Teacup Pomeranian – Would This Rare Crossbreed Be Right For You?

Teacup Pomeranian

Teacup Pomeranian; the cutest Pom ever

Teacup Pomeranian! You will definitely be in love with this Teacup Pomeranian. What type of dog is a Teacup Pomeranian? Don’t you like to know about this? Yes, we all love to. So let us talk in detail about these cute little Teacup Pomeranians. Like all other dogs, there are an amazing history behind these Teacup Pomeranians and also positive and negative things as well. If we consider the positive side of the Teacup Pomeranians there breed tends to possess a pretty sweet temperament.

So this Teacup Pomeranian is very obedient and playful. If a small kid saw this dog, he or she will definitely beg the parents to buy one. It is that much playful and cute. The dog is also capable of competing in sprightliness. The Teacup Pomeranian always thinks that he is big in size, which gives a little humour to the guardians.  It also loves to do different kinds of tricks if it is well trained.

Origin of the Teacup Pomeranian

Some of the people think that the Pomerania in northern Germany or Poland is the origin place of the Teacup Pomeranian. This is not something true. The Teacup Pomeranians were originated from Arctic Regions which were bred as sledge dogs. They got the name Pomeranian because at first they were raised as household pets.

The ancestors of the Teacup Pomeranians were called Wolfspitz or Spitz. They were discovered in the 18th century, and they became famous from the Royal families. Once Queen Victoria owned such a dog, who was the famous Queen in the United Kingdom. She owned this kind of adorable tiny Pomeranian, where she loved it immensely.  The other members who owned this Teacup Pomeranian are Maria Antoinette, Josephine Beauharnais and Queen Charlotte.

This is the smallest Pomeranian, so it is called by several names from dog lovers all over the world. Some of them are Toy Pomeranian, Mini Pomeranian, Teddy Bear Pomeranian, Miniature Pomeranian and Pocket Pomeranian. There are also other alternative names for them such as Zwergspitz. DwarfSpitz, Loulou and Pom. And the other special thing that you have to keep in mind is that regardless the name of the dog, this tiny dog is not a distinct breed. Although the Teacup Pomeranians refer to a small size, they weigh around 1.36 to 1.81kg.

How big is a Teacup Pomeranian?

As we said earlier, the Teacup Pomeranian is a tiny dog with a compact and short body. The shape of the head differs from one to one. There are 3 common head shapes called the fox head type, baby doll face and the teddy bear face. The fox head type is like the fox and the German Spitz dog. The baby doll face type is very cute and lovely. And then the teddy bear face looks like the face of a teddy. The body texture of the Teacup Pomeranian has a plentiful thick layered coat with a creamy colour.

When they were first found in the Arctic region, their body was just only 20 pounds. At that time their coat was heavy, thick and solid white. The breed looks very smart of the colours they possess. They are

  • Sable ( that is a coat with black-tipped guard hair and distinct solid)
  • Red ( coats with red-orange or rust)
  • Beaver (a chocolate colour with some pigments)
  • Orange (orange coat with black colour strips)
  • Lavender (a light grey colour with a mix of purple)
  • Brindle (more than colour it looks like a pattern)
  • Cream ( it looks like white colour, this might change when the dog grows up)
  • Merle (a red colour coat, light blue or grey dots and patches)

The other colours are pure chocolate, black and white.

How long do the teacup Pomeranians live?

Generally, a Teacup Pomeranian lives up to 7-12 years which shows up the signs of ageing. But the lifespan can also extend up to 15 years. When compared to the other dogs, they do not have a long lifespan because of their weight and the small size. If you take care of the dog very carefully, it might live up to 15 years.

So here are some tips which you can increase the lifespan of the dog. They are by treating its health problems, making sure whether the dog has its regular exercises and feeding it with a well-balanced diet.

The personality of the Teacup Pomeranian

Do you know that these Teacup Pomeranians are very active, playful and friendly creatures? Almost they are full of energy and are ready to play anytime. They love to be cuddled every time and incredibly loyal to the owner.  Mostly, they are friendly to the members of the house it is living, but unfortunately, they are not kid-friendly.

Caring and safety of the Teacup Pomeranians.

The small size of them make all of the delicate and fragile. As they are too small, you might step on them unknowingly, therefore be careful once you handle them with kids. And the other thing is when you carry them, they might try to jump out of the arm, so if the jump out they might even die.

The Teacup Pomeranians have a habit of being overwhelmed when they hear terrifying sounds, loud voices and quick movements. So there must not be too much noise around. If your children are shouting loudly, explain to them the reason.

Separation anxiety and stress.

Think that you went out of the home for around 3 or 5 hours. The Teacup Pomeranian will not be a good dog for you. Since they are very social, they might feel the loneliness when they are left home alone. Even this can become the dog fully stressed.

There is also some negative point to talk about this dog. It is that they scatter the food all around the house, chewing up the toys and scratching the walls. So, the owner must always be there with him.  There are also dog-friendly restaurants, bars and stores where you can take your dog for a day out.