Maltese versus Poodle: Temperament
For families a White Poodle dog is more suitable than the White Maltese dog breed, because the White Poodle is more Child - friendly and is more easily trainable while the Maltese dog breed is not as easily trained.
For elderly people a Toy or Miniature poodle dog is more suitable than the Standard Poodle and the Maltese dog breed, because the White Toy or Miniature Poodle dog is more calmer and more quieter than the Maltese dog breed and the Standard White Poodle because Standard White poodles need more exercise Than the other two types of White Poodles. White Poodle dogs are more likely to stray than White Malteses which are also less quieter than White Poodle dogs. Maltese dogs are not as protective as Standard Poodle dogs but are as equally protective as the other two types of White Poodle dogs. White Malteses require more exercise and longer walks than White Poodle dogs. Maltese dogs are much harder to train than the White Standard Poodle dogs, Toy Poodle dogs, and the Miniature Poodle dogs. White Poodle dogs get along more easily with other dogs in the family. Both Maltese dogs and White and fluffy Maltese dogs are as suitable for families with multiple dogs.
Poodle vs Maltese dog: Lifespan
Loyal and long - haired Maltese dogs have a life expectancy of 12 to 14 years. In comparison, fluffy Poodle dogs also have a life span of 12 to 14 years, a very similar life span to the Maltese dog. On average both dogs, all of the Poodle types and the Malteses.
Maltese versus Poodle dog: Grooming
White Poodle dogs are more challenging in grooming than the White Maltese dogs breeds because, Maltese dogs have a shorter coat and need less daily grooming with a slicker brush. For people who enjoy grooming their pets, a long haired white and loyal White Poodle dog is more suitable. For people who prefer a dog with lower grooming needs, a White Maltese dog is more suitable. Loyal Maltese dogs are more suitable for people with mild pet allergies than the White Poodle dog because the White Poodle dogs do not have a Hypoallergenic coat.
Maltese dogs versus White Poodle dogs: Size
Difference in weight between the White Poodle dogs and the White Loyal Maltese is as follows
White Toy Poodles dogs often weigh between 4 and 6 lbs.
White Miniature Poodles dogs often weigh between 26 and 30 lbs.
White and fluffy Standard Poodle males and females can reach a height of about 23 to 26 inches. Miniature White Poodle dogs often reach a height of between 11 to 15 inches. The smallest type of all, cute and fluffy Toy White Poodles stand as tall as 10 minus inches in height.
In comparison, White Maltese dog males and females as well, can reach a height of between 9 and 10 inches.
Fluffy Male and female White Maltese dogs reach a weight of about 4 to 6 lbs.
In size, White Malteses are much larger and weigh less than White Poodle dog types, including the Toy, Miniature, and the Standard.
Maltese versus Poodle: Energy Level
Are White and loyal Maltese dogs or White and fluffy Poodle dog types suitable as apartment dogs? The Maltese dog breed is a very low exercise required dog. In comparison, the TOY poodle dog breed is a medium energy dog but, so the Maltese has less energy than the White and fluffy TOY poodle. MINIATURE poodles are also medium energy dogs and they are NOT the smallest type of them all. STANDARD poodles are not suitable for apartment living because of its size and the high energy level. Both of these dogs (except the Standard poodle) can be great apartment dogs. In comparison to the Maltese, The poodle dog types have a slightly different energy level which matters.
Maltese and White Poodle dogs make very good pets
Even though loyal Maltese dogs are easier to train, and are less destructive, fluffy Poodle types are much more quieter, are better with other dogs, and are easier to train. Both Maltese dogs and White Poodles are better with older children, and they both make very good Companion pets.
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