Active and charming!
Country of Origin: United States of America
Dog Group: Hybrid Dogs
Origin of Name: The Maltipoo is a cross-breed/hybrid dog obtained by breeding a Maltese dog and a Poodle, usually of the Toy or Miniature size class. It is commonly considered to be hypoallergenic, although this has not been scientifically proven. Country of Origin Maltipoo originate in the United States of America.
Monthly keeping costPremium
Tendency to Bark:Very High
Life Span: 10 to 13 years
Availability: Easy to get
Maltipoos are a popular cross of the Maltese and Toy or Miniature Poodle. True to their parent breeds, Maltipoos are affectionate and gentle. They make super companions for empty-nesters and are excellent therapy dogs.
The Maltipoo was created to be a small-breed companion dog for allergy sufferers. Whether he's really hypoallergenic is up for debate; every dog is different in the amount of allergens he produces, but in any case, he's a charming ball of fluff with a growing popularity.
Maltipoos have enjoyed the affections of celebrities and are among the more popular of the so-called designer breeds. Most litters are the result of first-generation breedings between Maltese and Poodles, but some people also breed Maltipoos to Maltipoos.
The Maltipoo is not officially recognized as a true breed, but fans have formed the North American Maltipoo/Maltepoo Club and Registry.
Visits to Groomer- Medium
Tolerance to heat- Get a heatstroke
Tolerance to cold- Need warmth
Exercise Requirement- Little
Under Coat- No
Colour- Cream, White, and Silver.
Coat Type- Fluffy, Soft and Curly
Hair Length- Flowing
Hair Density- Sparse
Not all Maltipoos will get any or all of these diseases, but
it's important to be aware of them if you're considering this crossbreed.
White Shaker Syndrome
Progressive Retinal Atrophy
Maltipoos is an intelligent, affectionate, fun-loving dog who generally gets along well with everyone he meets. Gentle and devoted, Maltipoos enjoy spending their days perched on their owner's laps or walking beside them. They can also be active and feisty, and enjoy a good play session just as much as they relish a long cuddle. They're alert and make excellent alarm dogs, but don't count on them to provide any kind of protection.
Training & Intelligence
The Maltipoo is an intelligent dog and takes well to training. Use positive reinforcement techniques such as food rewards, play, and praise, and you'll be successful in no time. Maltipoos are active, and they need daily exercise to stay healthy, happy, and out of trouble.
Litter Size - 4 to 6 puppies (approximately)
Complication in Breeding-No
Generally a dog takes around 18 months to reach his or her full height and structure. It is advisable to breed your dogs after at least two years of age. If you are a first timer at breeding then taking a vets help.