If there's a new Maltese puppy at home, you're sure to be looking for a name. First of all we advise you to gather the whole family to make this decision, as it’s important that everyone likes the chosen name. From the beginning it’s essential that you all call your puppy in the same way, so that he/she learns his/her name quickly and easily.
Maltese males are not only beautiful, but also charming. They have a very good character, they love children and play with other animals, which facilitates their adaptation to houses where there are cats or other dogs. They are little barking, unlike other small breeds such as the Yorkshire Terrier or the Chihuahua. Here are 15 names for male Maltese dogs:
If you are lucky enough to have a female Maltese dog at home, you need to find a nice name for her. They are sweet, quiet tempered dogs. This character has made the Maltese one of the favourite breeds for families with children, and for people who live in flats or apartments.
To find the ideal name, you can draw inspiration from your puppy's characteristics: hair colour, size, character, whether she is more or less active etc. Here are some ideas for females:
It’s a small breed originating in Malta, hence its name. It belongs to the family of the "bichones" (bichón frisé, Havana bichón, etc.) An adult weighs between 2 and 4 kilograms, and they reach 20-30 centimeters of height.
The Maltese bichon dog is a small dog whose main characteristic is the long mantle of white and silky hair that covers their body. In addition to their obvious beauty, they stand out for their friendly, calm and affectionate character, which makes them the perfect pet for children and families.
Characteristics:The coat must be totally white and its black truffle, totally pigmented. It’s difficult to keep the hair totally long so many owners choose to keep them with short hair. It’s a hypoallergenic dog
Temperament: Despite their small size, Maltese are brave and confident dogs. They are not excessively territorial and adapt well to other dogs and cats.
Below you can see a complete list with the most popular names for Maltese dogs: