These pooches might not even be from the Mediterranean island of Malta, which is the first clue pointing towards the fact that they are not to be trusted. But if you still need some convincing to not adopt a Maltese, read our list below. You'll be glad that you did.
If you do decide that you want a Maltese, see if you can find one in a shelter before deciding to buy. You can find purebred dogs in shelters just like any other!If you want to get a Maltese puppy, make sure that you don't support the abusive puppy mill and backyard breeder industry by getting your new family member through a trusted breeder. Ethical breeders will want to meet you several times before they sell you a puppy, will let you see the puppy with their mom, brothers and sisters and will raise their dogs in a home environment.
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At Holidog, we aim to improve the lives of your furry friends. Enjoy your holidays with peace of mind, knowing your pet is in great hands (find a petsitter near you) and spoil them with our monthly subscription box filled with yummy treats and toys (get your free box here). You can count on us!