Hybrid Origin: The Mal-Shi is a hybrid between the Maltese and the Shih Tzu.
Malshi, Mal-Tzu, Maltzu
Country of Origin: Mal-Shis originate in the United States of America.
Original Purpose: The Mal-Shi is a great family companion.
Mal-Shis generally are playful, sociable and energetic.
Mal-Shis tend to be easily trained as they are intelligent and eager to please.
Mal-Shis tend to be very loving and affectionate and should be exercised daily.
Life Expectancy: Average life expectance for the Mal-Shi is 10 - 13 years.