Pomsky Dogs 101 – The Adorable Siberian Husky Pomeranian Mix Designer Dogs
One of the more recent additions to the designer
dog world, the Pomsky, a.k.a. the Pomeranian
Husky is a result of crossing a Siberian Husky
and a Pomeranian.
And, he is gaining rapid popularity across
North America and Europe.
A Pomsky puppy is perhaps one of the most
dangerous things a dog lover could ever lay
Simply because of the fact they are so stinkin’
This relatively new breed tends to be of the
fluffy, cuddly variety, but there’s a lot
of variation in these pups, as well.
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Siberian Huskies and Pomeranians, the parent
breeds of the Pomsky, are both boast being
As such they share a common ancestry, including
being similar in appearance and temperament,
traits they have passed on to the Pomsky.
Although Pomeranians are now considered more
as lapdogs, their ancestors were larger working
dogs first seen in the Arctic regions of the
The Pomsky has only been around for twenty
years or so, having first appeared on the
scene in America and Canada with both countries
having now established their own breed clubs.
However, as yet the Pomsky is not recognized
by official international breed clubs which
includes The American Kennel Club.
Pomsky breeders have formed the Pomsky Club
of America, with the goal of achieving a recognized
This can take many generations, however, and
will likely not be accomplished anytime soon.
He is a great family dog.
The Pomsky loves being with the family and
wants to be included in everything.
This includes playing lots of games with the
However, because he can become a little overprotective
of his possessions which include “his” children.
Like his physical characteristics, the Pomsky’s
temperament can sometimes be hard to predict
and will depend on his individual genetic
He is known to be a social dog and as such,
the Pomsky usually gets along with other dogs.
If he has grown up with the family cat, they
generally get along well together.
This is not to say a Pomsky would not take
great delight in chasing off the neighbor’s
Since they have a fairly strong prey drive,
care has to be taken when he is around smaller
animals and pets.
Pomskies have inherited the intelligence of
both their parent breeds.
The Pomeranian is among the highest ranked
breed when it comes to intelligence and the
Husky is certainly no dumb dumb.
However, as with most designer breeds, some
Pomskies are smarter than others.
Because he is so eager to please, this charming
dog is quick to learn new things, but also
quick to pick up bad behaviors.
As such, early socialization and training
Your puppy needs to be taught the “basics”
from the moment he’s brought home.
Meet Norman, the Pomsky with over 77,000 Instagram
This pooch was adopted by his owners Rachel
and Matt from the small home breeding program
Northern California Pomskies Almost immediately
after bringing their new addition home, the
couple created an Instagram account for Norman,
showing off his sweet fluffy face and cute
features that include a set of dark rings
surrounding his adorable eyes.
All of his captions are written from the perspective
And fans just can’t get enough, with one writing:
‘I melt… cuteness overload’.
A link to his Instagram account can be found
in the description.
He may not keep his “baby Husky” appearance.
The Pomsky’s size is one of the key things
that makes him so popular.
Most images online show cute, fluffy puppies,
and you rarely get to see an adult Pomsky.
Pomskies can grow as much as 15 inches high
and reach up to 30 lbs.
Like all designer dogs, his size can vary
wildly from dog to dog.
The Teacup version is much smaller and weighs
There’ll be no more relaxing on the couch
right after work.
The Pomsky is an active dog and loves to play,
so you’ll have to make sure your pooch is
getting plenty of exercise.
Daily walks, maybe a short trip to the park
and lots of playing is what your dog will
be expecting from you every day, including
When not provided with an outlet for his energy,
he can turn destructive and develop various
The Pomsky’s coat is soft and fluffy and
is prone to a fair amount of shedding.
A Pomsky has a wonderful coat, generally,
in similar colors to his Husky mother’s,
that needs consistent brushing starting at
an early age.
You should also take him to a professional
groomer every now and then, for that “professional
He sheds almost all
year round, with higher intensity during warm
Be prepared for dog hair everywhere, on your
couch, on the floor, in your breakfast cereal…
The Pomsky is usually bred through artificial
insemination, which should be obvious because
of the size difference between the two dogs.
The mother tends to be a Husky and the Pomeranian
is the father.
Most of the footage seen in this video comes
from BB Pomskies.
A link to their YouTube channel
can be found in
the description below.