Pomeranian puppies are beautiful examples of toy dogs. Their fox-like faces, alert dark eyes, luxurious double coats of fur, and thick, furry tails are simply a few of their attractive features. Pomeranians are thought toy dogs because they simply reach a grownup size of three to seven pounds and a height of eight to eleven inches. The American Kennel Club classifies the Pomeranian as a member of both the toy and Spitz groups. The definition of “toy” identifies their diminutive size. The Spitz group includes the Pomeranian and all the breeds descended from an area south of the Baltic Sea in what’s today Poland and Germany. Sledding dogs from this region are ancestors of breeds including the Chow Chow, Samoyed, German Spitz and Pomeranian.
In the 1800s, it became the fashion of British royals to breed dogs down seriously to an even more manageable size. Specific kinds of Spitz were bred to be smaller versions that might act as household pets. The Pomeranian, for instance, is a toy version of the much larger German Spitz.
Pomeranian puppies, in general, resemble baby foxes. Pomeranian Puppies For Sale They’ve heads shaped like inverted triangles, dark noses and eyes, thick double-layered coats, and furry tails curled on the back. Pomeranians continue to be bred smaller and have developed an even more doll-like face and powder-puff appearance.
The personality of the Pomeranian is as large as your dog is small. Pomeranians are excitable, vivacious, demanding, and even high maintenance. They are not befitting households with infants or small children. Pomeranians have a tendency to snap at children who pull their tails or annoy them. Overall, Pomeranians are good family dogs and prosper with older kids, other pets and adults.
Pomeranian breeders must certanly be knowledgeable of all the positive and negative traits of the breed. They need to inform potential buyers of the medical conditions common to Pomeranians such as dental and heart problems. Pomeranians have a relatively long life time (up to 20 years) but may suffer knee dislocations and other Pomeranian-specific health conditions throughout their lives. Any reputable breeder could have had the parents and puppies evaluated for pre-existing medical conditions.
Choosing the right puppy from a litter of Pomeranian puppies is not an arduous task. A potential buyer should research the breed first and understand its characteristics and needs to ascertain if it will fit into the buyer’s lifestyle. The client should then research breeders. Choosing a trustworthy breeder is significantly harder than choosing a dog from several Pomeranian puppies. Breeders should have a real kennel. They need to have certification in breeding and/or training dogs. They need to have the ability to give you the Pomeranian’s pedigree and medical records and they must be affiliated with or run a rescue for abandoned or neglected Pomeranians. Buyers should never, ever obtain a Pomeranian puppy from a dog store. These puppies are shipped and handled like any merchandise and their parents are bred incessantly in what’re called puppy mills which churn out puppies for money.
The Pomeranian puppy may actually select the buyer. Good breeders may wish to introduce buyers with their puppies and interview them to ensure they’re deemed a good match. This way buyer, breeder and puppy all benefit from a good choice.