Pomapoo Puppies For Sale
If you’re searching for a mini puppy with high intelligence and that will shower you with affection than the Pomapoo may be the perfect breed for you. Also known as the Pooranian, Pompoo and Pomeroodle, the Pomapoo is a cross breed of two loveable lap dog breeds, the Pomeranian and the Toy Poodle. Though these breeds have been around for more than 200 years, they only started gaining in popularity over the last 20 years.
Appearance and Grooming
As with all mixed breeds, you can never be certain what your puppies coat is going to look like. The only guarantee you have is that your Pomapoo will be adorable! They can have hair that is short to medium in its length and can appear curly, wavy, or straight depending on the length. Their coloring can show as one solid coat or can appear as multi-colored and may come in various shades of brown, black, red, or white. Grooming, including nail trimming and teeth cleaning is recommended every 3 to 4 months.
These loving and loyal puppies can mirror either of their parent breeds when it comes to their overall temperament. They can be friendly and outgoing like the Poodle, or more reserved like the Pomeranian. Either way you can guarantee they are affectionate, intelligent, and playful. They have a low to moderate level of energy which makes them great indoor dogs that are more than happy to spend most of their day snuggling next to you.
Family and Companionship
These devoted doggies are the perfect match for someone retired or single as they are excellent companion dogs that form strong attachments and always want to be close by. Though they have enough love to go around, because of their strong need for attachment they tend to connect with one person more so over others and has the tendency to become anxious when this person leaves for an extended period of time.
They are very family friendly, but because of their small size they may not be best suited for a family with small children who may not understand the delicacy of such a small breed.
Due to their small stature they require minimal exercise, but don’t be fooled these playful puppies still have energy to burn and will utilize the house as their own private playground. Though they get much needed exercise indoors it is still recommended that they do be walked every so often to familiarize them with their outside surroundings. Don’t forget the leash! These curious pups have the tendency to wonder away in search of exploration!
Training and Socialization
Socialization and training plays a very important role in how your puppy develops behaviors and manners. It is recommended that they should start receiving training and socialization with dogs both, big and small, old and young within the first 4 months of their young lives and continue into their adult years.
Pomapoos are smart and, as such, they are quick learners. They can learn new tricks even into their adult years. But they respond best to positive reinforcement, they adore the praise, love and especially the treats!
Frequently Asked Questions
The Pomapoo is designer mix between a Poodle and a Pomeranian.
The Pomapoo has an average height of 8 to 10 inches and an average weight of 8 to 10 pounds. Depending on their inherited genetics, some Pomapoo’s may get slightly larger.
No, they have a sweet and affectionate temperament. They are friendly to both people and other dogs.
The average life expectancy of a Pomapoo is between 12 to 14 years.
Yes, even though they will shed less, they still adopt this trait from their Pomeranian parent.
They are available in, brown, black, white, red, fawn, merle, sable or a combination of any of these colors.
They don’t require a lot of exercise, but they will still need a short daily walk and some active indoor play each day. Make sure to keep plenty of safe toys available to them.
Like other smaller dogs, Pomapoo’s are susceptible to dental issues (like early tooth loss), so you should practice brushing their teeth daily.
While many think it was to help with shedding or just their shear cuteness, they were actually bred for their agility and companionship.
I full grown Pomapoo will require 1 to 1 ½ cups of high quality food each day split into two separate meals. A puppy will require half of this, but still with two separate meals and maybe even a third.
It is recommended to brush your Pomapoo every 1-2 days to prevent tangles and mats. This also helps to keep shedding at a minimum. They will need a haircut every 4 to 12 weeks by a professional groomer.
The best way to prevent and control the staining is to wash your Pomapoo’s face gently every day.
Because this is a mixed breed the AKC does not recognize the Pomapoo in its standard registry, therefore they cannot be registered.
The short answer is yes. The Pomapoo is affectionate, intelligent and protective. They are known for their sweet and gentle nature around family members and particularly children. They can become quite anxious in the company of strangers until they become comfortable, which can cause a bit of barking. Early training and socialization can help to control this and keep your little one calm.
The Pomapoo is an intelligent breed that is eager to please its humans. Because of this they learn very quickly. As with all dog’s patience, consistency and positive reinforcement is key.