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Pomachon Breed Information

The Pomachon is a bright, fun, and sweet dog whose biggest passions are to cuddle and love. Cute, sassy, and happy-go-lucky, this lovely pooch is an excellent fit for families with children, seniors, couples, singles, and novice owners. A cross between a Pomeranian and a Bichon Frise, the Pomachons are the modern beauties of the designer canine world. These affectionate companion dogs are fun, easy to train, and entirely dedicated to their human families. Their favorite activities include socializing at dog parks, going on family adventures, playing games of fetch, and cuddling.

BREED TYPE / MIX Hybrid / Pomeranian crossed with a Bichon Frise ENERGY Moderate SHEDDING Minimum TRAINING Responsive TEMPERAMENT Affectionate, Gentle, Loving, Playful ADULT WEIGHT 5-10 lbs ADULT HEIGHT 9-11 in LIFE SPAN 12-15 yrs

Pomachon Characteristics

  • The Pomachon is also known as the Bichonaranian and Pom Frise
  • Semi-hypoallergenic and low-shedding, the Pomachon is a great fit for those suffering from mild pet-related allergies
  • The Pomachon puppies are very intelligent, easy to train, and eager to please – they are excellent first pets for novice owners
  • Pomachon hybrid vigor. The Pomachons are not prone to the same ailments as their purebred parent breeds and are known to live longer healthier lives  
  • Curious and adventurous, the Bichonaranian is a natural-born explorer and a wonderful travel companion  
  • Pomachons are highly adaptable dogs. They are quick to adapt to both big and small living spaces
  • Gentle, fun, and affectionate, the Pomachon is a wonderful companion pet for kids
  • Laid-back and moderately active, the Pomachons make great pets for families with children, retirees, couples, and singles  
  • Pomachons are comfortable in both active and relaxed lifestyles  
  • Friendly, sociable, and outgoing, the Pomachon gets along great with other dogs, other household pets, and even strangers  

Pomachon Breeders

Like people, the most critical moments in a puppy's life starts in the beginning. It truly takes a special breeder to assist with nourishing and raising an Pomachon puppy properly. Only the nation's best Pomachon breeders can provide the best quality of life. Here at Premier Pups, we work hand-in-hand with our breeders. Providing a safe, natural, comfortable, and healthy environment for the nursing mother and her baby is essential.

The footage produced in our videos is 100% real. We directly take un-staged, unedited, and only authentic scenes at our breeder locations. We only align ourselves with Pomachon breeders whose standards are much higher than the rest. We spend consistent on-site time with our selected breeders and can undoubtedly say that our puppies come from a caring environment.

Pomachon Appearance

A dog of a cuddly teddy bear appearance, the Pomachon has a warm affectionate demeanor and a confident bouncy step. The Pomachon eyes are dark, sparky, and expressive, and their nose small and black. Their ears can either be floppy or pointed and their muzzle of a medium length. The adult Pomachon dogs sport a fluffy soft coat that can either be Bichon Frise curly, Pomeranian straight, or a wonderful mix of both, with colors that include white, black, tan, orange, or red. The Pomachon coat is minimal to non-shedding and can be considered semi-hypoallergenic. A petite adorable dog, the full-grown Pomachon stands at 9 to 15 inches tall and weighs between 6 to 17 pounds.  


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Pomachon Temperament

Pomachons, or Bichonaranians, are sweet, cuddly, and gentle dogs who love to snuggle up to their humans and spoil them with affection. These dogs crave human affection and interaction. They want to join their family in all activities both indoors and outdoors and they are very fond of adventures in which they can discover, explore, and socialize. That being said, Pomachons very much dislike being alone and fit best in a multi-pet household or with an owner that is with them for most of the day. As dogs that thrive on attention, Pomachons will do anything to get in the center of all action.

They enjoy performing comical stunts and don’t shy away from showing off their tricks to complete strangers.  As the offspring of two highly intelligent breeds – the people-pleasing Bichon Frise and the agile Pomeranian – the Pomachon should be effortless and fun to train. On occasion, the Pomachon puppy might inherit a pinch of stubbornness from his Pomeranian parent. With positive reinforcement and a delicious puppy treat, the stubborn streak will vanish quickly.  As calm and friendly pooches, Pomachon dogs make wonderful companion pets for toddlers, teens, and everyone in between. They are as playful and fun as they are gentle and sweet and they can keep kids entertained from dusk to dawn. When it comes to other dogs, the Pomachons love to meet and make new canine buddies. Dog parks are their favorite destination and multi-pet households are their ideal living environment.  

