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Maltese Puppies for Sale in California by Uptown Puppies

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About Maltese

These regal little pups have an air of royalty, and are totally devoted to their families and companions. Indeed, they are known throughout the world as some of the best companion dogs you could ask for.

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 a tiny pooch, but they remain devoted and loyal to their owners much like a larger dog would.

Absolutely Adorable

Maltese puppies seem to glide across the floor beneath their silky coat, and have been a royal favorite for centuries.


While Maltese dogs are reserved around strangers, they are sublimely affectionate with their families.

Incredibly Intelligent

The Maltese is one of the more intelligent toy breeds, and is always eager to please his or her owner with new tricks.

Great for Small Homes

With relatively low exercise needs, a minimally shedding coat and a small build, the Maltese is well-suited to apartment life.

Perfectly Portable

These tiny dogs easily stay under 10 pounds, and make the perfect travel companion on adventures big and small.

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Our 3 Part Mission

The happiness of our customers, our breeders, and your puppy is the foundation of everything we do.


Connect responsible, ethical breeders with responsible, ethical buyers. Our mission is to take the uncertainty and headache out of finding the perfect puppy.


Help owners keep their puppies happy and healthy throughout the dog's entire life by sourcing and creating the best products, services, and learning materials.


Accelerate the elimination of puppy mills by empowering humane breeders and exposing those with inhumane operations. We want to be part of the solution.

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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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About Uptown Approved Breeders

No puppy mills. No scams. We thoroughly vet all breeders based on our 47 Breeder Standards. When you find a puppy at Uptown, you're not just getting a dog--you're getting peace of mind that your new best friend is coming from an experienced, ethical breeder who loves dogs just as much as you do.

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Questions & Answers

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

Give me an overview of Maltese puppies for sale in California.

These days, California Maltese puppies for sale are only found with white coats, even though they used to be available in various colors. Still, there are a few different sizes of Maltese you can find from Maltese breeders in California, including teacup Maltese and even Maltese mixes like Maltipoos and Malshis.

Are Malteses good for apartments?

Yes, they certainly are! Maltese for sale California can be an excellent choice for people who live in apartments or other small homes. They have low-shedding coats, so they won't make a mess, and they're also pretty low-energy, low-maintenance sort of dogs that don't need a ton of exercise each day, so they can be perfectly happy and healthy in a small space.

What if there are no local breeders?

If there are no Maltese puppies for sale California available in your area, don’t worry. The businesses and breeders of the Uptown Network have plenty of experience in regards to puppy travel. So even if your dream pup is far away, the breeder will be able to make arrangements and fly it over to a major airport near you.

How do you screen breeders?

We regularly receive applications from Maltese breeders California wanting to join our network, but we don't just approve them automatically like some other sites. We're committed to only approving the very best breeders and businesses with Maltese for sale in California. Our strict Breeder Pledge guarantees that you won't find any bad breeders or puppy mills here.

Why is Uptown Puppies different from other places?

Normally when you search online for something like “Maltese puppies for sale in California” or “California Maltese for sale”, you’ll be presented with Google’s top recommendations, based purely on marketing. These sites invest heavily to appear at the top of the list, but they aren't necessarily the best breeders or sellers. We do things differently, independently reviewing breeders and businesses to help you find your pup from a seller you can really trust.

What is a puppy mill?

Maltese California puppy mills exist to meet the huge demand for these dogs, breeding them in excessive quantities and often selling them at super low prices, simply to move them on and make way for the next batch. Mills have very low standards of ethics and professionalism, so many pups sold by these places suffer from debilitating medical conditions and social problems.

What can I expect from my new Maltese?

The Maltese breed is often described as elegant or regal, but the truth is that each California Maltese puppy for sale can have its own unique character and personality. Many of these dogs are really smart, loving, and cuddly; they like to get a lot of love and attention from their owners, and they'll respond well to training too.

What are the origins of the Maltese?

There was a long time when you couldn't find any Maltese puppies California, as these dogs first originated in Europe. Their true origin story is shrouded in mystery, with some historians believing they originated in Malta, and others arguing differently. Either way, these dogs were very popular with aristocrats, nobles, and royal families around Europe for many years.

Are Maltese low-shedding or hypoallergenic?

Looking for a low-shedding dog that won't cover your rugs and sofas with hairs all the time? Well, a California Maltese for sale could be a good choice for you. Since Maltese dogs don't have an undercoat, they don't shed much at all, making them a great choice for those who like to keep their homes neat and tidy, and a Maltese for sale in California can even be recommended to allergy sufferers too.

Are Maltese easy to train?

If you're not too experienced with dogs and would like to find an easygoing, easy-to-train canine companion, take a look at Maltese for sale California. These dogs are surprisingly smart and respond really well to training in general, as they love to please their owners and like to learn new things too.

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