The Pomeranian is a breed of dog of the Spitz type that is named for the Pomerania region in north-west Poland and north-east Germany in Central Europe.

Life span: 12 – 16 years

Temperament: Extroverted, Friendly, Sociable, Playful, Intelligent, Active

Weight: 9 – 3,5 kg (Adult)

Height: 20 cm (Adult)

Colours: White, Black, Grey-shaded, Tan, Brown, Orange

Hypoallergenic: No

Origin: Germany, Poland

Health concerns: Tracheal Collapse, Teeth and Gum Issues and Hypothyroidis

Did you know: Pomeranians can be very sensitive to heat, so limit time outside when the temperature is soaring and look for signs of heatstroke, such as panting, a bright red tongue, or pale gums