Pomeranian dog breed

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  • Country: Germany
  • Group: Toy
  • Weight: 1 - 3 kg
  • Height: 18-30 cm
  • Colors: black, white, gray, brown, beige, orange
  • Training: relatively easy
  • Grooming: require daily brushing
  • Temperament: playful, friendly, active, intelligent, sociable
  • Health: generally healthy
  • Litter size: 1 - 5 puppies
  • Lifespan: 12 - 16 years
  • Other names: tsvergshpitsa, Dwarf Spitz, Loulou, Pom, Pompom

pomeranian dog

Breed pomeranian, often known under the name soon to "tree" or variant funny "pom pom" is a dog type Spitz (dog characterized by long hair and thin, usually white, straight ears and snout specific. Does tail shaped corkscrew).

The name is attributed by European Pomerania region of origin, today the eastern part of Germany and northern Poland. Considered a companion dog funny because of its small size, the Pomeranian is descended from dogs than spitz type. In many countries it is known as tsvergshpitsa. The breed was made popular several royal owners since the 17th century.

Queen Victoria owned a pomeranian. It was among the most popular breeds in the United States is constantly in the top 15 in the last 10 years.

Food Pomeranian

Food is important for the dog. A Pomeranian can become overweight if you do not take care of his diet. Overweight dogs may have health problems just like humans. This dog may have diabetes and problems with joints and ligaments if nutrition is not correct or excess. Pomeranian breed burn calories at a much faster rate than many other breeds, but in adulthood they must change diet and definitely need to do more exercise. Healthy food begins with healthy food.

The difference between an expensive and a cheap food is much the same in many products, namely the effective amount of food purchased in addition to filling. Some foods offer cheap filler in which the dog has nothing to assimilate and although it goes belly fills malnourished.

As you know pomeranienii are little dogs, fluffy, cute, but with a digestive system as small and over and sensitive. If you do not know it would be good to inquire what foods are bad and does not advise, I repeat, if you know what to give your food, to feed the animal cooked food. Benefits are not enough: it is cheaper, the food is without a filling, the body receives protein, fat, fiber and vitamins it needs.

This will be seen in energy, especially in brightness and happiness coat dog. Here are some of the ingredients Pomeranian your going to eat them with pleasure the organs (liver, kidney, brain), meat (fish, chicken), vegetables (potatoes, carrots, spinach, zucchini, saporumbul not recommended), rice fresh pasta faineant, its flesh should be the primary ingredient because of it takes protein. However, if you used the food bought in a pomeranian general consume less dry food or wet. Excessive consumption of wet food may affect the intestines.

Description Pomeranian

Pomeranienanul is a small dog with a height of 13-28cm and weight of 2-3,5kg. Animal is a compact but sturdy with thick fur, long and bushy. The first specimens of the breed were white and black.

Queen Victoria passed a red Pomeranian in 1888, since that color has become a fashion to the late 19th century. There was a time when race pomeranian could be found in many colors: white, black, brown, orange, cream, Bleo, black and cream, brown and cream spots. and many other color combinations. The most common color is orange, black or cream white.

"Merle" pomeranian is a recent color developed by breeders, it is a combination of blue and gray, a kind of mottled color. The base colors that can be found are red, black or brown, but other colors are not excluded.

Combinations such as brindle are not allowed in the breed standard. The fur is thick and double and they do not care is difficult. Breeders recommended to be brushed every day because of constant thickness and spread. The outer layer is long and rough, while the substrate is soft, thick and short.

Behavior Pomeranian

Pomeranian dog is very friendly and full of life. He likes to be near his master's family and is recognized for the protection it provides. If left alone and not used can suffer from anxiety.

It is a dog that barks run around changing environmental or external. The barking can become excessive in some situations.

In general are intelligent dogs, respond well to commands and training and are successful in what they want to receive from the master.

Training Pomeranian

When thinking to enter an pomeranian there are a few little secrets that help in his training. It is important that new owners who buy or receive a baby gift to know what to expect in the future. First you will notice that breed Pomeranian breed is intelligent, energetic with several unique features. Despite its small stature needs space to move, not in height as the diameter / width / etc.

Excessive barking when strangers at the door or gate can make a pet difficult, which is why it is not recommended or approved by the elders. Even in the presence of children is not well for long periods of time. I love children, but too much attention in certain situations bother him and can show teeth. In order to avoid these troubles need to have part of a training properly. One of the advantages is that the training starts when puppies.

In general the basic commands learn easily. The dog should not be scolded or punished, must perseverance and consistency. Every success should be commended and / or rewarded with something sweet, the good and soon you will see results. Training sessions should be short and sharp, otherwise the dog will get bored and not paying attention. Try to do the training in the same place every time.

Otherwise I can not wish you good luck than patience.

Characteristics Pomeranian

As with most races and pomeranienii have their slabicionile. Without attention they can have problems with teeth, ears and eyes.

Some specimens may suffer from deafness in mild or severe.

Dogs born to parents with problems can inherit genetic abnormalities of skeletal systems, heart and fertility.

Health Pomeranian

The life expectancy of a pomeranian is 12 to 16 years.

A well-behaved dog with a proper diet and proper exercise will not generally pribleme health. Pomeranian is a sturdy dog. Breed and general health problems similar to other breeds, such as hip dysplasia is found in few cases.

So if you have a pomeranian make sure it is healthy and happy and to be with you even 20 years.

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