltese)
The Papitese is a cross between the Maltese and the Papillon. Papillons are cheerful, inquisitive, and sociable tiny dogs who are known for their big, butterfly-like ears.
The Papitese is very loving, sociable, and lovely, but because of her size, she would perform best in a household with older kids. They are eager to please, ought to be simple to teach, and will need to be brushed every day.
20. Peke-A-Tese (Pekingese x Maltese)
The Peke-A-Tese is created when you combine the little Pekingese with the Maltese. The Pekingese is a loyal, loving, and endearing canine that may sometimes be rather independent and opinionated.
The Peke-A-Tese is affectionate, submissive, and sociable, and she will develop strong attachments to her owners. They need daily brushing and are quite simple to teach.
21. Scottese (Scottish Terrier x Maltese)
The Scottese is a cross between the Scottish Terrier and the Maltese. The Scottie is a little terrier that is independent, witty, and brave. He forms close relationships with his owners but is leery of strangers.
Although they are independent, friendly, and lively, Scottese need a lot of socialization and supervision around young children and other tiny animals. Because of their independent nature, they may be difficult to train but are likely to be deemed hypoallergenic and just need weekly brushing.
22. Silky Cocker (American Cocker Spaniel x Maltese)
The Silky Cocker is the result of crossing the American Cocker Spaniel with the Maltese. Cocker Spaniels are wonderful family companions since they are calm, jovial, and content canines.
The Silky Cocker is a devoted, caring, sociable, and friendly dog. They are considered to be moderate shedders, so anticipate brushing them every day. They are eager to please and clever, so training shouldn’t be too tough.
These breeds should not be the first option for a household with young children since many of them are likely to be relatively little. The hybrid dog’s personality and looks will eventually be determined by which parent she resembles the most.
A gorgeous, little dog with a huge personality is the Maltese. One of the greatest companion dogs you’ve ever had is guaranteed when you take this extraordinary dog and unite her with another extraordinary breed.