Pomeranian, from the Dogs of the World

Pomeranian dogs are a toy breed that originally came from sled dogs in Lapland and Iceland. Through the centuries they were selectively bred to be smaller and smaller. The English originally bred the small modern Pomeranian. Pomeranians are one of the smallest dogs. Pomeranian dogs are slightly larger than Chihuahuas. Chihuahuas are the smallest dogs. Pomeranians have a thick coat that needs thorough brushing at least twice a week. Pomeranians can be many colors. Pomeranian dogs have two coats, an undercoat and a thick overcoat. While Pomeranians come in many colors, one of the most popular colors is black.

What Is The Best Home For A Pomeranian?

Pomeranians are not appropriate pets for small children. Toy or Teacup Pomeranians are even smaller than standard Pomeranians and can suffer terribly at the hands of children. If you have children under the age of 10 a Pomeranian or Toy Pomeranian would not be the right dog for you. Pomeranians are very active, intelligent and people-focused dogs. The best home for a Pomeranian is one where there are people around. Pomeranian puppies can be very active and excitable. Pomeranians fit very well into a city lifestyle. Since they are small many apartments will allow tenants to have Pomeranians as pets.

However Pomeranians can be quite vocal and tend to bark a lot. If you’re going to buy a Pomeranian puppy you should start making nice with your neighbors now so they don’t mind being disturbed by the barking. Teaching your Pomeranian not to bark will be crucial if you live in an apartment. Even though they are tiny, Pomeranians have the heart of a big dog and will bark viciously to let you know if someone they do not recognize or do not like enters your home. They can be aggressive if they are startled but generally are docile.

How Much Do Pomeranians Cost?

Many people think that since Pomeranians are so popular they will be very expensive. All purebred dogs can be expensive, but there are ways to find reasonably priced Pomeranians for sale. Prices for Pomeranian puppies depend on where you live and where you get them from. If you look in your local newspaper or on the Internet you can find many different Pomeranian breeders offering Pomeranians for sale. Pomeranian puppies are very much in demand so puppies will be more expensive than an adult dog. If you are on a limited budget you should try adopting a Pomeranian from a Pomeranian rescue.