Pomachon History

The Pomachon, also referred to as Bichonarianian and Pom Frise is a designer crossbreed of a purebred Pomeranian and a purebred Bichon Frise. Having originated in 2010 in the United States, the Pomachon breed is among the newest and most popular designer crossbreed. These sweet dogs were bred for companionship and are famously known for their keen intelligence, merry disposition, and family-devoted nature. As they are a modern designer breed, the Pomachons lack a well-documented or rich history. To better understand this breed, we can take a look at the history of the Pomeranian and Bichon Frise parent breeds.  

The Pomeranian, a descendant of the ancient Spitz dog, is a breed of many talents. A member of the AKC Toy Group, the Pomeranian has been admired as a working dog, a competitor in canine sports, and a most adored companion pet. Also known as Pom and Loulou de Pomeranie, the Pomeranian originated in the Pomerania region of central Europe and has been at the top of the canine popularity chart in the United States for 30 consecutive years. With more notable admirers like royals Queen Victoria and King George IV, and celebrities Sylvester Stallone and Gwen Stefani, the Pomeranians are and have been one of the most popular toy companion pets for centuries.

The Bichon Frise, also known as Bichon a Poil Frise (Bichon with curly hair), originates from the 13th century Canary Islands. A breed that would charm kings and queens, the Bichon Frise spread across the world from Tenerife (in the Canary Islands) and rose to fame as both an adorable lapdog and a circus performer. The Bichon Frise pups are affectionate, sweet, and friendly dogs that amaze with their stunning appearance and comical dog tricks. Since the 13th century, these charismatic dogs have known a life of luxury at royal courts as well as great popularity as companion pets for common folk and high society families. Members of the Non-sporting group of the American Kennel Club, the Bichon Frise dogs are among the most sought-after lapdogs today.  

Although not yet recognized by the AKC, the Pomachon breed is recognized by the American Canine Hybrid Club, The International Designer Canine Registry, and the Designer Dogs Kennel Club.  

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Pomachon? The Pomachon is a designer hybrid resulting from a cross between a Pomeranian and a Bichon Frise.

How tall is the Pomachon? On average the Pomachon measures between 9 to 15 inches at the shoulder.

How much does the Pomachon weigh? The Pomachon weighs on average between 6 to 17 lbs.

What is the lifespan of a Pomachon? The average life expectancy of a Pomachon is between 12 to 16 years.

Is the Pomachon hypoallergenic? The Pomachon is not truly hypoallergenic, though they have a coat very similar to their Bichon Frise parent and therefore shedding is minimal to none making them a great option for those who suffer from pet allergies.

What colors are Pomachon’s? The most common colors include white, brown, tan, red, orange or black like the Pomeranian.

What is the Pomachon bred for? The designer hybrid was created as a companion dog.

Is the Pomachon easily trainable? They are very eager to please their owner and like to get attention. With consistency, praise and lots of positive reinforcement training should be fun and easy.

Is the Pomachon known by other names? Yes, the Pomachon is also referred to as Bichonaranian or Pom Frise.

What organizations and clubs recognize the Pomachon? The clubs and organizations that recognize the Pomachon include American Canine Hybrid Club, Designer Dogs Kennel Club, Dog Registry of America, and International Designer Canine Registry.

What is the temperament of the Pomachon? The Pomachon is a sweet, affectionate and spirited pup that loves to be the center of attention. Though some may have a stubborn streak in them if they take after their Pomeranian parent, they are still gentle and loving.

What are common health concerns with the Pomachon? Fortunately, there aren’t many known health concerns at this point. Kneecap dislocation (patellar luxation) and hip dysplasia could be a potential concern, as well as minor eye issues and problems with teeth that happen as your Pomachon gets older.

What type of owner is the Pomachon best suited for? They are perfect for families with children, singles and seniors. They really do well with anyone and are very adaptable to their environment.

Can Pomachon’s live in apartment settings? Yes. These dogs will adapt perfectly to apartment living. They will also do well in a large home. They are happy as long as they are with their owners.

Is the Pomachon easily trainable? This charming little pup is always happy and eager, which makes training a joy. Though, they do exhibit a bit of a stubborn streak this can be easily broken with plenty of positive reinforcement… and treats help too! With consistency and patience you will have no problem getting your puppy on the right track.

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