Welcome to our guide to the Teacup Pomeranian.
The DogExperts.info website aims to ask questions to breeders, vets and experienced owners to get the answers to your most frequently asked questions about the Teacup Pomeranian breed of dog.
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Why Choose a Teacup Pomeranian?
What is a Teacup Pomeranian and what makes a person choose to buy this breed over others?
Nikki of Mini Pomeranians says: “That one is easy 🙂
- a teacup is smaller than the standard size breed which is used for show /breeding
- as pups they got into a teacup like other tiny breeds ( chihuahuas etc )
- if you have a 6ft mum and 6ft dad you are likely to get a 6ft offspring
- teacups are under standard size (2.5kg)
- micro poms and micros in other breeds are under 1kg
- so tiny they can have health issues so we generally aim for 1-2kg as an adult by putting a small mum with a tinier dad
Why choose one? Besides they are adorable in looks they are adorable in character. Very intelligent, quick to learn tricks, very loyal, very loving and will follow you everywhere. Man (and woman’s) best friend for life (and they live a long time – 14 years plus).”
What type of owners buy a Teacup Pomeranian?
“Usually women or when men buy it’s for their g/f, wife or daughter. The temperament is amazing! They are very intelligent and very affectionate and love all the attention you can give them and they are very loyal and lots of fun. They do actually smile!
My advice for going for a teacup Pom instead of other breeds …is go for it! You will never want a different breed ever again! They are very addictive and many customers come back for another!”
What in your opinion are the best things about the Teacup Pomeranian breed?
Why do you think the Teacup Pomeranian is special?
What are your favourite things about the Teacup Pomeranian?
Are you glad you choose to buy a Teacup Pomeranian and not another breed?
How would you describe the Teacup Pomeranian temperament?
What advice might you give to people thinking about whether they should buy a Teacup Pomeranian over other breeds?
History & Origins
What are the history and origins of the Teacup Pomeranian?
About The Breed
What colors of Teacup Pomeranian are most popular?
What does the Teacup Pomeranian look like?
What are the pros/cons of the Teacup Pomeranian breed?
What can a new owner expect in terms of differences between the Teacup Pomeranian and other breeds?
Do they attract a lot of interest and curiosity from the public?
What type of typical personality does the Teacup Pomeranian have?
Is it possible to describe a fairly typical Teacup Pomeranian?
What is the breed standard/description for the Teacup Pomeranian?
Were there particular colors people preferred and that maybe you focused on?
Nikki says: “The most popular colour varies from country to country. UAE tend to like white and boys, U.K. Like cream and girls, USA like little dog boo colours. At Prestige Pomeranians Ltd we specialise in rare and sought after colours and delivery worldwide including USA, UAE and Europe.”
Are there any downsides to owning a Teacup Pomeranian that prospective owners should be aware of?
Is the Teacup Pomeranian breed of dog suitable for first-time dog owners?
Some breeds can be described as greedy and prone to weight issues, would this apply to the Teacup Pomeranian?
What are the key differences when compared to other breeds?
Is the Teacup Pomeranian a breed suitable for a person or family that are out at work all day?
Some owners seek a breed suitable for barking and offering a guard dog role – how does the Teacup Pomeranian match up to that role?
Are there myths about the Teacup Pomeranian – in other words do new potential owners come to you with misconceptions about this breed?
We asked a number of breeders in the UK and America what essential advice they would give to new owners of Teacup Pomeranian puppies and this is what they said:
What types of questions do you get once owners get their Teacup Pomeranian home?
Can you tell us something most owners would not know – tips, secrets etc from your years of experience?
What is the typical temperament of a Teacup Pomeranian, so people know what to expect from their new pet?
When fully grown how much on average does a Teacup Pomeranian weigh?
When the Teacup Pomeranian is full grown in size what is the maximum height and length expected to be?
Is the Teacup Pomeranian ever crossed or mixed with other breeds of dog?
Does the Teacup Pomeranian smell or drool a lot?
Do you have a Teacup Pomeranian growth chart?
What breed group does the Teacup Pomeranian come under?
