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Pomapoo Characteristics: The Sweet-tempered and Clever Pomapoo is a breed of Toy / Small dog is a Hybrid / Mix crossbreed, bred from a Pomeranian and Poodle.

The Pomapoo , is characterized by its cute, adorable appearance with its friendly and loving expression. This "designer dog" hybrid breed exhibits the combination of characteristics, and a temperament mix, associated with the Pomeranian and the Poodle.

The goal of crossing the two breeds was to create 'Pomadoodle' puppies that incorporated the passive, laid-back, home loving nature of the Pomeranian with the high intelligence and non-shedding coat of the Poodle.

The temperament of the Pomapoo can be described as Smart, Home-loving, sociable. The coat type of the Pomapoo is described as varied coat type depending on hereditary traits in assorted colors.  Due to its characteristics and qualities, the Pomapoo demonstrated the desired traits of a Watch dog, Companion and Pet dog and is known by its nick name the "Pomadoodle". The origin of the Pomapoo dog breed was in United States where it was developed in the mid to late 1900's.

Pomapoo Dog Type - Hybrid / Mix (Unrecognised as a breed): Pomeranian / Poodle: The Pomapoo is one of the many types of dogs described as a Hybrid / Mix, bred from the Pomeranian and Poodle.

Other names for the Pomapoo : The Pomapoo is known by the nickname of the "Pomadoodle". Other names for this breed of dog include the Pom-A-Poo, Poopom, Pomadoodle and Pomeroodle

Origin of the name: The origin of the name "Pomapoo" derives from a combination of the names of the dog's parents.

Pomapoo History and Origin: The country of origin of the Pomapoo breed was in United States during the mid to late 1900's. The lineage of the hybrid Pomapoo is a combination of two dog breeds. The Pomeranian, the "Puffball", originated in Germany as a Companion and Lapdog during the 1800's. The Poodle, the "Caniche", began as a water dog, specifically as a duck retriever, in Germany during the 1500's.

During the 1990's dog breeders began to create the so-called 'Designer Dogs" and began to develop a new breed based on the combined qualities of the Poodle and the Pomeranian.

The breeding programs resulted in the Pomapoo, an captivating dog that incorporated the placid, home loving personality of the Pomeranian with the low shedding coat and cleverness of the Poodle.. The hybrid Pomapoo was found to be sociable and companionable and was a great success with families and considerate children. The cross-breed Pomapoo is currently recognized by the Designer Dogs Kennel Club (DDKC) and the American Canine Hybrid Club (ACHC).

Pomapoo Height: This breed is classified as a Toy / Small sized dog. The height to the shoulder of a male dog is 8 to 10 inches (Small size). The height to the shoulder of a female dog is slightly less.

Pomapoo Weight: Not surprisingly for a Toy / Small sized dog, the weight of a Pomapoo male dog is only 5 to 15 pounds lbs (Small size). The weight of the smaller female dog is slightly less than the male.

Pomapoo Coat Type - LOW shedding coat: The coat type is described as varied coat type depending on hereditary traits and the Pomapoo coat can therefore be short or long  soft or silky hair that can be a loose wavy coat, a tight curly / ringlet coat or a straight coat.

Pomapoo Coat Colors: The colors of this dog breed consist of assorted colors consisting of white, red, black and brown. N.B. The term "Red" refers to reddish shades of orange, brown, and tan colors.

Pomapoo Grooming Requirements: The grooming needs of the Pomapoo is dependent on the type of coat it has inherited from its parents, either the Pomeranian or the Poodle. The Pomeranian has moderate grooming requirements and the Poodle has high grooming needs. The grooming needs and requirements of the Pomapoo should include bathing the dog on a monthly basis and making regular checks of the teeth, nails, eyes and ears.  

Pomapoo Litter Size: The litter size of this dog breed ranges from 3 to 5 puppies. Pomapoo puppies for sale can be obtained reputable breeders and from rescue centers. The cost of Pomapoo puppies varies depending on location, pedigree history and the dog breeder.

Pomapoo Temperament and personality: The temperament and personality of the charming Pomapoo breed is described as sweet-tempered, smart, home-loving, sociable and clever.

Pomapoo Exercise Requirements - LOW Exercise Requirements: The exercise requirements of this breed of dog is low. The Pomapoo requires regular daily exercise consisting of approximately 30 minutes every day.

This small dog has a smooth, fluid gait with small strides and only requires a fairly slow speed by the owner to meet the dogs exercise requirements. Remember that it would take a lot of extra steps by your dog to keep up with your normal walking pace.

Pomapoo Diet: A fully grown Pomapoo should be fed twice a day. A diet consisting of a premium dog food can be balanced with fresh food eaten by the family. The question is What Can Dogs Eat?. Check out our comprehensive list of what dogs can and what dogs cannot eat.

Pomapoo Health Problems: Potential health problems of the Pomapoo breed have not yet been fully established, but there is the possibility of inherited, genetic health issues. Resolving health problems can prove to be expensive and it is always wise to obtain pet insurance or dog health insurance when buying a dog. Is the Pomapoo dog breed said to be Hypoallergenic? Answer: Yes (Refer to Hypoallergenic Dogs).

Pomapoo Lifespan: The life expectancy of dogs vary according to the size, breed of dog and any serious health problems. The typical lifespan of the Pomapoo breed is 10 to 14 years.

Pomapoo Male Dog Names: Male Dog names are most often chosen to reflect favorite names of the owner or the strength, size, coloring and country of origin of the Pomapoo breed. To give you some inspiration regarding good male Pomapoo names our small selection might be of help with naming boy dogs. Out top male dog names are: Beau *** Hank *** Rusty *** Scout *** Luke *** Bo *** Sparky *** Tyson *** Chance *** Brady.

Pomapoo Female Dog Names: Female Dog names tend to be softer, prettier and reflect the temperament of the Pomapoo girl dog. Our top choice of good female Pomapoo names are Mocha *** Shelby *** Honey *** Nikki *** Cleo *** Fiona *** Misty *** Pearl *** Xena *** Gabby.

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