Maltipom

Maltipom

Breed Characteristics

Life Span:12-15 Years

Maltipom Build Information

The Maltipom is a cross between the Maltese and the Pomeranian. It is a toy breed that weighs between 4 and 8 pounds and stands 8 and 10 inches tall when fully grown. It has a coat of long, silky fur that requires regular grooming, and it sheds almost constantly. Brushing will reduce shedding and give this dog a softer and cleaner coat.

Size:Small
Length (Male):8-12 in.
Length (Female):8-10 in.
Weight:< 14 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

Maltipoms are energetic, friendly and playful, making them good pets for homes with small children. Maltipoms are difficult to train, making them unsuitable for first-time or impatient dog owners.

Activity Level:Slightly Active
Affection Level:Affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly

Appearance

Colors:Black, Black & Tan, Blue, Gray, White
Shedding:Constant
Grooming:Medium Maintenance

Maltipom Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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Breed Talents and Facts

Training:Hard