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The Malta poodle fondly called a Maltipoo has been seen as an overindulged dog for quite a number of years. The breed is a cute sight to behold. It is really hard to resist cuddling a Maltipoo when you see one. They are really cute and are very good for in house pets. Discover more about our Maltipoo puppies for sale below!

Due to its high level of intelligence and agility, Maltipoo’s are imperturbable and uncomplicated to train. So, if you are a naive new dog owner and is looking for a pet to start with, try owning a Maltipoo.

Breed History

This dog breed is a designer mixed breed from two purebreds, the Maltese and Poodle. These two are very popular and highly sort after small dog breeds. 

It is a recent discovery in the canine family. Maltipoo originated from an island in Malta. The reason behind the breeding between the Maltese and poodle is to have a dog breed that does not shed much.  

Temperament

Maltipoos are mostly lap dogs that love to be fondled and a great companion to pet lovers. It has an affectionate and fun-loving nature making it easy to adapt to any family’s lifestyle. To an extent, this dog breed is hypoallergenic and sheds little hair. 

The crossbreed between the Maltese and Poodle was to create a perfect small dog breed which was achieved to a large extent. Maltipoo is friendly to both humans and other animals alike. It is advisable to socialize this dog breed else it gets too possessive of its human owner. No need to get scared because children usually fall in love with the breed due to its furry and cute looks. 

In most cases, some dog breeds do not do well around cats but this dog breed can comfortably stay with a cat. A small dog breed and can only come in bigger sizes when a Maltese is paired with a miniature poodle. It comes in different colors depending on the colors of its parents. 

It is also known to bark loudly to strangers especially when not trained properly because it is known to be a watchdog. 

Environment

Keeping this breed outside the house for long can be life-threatening because cold weather conditions are not conducive to them. 

Except of course when they are taken for walks, exercise or to the veterinarian but surely under the close supervision of its owner. Also, due to its small size, this dog breed cannot protect itself from threats and prey if left outside the house for so long. 

They thrive in a warm and cozy environment because most of them are smaller than cats. They are contented with living in small spaces so if you have a small yard or home, Maltipoos are your best bet. Maltipoos adapts to changes/new environment easily, which makes them good travel companions.

Exercise 

Maltipoos do not require much outdoor exercise because as earlier mentioned, they do not thrive outside in the cold. Based on the temperament of this dog breed, exercises like obedience training, ball tossing and chasing, etc can be introduced. 

These should be preferably done indoors, twice a day. So, short walks/run and jog within the block can also serve. As an owner of it a Maltipoos, it gives you the opportunity to do short exercises as well. 

Grooming

Maltipoos do not shed occasionally but it is necessary you brush their furs to avoid tangles. Also, they shed very little throughout the year, so it is important to trim their coat as often as possible. 

Trimming Maltipoos coat and facial hair involves special skills, so if you are not good with those, it is advised your breed be taken to a professional groomer. Another important thing to consider is the brushing of teeth and bathing this dog breed. 

Bathing can be done once in three weeks and brushing as often as possible with recommended dog paste. These actions should be taken seriously.

Our Maltipoo puppies for sale come from either USDA licensed commercial breeders or hobby breeders with no more than 5 breeding mothers. USDA licensed commercial breeders account for less than 20% of all breeders in the country. 

The unregulated breeders who are selling outside of the USDA regulations and without a license are what we consider to be “Puppy Mills.” We are committed to offering Maltipoo puppies who will grow up to become important members of your family. We only purchase puppies from the very best sources, and we stand behind every puppy we sell.

Contact us today to learn more about the availability of our Maltipoo puppies for sale. We look forward to helping you find your next family member. Our pet counselors can answer any questions you have about our Maltipoo puppies.

 

Top Ten Frequently Asked Questions about Maltipoos.

Do Maltipoos shed easily? 

No, they do not, at least for a full year they shed just a little.

Are Maltipoos great fits for families with kids? 

Yes, they are. In fact, kids finds it hard to resist their furry and cute faces. Most times, they are mistaken for a teddy bear. But kids below five years should be under the supervision of an adult when playing with Maltipoos to avoid them getting hurt.

How often should Maltipoos be fed? 

They should be fed four times a day when still in the growth phase. But when they move to adulthood, their eating timetable should be changed.

Do Maltipoos have generally health challenges? 

In some cases they do, when they are not properly taken care of by their host families. Small dog breeds are believed to have big health issues. They usually suffer from “tracheal” health issues where they find it hard to breathe.

How long can Maltipoos live? 

The life expectancy of maltipoos are between the age of 10-16 years.

Can Maltipoos be left alone for long? 

Not all the time, maltipoos tends to get anxious and stressed when left alone for a long time especially when left outdoors for long periods. They start barking loudly unnecessarily.

How big can Maltipoos get in size? 

Maltipoos are small dog breeds which means that they are naturally small dogs. Except when they are crossbred with miniature poodles then they come in larger sizes.

Is it difficult to train a Maltipoo? 

No, it is not, maltipoos are very easy to train. They are very friendly and affectionate breeds and does well around cats and dogs alike. They can do well within enclosed and spacious places. But it is important to give special care to their hygiene. 

How often should a Maltipoo be bathed? 

You can bathe your maltipoo once every 3weeks and brush as often as possible.

Why are Maltipoos the best dogs? 

They are because they are very easy to train, they are really adorable and also friendly. They can adapt to an environment quickly as long as it is not too hot or too cold. They are dog companions for both cats and dogs and their human owners.


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