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        Breed Standard for the Pomeranian



General Appearance:

The Pomeranian is a small, square proportioned, miniature spitz with a cobby, rounded body.




Short neck; almond shaped eyes; wedge-shaped head; small, high-set, erect ears.




Arched over back and carried flat.




All colors and patterns allowed




Weight is 3 – 7 pounds (preferably 4 – 5 pounds).

Height is 8 – 11 inches




Bouncy, bold, and busy, the Pomeranian makes the most of every day.  It is curious, playful, self-confident (even cocky), and attentive, every ready for a game or adventure.

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