tonight we decidd on a shih tzu. we have been doing a lot of research on them and we both feel they are the right dog for us. I was researching them from the start, so I am not just jumping in. we wont be getting one for a few months though. I am very very excitedI thought all of you would liket oknow on what we decided. I would still like to come here as I love maltese and would like to get one someday.