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Pomeranian

Always alert... (other names: Loulou, Pom, Zwergspitz, Dwarf Spitz, Toy German Spitz)

Pomeranian
origin:Germany
date origin:16th century
life expectancy:15 years
classification:Toy
height:28 to 28 cm
weight:2 to 3 kg
exercise: Undemandingclimate: Coldin/out: Indoorgrooming: Needs groomingfeeding: Undemandingsize: Very Small
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History [ edit ]

It doesn’t get any smaller than a Pomeranian. These dogs are the smallest of today’s dogs. They were part of the Spitz family, a ancient bred brought to Europe by the Vikings in the Middle Age. They developed in Pomerânia, a region that is now part of Germany’s and Poland’s territory.

The Pomeranian was always a small-sized companion breed, closely related to the German Spitzs. But it was with it´s introduction in England that the breed gained popularity and lost many centimeters. 

The German wife of the British monarch King George III, Queen Charlotte, was the responsible for introducing the breed in England, in 1767. But it was her granddaughter, Queen Victoria that would popularize this bre