Do Pomeranians Have Hair Or Fur?

Pomeranians do not have fur. They are double-coated, meaning there are two layers of hair. Underneath the long guard hairs is a layer of soft downy “fluff” known as an undercoat. The undercoat is what sheds year-round and keeps the dog cool in summer and warm in winter.

The fur on most breeds of pomeranian has either been clipped or plucked out wholesale to best resemble a shorter, thick coat that resembles hair rather than fur – which further emphasizes the need for regular exfoliation to avoid breakage or matting. This lack of natural oils means dry skin is common with lesser coated varieties like this one so they need moisturizing lotion often…

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