It has been stated that the Romans are actually responsible for the pure white coat that the breed is so known for today. (13/15) by Judy Powell November 1, 2020, 2:15 pm Credit Judy Powell 0 Previous 13/15 Next View full list See more Previous article Unlike some other dog breeds that are out in the world today, the Maltese dog breed is one that can often live for over a decade with proper care (Their average lifespan ranges anywhere from twelve to eighteen years!). Next article The spunky and energetic Patterdale Terrier is a very popular dog in the United States but originated in the United Kingdom. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.