Hybrid Breed

Beagle + Maltese


Beagle and Maltese Mix - a hybrid breed

The Beagle and Maltese Mix is a popular mixed breed also known as the 'Malteagle'. This charming dog is a fairly balanced compromise between the compatible characteristics of the Beagle and the intelligent nature of the Maltese. The Beaglemalt is generally a quiet, gentle male with a loud but deep growl. They are very affectionate towards their family and always want attention from them. They are very energetic, but also like it quiet and are playful. They need a lot of exercise, but they also tend to be quiet, so they can live in an apartment if they get enough exercise. The Malteagle is a loving and nice dog that will make a great companion.

Alternate Name -
Origin UK - Malta
Life expectancy 10 - 15 years
Care requirements low-maintenance - high-maintenance
Activity level average - low
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits of Malteagle - Such is probably his nature.

The Beagle x Maltese is a popular mixed breed known for being very lovable, affectionate and energetic. This hybrid dog breed has inherited the traits of both parent breeds, delivering a livelier version of the Maltese with more urge to move.

The Beagle Maltese has a friendly and alert nature that is very suitable for families with children. They are very responsible and loyal, and they are always able to please their owners. This dog also has a great grooming disposition and is willing to run or play every day. They have a strong intelligence and are easy to train.

This mixed breed has a strong tendency to adore their masters and mistresses, and they enjoy spending time with them. They are also very social and friendly towards other pets and people. Their friendliness makes them a great companion dog and they can easily integrate new people and environments. Beagle Maltese need a lot of attention and affection and love to live with a family. This breed is only slightly different from a regular Maltese and has the same desire for love and security. Being a dynamic dog, they require plenty of daily exercise and playtime. The Malteagle is a loyal and affectionate dog that appreciates a loving attitude. This hybrid dog breed needs a lot of care and love to reach its true potential. With proper care, training and regular exercise, the Beagle-Maltese can be an incredibly friendly and sociable companion.

What diseases can occur in beagle and Maltese mix.

Beagle Maltese mixes are a popular breed and a loyal companion for people all over the world. The mix of Beagle and Maltese is an incredibly sweet blend and many love having a Beagle Maltese mix as a family member. However, Beagle Maltese mixes can suffer from certain diseases, just like any other breed.

A Beagle Maltese mix can suffer from a number of different conditions, including respiratory disease, eye problems, muscle disease, heart disease, and allergies. Respiratory diseases are common in Beagle Maltese mixes, especially due to their long, soft nose. Dogs of this breed can suffer from brachycephaly, a condition of the upper respiratory tract that can cause breathing problems.

Eye problems can also be common in Beagle Maltese mixes. With a family history of nearsightedness, it can affect surrounding structures of the eye. This can lead to impaired vision and cause a variety of symptoms. An ophthalmologist should be consulted regularly to ensure early diagnosis.

Muscle disorders describe serious conditions that render muscle inefficient. Beagle Maltese crossbreds are also prone to muscle disorders, often due to dystrophin deficiency or muscular dystrophies. These diseases can reduce muscle mass, cause muscle pain, and affect the dog's general condition.

Heart disease is another problem that can occur in all breeds of dogs, including Beagle Maltese mixes. Symptoms can include fatigue, blue gums, shortness of breath and weakness. Regular checkups with a veterinarian are very important to diagnose possible heart disease and initiate appropriate treatment.

Allergies can be another problem in Beagle Maltese mixes. Skin problems such as rashes, itching and inflammation are a common symptom. They can be due to foods, insect bites, environmental toxins and other allergenic stimuli. To get a diagnosis, your dog will need to be examined by a veterinarian.

Beagle Maltese mixes are wonderful and loyal companions, but they can also be affected by various diseases. It is important that owners know about the possible problems so they can take appropriate measures to protect their dog's health.

A Beagle-Maltese mixed breed has a soft, smooth coat that keeps warm, especially in winter and summer. It is usually mixed to two different colors: one side is chestnut brown with white markings, while the other side is more white than brown. Sometimes they also have a fine black stripe on the back. Over time, the color may change slightly to take on a lighter, more brownish tone. Their coats are dense and shiny, which means they require little grooming - just light brushing every day to keep them clean and healthy.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

A Beagle Maltese is a small but slender dog. They have a medium sized head with beautiful round eyes and a straight cheekbone profile. Their muzzle is short and fine, and their ears are relatively small and hang forward. Their body is muscular, with a slightly arched back and a short, strong tail. The fur of the Beagle Maltese is smooth and dense. They weigh an average of 3 to 5 kg and are 23 to 30 cm high.

Fur length short - medium
Fur flat coated - wavy
Ear shape Floppy Ear - Triangle
Tail lang - fanned out
Anatomy massive, strong, square, dainty
Size ♀ 20 - 38 cm
Weight ♀ 3 - 10 kg
Size ♂ 21 - 41 cm
Weight ♂ 3 - 11 kg
Suitable For -
  • Hypothyroidism

    Hypothyroidism is a condition in dogs where the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormones. This can lead to a slowed metabolic rate, weight gain, fatigue, hair loss and other symptoms.

  • Epilepsy

    Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.

  • Eye diseases

    Often occur with allergies and intolerances.

  • Overweight

    Often, unfortunately, the dogs very much under excess weight. But the dogs themselves are never to blame!

  • Disc problems

    Herniated disc in dogs (discopathy). Herniated discs or dachshund paralysis cause dogs severe pain.

  • Patellar problems

    Problems with the Patellar can be a displacement or weak kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs, also because of overweight.

  • Skin inflammations

    Can be hereditary in certain breeds.

  • Heart disease

    Can occur frequently in dogs and can sometimes be treated with medication.

  • Maltese Beagle Mix dogs are known to be very energetic and loving. They are intelligent and easy to train.

  • As with all crossbreeding, there is a risk of genetic health problems such as ear infections, allergies, heart problems and knee joint dysplasia.

  • Maltese Beagle Mixes require medium grooming management. Their coat is usually long haired so it needs regular brushing and bathing to get rid of tangles and dirt.

  • Aggressive behavior should be addressed with consequence. This does not mean that the animal should be punished, but that it is necessary to train it to learn alternative behaviors.

  • On average, Maltese Beagle Mix live about 10 to 15 years.

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