The Pomeranian is also called Pom or Pom Pom after a region of Germany and Poland. It has its origins in the German Spitz breed. Although initial sizes of this breed were larger, the size was reduced and became a small dog breed with a smiling foxy look and a well-proportioned body.
The Pomeranian is a toy dog and a great watchdog, with agility skills, a short, straight and fine muzzle, a wedge-shaped head, almond-shaped dark eyes, tiny, raised ears, sharp pot and long tail carried on the back. It has longer coat around the neck and chest which is colored in red, orange, white, cream, blue, brown, black, black and tan, wolf sable, brindle and white. It has a life expectancy of about 15 years.
It is a smart dog, eager to learn and loyal to its owner and family. It is an amazing show dog, docile, affectionate, playful, energetic, brave, vigilant.
It is very friendly with children and it tends to bark at strangers and can become aggressive if it is not correctly trained. Early socialization helps it to become well-balanced. Appropriate training is useful to show the limits it has to respect as it tends to become demanding of attention and loudly. It is bold and temperamental and sometimes it is not aware of its small size as it tends to attack bigger dogs. It needs a patient, gentle and firm trainer and it has to socialize to get along well with other individuals. It can be a very good companion for children or old persons.
It can adapt well to apartment living, but it needs to be exercised daily. Walks or play sessions indoors can meet its needs. It is sensitive to hot weather and has to be protected.
The Pomeranian needs frequent brushing and daily cleaning of the eyes and ears.
The Pom needs a daily walk or exercise to avoid behavior problems.
Feed it with dry food or milk bones to avoid dental and gums issues.
It is generally a healthy breed. It can develop health issues such dislocated patella, slipped stifle, heart diseases, eye infections, skin irritation and tooth decay.
If you want to have a Pomeranian as your companion, you are in the right place. You’ll be surprised by its loyalty and its will to make you happy and safe. We have a selection of the most wonderful Poms. All our puppies are healthy, happy and playful. Lone Star Pups sells Pomeranian pups in Dallas and nearby cities such as Houston, Austin, Waco, Killeen and Shreveport, Louisiana.