Bichon Maltese Mix - Maltichon

AKA: Maltese Bichon Frise Mix

The Bichon Maltese mix, also called a Maltichon, is a cross between a Bichon Frise and a Maltese.

These mixed breed dogs are often given specific names, but keep in mind that they are not a separate dog breed.

According to Maltichon owners, these dogs are very affectionate and look like fluffy, white cotton balls. Read more about this Maltese mix below.

Please do not purchase these dogs from a breeder. There is no need to create more mutts when plenty are available for adoption. If you discover a Maltese mix that would fit well with your family, you can easily adopt one at a Maltese Dog Rescue instead (and for a lot less money)!

Maltichon Personality

These dogs take on the temperament of both Bichons and Maltese. They are lively and affectionate little dogs.

  • Very intelligent
  • Easy to train
  • More difficult to housebreak, as with any smaller dog
  • Great for agility and obedience competitions
  • Learn quickly
  • Get along with everyone

These dogs do wonderful with children and other dogs. Most people find them to have a willful and clownish personality.

Great Bichon Maltese Gifts

If you already have a Bichon Maltese mix or know someone that does, check out these unique gifts for Maltichon dog lovers below.

Maltese Bichon Mix Appearance

If you like a little white puffball, than this Maltese mix might be right for you! Since both the Bichon Frise and the Maltese are white, this hybrid dog is also always white.

Hair is usually soft, fine, and loosely curled. These dogs should be professionally groomed every 4 weeks to keep hair trimmed and clean.

They are also non-shedding and most are hypoallergenic. Full grown Bichon Maltese mixes can weigh anywhere from 6-15lbs.

Learn More About Bichon Maltese Mixes

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What Other Maltichon Owners Have Said

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Teddy absolutely loves my mom and cuddles with her all night, he also gets super jealous when anyone else hugs her or kisses her and start barking. 😂 He …

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My Bichon Maltese Bentley will be one on August 4th. he is the BEST dog that I could ask for! He sleeps on my bed at night and watches me the whole night. …

Maltese Bichon Puppies 
I love Maltese Bichon puppies and this little guy melts everyone's heart. His look with the puppy face is irresistible. His adaptability and social skills …

Maltese Bichon Mix 
I just got my Maltese Bichon mix Sophie 16 days ago and we love her to bits! She's a very lovable, smart dog. She was born Nov 14/09, so she's just over …

Maltichon Rescue 
Cody is a Maltichon rescue dog as well. He was rescued from a family member who kept him in a very small crate most of the time. However, at about 1 1/2 …

Bichon Mix 
Bo is a Maltese Bichon mix and a little over 2 years old. He is the most wonderful little guy! He sleeps around my head at night, unfortunately he sometimes …

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Oh my Bichon Maltese mix is so beautiful, intelligent, and such a fun-loving little soul. She was easily house trained, and behaves herself very well, …

Maltese Bichon Frise Puppies 
Duke was given to me by my daughter for Christmas. He is very affectionate, yet independent. If you don't feel like playing, he is quite content to play …

Maltichon Puppy 
He is wonderful. Our Maltichon puppy is a great addition to the family. We had always had large working dogs in the past. And I was very resistant to having …

We just got our Maltichon today!!! We went to a pet store out of town... just for fun. Our 13 year old black Lab died a few weeks ago. We had no intention …

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Kobi (formerly DJ, short for Dale Jr.) is a Maltese Bichon Frise mix rescue. Believe it or not, his previous owner would stick him outside and throw a …

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My name is Izzabelle or Izzie for short. I am a 10 month old Maltichon and I have 3 sisters. A 3 year old Maltese, a 2 year old Bichon, and a 7 month old …

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My Bichon Frise Maltese mix Colie acts like a little fluffy princess. She is undoubtedly a diva dog, but only in a good way. Colie thrives on attention …

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Kirby is our two year old Maltese Bichon and is a joy to take care of. He does not shed & is quite intelligent, and these traits convinced us to get him. …

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