Are maltese dogs hyper?

Best answers

As a Maltese matures, he will calm down quite a bit and not be so hyper.

Though, he will still be an alert, active dog.

Releasing Pent-up Energy: Like most toy breeds that have a lot going on inside a little body, some behavioral issues can develop if a Maltese does not have a healthy release for his energy.


There are many dog breeds that are described as active and the Boxer is one of them.

With a strong, powerful body and plenty of energy, this breed can be quite active at times.

The issue at hand however, is what to do if a Boxer is hyperactive and won't calm down.


Havanese were considered luxury items and the dogs of the upper class.

As well as show-dogs, Havanese are popular pets for apartment-dwellers.

They are comparatively long-lived and healthy in comparison to some other toy breeds, though some are prone to dry skin and luxating patella.

Both the husky and the malamute are very high energy, so it's important than any potential owner be willing to devote time each and every day to exercise. Without that, you'll not only have a bored, unhappy dog, but probably a destroyed home. That energy has to go somewhere.
Rottweilers are known to have high levels of energy and with their size being added to the equation, their high energy periods can cause some damage. Knowing how to handle this energy is very important, especially if you want your dog to behave in public.

Certain breeds of terrier are more likely to be wary of strangers; for these dogs, extensive socialization with a wide variety of people, including children, is necessary.

Terriers were bred to chase down and kill small animals, which can make them a hazard to other pets, particularly smaller rodents.


Maltese are affectionate toy dogs weighing less than seven pounds, covered by a long, straight, silky coat.

They make alert watchdogs who are fearless in a charming toy-dog way, and they are game little athletes on the agility course.

Maltese are low-shedding, long-lived, and happy to make new friends of all ages.


Maltese dogs typically are lively and spirited, and they keep their playful personalities well into maturity.

The affectionate Maltese is among the gentlest of the toy breeds.

50 similar questions