The Pomeranian is a watch dog and a companion dog. They are descendents of large sled dogs, but have become a very small dog breed. The Pomeranian originated in Germany.

Appearance & Grooming

The Pomeranian is an extra-small dog with a compact and sturdy body shape. They have a dense double coat in black, blue, chocolate, orange, red, white, and tan. The Pomeranian sheds regularly and requires brushing three times per week.

Behavior & Disposition

The Pomeranian is active, sociable, trainable, intelligent, and playful. Adult supervision is recommended when playing with children and other dogs.

Activity Level

The Pomeranian has a moderate activity level and it is easy for the breed to become overweight. For optimal health, the Pomeranian should be carefully monitored for calorie consumption and should have daily walks. It is recommended to feed them well-formulated food as they age.


The Pomeranian is a clever and agile dog. Training with consistency and patience is an effective way to train this breed.

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