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Maltese Puppies for Sale in California

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About Maltese

Maltese dogs are super cute and carry an aura of joyful serenity. These pups are famous worldwide for their unrivaled companionship. You can count on a Maltese to give you love and affection all day and all night long!

Hypoallergenic 7/10
Intelligence 8/10
Loyalty 7/10
Fun-Loving 10/10
Adaptability 7/10
Apartment Friendly 9/10
Activity Level 6/10

Devoted and Loyal

The Maltese is an incredibly devoted and loyal pup, and they bond well with every member of the household.

Absolutely Adorable

Maltese dogs are so adorable that they have been favored by the Royals and regular people alike for centuries.


The Maltese is highly sociable and will keep you and the family entertained for hours on end! These little dogs are sure to keep you smiling with their fun-loving personalities.

Incredibly Intelligent

Maltese dogs are easy to train because of their intelligence and obedience. You can teach Maltese fun tricks, or train them to suit your home fairly quickly!

Great for Small Homes

The Maltese is the perfect pooch for apartments and smaller homes. Their tiny stature, low-exercise needs, trainability, and low-shedding ranking makes them the number one choice for small homes.

Perfectly Portable

Whether you are taking a trip to the store or the moon, a Maltese is lightweight and makes the ultimate travel buddy.

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Our 3 Part Mission

Between you, your puppy and your dog breeder, happiness is our foundation. California Puppies does things differently.


Connect ethical, responsible breeders with ethical, responsible families. We take the headache and doubt out of finding and adopting the perfect pooch.


Educate and help families on puppy health and happiness, from puppy to senior, by curating only the best services, products and learning resources.


Accelerate the closure of puppy mills by empowering ethical breeders and exposing inhumane breeders. Let’s be part of the solution—together.

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5 Star Breeders

We only work with Maltese breeders who pass our 47 breeder standards. Here are a few of them...

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Vintage Pups

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Puppy Place

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Ralphs Puppies

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Top Line Pups

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Prestigious Pups

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About California Puppies Approved Breeders

No scams. No mills. No backyard breeders. We vet all breeders and partners based on our strict Breeder Standards. When you find a California Puppy, you don’t just get a pet—you get peace of mind knowing your new pal comes from an ethical, experienced breeder who cares for dogs just as much as your family does.

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Questions & Answers

Questions about Maltese puppies for sale in California? We have answers.

What kind of different Maltese puppies are there?

These days, Maltese dogs have white coats, although they used to be found in a variety of colors. Different Maltese breeders in California offer Malteses in a range of sizes, including Teacup Maltese California as well as the standard Maltese size. You may even find adorable cross breeds like the Maltese Shih Tzu, depending on the breeder/company.

Are Malteses good for apartments?

Both Maltese and Teacup Maltese for sale in California make an excellent choice of the pup for smaller living spaces. Aside from their tiny stature, these little furballs shed minimally and are easy to train! This makes them a dream dog for condos and small homes, but please remember they will need regular exercise for optimal health and happiness!

What if there are no Maltese breeders near me?

The breeders and companies at Cali Puppies are skilled in puppy transportation and can arrange travel for your new pup to the main airport. All logistics will be arranged by the breeder or company, with the exception of those based in Hawaii and Alaska. As an added bonus, there might just be Teacup Maltese puppies for sale in California too!

How do you screen breeders?

All of the California Maltese breeders and companies on our database have undergone thorough background checks to ensure ethical conduct. Less than 10% of applicants are approved for their skills and high standards of humanity. All Maltese breeder California are required to sign the Breeders Pledge which you can check out for more information.

Why is California Puppies different from other places?

Not all California Maltese breeders or companies are who they say they are, which means you need to do a lot of research before you can find a trustworthy business. By using the Cali Puppies network you can skip that step, and jump happily into the pool of Maltese puppies California on our site. There’s no signup fee, so enjoy the scrolling!

What is a puppy mill?

Puppy mills breed dogs without providing them with the care that they need. From terrible living conditions to outright abuse, puppy mills are the criminals of the dog-breeding scene. Unfortunately, many people masquerade as upright citizens when behind the scenes they are not even providing healthcare to the puppies. This means that Maltese puppy California that comes from a puppy mill are usually sick and full of behavioral problems.

What can I expect from my new Maltese?

Maltese dogs are well known for their kind and loving temperaments, and general happy-go-lucky attitudes! These intelligent pups make training a dream and are pretty low-maintenance when it comes to shedding. The sociable Maltese loves attention and will offer endless cuddles and affection to every member of the household.

Where do Malteses come from?

The exact origins of the Maltese are shrouded in mystery, with some even suggesting that it was initially bred in Egypt! Whether you are looking for Maltese breeders Southern California or Maltese puppies for sale in Northern California, the Cali Puppies network can connect you with your perfect pup from across the USA.

Are Maltese low-shedding/hypoallergenic?

Maltese puppies are one of the best choices of dogs for those with allergies, as they are known to be hypoallergenic. However, it is thought that they are simply less likely to provoke allergies – so this doesn’t guarantee the prevention of allergic reactions. The good news is that this breed is definitely low shedding, so you won’t have to spend any extra time vacuuming.

How does California Puppies work?

Finding a puppy with California Puppies is a breeze. When you have found the puppy of your dreams, make contact with the breeder/company for further information and to let them know you are interested. Once you have chosen your dream dog, sit back, relax and prepare to receive your furry little friend!

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