Aussie Pom:Australian Shepherd and Pomeranian Mix
Facts & Origin
Australian Shepherd and Pomeranian mix - a hybrid breed
Introducing the newest mixed breed on the puppy market - the Australian Shepherd Pomeranian! These furry bundles of energy are the perfect combination of playful and loyal, and will quickly become a cherished member of your family.
The Pomeranian-Australian Shepherd mix, also known as the Pom-Aussie, is a blend of two popular dog breeds: the Pomeranian and the Australian Shepherd. The Pomeranian is a small, sociable breed known for its intelligence and lively personality. The Australian Shepherd is a medium to large breed known for its herding abilities and energy. A Pom Aussie could combine the intelligence and sociability of the Pomeranian with the energy and herding ability of the Australian Shepherd. However, it is important to note that a mixed breed's appearance and behavior depends on a variety of factors, including its parents' genes, how it was raised, and its environment.
Australian Shepherd-Pomeranian mix dogs are loyal and loving companions. They are intelligent and easily trainable. They are active and playful, but can also be calm and relaxed. They are good with children and other pets.
There are many questions that might be asked in connection with the Pomeranian-Australian Shepherd mix. Some examples are:
- How big will a Pomeranian-Australian Shepherd mix grow to be?
- Does a Pomeranian-Australian Shepherd mix need a lot of grooming?
- Are Pomeranian-Australian Shepherd mixes good with children?
- What is the temperament of a Pomeranian-Australian Shepherd mix?
- How much exercise does a Pomeranian-Australian Shepherd mix need?
- Can a Pomeranian-Australian Shepherd mix serve as a guard dog?
- How trainable are Pomeranian-Australian Shepherd mixes?
- Does a Pomeranian-Australian Shepherd mix have any special health concerns?
These are just a few examples of questions that might be asked in connection with this breed. There are many other questions that could relate to the appearance, behavior, care and health of Pomeranian-Australian Shepherd mixes. And it is these questions that we will address in this description.
|Origin||USA / Germany|
|Life expectancy||10 - 16 years|
|Activity level||high - low|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of Australian Shepherd and Pomeranian mix - Such is probably his nature.
The Australian Shepherd-Pomeranian mix is a cross between the Australian Shepherd and the Pomeranian. These two breeds are very different, but they make a great mix. The Australian Shepherd is a herding dog that is also used for guarding and protecting. They are very loyal and protective of their family. The Pomeranian is a small dog breed that is known for being very friendly and outgoing. They are also very intelligent and easy to train.
The Australian Shepherd-Pomeranian mix makes a great family dog. They are loyal and protective of their family, but they are also very friendly and outgoing. They are intelligent and easy to train. They are a great mix of two very different breeds.
Health and breeding information
What diseases can occur in Australian Shepherd and Pomeranian mix.
If you are thinking of adding an Aussie Pom to your family, you should be aware of the possible health problems this breed can have.
The most common health problem in Australian Shepherd Pomeranians is hip dysplasia, a condition that can lead to arthritis and joint pain later in life. This breed is also prone to eye problems such as cataracts and glaucoma, and ear infections are also common.
While these health problems can be severe, they can be managed with proper veterinary care. With regular checkups and a healthy lifestyle, your Australian Shepherd-Pomeranian mix can enjoy a long, happy life.
What does this mixed breed look like?
This breed has a thick, fluffy coat that is usually either black, brown or white in color. They have a wide range of coat colors including black, blue, brown, cream, gray, red, silver and white.
What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?
The Australian Shepherd-Pomeranian mix is a small to medium sized dog. They typically weigh between 5-15 kg and are 35-50 cm tall. They have a double coat, with the outer coat being dense and smooth and the undercoat soft and thick. The coat is usually black and white, but can also be brown, red or blue. They have a broad head, almond-shaped eyes and a short stubby tail.
|Ear shape||Standing Ears|
|Tail||fanned out - rolled up|
|Anatomy||sporty, slim, square|
|Size ♀||12 - 54 cm|
|Weight ♀||2 - 32 kg|
|Size ♂||17 - 58 cm|
|Weight ♂||2 - 32 kg|
Elbow dysplasia (ED)
Elbow joint dysplasia is a chronic disease complex of the elbow joint of fast growing dog breeds.
Hip dysplasia (HD)
The hip dysplasia or hip joint dysplasia of the dog (HD) is a maldevelopment of the hip joint.
The MDR1 defect is a defect in the MDR1 gene that can occur in some breeds of dogs and in humans. This results in the deficient or absent synthesis of a certain protein which is an important component of the blood-brain barrier, leading to hypersensitivity to some drugs.
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) is a slowly progressive death of the retina in dogs.
Often occurs in old age.
Chronic eye infections can be very painful in dogs and can be treated with medication. In rare cases, the cornea must be treated.
Can occur frequently in dogs and can sometimes be treated with medication.
Patellar luxation is the term used to describe a displacement of the kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs.
The average life expectancy of an Australian Shepherd-Pomeranian mix is between 13 and 15 years.
A Pomeranian-Australian Shepherd mix will likely need plenty of exercise and exercise, as both parents are breeds that love to work and play. Make sure your Pom-Aussie has plenty of opportunities to run and play every day to use up his energy and get his physical and mental stimulation.
This breed has high maintenance needs and must be brushed and combed daily to avoid matting. The coat should also be trimmed regularly.
Yes, this breed can be a good family pet as long as it is properly socialized and trained.
Health problems that can affect this breed include hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia, and eye disease.
Pomeranian-Australian Shepherd mixes could do well with children as long as they are well socialized and trained. However, it is important that children learn to be respectful of dogs and that parents supervise interactions between their children and dogs.
Pomeranian-Australian Shepherd mixes are likely to be trainable, as both parents are breeds known for their intelligence and ability to learn. It is important to start educating and training your Pom Aussie early and be consistent and positive to get the best results. Use rewards and praise to encourage desired behavior and ignore or correct undesired behavior immediately.
A Pomeranian-Australian Shepherd mix could potentially serve as a guard dog, but it depends on a variety of factors, such as its temperament, upbringing, and training. In general, however, Pomeranians are smaller and less likely to be effective guard dogs, while Australian Shepherds are larger and more likely to serve as guard dogs. However, a Pom Aussie might well be a good alert animal, warning you when something suspicious is nearby. It is important to note that a dog's ability to serve as a guard dog also depends on its upbringing and training, and it is important to be responsible with this role.
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