15 Historical Facts About Pomeranians You Might Not Know

It is believed that peat and pile dogs are the progenitors of Spitz dogs. There is an opinion that the Pomeranian Spitz was still under the pharaohs. Initially, the breed was used as watchmen, hunters, and shepherds. The grandmother of the Queen of England, Victoria, brought several dogs from Pomerania, after which wealthy nobles began to get them. Breeding works were carried out in Germany, England, and America.

#1 Fans of this decorative breed are of the opinion that these dogs lived in the days of the pharaohs, because many ancient Egyptian objects have images of small sharp-nosed dogs, very similar to modern Spitz dogs.

#2 There is a beautiful legend that tells about three pomeranians accompanying the Magi carrying gifts to little Jesus.

#3 Interestingly, for a long time these dogs were not considered purebred. Larger types, which weighed about 30 kg, were found in rich houses and in the yards of the poor, for example, in the Baltic States.

Alice White

Written by Alice White

Alice White, a devoted pet lover and writer, has turned her boundless affection for animals into a fulfilling career. Originally dreaming of wildlife, her limited scientific background led her to specialize in animal literature. Now she happily spends her days researching and writing about various creatures, living her dream.

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  1. I’ve had pomeranians for the past 38 yrs. They are the most wonderful dogs, in my opinion, that God gave us. I can’t live without at least one of these beautiful furbabies. They are my heart.

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