Breed Info


Feisty & Cuddly

  • Energetic
  • Alert
  • Loving
  • Family companions
  • Early socialization can help them be comfortable with small kids and other animals
  • Friendly w/ strangers but will bark at unfamiliar folks


Small & Cute


  • Small
  • Mid-length floppy ears
  • Dark or blue eyes
  • Square shaped body
  • Hooked or curled tail

Coat Type and Color:

  • Medium to long hair
  • Wavy to curly
  • Wool-like texture
  • No undercoat
  • Ideal for those with allergies
  • White
  • Cream
  • Apricot
  • Cafe-au-lait
  • Brown
  • Blue Gray
  • Black
  • Silver


  • 5-20lbs
  • 8-14 inches tall


High Activity

  • Energetic
  • Love the outdoors and going for walks
  • They like to expend energy at the dog park or backyard
  • Mental stimulation is as important as their physical exercise
  • Enjoy agility exercises
  • Adaptable to any home environment

We Recommend:

  • 40minutes of daily activity
  • 5 miles of walking per week

A mixed breed that crosses the Maltese and Toy Poodle. It was created for companionship, although date is unknown.

The History of the Maltese:

  • Originated in Malta near Mediterranean Sea
  • Ancient mix of a Bichon and a Spaniel
  • Called many names throughout the years
  • Used to comfort the sick
  • Have remained a companion throughout the years
  • Often the subject of literature and art
  • Arrived in the United States in the 1700's

The History of Poodles:

  • Can be traced to Roman & Egyptian times
  • The French used the variety of poodle sizes for duck hunting, sniffing out truffles and small companions
  • Used in circuses because of how quickly they learned tricks
  • Was the most popular breed in America from the 1950's to the 90's


  • Not high maintenance
  • Brush weekly
  • Check and clean ears weekly
  • Wipe eyes with a damp cloth
  • Brush teeth a few times per week
  • Trim nails monthly


  • Intelligent and sensitive
  • Easily trained with praise and positive reinforcement
  • Maintain gentle and positive tone
  • Early socialization and obedience training will help your pup get along well with others
  • Keep working on skills and challenges as they need regular mental stimulation