"Ye ancient Dogge of Malta" was how the Maltese were referred to as far back as 28 centuries ago. Even in the 1500�s Maltese were so revered they sold for $2000. Also, unlike so many other breeds that have developed and evolved, the Maltese is identical to their ancient ancestors. In spite of their small size, under 7 pounds, 4 to 6 pounds preferably, this little silky, long haired dog is one of the most gentle-mannered of all little dog breeds. They are playful and full on energy making them a great family pet. The AKC recognized the breed in the Toy Group in 1888 and since that time they have remained one of the more popular breeds.
The Dog Bottle Stoppers measure approximately 1 1/2" to 2" tall. Each unique Bottle Stopper has a solid plated base and 6� long chain, with a cork bottle stopper designed to fit any standard wine bottle. Using our Tiny One series of breed specific figurines, your dog will be the toast of the town when we mount one of our detailed, hand painted stone resin figurines on the top of this item.
Click here to learn more about the Maltese: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maltese_(dog)