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Type: Designer dog, the Maltipom is a mix of a purebred Pomeranian and a purebred Maltese.

Height: 8-12 inches.

Weight: 3-9 lbs.

Coat:  Maltipom generally has a long, flowing coat of straight, soft hair. The most common colors for Maltipoms include white, black, orange, red, cream, and any combination of these colors.

Description: Maltipom is a friendly and affectionate breed. This hybrid combines the best characteristics of both the Pomeranian and the Maltese breeds into one family-friendly pet. These dogs are typically good with children though they can become a little dominant toward otherdogs in the household. It’s recommended that children should be older before bringing home this size, as young children may play too rough with this dog. This breed can also be somewhat territorial and may bark when other dogs or people enter the yard or ring the doorbell. The Maltipomalso tends to form a particularly strong bond with one member of the family.

Special Needs:  Daily 30-minute walk and plenty of play time. 

Life Span: 12-15 years.

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