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Animal ID: 156968210Romeo (male)

Maltese    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Needs to be Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Petite male Maltese 10 mo. old puppy, AKC registered with papers, up to date with shots & all medical records available. I am looking for a loving adult home for Romeo and prefer a person or family experienced with small dogs and vet references. I think that he would do very well with the companionship of another small dog. He is small with petite facial features and will probably be 6 lbs. full grown. I have been home full time with Romeo since he was a pup & would prefer a home where the new owner is home during the days since he would not do well with long periods alone and he does not do well with confinement. I am a senior citizen with ... (Read More)health problems and have been home with him from the beginning. He has recently transitioned to outdoor potty training and is very successful, but requires walks about every 2 hrs. Originally he was paper trained but now prefers the outdoors. He is very loveable and social, loves to play & follow his person (s) around. He comes pre-spoiled, loves to be the center of attention & needs a special home where he can continue to have all the loving care and attention that he deserves. I have many pics available for email to anyone interested and will gladly answer any of your questions. (Less)

     Animal Location:

Warren County Blairstown, NJ 07832 MAP IT!


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Rescue Me ID: 14-08-06-00301Tommy (male)

Maltese    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Vaccinations Current 

     Animal Location:

Ocean County Brick, NJ MAP IT!

Sandie Moss 732-475-7342

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Rescue Me ID: 14-07-29-00349Lucky (male)

Maltese Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Lucky is a very nice fun loving dog that acts like a cat. He will willingly lay on your lap for a belly rub anytime. He is crate trained but sometimes gets confused on doing his business outside and still likes to use puppy pads. He would be well suited with people around all the time to give him a lot of attention.

     Animal Location:

Monmouth County belford, NJ MAP IT!

laura waters 7329966351

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Rescue Me ID: 14-07-28-00475Muffin (female)

Maltese Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Needs Vaccinations 

    Muffin is a 3 year old Spayed 10 lb. female (She will be 4 on 8/29/14). She is up to date on Rabies but we will need to get her updated on a few other shots before adoption. She is very sweet and good around kids and other dogs. She is a Bichon/Maltese Mix. Her only issue is that her elderly owners who have both now passed away, never house trained her properly. She will need someone to take the time to train her properly with patience and kindness. (you may want to keep a diaper on her till she is trained when inside, or take her out often) She needs a new home within 2 weeks or a foster if we don't find her a home by then, If you are ... (Read More)interested in adopting or fostering her please fill out an application at: Due to the volume of emails we receive, we cannot answer individual emails; if we feel your home may be a match for a dog, we will contact you usually within one week of application submission. Thank you, Bichon Rescue of NNJ. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: Donation Animal Location:

Bichon Frise Rescue of Northern NJ
Essex County West Orange, NJ MAP IT!


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Urgent: This animal could be euthanized if not adopted soon.

Rescue Me ID: 14-07-06-00355Pdoggy (male)

Maltese    Age: Senior

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Submissive 
Health: Needs to be Neutered, Vaccinations Current, Blind,
 Abused/Neglected, Fearful/Anxious 

    He's very sweet, absolutely loves to cuddle, loves to take walks and to play fetch he loves to give kisses and loves to receive them

 Adoption Fee: $0 Animal Location:

Atlantic County Atlantic City, NJ 08401 MAP IT!

Bernnita Sheppard 609-432-3629

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Rescue Me ID: 14-06-05-00431Shallbe (female)

