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Pomeranian Info

Pomeranian Breed Information

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Lifespan: 1-2 years Height: 7-12" Shedding: Moderate Litter Size: 12-15 pups
Group: Toy Weight: 3-7 lbs Hair Length: Long Size: Small

Breed Overview

The Pomeranian is a Small dog breed, with a starting weight of 3 lbs that can reach 7 lbs. It is officially part of the Toy group and recognized by the CKC, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Pomeranian breed has a typical lifespan of 1 to 2 years, Long hair, and have Moderate shedding. Breeders interested in the Pomeranian should know that the average litter size is between 12 to 15 puppies.

Pomeranian Breed Characteristics

Group Toy Drooler no
Size Small Guard Dog no
Origin Germany Easy to Train
Kid Friendly no Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly somewhat Active Indoors yes
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly yes Yard Needs none
Intelligent Grooming Requirements weekly
Barks excessive Dangerous no

Pomeranian Temperament

curious, lively and playful dog breed

Health Problems

patella luxation and early tooth loss

Pomeranian Coat

Pomeranian Dog Colors

All solid colors as well as parti-color and black and tan

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