Malshi

Crossbreed, X-Small

Doesn't moult much

Good for first time owners

The Malshi is a cross specially designed to be a low shedding companion.

FACT SHEET

Attractive to ...

Someone looking for a 'Velcro' dog that will be their constant companion.

Not the best for ...

People who like alone time. A Malshi will want to spend every second with his family and will be hard to peel off!

Aliases

Maltzu, Malti-zu

Cross between

MalteseShih Tzu

Origin

Australia

Size

X-Small
Small enough to carry when needed

Exercise Needs

Medium (About an hour)
Doesn't have to be a solid hour, you can give them lots of short walks.

Coat

Long almost human hair
Luscious long outer locks that need lots of attention and a soft undercoat that will get knotty if not combed out.

Shedding

Doesn't moult much
But all dogs shed dander so if you're allergic, make sure you'll be ok

Life expectancy

13 years

Good first dog?

Yes

Trustpilot

Tailwise is consistently rated as Excellent

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