Cocky, commanding, and animated, the pint-size Pomeranian is always an entertaining companion.

Vital Stats

Height: 7 to 12 inches at shoulder
Weight: 3 to 7 pounds, though some can reach 12 to 14 pounds
Coat: soft and fluffy
Life span: 12 to 16 years

Summary
Descended from large sled dogs, the now-tiny Pomeranian has a long and interesting history.

The foxy-faced dog, nicknamed “the little dog that thinks it can,” is compact, active, and capable of competing in agility and obedience or simply being a family friend. Full Pomeranian profile on DogTime.com

Affectionate with family:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Potential for weight gain:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Tendency to bark or howl:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Ease of training:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Energy Level:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Friendly toward strangers:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Intelligence:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
General health:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Need for exercise:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Easy to groom:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Compatible with kids:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Wanderlust:
1 out of 5 stars (1.0 / 5)
Drooling potential:
1 out of 5 stars (1.0 / 5)
Predatory tendencies:
1 out of 5 stars (1.0 / 5)
Average:
2.6 out of 5 stars (2.6 / 5)