What is a healthy weight for a Maltese?
What is an overweight Maltese?
How big can a Maltese grow?
How much should a 10 pound Maltese eat?
Can a Maltese weigh 14 lbs?
Though the breed standard calls out for a Maltese to be under 7 lbs. (3.17 kg), a healthy weight for an adult Maltese is 3 or 4 lbs. to 8 pounds (1.36 to 1.81 kilograms to 3.62 kilograms). Some dogs will have slightly larger bone structure, therefore a pound or so over that 7 lb.