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14 Cool Facts You Didn’t Know About Pomeranians

The Pomeranian is a small toy breed of dog that originates from Europe.

#1 The First Pomeranian Breed Club was Established in 1891

Although there is evidence that the Pomeranian may date back as far as the 16th century, there was not a Pomeranian Breed Club until the end of the 19th century.

#2 Pomeranians Were Originally bred from Large Working Dogs

As this is such a small breed of dog, it may surprise you to learn that they actually originate from large working dogs from the Arctic regions called the Wolfspitz. 

#3 They Share Their Name with Several Other Species

The Pomeranian breed of dog is not the only species of animal known by this name as the name is used for many other species that are believed to have originated from the Pomeranian region of Europe. 

#4 It is Classified as a German Spitz

#5 Due to its origins, the Pomeranian is considered a German Spitz by the Federation Cynologique Internationale.

Due to its origins, the Pomeranian is considered a German Spitz by the Federation Cynologique Internationale.