A Pomeranian is in heat when she displays a swollen vulva, a strong sex drive, and several other physical and behavioral changes. Also known as estrus, heat involves sharp swings in hormonal levels that prepare the dog's body for mating and pregnancy.Know More
Other physical changes that indicate heat are swollen teats and vaginal discharge that varies from red to pink to yellow over the course of the heat. Behavioral changes include differences in sociability, frequent grooming of the vulva and a "nesting instinct" often indicated by hoarding toys.
First heat in a Pomeranian is, on average, at 6 months of age but may happen as early as 4 months. Smaller dogs tend to start undergoing heat earlier, and most Pomeranians undergo their first heats before they are 1 year old.Learn more about Dogs
A Pomeranian and poodle mix is a Pomapoo. Pomapoos are hypoallergenic because they do not shed a large amount of hair. The height of a Pomapoo ranges from 8 to 10 inches, and they typically weigh between 5 and 15 pounds. The life expectancy of a Pomapoo is 12 to 16 years.Full Answer >
Parti Pomeranians are Pomeranians with a white base coat and colored markings. Parti Pomeranians are rare, with most Pomeranians having a solid coat. Common coat colors include red, orange, white, cream, blue, brown and black. Occasionally black and tan or orange and sable coats are exhibited.Full Answer >
There is no official standard that defines a teacup Pomeranian. Pomeranian dogs are toy dogs and normally weigh between 3 and 7 pounds at maturity.Full Answer >
The Pomeranian is a very small dog with a wedge-shaped head and short, straight muzzle. It has small, pointy ears and a thick, fluffy coat that varies in color and pattern. The Pomeranian is described as intelligent, proud and energetic. It is affectionate with its owner but not strangers. Pomeranians can be stubborn and difficult to train but make good watchdogs due to their alert and lively natures.Full Answer >