Mal-Shih , also known as MalShih, Malt-tzu, Maltzu, and Malti-zu, are a type of designer dog resulting from a cross between a purebred Maltese and a purebred Shih Tzu. Most Mal-Shihs are F1 crosses, as there has been little interest in developing the dog as a breed. They are not recognized by any major kennel club. Mal-Shis are known to be the most popular designer dog. They are best for families with children, a couple, or even seniors. They can live in any type of home, whether an apartment or a house with or without a yard. They are known to be a very loving, affectionate, and joy to be around type of dog. Because of their mixed breed, they get the personality from the Maltese and Shih Tzu. They are quite fast learners too, which makes it easier to teach them many tricks.

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Also known as

This breed is also called Malshih, Malt-Tzu, Malti-Zu, Maltzu as well as Shihtese.

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