Q:

Are pomskies real dogs?

A:

Quick Answer

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

Full Answer

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
Sources:

Related Questions

  • Q:

    Is fish bad for dogs?

    A: WebMD indicates that thoroughly cooked fish is safe for a dog, but raw fish is dangerous and potentially fatal. Raw fish has bacteria that can make dogs se... Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How smart are dogs?

    A: Canine intelligence is measured in a variety of ways, including memory, agility, problem solving abilities and adaptability. Some dogs have problem-solving... Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    Can dogs be mentally retarded?

    A: According to Pet Medicine Alberta, dogs can suffer from mental illness which sometimes manifests as the canine equivalent of autism. Symptoms can display a... Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    Are dogs mammals?

    A: Dogs are mammals. They are warm-blooded, which means they generate the heat of their own bodies. They have fur, and mother dogs feed their young with milk ... Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore