The Pomchi is a designer mix combining a purebred Pomeranian with a purebred Chihuahua. This is a small dog with a big personality. They make great watchdogs, alerting their family with their quick bark. These little dogs will ferociously protect their family.
A Pomchi is bred to be loyal companion animal, bonding closely with their family. They are sweet cuddlers who make great lap dogs, desiring to be with their people and disliking isolation. Socialization should begin early to ensure an accepting temperament. This mix loves to play and run around the house, so take care with them underfoot. Considering their small size, they are surprisingly active and have an appetite to match.
A Pomchi has a life expectancy of 14-18 years.
Size & Activity Level
Pomchis are small with a mature weight of between two to twelve pounds. The puppies are very tiny; handle with great care. This mix is energetic, but due to size can get enough exercise in the house.
Care & Grooming
This breed's shedding level varies, depending on the coat type. They can be either single or double coated, and length will vary also. Grooming needs will vary depending on the inherited coat. Dental issues are common. Avoid canned and soft foods, sticking to crunchy kibble to keep teeth and gums healthy.