Before you can start training a Pomeranian puppy, you should know the breeds characteristics and temperament. The Pomeranian (often known as a Pom or Pom Pom) is a breed of dog of the Spitz type, named for the Pomerania region in Central Europe (today part of northern Poland and eastern Germany). Classed as a toy dog breed because of its small size, the Pomeranian is descended from the larger Spitz type dogs, specifically the German Spitz.
|Country of origin||Germany (NE Germany and NW Poland)|
Pomeranians are typically a very friendly, playful and lively breed of dog. They love to be around their owners and are known to be protective of them.
Pomeranians are alert and aware of changes in their environment and barking at new stimuli can develop into a habit of barking excessively in any situation. They are somewhat defensive of their territory and will thus bark when they encounter any outside noises.
Pomeranians are intelligent dogs, respond well to training, and can be very successful in getting what they want from their owners. They are extroverted and enjoy being the center of attention but can become quite aggressive and dominant if not well trained.
When you are looking for a puppy choose a reputable breeder rather than a puppy mill or a pet store. You will be able to meet the parents and have help in selecting a pup that is just right for you and your family.
When you are considering the purchase of a Pomeranian, you certainly should also get as much information on these dogs as possible. These dogs are a toy breed. Once you take your puppy home. crate train for safety and security. Puppies chew!
- 24 L x 19 W x 21 H
- For Pets up to 30 Pounds
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- Clean with soap & water
- Window openings on the sides & back – Ventilation
- Door opens inward – out of the way & latches securely
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Begin early on and always start training in short distraction free sessions. Pomeranians are some what challenging to leash train sine the breed is know for being untrustworthy off-leash. Repetitions, short commands, and tasty food (with verbal praise) will work. This dog is often excessively vocal and sometimes labeled a “yappie” dog. You can minimize issue (see How to Stop Dogs from Barking).
Training a toy breed like this is essential, since living with a trained dog is so much more enjoyable for all parties. Consider trying out the worlds leading SPCA approved online Pomeranian Training course! This training will help you with your Pomeranian especially in 5 areas.
- Hyper behavior
- Leash aversion
- Potty issues
- Excessive barking