Maltichons are very popular for many reasons. First of all, many are looking for a dog that does not shed. Maltichons are hypoallergenic also, which means they are good for people with allergies. They are also small dogs ranging from 8 to 15lbs with the average 10-13. They have a great disposition. The Bichon is a breed that likes to please. The Maltese is independent. Both breeds are smart.
Bichons have white curly hair while the Maltese has white straighter hair. Maltichons can look more like a Bichon, or a Maltese, or a combination of both breeds.