What type of coat do they have?
Can they swim?
What does the movement of the tail show, does it mean they are trying to ‘talk to us’ or give us some message?
Are there some types of people that you can suggest the Teacup Pomeranian is not suitable for, perhaps families?
How is the Teacup Pomeranian with children?
Do you think the Teacup Pomeranian is suitable for families with young children?
How does the Teacup Pomeranian get along with other (existing) pets and do you have any tips or advice for new Teacup Pomeranian owners in terms of successful integration?
Is it better to buy one Teacup Pomeranian or two?
Should prospective new owners be aware of any differences between males and females?
Would the Teacup Pomeranian be suitable as a guard dog?
Can I leave my Teacup Pomeranian during the day while I go to work? (under suitability)
What is the expected average lifespan of the Teacup Pomeranian?
In terms of life expectancy, how long on average would the Teacup Pomeranian breed live to?
Food & Diet
Do you have any special feeding routines or diet?
Do you have any feeding advice or brands that you prefer?
How to handle the Teacup Pomeranian puppy to start off – how much food, what type, how often?
What feeding routines and types of food/supplements do you recommend?
What to buy in terms of equipment? Bowls etc
Do owners need to consider supplements for their Teacup Pomeranian?
How about for older dogs?
Buying – How Much Do They Cost?
How much did your Teacup Pomeranian cost to buy?
Can you offer advice to people looking to buy a Teacup Pomeranian and how much should they spend?
What advice would you offer new Teacup Pomeranian owners?
What types of people are buying the Teacup Pomeranian and why?
Where can I buy Teacup Pomeranian rescue dogs or find a Teacup Pomeranian for adoption? Please note that buying or searching for a ‘cheap’ Teacup Pomeranian can be false economy as they may have health issues that cost you far more in the long-term – always buy from a good and responsible breeder!
How much do Teacup Pomeranian puppies for sale cost on average?
Do I need public liability insurance or a license?
How would you describe the Teacup Pomeranian puppy to potential new owners?
What types of owners are best suited to owning a Teacup Pomeranian?
What colors and sizes are most popular?
Are there things new owners do that perhaps frustrate you?
What can people expect when they become a new owner?
What inspired you to become a breeder and did you start with the Teacup Pomeranian?
As a Teacup Pomeranian breed expert, are there any ‘essential’ tips you would like to share with new owners?
Are there specific times of the year that you breed?
Choosing a puppy from a litter, what advice could you offer potential new owners in terms of selecting ‘the one’?
How long does it take to housetrain/potty train a Teacup Pomeranian?
When can you take them out in public and how do you handle them around other dogs?
Will they run off – when is it safe to let them off the lead?
We invite you to email us your Teacup Pomeranian’s pictures, in particular we are looking for photos showing Teacup Pomeranian puppies at 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 weeks old as well as early pictures such as 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 months old to a year old.
Do they have any nicknames or does the Teacup Pomeranian have popular names?
If my Teacup Pomeranian is pregnant what might the litter size be?
Could the Teacup Pomeranian be dangerous around young children?
How do you deal with a problem barker – any tips and advice to new owners?
How do you prevent a Teacup Pomeranian biting?
How do you prevent a Teacup Pomeranian chewing?
How do you stop a Teacup Pomeranian jumping up?
Does the Teacup Pomeranian have an issue with excessive digging?
Why does my Teacup Pomeranian keep growling and barking?
Is there a reason my Teacup Pomeranian dog is often scratching excessively?
Do they suffer from separation anxiety and how can I prevent this?
In comparison perhaps to other breeds what can you say about the Teacup Pomeranian and their exercise needs and do you have any tips or advice for new Teacup Pomeranian owners?
As a breeder of the Teacup Pomeranian , do you prefer a collar or harness?
As an expert of the Teacup Pomeranian breed do you prefer a standard leash or retractable?
Can you offer any dog walking tips for Teacup Pomeranian owners?
Playtime & Tricks
What games and toys can you recommend for the Teacup Pomeranian?
Are there toys you suggest avoiding?
