Search All Puppies
All Available Puppies
Get Our App !
Maltese Puppies For SaleAvailable Maltese Puppies For Sale in PA
Serving PA, MD, NY, NJ, DE, RI, VA, WV, CT and Washington DC for more than 40 years!
Maltese Puppies For Sale in PA Breed InfoPronunciation: Mall-teez
Country of Origin: Mediterranean Area, Possibly Greece or Italy
Note: “Teacup” Maltese is a term often used by disreputable breeders and is applied to any abnormally small Maltese. Usually a teacup is any dog weighing less than 4 lbs when fully grown. There are many health issues associated with teacup dogs so while tiny dogs are very cute, breeding for “Teacup” is a controversial practice that is not encouraged by responsible breeders.
Temperament: The Maltese is a sweet, lovable, charming breed, and is undeniably the perfect lap dog. They are very good-natured and friendly so of course are always seeking attention from those they love. Their willingness to please their owner makes them easily trained, and as long as they are socialized well as a growing puppy, they are good with children and other dogs. Maltese are very intelligent so are able to learn tricks and commands easily. Very trusting of and loyal to their owners, they develop a deep bond with them compared to some breeds. While friendly with strangers, they are quick to alert their master when something is wrong. They make a wonderful house pet, and are also among the top three breeds for people who suffer from allergies.
Ridgewood Kennels has been placing Maltese puppies for sale in PA, NY, NJ, DE, MD, RI, and farther for more than 40 years!
All of Ridgewood’s Maltese puppies for sale go home with a written LIFETIME warranty as well as their puppy shots completed.
First see Ridgewood Kennels Maltese puppies for sale below, then use our Live Chat if anyone interests you!
Appearance and Needs of the Maltese
Height and Weight: 8-10 inches 5-10 pounds
Color: White (many can have beige patches which is called lemon)
Coat: Long, Straight
Activity: While it may be true that Maltese puppies for sale in PA are a very relaxed breed and make excellent house pets, if outdoor playtime is available, they will enjoy it. Due to their small size, this breed is sensitive to cold.
Grooming: If kept long, daily brushing is needed, however for shorter coats, clipping every 4-6 weeks is recommended. Keep nails trimmed short, and also make sure ears are clean and free of hair.
Shedding: The Maltese is non-shedding so they are great for people with allergies.
Life Expectancy: 12-15 years
Origin: It seems the oldest record of this breed was found on a Greek amphora found in the Etruscan town of Vulci. The first written documentation of this breed was in 350 BC and they are thought to have been named on the island of Malta or possibly the Sicilian town of Melita. The Maltese is thought to have descended from a Spitz type dog, though they are not exactly similar now. Due to their sweet nature and prized small size, Maltese have been owned by royalty all over the world. In times past, women carried the Maltese around in their sleeves and also slept with them in their beds at night. These sweet little dogs are often called the Maltese lion dog. They were first recognized by the AKC in 1888.
Hi, my name is Maura, and I bought a Malitpoo from you last August. We love him soooo much, he was a great addition to our family. I recommend you guys to all my friends and co-workers!
Lifetime Guarantee * USDA Approved * ACA Five Star Participant
Placing puppies nationwide since 1973!
All pups below are available through AA Ridgewood Kennels II, LLC. PA#4244
Click any available puppy below to view licensing, sire, dam, birthday, color, size, and cost
Female Maltese Puppy For Sale
Forever homed in Monkton, MD