Somehow, having an extremely tiny dog has become a status symbol of some kind to many people, both in the United States and in many other countries around the world. If a Pomeranian is genetically destined to be larger than average, say in the 12 lb. A miniature, toy, teacup Pomeranian is not a recognized breed nor an accepted variation.
These toy -sized dogs may come in a little package but, are very intelligent, extremely loyal, loving, caring, and friendly dogs.
They come in the following colors: The terms above more or less refers to Pomeranians that 3 or 4 lb. With a good and balanced diet and lifestyle, these dogs can live up to 12-16 years. I want to see and hold the baby I purchase. Or any other name that implies that the dog will grow up to be smaller than the standard.
Some people do not realize that 3 to 7 pounds 1.
P rivacy Policy. Also some owners opt to have doggie ramps in place, next to commonly used areas such as the sofa, so that the dog can walk off as opposed to jumping, which averts possible injury. Email If you email us photos, you agree that PetPom is given free copyright to use at our discretion. So, I would recommend that you visit trusted and respected breeders only.
If the puppy or dog has troubling tolerating chilly days or even is sensitive to drafts in the house, placing clothes on him such as a shirt when inside, and a lined vest when outside.
However, these dogs, because of their small size should be kept away from children who can hurt them! Let's take a look at what can happen when someone breeds puppies to be smaller than this.... All our puppies are up-to-date on shots and deworming and come with a one year health guarantee, free vet check and a puppy kit with food, wee-wee pads and a toy.
It is very important to note that having a Pom that is smaller than 3 pounds fully grown does not make that dog a 'teacup'. Dog Breeds. The rings become crushed and this causes a lot of pain and breathing difficulties. You might also like. Shame on anyone for promoting this intentional bad breeding of a Pom. However, they will turn out to be a normal Pom of standard body structure. This is actually a negative point for many potential dog owners, as this means you have to think 10 times before you do things like take this dog to the park and let your kids play around with it just to name a couple of activities.
They can be a nightmare for the neighbors!