Pomeranian

X-Small Size

Moderate shedding

Good for first time owners

The Pom is the smallest spitz and in 1870 became a great favourite of Queen Victoria.

FACT SHEET

Attractive to ...

Someone who is looking for a dog that's a convenient size – less food and less poo!

Not the best for ...

Anyone not looking for a watchdog. Poms take their job of watchdog very seriously and are quick to sound the alarm at every suspicious noise.

Aliases

Pom

Cross between

None

Origin

Germany

Size

X-Small
Small enough to carry when needed

Exercise Needs

Low (Under 30 minutes)
A walk and a good sniff can be like reading a novel while doing a marathon for a little dog.

Coat

Double trouble!
There she blows. Dense undercoat that could stuff a mattress when you start combing it out.

Shedding

Moderate shedding
All canines drop some hair, think of it as dog glitter!

Life expectancy

10 years

Good first dog?

Yes

HOW IT WORKS

The first step in responsible dog ownership

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Match with a breeder

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