Pomeranian

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Other names Dwarf Spitz, Loulou, Lulu, Pom

Adult size Small

Variants Black, Brown, Chocolate, Beaver, Red, Orange, Cream, Orange Sable, Wolf Sable, Blue, White, Particolour.

Coat type Long hair

Weight 2 - 3 kg

Height 18 - 28 cm

Life expectancy 12 - 16 years

Required daily excersie At least 30 minutes

Good with small children No

Non-shedding No

Hypoallergenic No

Description

The Pomeranian is a tiny dog with a personality that is out of this world. They are known for their cockiness, bold, and animated personality, a hilarious arrogance which ultimately comes off as adorable. They are curious about every sight and smell, and will not be afraid to voice their opinion of what they think about it. Poms have quite a loud bark and this paired with their alertness makes them great watch dogs. They tend to bark a lot and should be trained to stop barking on command. Poms are good with children but should not be around very young or highly rowdy children purely because of their small size. Cute, feisty, and fluffy, they are loyal companions that stay true to their loved ones.

Lifestyle and Living Environment

Pomeranians are good for apartment dwellers and don't require a backyard as long as they receive a daily walk with you. Their coats may seem high maintenance but all they really need is combing once a week. Provide them with lots of toys so they will never get bored and teach them lots of new tricks to keep their mind stimulated. Make sure training sessions are brief because their attention span is short.

Common Health Issues

Pomeranians are prone to: Allergies, Epilepsy, Eye Problems, Hip Dysplasia, Legg-Perthes Disease, Patellar Luxation, Collapsed Trachea, Dental Problems.