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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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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 Chicago IL? We have answers.

Give me an overview of Maltese puppies for sale in Chicago IL.

In the past, Maltese for sale Chicago were bred in different colors. However, while Maltese puppies in Chicago do come in different sizes and mixes, they are always bred white these days. So while your Maltese will be white, you may be able to find a Teacup Maltese or a popular mix like a Maltese Shitzu if you want something a bit different.

Can I get a Maltese if I live in a small home?

Absolutely! Maltese puppies Chicago are the perfect apartment dogs. They are small, they don’t need much exercise, and they are companion dogs so they love being with their owners. If you have got a small apartment, that’s no problem for a Maltese Chicago because they’ll be happy wherever you are.

Can you connect me with Maltese breeders from around the country?

Of course! Start by searching for Maltese breeders in Chicago. But if you can’t find a suitable pup nearby, that’s not a problem. The businesses and breeders in our network have a lot of experience arranging puppy travel. So you can head to your nearest major US airport and meet your new pup there.

How do I know the breeders here are ethical?

Because we have a lot of controls in place for Chicago Maltese breeders and companies that want to join the network. We screen all the companies and breeders that want to be in our network, and we accept less than 10% of all applicants. So you know you’ll only find ethical Maltese breeders Chicago here.

Why should I use Uptown Puppies to find my Maltese?

Because you want to find a healthy, happy Chicago Maltese for sale that has been raised ethically. You’ll only find the top breeders and businesses of Malteses for sale in Chicago here, which means no puppy mills. Elsewhere, you could easily get your pup from a business that is great at marketing but does not have high standards.

Why should I stay away from puppy mills?

Getting Malteses for sale Chicago from a mill can be a very expensive decision. The puppy might be cheaper at first, but you could end up spending thousands more in vet bills because of the health and behavioral problems they could develop as a result of being bred badly. So stay away when you search for Maltese for sale in Chicago.

What are the typical characteristics of Maltese puppies?

As well as being small and cute, Chicago Malteses for sale are companion dogs, and that means they are happiest when they are with their owners. They need lots of love and attention, and they are also smart dogs that are quick to learn and eager to please, meaning they are easy to train.

How long have Malteses been around for?

While we are not entirely sure when Malteses originally appeared, we do know that they originate from the Mediterranean region. When you begin looking for Maltese puppies for sale in Chicago, they are an ancient breed. They may also be descended from the Melitae, which was popular with the Roman aristocracy.

Are Malteses good around kids?

If you have got kids and you are searching for Maltese puppies for sale Chicago, then whether they are suitable pets depends on the age of the kids. They are very tolerant and gentle around kids, but younger children might be a bit rough, so always make sure that they are properly supervised.

What exercise needs does a Maltese have?

Chicago Maltese puppies for sale do not require as much exercise as many other breeds. A short walk each day and some playtime at home is usually fine, and about half an hour or so is usually adequate. This makes them ideal for anyone who wants a dog but does not want to go for long walks each day.

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