The name Maltipom originated from a crossbreed of a Maltese and pomeranian. Unlike the malti poo, the Maltipom has striking physical features of its parents, that is the facial features of a Pomeranian (comprising of the nose, the mouth, the eyes and body features of a Maltese (comprising of the fluffy coat, curly hairs) of a Maltese. This dog breed is as adorable and cute as a maltipoo. Once seen, you would love to own one. So, if you want to know more about a maltipom before you buy, this article is for you. Discover more about our Maltipom puppies for sale below!
Like the Maltipoos, this dog breed is a new discovery in the canine family therefore not much can be said about their origination. But the breeds parents which are the Pomeranian and Maltese have lots of history. The dog breed just began gaining traction and that can explain why their background cannot be traced. Although, they share a resemblance with Maltipoos because they are both litters of a Maltese.
These designer breeds are very friendly and affectionate. They are a very good fit for families with kids both grown and little kids. Though it is advised that the little ones who may not be so good with dogs be kept away.
These dog breeds are naturally tiny in size and very fragile, therefore they are to be kept in warm weather conditions and also not left outdoors for so long. With proper socialization and training, this breed can be well behaved and very friendly with other dogs, cats and animals as well.
They are very loyal and can be clingy if not allowed to socialize properly. It is a good watchdog and is very alert when it is suspicious of any strange happenings. And yes, they are also hypoallergenic and barely shed hair.
Maltipoms can also live in enclosed spaces/apartments. So, do not be scared if you do not have a large yard or a spacious apartment. They are also great travel partners because they can easily adapt to a new environment.
As earlier mentioned, they do not thrive in extreme weather conditions either hot or cold. So be sure to keep them in good average weather conditions.
If you do not like taking a stroll, then you cannot own this dog breed because it is either you learn or you don’t own it at all. Maltipom is very agile and loves taking strolls.
Also considering that they are apartment dogs, engaging them in different indoor games would help them stay busy and more agile.
Leaving maltipom alone for a lengthy period of time is not advisable because they tend to start barking unnecessarily, getting nervous and exhibiting strange behaviors like digging and chewing on things.
They barely shed, so it is necessary that they are groomed as often as possible. Their beautiful furry coat requires occasional brushing and trimming to allow it glow.
Due to their long hair, it is expected that diets get stored in their ears, so it advised to check and clean ears often. Also brushing of this breeds teeth and bathing is required.
Our Maltipom 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 Maltipom 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.
We look forward to helping you find your next family member. Our pet counselors can answer any questions you have about our Maltipom puppies.
Top Ten Frequently Asked Questions About the Maltipoms
Do Maltipoms shed often?
No, they do not shed often, though the genes of one of its purebreds (the Pomeranian is known to shed) parent may cause it to shed. But not much.
How big can Maltipoms get?
This designer dog is naturally a small dog, but both males and females can weigh between 6-8 pounds.
What are Maltipoms feeding pattern?
Like most canines, they eat dry dog food and should be fed as often as possible.
Are Maltipoms friendly?
These breeds are extremely friendly to both humans and animals alike. So even if you have a cat, do not be bothered they will both turn out to be good friends.
What makes Maltipoms hybrids?
It is a hybrid because it is a crossing of two pure breeds(the Maltese and Pomeranian)
What happens to Maltipoms when left for a long time?
They become anxious and stressed like Maltipoos. And they can start showing off strange behaviors, therefore it is advised they stay under close supervision of its owner.
Are Maltipoms expensive to buy?
It varies, buying directly from its breeder may be, but, from online sales and pet stores, it may be less expensive.
Are Maltipoms expensive to maintain?
Compared to other popular breeds, maltipoms are not expensive to maintain considering their light feeding pattern, friendly behavior, and adaptable nature.
Are Maltipoms mostly white in color?
Not always but mostly. Considering that the Pomeranian is commonly white in color. But maltipom comes in other colors like black, grey, tan and brown. It can also be based on the color of its pure breds parents.
What is the lifespan for Maltipoms?
It lives as long as 12 to 15 but can live longer if treated perfectly.