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Pomsky Breed Summary
Intelligent, Sociable, Energetic, Protective and Alert
These doggies are a relatively new hybrid breed, supposedly developed over the last 30 years and are a cross between a Pomeranian and a Husky. They have since become a very popular breed across most of the world, including here in the UK! They are extremely cute, with some having bright blue eyes - how sweet!
In terms of these little guys looks and personality, it can vary from doggy to doggy as they are a relatively new breed. However, they are normally very friendly, happy and playful which means they make lovely family pets!
Fun Fact: They are one of the most popular cross breeds in the world!
|Lifespan||13 - 15 years|
|Height (at the withers)||Males and Females 25.5cm - 38cm|
|Weight||Males and Females 9kg - 13.5kg|
|Coat||Soft, Fluffy and Straight|
|Colour||Brown, Cream, Grey, Tan|
|Eye colour||Blue, Deep Brown, Both Eyes a Different Colour|
|Common health issues||Chiari-like Malformation and Syringomyelia (SM), Luxating patella, Tracheal collapse, Insufficient closure of the fontanel, Dental issues, Broken bones, Cataracts, Distichiasis, Hypothyroidism, Black Skin Disease otherwise called Alopecia X, Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA), Glaucoma, Hereditary cataracts, Hip Dysplasia|
|Other Names||Pomeranian x Siberian Husky|
Temperament will vary from dog-to-dog as they are such a new breed. However, they are thought to be a highly intelligent breed who are eager to please, which in turn, makes them relatively easy to train and perfect for first time owners! They also love 'hoomans' and are very playful, making them perfect for families with children. Some Pomskys are fairly protective over their families and homes whereas others may be more laid back, but if the protective side does persist, you should seek to continue training them. Overall though, they make lovely family pets who love sleeping in your lap, just as much as they love to run around the garden!
Pomskys are a relatively new hybrid 'designer' breed, having only been around for 20 or so years. It's thought that they first appeared in American and Canada, in which both countries now have their own breed clubs! Unfortunately, they are not yet a registered breed, though it is hoped that if a high-standard of breeding is maintained, this may be achieved at some point in the future. The breed is a cross between the Siberian Husky and a Pomeranian and both share the fact that they are Spitz family dogs. They have since become a very popular breed across most of the world due to their cute looks and loving personalities.