How intelligent is the Teacup Pomeranian compared to other dog breeds?
How much can they understand?
Do you have any special grooming routines or tips and advice for new Teacup Pomeranian owners?
How much time is involved?
What accessories are required to be purchased for grooming a Teacup Pomeranian?
Any advice/tips you can give concerning maintenance of nails?
How much do Teacup Pomeranian shed and how do I maintain their hair and how often?
How can I prevent or cure ear infections?
Do you have any tips for eye care?
Is the Teacup Pomeranian a hypoallergenic breed?
Any advice/tips you can give concerning cleaning and bathing your Teacup Pomeranian?
Can you offer new Teacup Pomeranian owners advice concerning fleas and maybe products you use in treatment and prevention?
What advice and tips could you offer to owners who might wish to follow your path in showing the Teacup Pomeranian?
What started your interest in showing the Teacup Pomeranian?
If a new owner perhaps wanted to meet other owners or find out more – perhaps they have an interest in joining a local club or maybe they wonder how they can start showing their Teacup Pomeranian – where would they begin?
Can you offer any advice to others who may be wondering if they can also start showing?
How would an owner know they have a show-quality Teacup Pomeranian and how would they start off?
Can you give away any of your secrets?!
Is showing very expensive and why do you think people like to do it?
What do judges look for in a winner?
What inspired you to become a breeder and did you start with Teacup Pomeranians?
What official organisations are there for the new Teacup Pomeranian owner and what benefits or services do they provide?
In buying a Teacup Pomeranian, can you offer advice and tips to new owners?
How did you go from being an owner to getting into breeding?
Do you think the breed’s popularity has increased, decreased or remains the same?
How did you progress to becoming a breeder and why focus on breeding the Teacup Pomeranian out of all the breeds you could have chosen?
What do you think makes the Teacup Pomeranian special to you?
Are there things that you see owners doing that frustrate you?
As a breed expert, are there any ‘essential’ tips you would like to share with new owners?
In comparison perhaps to other breeds what is it like to train a Teacup Pomeranian and do you have any tips or advice for new Teacup Pomeranian owners?
How should new owners approach bringing a new Teacup Pomeranian home, any advice and tips you can give?
Should I allow my Teacup Pomeranian to sleep in my bed or elsewhere in the house?
Do you recommend crate training and how long does this take?
Should my Teacup Pomeranian sleep in a kennel or crate?
Health is always a major concern when buying a dog, do you have any advice for new Teacup Pomeranian owners to be aware of in particular?
Are there any health-related tips you can give to owners?
What sort of health issues should owners be on the lookout for?
What is the recommended schedule for vaccinations for your Teacup Pomeranian?
Can you offer any advice on how to treat and prevent worms?
What type of health issues can a Teacup Pomeranian have and how do you deal with preventing these?
Why does my Teacup Pomeranian have diarrhea?
Do they suffer from itchy and sensitive skin and if so why?
Why is my Teacup Pomeranian vomiting and do I go to the vets?
When should I take my Teacup Pomeranian for vaccinations and which ones do they need and how often?
How often will my Teacup Pomeranian be in heat?
Should I consider getting my Teacup Pomeranian spayed or neutered and when and how much does this cost and what are the benefits?
My Teacup Pomeranian is limping, what should I do and should I go to a veterinarian surgeon?
Do they suffer from allergies?
Why is my Teacup Pomeranian not eating?
How much does it cost to insure my Teacup Pomeranian?
What healthcare issues or diseases might be excluded from companies that provide Teacup Pomeranian dog health insurance?
What age would you class as an ‘older or senior’ Teacup Pomeranian?
Do you notice any changes in their behaviour?
What changes in food and diet would you suggest making for an older Teacup Pomeranian?
Do you feed any supplements to an older Teacup Pomeranian – or anything else which helps them as they age?
Are there any health issues particular to a senior Teacup Pomeranian dog?
Do you have any advice for owners of an older/senior Teacup Pomeranian or tips you can pass on?
Here is a really nice video on a bunch of Teacup Pomeranian puppies.
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