Pom-Silk

Dog Breed Profile

Pom-Silk History

The Pomeranian Silky Terrier is a dog of unknown origin that was created in the 1980s. The Pom-Silk is a medium-sized hybrid, or designer, breed of dog that combines the smooth coat and short legs of the Pomeranian with the longer hair and prick ears of the silky terrier. The Pom-Silk is a medium-sized hybrid, or designer, breed of dog that combines the smooth coat and short legs of the Pomeranian with the longer hair and prick ears of the silky terrier.

Time of Origin

Unknown

Country of Origin

United States Of America

Pom-Silk Physical Characteristics

The Pom-Silk is a small, medium-to-large sized hybrid breed that is typically between 8 and 15 inches in height and between 10 and 25 pounds in weight. They have a medium-length, soft, silky, plush coat of a solid color that comes in solid red, black, blue, chocolate, parti, sable, or merle. They have a round head with floppy ears and a curly tail. The eyes are usually of a dark color and the muzzle is short and tapered. The temperament of the Pom-Silk is playful, friendly, and affectionate.

Eye Colors

Brown, Amber

Nose Colors

Black

Coat Colors

Red, Brown, Fawn, Sable, Brindle, Blue, White, Black

Height Range

Male Height Range: 8 – 10 inches

Female Height Range: 7 – 8 inches

Weight Range

Male Weight Range: 6 – 10 lbs

Female Weight Range: 5 – 9 lbs

Pom-Silk Health

Description of breed health.

Lifespan

12-15 yrs

Pom-Silk Health Concerns

Patellar Luxation, Epilepsy, Diabetes, Legg-Calve Perthes Disease, Heart Diseases and Disorders, Allergies, Eye Infections, Skin Infections

Pom-Silk Temperament and Behaviour

The Pom-Silk is an energetic and intelligent, but independent and stubborn, breed. They are gentle, loving and friendly, but can be aggressive with other dogs. They are easy to train, but can be difficult to housebreak. They are protective of their family and home, and make great watch dogs.

Pom-Silk Activity Requirements

The Pom-Silk is a relatively new designer dog. It is a cross between a Pomeranian and a Silky Terrier. These dogs are small, sturdy, and adventurous. While their size may make them appear less active, the Pom-Silk is still an active dog. They do well with frequent, short walks or runs. They also enjoy the mental stimulation of playing a game of fetch or learning a new trick. If you are looking for a small, low-maintenance dog, the Pom-Silk could be the pup for you. They are intelligent and like to learn new things, so they are easy to train. They are also very affectionate and make great companions.

Miles Per Day

6 miles

Activity Per Day

40 minutes

Daily Food

1 cups

Kennel Club Recognition

American Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Pom-Silk is part of the Unclassified group.

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The Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Pom-Silk is part of the Unclassified group.

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Australian National Kennel Council

Not Recognized

Pom-Silk is part of the Unclassified group.

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Canadian Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Pom-Silk is part of the Unclassified group.

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