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About Stevens Maltese Puppies Available For Christmas 2

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I have two adorable maltese puppies left. Currently 5 weeks old. Come with contract, guarantee, papers, shots and wormings up to date and akc packets. These ones will be tiny. Both mom and dad are adorable. Info on each one below. Microchip about 50 extra (as per vet's price).
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"Johnie"

Champion Bloodlines

AKC Papers

Birthdate August 25, 2011

Ready By November 30, 2011

Weight at Birth: 5.5 oz.

Approximate Adult Weight 5-7 lbs.

Personality: Loving, Sweet, Likes Attention

Price: $900.00

Deposit $225.00

STILL AVAILABLE

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"Jake"

Champion Bloodlines

AKC Papers

Birthdate August 25, 2011

Ready By November 30, 2011

Weight at Birth: 4.1 oz.

Approximate Adult Weight 4-6 lbs.

Personality: Loving, Sweet, Likes Attention

Price: $1200.00

Deposit $300.00

STILL AVAILABLE



Features

Breeder of fine Maltese with Champion Bloodlines
Microchips Available
DNA Testing Available
AKC and CKC Registerable
Stud Service
Pet Sitting, Maltese and Maltese-Mixes Only Available in our home (We only have Maltese)
 
 

Mission Statement

Breeding Quality Maltese With Champion Bloodlines

About The Breed: Maltese

History
As an aristocrat of the canine world, this ancient breed has been known by a variety of names throughout the centuries. Originally called the Melitaie Dog, he has also been known as "Ye Ancient Dogge of Malta", the Roman Ladies' Dog, the Comforter Dog, the Spaniel Gentle, the Bichon, the Shock Dog, the Maltese Lion Dog and the Maltese Terrier. Sometime within the past century, he has come to simply be known as the Maltese. The breed's history can be traced back many centuries. Some have placed its origin at two or three thousand years ago and Darwin himself placed the origin of the breed at 6000 BC.1

The Maltese is thought to have been descended from a Spitz type dog found among the Swiss Lake dwellers and bred down to obtain its small size. Although there is also some evidence that the breed originated in Asia and is related to the Tibetan Terrier, the exact origin is unknown 2. Maltese are generally associated with the Isle of Malta in the Mediterranean Sea. The dogs probably made their way to Europe through the Middle East with the migration of nomadic tribes. Some writers believe these proto-Maltese were used for rodent control before the cuteness factor was locked in. The Isle of Malta (or Melitae as it was then known) was a geographic center of early trade, and explorers undoubtedly found ancestors of the tiny, white dogs left there as barter for necessities and supplies. The dogs were favored by the wealthy and royalty alike and were bred over time to specifically be a companion animal. Some royals that purportedly owned Maltese were Mary Queen of Scots, Queen Elizabeth I, Queen Victoria, Josephine Bonaparte and Marie Antoinette.
Description
A Maltese is a small breed of white dog that does not shed.

The Maltese is a dog belonging to the toy group that is covered from head to foot with a mantle of long, silky, white hair. Adult Maltese range from roughly 3 to 10 lb (1.4 to 4.5 kg), though breed standards, as a whole, call for weights between 4 and 8 lb (1.8 to 3.7 kg). There are variations depending on which standard is being used; many, like the American Kennel Club, call for a weight that is ideally between 4 and 6 lb (1.8 to 2.7 kg), and no more than 7 lb (3.2 kg). The coat is long, wavy and silky and lacks an undercoat. The color is pure white and although cream or light lemon ears are permissible, they are not desirable. Some individuals may have curly or woolly hair, but this is outside the standard. Characteristics include slightly rounded skulls, with a one (1) finger width dome. Also, a black nose that is two (2) finger width long.The drop ears with long hair and very dark eyes, surrounded by darker skin pigmentation that is called a "halo", giving Maltese their expressive look. The body is compact with the length equaling the height. Their noses can fade and become pink or light brown in color. This is often referred to as a "winter nose" and many times will become black again with increased exposure to the sun.
General Information
Maltese have hair, not fur and have little to no shedding if cared for properly. Like their relatives Poodles and Bichon Frisé, they are considered to be largely hypoallergenic and many people who are allergic to Dogs may not be allergic to the Maltese (See list of Hypoallergenic dog breeds). Regular grooming is required to prevent their coats from matting. Many owners will keep their Maltese clipped in a "puppy cut," a 1 - 2" all over trim that makes the dog resemble a puppy. Some owners who prefer long hair will roll it in curlers to keep it from matting. Dark staining in the hair around the eyes ("tear staining") can be a problem in this breed, and is mostly a function of how much the individual dog's eyes water and the size of the tear ducts. If the face is kept dry and cleaned daily, the staining can be minimized. Many veterinarians recommend avoiding foods and treats with food coloring and serving distilled water to reduce tear staining.

The Maltese is generally a healthy breed with few inherent problems. Some problems seen are luxating patella, portosystemic liver shunt, and progressive retinal atrophy (PRA). Average life span is 12-15 years.
Physicality
Averages 8 inches.
Personality
Maltese can be very energetic and are known for their occasional wild outbursts of physical activity, bolting around at top speed with amazing agility; given this, they still do well for apartment dwellers. They are relatively easy to train and enjoy a playful game of fetch. These intelligent dogs learn quickly, and pick up new tricks and behaviours easily. Since they were bred specifically for companionship, they do not do well being left alone for long hours.

The breed has a reputation for being good-natured, but may be intolerant of small children or other dogs. They can be protective of their owner and will bark or may bite if animals or people infringe on their territory or are perceived as a threat.

For all their diminutive size, Maltese seem to be without fear. In fact, many Maltese seem relatively indifferent to creatures/objects larger than themselves (unless of course it is the owner). They are among the gentlest mannered of all little dogs, yet they are lively and playful as well as vigorous. Because of their size, Maltese dogs are not a good choice for families with small children because they can be easily injured.

The Maltese is commonly bred with other breeds to further express its temperament and intelligence.
Talents and Skills
Watchdog, competitive obedience, and performing tricks.

Welcoming a Maltese

Maltese For Sale Information - Buying your first Maltese can be overwhelming and PetsUnlimited.com is here to help. We've got Maltese breed backgrounds to help you make an educated decision as to whether a Maltese is right for you and your family. The right Maltese breeder or seller will always have the best interest of the Maltese in mind. This means they should give you the opportunity to visit their home and meet the Maltese in person, as well as take back the Maltese should you not be able to provide the level of care needed. ATTENTION: Be informed! Internet fraud is very real and rising every day. Be cautious and ask questions, ask to see pictures with the seller or adoption agency doing something you ask them to do, and never ever send cash or a money order. If something does not feel right, it probably isn't. Use the report this listing function to notify us of a potential problem with a user. Use the review feature to leave a review. Community policing is the best way to help deter scammers and those who do not have the animals best interest in mind.

Maltese Breeders

Responsible breeding is something we all need to support. To help prevent Maltese puppy mills and the inhumane treatment of Malteses, there are a few simple things everyone can do on both sides of the transaction. If geography permits, meet in person where the Malteses was born and raised. This provides an opportunity for the Maltese breeder to demonstrate their standards. Remember, it is up to both the buyer and Maltese breeder to be comfortable with each other to ensure that the Maltese has been treated properly and will have a safe and secure home in the future.

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  • Kimberly Stevens
  • 7574716149

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