Maltese Mix    Age: Senior

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Low Energy, Very Dominant 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Shallbe is a Coton de Tulear (not a Maltese.. but this form did not have her breed to choose from) . She is 10 & 3/4 Years old, 18 lbls, Healthy, Housebroken, Spayed, Up to date on shots & vetting. She is a little overweight but will slim down now that we have her on a limited calorie diet. (She has already lost 2 lbs since we have had her) Although she is healthy she does have some minor issues that require upkeep. 1) She has dry eye, and does not produce tears... so she requires artificial tears - drops 3 times a day. 2) She has some mild allergic dermatitis that is now controlled with Benadryl 2 times a day. Her elderly owner passed ... (Read More)away & the family of the owner could not keep her as they have a pitbull who's not dog friendly. She is also not dog friendly so she needs to be in a one pet household. She loves to follow you around and be petted and give licks... She loves to go for walks! She loves belly rubs and will roll over to get them. But she does not like her tail or back legs to be played with. She may try to nip initially, but is more of a faker... (lol) she tries to nip then licks you... So we prefer someone who is a strong leader. She needs an adult home with no young children under the age of 15 and an EXPERIENCED dog owner and STRONG PACK LEADER that has the patience and know how to help Shallbe with adjusting to her new home. She prefers to be the only pet in the home... She does sniff and wag her tail at some dogs, but will growl and bark and lung towards them sometimes. She also will do this sometimes meeting dogs on leash so she should never be let off leash to play with other dogs! She is really a love when you get to know her and loves to be with her human! She loves to play fetch and tug of war with her toys.... She just needs someone to give her a chance. If you are from the NORTHERN NJ or surrounding area.... Won't you consider opening your home and heart to this little cutie? If you are interested in possibly adopting Shallbe, please fill out our Adoption application at: (Less)

     Animal Location:

Bichon Frise Rescue of Northern NJ
Essex County West Orange, NJ MAP IT!


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PIease Read Before Adopting a Maltese in New Jersey
    Maltese Dogs can make good pets in New Jersey if they match your IifestyIe. The Maltese is a beautiful, silky, long haired lap dog. Maltese are smart, devoted, playful companions. Maltese do not like to be teased by children. Housebreaking can be a challenge. Maltese do well living in apartments if they are walked every day.

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    Maltese are unusually prone to playing in puddles. Maltese are believed to have been brought home from the Crusades by returning English knights. Maltese are named for the island of Malta. Marie Antoinette was one of many royals and famous people to have owned Maltese.

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New Jersey Animal Rescue
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Passaic County - Clifton 07012
Passaic County Spay/Neuter Van Coalition 973-454-1625

Union County - Hillside 07205
People for Animals 973-282-0890

Hudson County - Jersey City, New Jersey 07303
The Hudson County Animal League 201-200-1008

Hudson County - Jersey City, NJ 07307
Animal Relief Foundation Fund 866-841-9139

Passaic County - W Milford, NJ 07480
West Milford Animal Shelter Society 973-728-2859

Bergen County - Teterboro 07608
Bergen County Animal Shelter Home 201-229-4600

Monmouth County - Eatontown 07724
Monmouth County SPCA 732-542-3125

Camden County - Voorhees, NJ 08043
Animal Welfare Association 856-424-2288

Ocean County - Manahawkin, NJ 08050
Ocean County Animal Facility (South) 609-978-0127

Burlington County - Medford 08055
Ace of Spays 609-654-2921

Gloucester County - Williamstown, NJ 08094
The Oasis Animal Sanctuary 856-262-1222

Ocean County - Ocean City, New Jersey 08226
Humane Society of Ocean City 609-399-2018

Atlantic County - Mays Landing, New Jersey 08330
Best Friends Veterinary Hospital 609-625-7922

Cumberland County - Vineland, New Jersey 08360
Cumberland County SPCA 856-691-1500

Atlantic County - Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Humane Society of Atlantic City 609-347-2487

Ocean County - Jackson, New Jersey 08527
Ocean County Animal Facility North 732-657-8086

Mercer County - Trenton, New Jersey 08625
New Jersey Dept of Health 609-292-7837

Ocean County - Brick, New Jersey 08723
Jersey Shore Animal Center 732-920-1600

Ocean County - Tom’s River, NJ 08753
East Coast NJ Spay Clinic 732-929-9449

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