A Pomsky is a cross between the smallest German spitz-type dog, Pomeranian and a sled dog from Alaska, Siberian Husky. Pomskies are bred using a female Siberian Husky and a male Pomeranian to avoid complication in birth if the pup took on the size of the Siberian Husky. Given the difference in size of both breed, it was mixed using the artificial insemination method. Is it cute? Definitely! Is it the dog you’re looking for? Read on and learn what makes this mixed breed so lovable.
Get To Know The Small And Extremely Cute Pomsky
What is a Pomsky?
A Pomsky is a very popular mixed breed nowadays. It is a very energetic and playful dog. Affectionate and quite protective, strangers may not always be welcome unless they feel safe from them. On that note, they make a good watchdog. Pomskies are the perfect breed for those who wants a Siberian husky but have a small space to spare.
What does a Pomsky look like?
The looks of a Pomsky depends on what genes were passed on its first generation. It was ideally made to look like a Siberian Husky having the size of a Pomeranian. It would weigh for around 15 to 30 pounds and 10 to 15 inches tall. This cute fur baby has a medium size head proportional to its body and a medium length muzzle. Its colors may vary from red, white, black, brown, cream, orange, blue, tan or mixed.
What is a Pomsky like?
A Pomsky is best suited with older children but can also be good with the younger ones when early exposed and trained to be around them. It would be good to expose them early with other animal pets. They have a lot of energy and needs a good amount of exercise especially if it’s living in a small-spaced home. Pomsky can tolerate cold weathers and can do fine with warm climates as long as it wouldn’t be too hot.
How are Pomskies groomed?
Pomsky is a moderate shedder and needs daily brushing. They would need a regular trim on their nails when it gets long and to be bathed when needed but not too often. Overall you just need to prepare for those lose hair.
What are the possible health concerns of a Pomsky?
Like any other mixed breed, it has a tendency to have the same health problems as its parents. Pomsky can be prone to eye problems, epilepsy, allergies, hip dysplasia, Legg-Perthe’s, dental problems, patellar luxation, and collapsed trachea. When you see symptoms for any of those medical issues it would be best to have your vet check on them.
How costly can a Pomsky be?
It would cost you around $1200 to $5500 to own a Pomsky. Aside from how much they cost you would also have to spend on their vaccines and deworming, collar and leash. Those would cost at most $400. Yearly food, training, and toys come between $300-$500. Booster shots, Flea preventions, and check-ups for around $400 to $500.
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If you want a mixed breed dog oozing with cuteness, you can never go wrong with a Pomsky! This fluffy and cuddly pooch will definitely melt your heart with his loyalty and intelligence.
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