Although they are not purebreds, Pomskies are real dogs. They are a cross between a Siberian husky and a Pomeranian and are increasingly growing in popularity among dog lovers.Continue Reading
Pomskies range in height from 10 to 15 inches tall and can weigh as much as 30 pounds. Because they are a relatively new mix, their appearance and temperament are highly variable. Most Pomskies are the result of a cross between a male Pomeranian and a female Siberian husky; the small size of Pomeranian females might cause gestation and birth complications if bred to a larger breed of dog.
Pomskies are generally playful and intelligent dogs that require at least moderate animal handling skills because they are very likely to inherit the independent, stubborn nature of their Pomeranian parent.Learn more about Dogs
According to The Kennel Club, dogs breeds that don't shed include Lagotto Romagnolos, Irish Water Spaniels, Spanish Water Dogs and Bouvier des Flandres. Additional breeds that do not shed are Giant and Miniature Schnauzers, Portuguese Water Dogs, Russian Black Terriers, Hungarian Pulis, Komondors, Bichon Frises, Bologneses, Chinese Cresteds, Coton de Tulears, Havaneses, Malteses, Yorkshire Terriers, Lhasa Apsos, Mexican Hairless Dogs, Poodles, Shih Tzus, Tibetan Terriers, Bedlington Terriers, Dandie Dinmont Terriers, Glen of Imaal Terriers and Sealyham Terriers.Full Answer >
A dog that sheds excessively may be suffering from such ailments as parasitic or fungal infections, allergies, Cushing's disease, allergic reactions to medication, cancer or an immune disorder, according to WebMD. Dogs that lack proper nutrition are also prone to shedding more than normal.Full Answer >
Although it was previously believed that dogs could only see in black and white, new studies indicate that dogs have limited color vision and can see the colors blue, yellow and gray. Dog do not have the ability to see the range of colors between green and red.Full Answer >
Tickling is still poorly understood by science, but it doesn't appear that dogs are ticklish like humans. However, dogs do have a well-known reflex, called the scratch reflex, which triggers them to twitch a leg when touched in certain areas. This is popularly referred to as being ticklish.Full Answer >