The Maltese is a small, white, long-haired pup known for their fun and affectionate personality. Maltese puppies are full of life, and require only occasional exercise to keep them healthy and happy. A short walk or playtime in the yard is usually enough to satisfy their needs. Maltese puppies are very intelligent and trainable. They love to please their owners, and can learn basic commands quickly. They are also very good with children, and make loving and loyal companions.