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Sphynx Breeders Baltimore MD

The Sphynx is not always totally hairless; there can be a fine down on the body. All colors and patterns are possible. Some light hair is often present on the nose, tail and toes.

Pet Tag Creations
(410) 207-2189
3346 Keswick Rd
Baltimore, MA
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PetSmart
(410) 823-4593
1238 Putty Hill Ave
Towson, MD
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PetSmart
(410) 747-8570
6501 C Baltimore National Pike
Catonsville, MD
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PETCO
(410) 453-9131
1719 York Road
Lutherville, MD
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

PetSmart
(410) 766-7190
24 Mountain Rd
Glen Burnie, MD
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PETCO
(410) 247-0491
3591 Washington Boulevard
Halethorpe, MD
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

PETCO
(410) 686-4037
8640 Pulaski Highway Suite 104
Baltimore, MD
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

PetSmart
(410) 285-6302
1559 Merritt Blvd
Dundalk, MD
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PetSmart
(410) 308-1140
57 W Aylesbury Rd
Lutherville, MD
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PETCO
(410) 863-1401
6631 Ritchie Highway
Glen Burnie, MD
Hours
Monday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

Sphynx

Physical Description

  • Medium sized and strong, with adult males being larger than adult females
  • Sturdy boning and good muscle development
  • The Sphynx is not always totally hairless; there can be a fine down on the body
  • All colors and patterns are possible
  • Some light hair is often present on the nose, tail and toes

Temperament

  • Curious, energetic, mischievous, center of attention
  • Good with other pets

At Home

  • Does best indoors
  • Needs sufficient scratching device
  • Declawing is not recommended
  • Kittens are available after 12-16 weeks
  • Low maintenance

Brief History

  • In 1966 a domestic cat gave birth to a hairless kitten in Toronto, Canada
  • It was discovered to be a natural mutation and the Sphynx cat came into existence

Grooming

  • The Sphynx needs periodic bathing and ear cleaning because of the lack of hair that would normally absorb body oils
  • Trim nails regularly

Fun Facts

  • Cat breeders in Europe and North America have bred the Sphynx to normal coated cats and then back to hairless for more than 30 years
  • The texture of the Sphynx skin has been compared to a suede-covered hot water bottle or a heated chamois

Medical Conditions

  • Healthy breed
  • Needs boosters by 12 weeks old
  • Annual vet visit for checkups is important


While the listed ailments may be common in this breed, not all members of the breed suffer from these conditions. Responsible breeders screen for orthopedic and genetic diseases....

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