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Maltese Survey Results
(taken by 600 participants)

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How old is your Maltese?
Under 1 year21435%
1-2 years13322%
2-4 years11419%
4-6 years498%
6-8 years254%
8-10 years264%
10-12 years172%
Over 12 years193%

Is Your Maltese male or female?
Male29950%
Female30150%

What is the approximate weight of your Maltese?
Still a puppy11018%
Under 4 lbs284%
4-5 lbs9616%
5-6 lbs7813%
6-7 lbs7312%
7-8 lbs6110%
8-9 lbs508%
9-10 lbs508%
Over 10 lbs508%

Any health problems?
No37262%
Yes22838%

Does your Maltese have a tearstaining problem?
No18631%
Yes40667%

How was housebreaking your Maltese?
Difficult12520%
Average26444%
Easy16427%
Already housebroken386%

Is your Maltese more mellow or hyper?
Hyper24741%
Mellow34757%

Does your Maltese have a barking problem?
No40166%
Yes19031%

Is your Maltese comfortable around strangers?
No9916%
Yes43372%
Unsure6310%

Is your Maltese good with children?
No6811%
Yes43372%
Unsure9215%

How much attention does your Maltese acquire?
Requires alot44173%
Does not crave it12921%
Out of control when alone152%

What attracted you the MOST to the Maltese breed?
Pesonality22537%
Appearance18931%
Size9015%
Allergies477%
Other437%

Would you choose the Maltese again?
Yes55492%
No101%
Unsure315%

How did you acquire your Maltese?
Petstore8414%
Breeder (Referal)19432%
Newspaper ad15826%
Dog Publication ad50%
Breeder (Internet)447%
Friend376%
Relative233%
Rescue or Shelter233%
Other294%

What type of bite would you say your Maltese has?
Overbite6210%
Undershot528%
Scissor9716%
Edge to Edge8414%
Unsure29949%

Do you own more than one Maltese?
Yes15826%
No43672%

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