The Pomeranian is a very popular decorative breed! Their appearance resembles a small fox. A short muzzle and miniature size are distinctive features of the Pomeranian. Recently, photos of these cute dogs have flooded the Internet.
The future owners have any questions before buying. In this article, we will answer the most frequently asked questions about Pomeranian.
Why is the puppy gray? Can you be trusted if they promise that an orange Pomeranian will grow from a gray puppy?
The color of the Pomeranian puppy can be gray and gray with black hair and pure orange. As a result, a dog will grow up with the same orange color. Puppy gray is the normal color. For more reliability, you can look at the parents plus see the pedigrees of the dogs. Plus, again, read the breed standard, where you will not find a gray, smoky color on a Spitz. The puppy’s gray hair quickly changes to bright orange, red. A Pomeranian’s hair color can also change based on what kind of shampoo you use.
What kind of care does the Pomeranian need?
Being a fluffy dog Pomeranian requires constant grooming: regular brushing of the dog, clipping of nails, grooming of paws, eyes and of course washing the dog. Now on the market of cosmetics for dogs, there are a huge number of all kinds of products for maintaining Pomeranian in perfect condition. When brushing the Pomeranian, you can use a conditioner to detangle easily or to prevent tangles. Use conditioner whenever you brush your dog!
How active are Pomeranian puppies?
Young animals, puppies, are more energetic than adult Pomeranians. This pattern is valid until the puppies reach social maturity (18-36 months). However, the characteristics of the breed are such that the Pomeranian retains a playful character and cheerful disposition throughout his life, being an active participant in all games.
How to feed the Pomeranian?
Your pet’s health, attractive appearance, and good mood directly depend on what he eats. There may be several options: feeding with natural products; combined (mixed) feeding; prepared food (dry food, canned food).
In the case of choosing natural feeding, the owner clearly knows what his dog is eating and of what quality. This is a definite plus – there is less risk of spoiling digestion with a low-quality product. The downside is that such a diet is more difficult to balance and takes a certain amount of time and effort to prepare. In addition, you need to know the norms and nuances of using products.
Ready-made food saves time and effort and is convenient to use when traveling. In addition, they already have all the necessary vitamins and trace elements, and in the right proportions. But you need to know how to choose the right feed manufacturer. The downside here is the possible dishonesty of the manufacturer and the high price of good quality feed.
What to feed a Pomeranian is his master’s choice. It is only important that the transition from one type of feeding to another is carried out gradually, within at least a week. At the slightest manifestations of ill health (loose stools, lethargy, etc.), you should consult a veterinarian or veterinary dietitian.
Do Pomeranians need vitamins, nutritional supplements?
If you feed your Pomeranian super premium dry food, your dog does not need additional vitamins. If your dog is fed natural food, you should definitely add vitamins to his diet. There are also nutritional supplements used in different periods of a Pomeranian’s life – in childhood, for the formation of the skeleton, teeth, during molting, for wool, during physical exertion, for joints, and more.
Do the Pomeranians shed?
Like any other animal, the Pomeranian coat is renewed annually. The axial hair dies off, a new one grows in its place. An adult female sheds twice a year, and a male once. But, unlike representatives of other breeds, Pomeranians molt gradually, therefore, imperceptibly. If your Pom is shedding a lot, you should consider using special anti-shedding shampoos.