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  Pomeranian 

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Registration: All Pomeranians are registrable with the United Canine Association and eligible to participate in all UCA sanctioned dog shows and events.

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Pomeranian registration; how to register your Pomeranians or to dual register your Pomeranian with the United Canine Association.

The United Canine Association recognized and began recording registration for the Pomeranian in 2002.
                                        

  


Breed Characteristics:
  Pomeranians are compact, short-backed, active toy dogs of the spitz family.  The Pomeranian has has a soft, dense undercoat with a bountiful harsh-textured outer coat.

The Pomeranian is alert, full of character and exhibits intelligence in its expression.  The Pomeranian is inquisitive by nature. The Pomeranian is cocky, commanding, and animated as he gaits.

Pomeranians are friendly, active, lively, spunky and are highly trainable.

                              
Country of Origin:  The Pomeranian originated in Germany.

Original Purpose:  Companion.


Today's Uses: 
Companion.


Weight:
  The weight range for Pomeranians varies from 3 to 7 pounds in weight.

 

Height:  Pomeranians range from 7 to 12 inches tall at the shoulders.

 

Coat:  Pomeranians have a double coat. While the undercoat is soft and fluffy, the outer coat is long, straight and harsh in texture.   The coat of the Pomeranian requires a daily brushing to keep it from matting.

 

 Color:  Pomeranians are typically red, orange, white or cream, brown, blue or black. The Pomeranians also can be parti-colored in solid colors with white.


Temperament:
 The Pomeranian is a curious, lively and playful dog breed.  Pomeranians make good companions and enjoy being the center of attention.  The Pomeranian makes a good watch dog and may bark at the approach of strangers and unknown pets.


With Children:
Yes, Pomeranians should be supervised however as they may not tolerate young children.



With Pets:
  Pomeranians do fine with other pets.


Trainability:  The Pomeranian is a very intelligent dog.  Obedience training requires a patient owner.



Activity Level:
 
The Pomeranian doesn't need a large amount of exercise. Indoors at home or a walk in the park will be enough.


Life Expectancy:
  The expected life span of the Pomeranian is 12-16 years.

 
 

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