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Here’s What Most People Don’t Know About Malti-Shis

September 15, 2018


The Maltese Shit Zu is a happy, intelligent companion that gets along well with kids, adults and even other pets. This makes him an ideal option for families of all sizes, as well as first time dog owners. This post provides some useful information about the breed and how to take care of your Malshi.

How To Groom A Matese Shih Tzu

Generally, a Malshi’s coat should be brushed daily as it is prone to tangles and mats. He should also be given a bath every 7-10 days. Clipping his hair also helps make grooming easier. Here are some more tips:

How to Groom a Maltese Shih Tzu

A Maltese Shitzu is considered a designer dog, owing to its unique cross-breeding and happy, intelligent and friendly character. Caring for a dog requires grooming it to ensure that it is clean, and looking after a Maltese Shitzu is no different. The coat of a Maltese Shitzu does not shed as much as many other dogs so is a suitable choice of dog for those with allergies. Despite this, it needs to be groomed to maintain its good health. Read full post at Cuteness…

The following video shows how one professional pet stylist does her thing:

How Much To Feed Your Maltese Shih Tzu

Feeding designer dogs can be a little tricky as you don’t want to overfeed him, which is usually more likely than underfeeding. The following post offers some advice:


Recommended daily amount: 1/4 to 1/2 cup of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.

Note: How much your adult dog eats depends on his size, age, build, metabolism, and activity level. Dogs are individuals, just like people, and they don’t all need the same amount of food. It almost goes without saying that a highly active dog will need more than a couch potato dog. The quality of dog food you buy also makes a difference — the better the dog food, the further it will go toward nourishing your dog and the less of it you’ll need to shake into your dog’s bowl. Read full post at Dog Time…

Maltese Shih Tzu House Training


Malshi’s are smart, but this can often work against you, the owner. Don’t let his small size trick you into treating him like a baby – you’ll soon have a brat that is set in his ways. The following post couldn’t have put it better:

Members of this breed are somewhat smart but sometimes their curiosity or stubbornness outshines their intelligence. They are trainable with patience, consistency and a firm attitude. If you treat a Malshi like a baby, it will act like a spoiled one so make sure this little dog understands his place. They are, however, naturally communicative with people and you will know if they lost a toy or if their bowl is empty. Read full post at Dog Learn…

As with any breed, Malshi’s come with their pros and cons. However, you can look forward to a mostly pleasant experience with your Malshi pup. Their high levels of adaptability make them suitable for most homes.

A healthy happy dog is a wonderful addition to any family. If you’re thinking of adding a cute puppy to yours, My Next Puppy is here for you. We always strive to maintain the highest standards in our operations and only work with the best breeders. If you’d like more information about puppy availability for your preferred breed, visit our website or give us a call today on (703) 844-9796.