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Designer & Hybrid Dogs

Maltipoo - The Designer and Hybrid Dog Portrait

Other Names Given:

Malti-Poo, Malt-A-Poo,Moodle, Maltepoo,Maltapoo,Malte-Poo



The Maltipoo is a cross between a Maltese Dog and a Poodle Miniature or Toy and they are considered Hybrid dogs and Designer Dogs.

These mix breed has not been recognized by the American Kennel Club or Canadian Kennel Club


Height: 14 in.Weight: 5 - 12 lb.


Color varies from Poodle Parent. You can find them: Apricot-White- Grey, black, etc…


This cross gives a smooth silky wavy coat with a well-proportioned dog with impressive agility.


Malti-Poos are beautiful loving dogs, intelligent, friendly, playful,socialable, bright, loyal and good family dogs..

Preferred Designer Dog by Celebrities
Alt Text--One of many white sand beaches in St John

These small MaltiPoos dogs are excellent companions and do well with children and adults as well as with other dogs and cats. “Supervision is always recommended”.

Special Skills:

They are doing very well as Therapy Dogs.

Watch Dog: Low

Guard-dog: Very Low

From their Maltese heritage, they are bounding with energy and love the game of chasing around.

From their Poodle heritage, they are smart and pick up obedience tasks easily.

Training must be done with reward, firmness, fairness, patience, and consistency.

These greats Hybrid puppies “Malti-Poos” are very easy for housebreaking because they are very smart and capable, they are always eager to learn new tricks.


Malti-poos will enjoy a long life of 12-15 years

Skin, Eye and other inherited disorders are common. Owners should give their dogs’ hip and eyes tests regularly.

Maltipoos are very healthy because they are benefiting from gene mixing and avoiding many of the hereditary health problems such as Luxating Patella and White Shaker Dog Syndrome that Maltese and Poodles purebreds occasionally exhibit.

These sweet little hybrid dogs are doing well in an apartment life but do enjoy the occasional walk or romp at the dog park, because they are very active and will love their off-leash time that in a Doggy Park is permitted.

Maltipoo having fun at the Doggy Park
Alt Text--One of many white sand beaches in St John


This hybrid breed shed very little, making them almost great hypoallergenic dogs.

They have a full coat of hair that should be trimmed monthly by a professional groomer to keep the hair from matting. Regular brushing will keep the coat clean and tangle free.

A bath weekly is necessary for these hybrid dogs.

How to find a Malti-poo Reliable Breeder?

A good breeder will teach you about the Mixed Breed and they will have many questions for you about your home and life style and if this breed is suited for you and your family.Please just remember if you are looking for Maltipoo puppies for sale from reputable Malti- Poo - breeders or to adopt one from a rescue then make sure you understand as much about dog breeds.

Here I will give some important question that you need to get answered from the breeder.

When were your Malti-Poos born?

When will they be allowed to leave?

Have your puppies received their first shots?

Being wormed? Had a puppy check up with your veterinarian?

Have you seen genetic problems in previous litters?

What are your health guarantees?

Are there any health certifications on the sire or dam?

What is the temperament of these cute hybrid puppies, of the mother?--- It is shy?, Boisterous?, Aggressive? Or Skittish?

What type of socialization have the puppies received?Was he/she with children?, Or with other pets?Was he/she in the home with adults or senior people.

The real intention of combining and breeding hybrid dogs is to increase health and vigor and a reduced chance of genetic disease, because it is known that pure breeds and inbreeds often carry genetic disease.

The intention of breeding a Maltipoo or another combination of Hybrid dogs is not to create a superior or a new breed.

"The real Goal is to create a Happy and Healthy Dog"

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