It's no wonder the Maltese is the 20th most popular breed registered by the AKC. He combines good looks with a strong physique and clownish, endearing temperament. He is the epitome of a showman and a companion.Written by the country's foremost authority on the Maltese, this Best of Breed Library title combines information the smitten pet owner needs to know to take the best possible care of his new friend with the history, show, and breeding information more enthusiastic fanciers need to help them fully understand and successfully compete with a Maltese. The book is filled with photos of this captivating breed, along with instructional diagrams and numerous appendices.
About the Author
VICKI ABBOTT has been involved with Maltese dogs for more than 30 years. Vicki handled many of the country's winningest Maltese, including Ch. Scylla's Mina Maya Starfire and the top-winning Maltese dog of all time, Ch. Sand Island Small Kraft Lite (affectionately known as Henry). Vicki was the Recording Secretary of the American Maltese Association for 17 years, helped produce the official AKC Maltese video and is current chair of the American Maltese Association's Education Committee. Her husband, Larry Abbott, is President of the American Maltese Association.