The Pomeranian is a breed of dog of the Spitz type, named for the Pomerania region in Central Europe . 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. It has been determined by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale to be part of the German Spitz breed, and in many countries, they are known as the Zwergspitz . The breed has been made popular by a number of royal owners since the 17th century. Queen Victoria owned a particularly small Pomeranian and consequently the smaller variety became...
|Breed Group:||Toy Group|
|Place of Origin:||Germany|
|Also Known As:||Zwers, Zwergspitz, Pom, Spitz enano, Spitz nain, Toy German Spitz, Loulou, Dwarf spitz, Dvärgspets, Zwergspitz, Tysk spets|