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Are pomskies real dogs?

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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.

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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.

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