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Crested Malt

Crested Malt

Breed Characteristics

Life Span:10-12 Years

Crested Malt Build Information

The Crested Malt is a hybrid dog created by mixing the Chinese Crested and Maltese purebreds. They are small dogs, typically weighing only 5-10 pounds. There come in one of two coat variations, one hairless type like the Chinese Crested and the other with hair all over the body which may be either pink, black, blue, copper, or a combination.

Length (Male):8-12 in.
Length (Female):8-10 in.
Weight:< 14 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

These little dogs are very social and energetic, making for excellent companions and very loving family pets. They are intelligent and easy to train, though training should begin early. For small dogs they have rather a lot of energy and they must be given lots of exercise and play time to stay fit and happy.

Activity Level:Active
Affection Level:Very Affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly


Colors:Black, Black & Tan, Blue, Light Brown, White, Yellow
Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Dense

Crested Malt Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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Breed Talents and Facts

This hybrid is a Chinese Crested and Maltese mix.

Sighting Capabilities:Yes
Herding Skills:Yes
Dutiful Watchdog:No