What Is a Maltese-Terrier Mix?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 24, 2020 5:45:08 PM ET

A Maltese-terrier mix is a dog with Maltese and terrier parents. A dog bred by crossing a Maltese with a purebred terrier of any breed is a hybrid or designer dog. Popular Maltese-terrier crosses include the Silkese, Highland Maltie, Ratese, Cairmal, Morkie, Scottese and Nortese.