In fact the japanese spitz closely resembles these early pomeranians and very likely descends from them. Complete list of akc recognized dog breeds.
Pomeranian has been successfully mixed with chihuahua dachshund husky poodle boston terrier maltese yorkshire terrier beagle pug and more.
Pomeranian dog breed types. The pom is a wonderful companion and show dog. It is intelligent eager to learn very loyal to its handler and family. The breed is named for pomerania the area of northeastern europe that is now part of poland and.
The pomeranian mix breeds are a type of hybrid dogs that have this specific pooch crossbred with another canine. Shows in the toy group against other toy dog breeds. The result of such breeding is usually a hybrid puppy with a 50 50 mix of either breeds or a pup that favors one of its antecedents.
The pomeranian often known as a pom is a breed of dog of the spitz type that is named for the pomerania region in north west poland and north east germany in central europe classed as a toy dog breed because of its small size the pomeranian is descended from larger spitz type dogs specifically the german spitz it has been determined by the fédération cynologique internationale to be part. The pomeranian is a proud lively little dog. They weighed as much as 30 pounds and were often white.
The breed s docile temper and affectionate nature endear it to many. The pomeranian mix breeds are a type of hybrid dogs that have this specific pooch mix breed with other canine. The pomeranian descended from the spitz family of dogs an ancient group from the arctic and the progenitors to the sled dog.
Only when the breed was taken to england was it dubbed the pomeranian but these early dogs were not the poms known today. The breed s likely ancestor was the deutscher spitz. One of the most independent of the toy breeds it needs a firm gentle hand.
Includes personality history health nutrition grooming pictures videos and akc breed standard. The pomeranian is classed as a toy dog because he competes at dog shows in all countries other than f c i. The breed gets its name from the now defunct region of pomerania present day germany and poland not because it originated there but because the breed was most likely developed and bred down to size there.
It is alert inquisitive and active. Descended from large sled dog breeds the now tiny pomeranian has a long and interesting history the foxy faced dog nicknamed the little dog who thinks he can is compact active and. The pomeranian is a miniaturized relation of the powerful spitz type sled dogs of the arctic.
Purchasing your puppy from a registered show breeder will ensure that your pomeranian will mature correct to the breed standard.