The Pomeranian is from the Spitz breed and is the smallest member of the family of Northern Breeds. When the breed was imported from Pomeranian, once a part of Germany, to Britian they weighed up to 30 pounds. The Pom has since become one of the most popular of the Toy breeds, weighing as small as 3 to 7 pounds.
The Pomeranians are pert, alert, unafraid little dogs. With his docile temper, pert animation and cocky attitude, he is a most appealing pet and companion.
The Pom is an ideal housepet for adults who spend a lot of time indoors. He manages with a minimum of exercise and enjoys being pampered.The Pomeranian can become an excellent child's pet as well as an incomparable companion for an older person. Constraints must be placed on very small children as with any Toy breed.
They have a strong sense of personal property and especially enjoy their own special place within the home. Crate training is relatively easy for them. Poms take much pride in ownership of their belongings, like toys, food and dishes.
The Pom has a double coat. A soft under coat and a long straight outer coat, which is abundant around the neck, shoulders and chest. A gentle, regular brushing will keep their coats in good condition.
They come in a variety of colours and combinations of colours.