The Pomsky is a breed of dog that combines the appearance of the Siberian Husky with the compact size of the Pomeranian. They have an expressive head, pointed ears, lively eyes and a fluffy tail. They are known for their affectionate and energetic temperament.

General details

The breed is of medium size, with a height ranging between 25 and 45 centimeters, and a weight varying between 9 and 14 kilograms. The life expectancy of the Pomsky is estimated between 13 and 15 years. * This breed is not recognized by the International Canine Federation (FCI) and is not currently considered a purebred breed. Several canine associations classify it as a mixed breed or hybrid breed. It originates from the cross between Siberian Husky and Pomeranian.

Breed history in brief

The Pomsky is a relatively new breed of dog that originated in recent years as a result of a cross between a Siberian Husky and a Pomeranian. Although it does not have a long and established history, it has quickly gained popularity due to its adorable and charming appearance. The goal of breeding Pomskies was to combine the attractive characteristics of both breeds, resulting in a smaller dog with the distinctive appearance of the Siberian Husky. However, since the breed is relatively new, its exact standard and characteristics are still developing and may vary.

Breed characteristics

As for the physical characteristics of the Pomsky, its head is rounded with a short muzzle and small, erect ears. The eyes are usually medium sized and can have different colors, such as blue, brown or a combination of both. The tail is of medium length and may be curved or carried straight over the back. The coat is dense and soft, similar to that of the Husky. They can have a variety of colors and patterns, including white, black, gray, cream, brown, red and different shades. Some Pomskies may also have markings and spots in their coat. The Pomsky is known to be a playful, energetic and loyal breed. They are intelligent and affectionate dogs, who enjoy the company of their owners and can be good with children and other pets if properly socialized. However, due to their Husky heritage, they may inherit certain characteristics such as independence and a tendency to be stubborn.

Common health problems

The Pomsky, with optimal care and attention, can enjoy a long healthy life, although it is predisposed to certain health problems. Among the most common diseases or disorders are degenerative myelopathy, acromatopsia, gangliosidosis, hyperuricosuria and hyperuricemia, oculcutaneous albinism and progressive retinal atrophy.

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