This dog is a native of the United States, and is the result of a cross between a Maltese and a Lhasa Apso. It is a small dog quite muscular, with long silky hair on the entire body. The coat is usually black and white or golden. Groom it regularly to keep it pretty!It is a quiet and obedient companion, but remains alert about strangers approaching the house; this makes it an excellent guard for the home. However, it is very playful and dynamic. Did you know that the singer Mariah Carey has two Kyi Leo?