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(Cairn Terrier and Maltese mix) The Cairmal is a small hybrid that will make a great companion dog. This is a very low shed dog with a wiry coat. He is seen in many different color coats.

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This hybrid is an energetic happy little fellow. But note they aren\'t overly fond of children and strangers. Socialize early and often to avoid issues. He is very affectionate with his owner and will make a good apartment dweller.

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10-13 inches
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10-15 pounds
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General Health

Testicular tumors have been found in the male parent breed, so you should be aware of this potential health issue.

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The Cairn Terrier hales from Scotland and Englands border. He was originally a hunter, rousting out vermin from graveyards. The Maltese is believed to have originated in the Mediterranean as a companion pet.

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The Cairmal requires a little bit of grooming because of its medium length hair. This breed requires weekly brushing and a monthly trim to prevent matting.

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Ideal Environment

The Cairmal won\'t require a lot of space to run in. He is a busy little guy, so he gets most of his exercise following his owners around. A small yard will work well. Also an occasional walk will keep him happy. He may or may not be fond of children and other animals.

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