Malti Poo is a lovely little hybrid pet. Here is your informative A-list of Malti Poo. Malti Poo is also known as Malt-A-Poo. They are not purebred dog, they are crossing between Maltese and Poodle. They are serving as therapy dog or family pet, they are popular in the recent years. The first and second generation dogs are available, the first generation Malti Poos are crossing between Maltese and Poodle, whereas second generation is inherited from hybrid Malti Poos. This dog breed is not recognized by AKC. Today this breed becomes popular family dog.
Facts about Malti Poo
- Temperament – Malti Poo puppies are one of the most cheerful and friendly hybrid dogs in the world. Even though they are small breed but they are very active and sporty. They need a lot of attention and love from owner. Malti Poo likes to spend time with owner. They can get along with elder children and other pets. Since they are intelligent and eager to please owner, they are able to pick up training easily. They are not suitable as watch dog.
- Appearance – Since Malti Poos are hybrid breed, their coat is varying from dog to dog, they should carry the characteristics from both parents. Their coat may be long, straight or curly. They can have many coat colors as white, red, gray, black or apricot. The size of dog is varying from dog to dog too. If Malti Poo is cross between Maltese and Miniature Poodle, the size of dog will be smaller.
Malti Poo Breed Information
|Height||14 inches (male and female)|
|Weight||5 – 15lbs (male and female)|
|Colour||White, red, gray, black or apricot|
|Group||Hybrid Breed Dog|
|Life Span||10 – 14years|
|Litter Size||4 – 6 puppies|
|Exercise Ability||They are active and daily walk is needed|
|Grooming Requirements||Brush twice a week with bristle, use mild shampoo when necessary. This breed is light shedder|
Some common health issue for Malti Poo is eye and skin disorders.