Small dogs that don't shed are a dog owner’s ideal pet for themselves and their families. Yes, small dogs are cute, playful and loving, but sometimes dealing with their shed hairs can be a bother sometimes.
The Maltese is prone to fits of barking. - Warning Barking is often caused by anxiety. Never yell at your dog to stop barking or she may consider it a reason to continue barking or bark more frequently.
Bichon Frise ~ (french, meaning curly lap dog) Perky, bouncy and playful, friendly towards strangers. I want to rescue a pup. I'm pretty sure I'd never "buy" an animal from a breeder or pet store but I frickin' love these dogs!