Pomeranian Dog Breed

The Pomeranian dogs is adaptable, devoted cute small dogs.

They always love to please their owner and will require lots of your attention.
BREED GROUP: Toy dogs

RECOGNITION: AKC, UKC, CKC 
OCCUPATION:
 Companion, Performance sport
HEIGHT:  18-30 cm
WEIGHT: 1-3 kg
COLOR(S): all colors
LONGEVITY: 14 to 16 years
EXERCISE:  Moderate
GROOMING:  Moderate
TRAINING: Challenge to housetrain

Origin

The Pomeranian is a sled dogs originated developed in the iceland and lapland.  They were bred to used as a companion dog, and to herd sheep. They got their name from the region of Pomerania, in the area of Germany and Poland.

The original size were much more larger than the size now. After these breed was introduced to england, and was developed by the Queen Victoria in the 1888, they have been breed to a smaller size, and makes these breeds very popular in England.

These breeds of dogs was registered by the AKC in 1888.

Coat

Pomeranian today is a small and sturdy little dog. The Pom has a double coat, with a long and straight outer coat, soft and dense undercoat. Show dogs have a lovely coat makes their dogs like a cute powder puff.

The coat colors comes with red, cream, orange, black, brown, brindle, and parti-colors.

Training

The Pomeranian obedience training is easily can trained. Howerver the housetraining can be challenge, but with a close supervision, praise and patience, it can be accomplished. They is a natural watchdog, and also known to bark recreationally, so should train to control their barking or they will do so incessantly.

Training should start from a puppyhood to keep the breed bright mind active and learning.

Here are the dog training tips for your reference.

Grooming 

The Pomeranian grooming need to be brush with a soft bristle brush or comb with curry bomb, two to three times weekly to prevent matting. The undercoat is shed once ot twice a year. Bathe or dry shampoo when is necessary. Always clean the eyes and ears to keep it clean.

They are prone to tooth loss, always clean their tooth and takes the dog for regular dental check up. These dog breeds is a constant shedder.

Overview

Pom are a happy little angel, and is affectionate, extroverts, devoted little guy. They are intelligent and is easy to train. They can be a wonderful companion of gentle older children and also for the elderly.

These breed have been known to be a bit noisy and like to bark recreationally, so they need to train to control barking.

They will makes you an excellent, loving and is a wonderful companion dog and will always entertain you every day to make you happy always.

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What Is the Smallest Breed of Dog in the World?

There are several contenders for smallest dog breed. Most people agree that the Chihuahua is the smallest breed of dog in the world but the Yorkshire Terrier and the Pomeranian are also quite small and there can be individual dogs which are smaller than some Chihuahuas. Other breeds, such as the Maltese, the Japanese Chin, and the Papillon, all weigh less than 10 pounds and can also rival the Chihuahua as the smallest breed at times.

Here are some of the breeds which might be considered the smallest breed of dog in the world.

Chihuahua

The Chihuahua is a very old Mexican breed. Dogs of this type have probably existed in Mexico for hundreds of years and a larger version may have been used in religious ceremonies by some of the earlier Mexican peoples. The Chihuahua is a bold, feisty breed. They can be quite independent, though they are devoted to their owners. They are not recommended for families with small children but they should do all right with older children. The Chihuahua is not supposed to weigh more than 6 pounds according to the club’s breed standard, though some pets do weigh more.

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Yorkshire Terrier

The Yorkshire Terrier comes from England. They were originally a terrier breed and were bred to hunt rats and other vermin in the textile mills of northern England. They are a beautiful little breed with a long flowing coat of tan and blue. The Yorkie is outgoing, determined, and brave. They are not afraid of anything. They are also very curious and quite active. The Yorkie only weighs 4 to 7 pounds.

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Pomeranian

The Pomeranian was once a much larger dog, weighing up to 30 pounds, and was used to pull sleds in the cold north of Europe. Over the last 200 years the breed has been slowly reduced in size until today these charming little dogs weigh between 3 and 7 pounds. They retain their spitz-dog appearance and even look like little foxes. They are intelligent, outgoing, and love to please their owners. With their thick, dense coats they do need quite a bit of grooming.

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Maltese

The beautiful Maltese has a long flowing white coat. These dogs are good for allergy-sufferers. The Maltese has been known for around 2800 years. This charming, intelligent, brave, playful little dog only weighs 4 to 6 pounds. They do require daily brushing to keep their coats from matting.

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Japanese Chin

The Japanese Chin is actually a Chinese breed. They were bred only to be lapdogs for ladies in the Imperial Palace. These little dogs are intelligent, affectionate, and devoted. It’s easy to teach them tricks and they enjoy showing off in front of friends, though they can be reserved with strangers. They are playful and agile. The Japanese Chin usually weighs between 7 and 9 pounds, though some dogs can weigh just 4 pounds. They stand 8 to 11 inches tall. They have a lovely longish coat that is usually white with black or red markings.

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Papillon

The Papillon was originally known as a Dwarf Spaniel in the 16th and 17th century, though any relation to spaniels seems unlikely. These little dogs are friendly, elegant, and quite dainty. They are happy and lively little dogs. They have a medium-long coat but they do not have an undercoat and they don’t need a lot of grooming. The Papillon (the name means “butterfly” for the breed’s butterfly-like ears) stands 8 to 11 inches tall and weighs 5 to 10 pounds.

Conclusion

Most people agree that the Chihuahua is the smallest dog breed in the world but there are several other small breeds which are similar in size to the Chihuahua.