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Is a Pomeranian Right for You?

Pomeranians are the 22nd most popular dog breed in the United Stated, according to the American Kennel Club.  What makes this tiny fluff ball of a dog so popular?  More importantly, is a Pomeranian right for you? Temperament As a member of the Spitz family, Pomeranians are lively, spirited, and bold.  Do not let their small package fool you, as they often forget their own size in an attempt to intimidate larger dogs.  Pomeranians are also highly alert, and can develop a barking habit if this behavior is reinforced. Size, Coloring, Upkeep Members of the Toy Group, Pomeranians are small dogs that weigh 4 – 8 lbs.  They have thick double coats thanks to their northern European heritage, and shed frequently.  In order to properly maintain the Pomeranian’s coat, daily brushing is recommended as well as professional grooming every 6 – 8 weeks.  There are 18 recognized colorings for this...
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