What Did Pomeranians Used To Look Like?

Pomeranians were originally bred in the 18th century for use as a German house pet, and they didn’t look anything like they do today.

As time went on, breeders noticed that some of the dogs had thick coats and decided to deliberately select for this trait. These breeds were called “Longhaired” Poms. Some other breeders favored a smaller dog with a more fox-like head shape, while others liked larger-boned dogs with bigger heads and stronger frames. The result is that there are different types of Poms available today – ranging from ones that look very much like toy fox terriers to ones that have the conformation of an Irish wolfhound — all within the same show category…

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