Did you know that the dog breed Pomeranians are named from the Pomerania region in Germany and Poland in Central Europe? Pomeranians are playful, active,sociable, and such a friendly dog breed. They are wonderful therapy dogs, and they are also trained as hearing assistance dogs. Pomeranians are usually very intelligent, and extroverted. They can hear mid and high frequency sounds that people don’t hear. They require a lot of grooming, but if you brush their hair a few times out of the week they won’t need to be groomed so much. Their fur is also very soft and can be different colors. Pomeranians look like a poof ball and fluffy. They can usually weigh seven to ten pounds as an adult. Their also, as an adult dog, they are eight inches long. Pomeranians would be a good family pet because they are generally perky, good with children, and are very friendly little dogs. Compare and Contrast: Pomeranians can live twelve to sixteen years and Chow Chows can live nine to fifteen years old. Pomeranians and Chow Chows both are not hypoallergenic. What else they have in common is they can both be black, orange, or tan. They both can be very good pets. Pomeranians and Chow Chows have some similarities and differences. Pomeranians and Chow Chows are very different, they do have some similarities too. Chow Chows have curved tails that come over their back. Pomeranians haves faces that look like fox faces. Chow Chows have black tongues and they can look like a baby lion sometimes. Male Chow Chows can grow to be nineteen to twenty two inches long, females can be eighteen to twenty inches long. Although Pomeranians have eye problems, however they are still a very playful dog. Pomeranians dog breed group is companion dogs. Pomeranians are good alert and alarm dogs and can be prone to barking. Sequence and Order: Do you know where Pomeranians first came from? They used to be twenty to thirty pounds and used as sled dogs. Queen Victoria of England bred sized them to only be seven to ten pounds. They were not used as sled dogs after that. Pomeranians first descended from the German splitz family of dogs. The breed has been made popular by a number of royal owners since the 18th century. They were regular classified in the 1900s. This is when they were used as sled dogs until the Queen down sized their breed. They were then introduced in England in the mid-19th century. Then they were known as pom poms. They are now in the top twenty most popular dog breeds in the USA. Now the fashion for small dogs has increased their popularity worldwide. Problem and Solution: Pomeranians are a cute and fuzzy haired breed. They have two coats of hair and one problem is that their hair that falls out can make your house really dirty. One solution to this is if you brush their fur regularly, bathe them, and trim it it can really avoid hair shedding. As pomeranians get older, their immune systems start to weaken. An infection and inflammation is likely to occur. A solution to help their immune system is feeding them omega-3 fatty acids that helps ease the problems so they feel more comfortable. Another issue is when the dog is in pain or is ill, they start to bite or nip if you go near them. One solution to this is if you say no or ouch even if it doesn’t hurt, get a chew toy or an ice treat, move away from them, ignore them for five minutes, and then give praise if the pup is chewing on the toy. There is a lot of problem to do with their health but they have many solutions to help. Cause and Effect:What causes Pomeranians to have immune system problems and what effects are there? One way is how they eat, or how the owner feeds them. When pomeranians eat anything and everything, it can cause their immune system to weaken and start to get infections. Because their breed was changed to be smaller, in Pomeranians minds they still think they are big dogs that don’t belong in a purse. Pomeranians have small mouths which cause overcrowded teeth. Since they are overcrowded, they develop more plaque and tarter than teeth that are normally spaced. Pomeranians knees can also slip out of place, and make it painful for them to walk. You can tell it happened when they are walking with holding one of their back legs up every few steps. Pomeranians can have heart murmurs and enlarged hearts. This does not affect the health or longevity of their life, but it can be severe and require vet assistance, medications, or special precautions. Pomeranians need to be treated well and taken care of properly so they are not in pain.