Pomeranian hybrid dogs or Pomeranian mixes are a result of crossing two different breeds. The idea behind this technique is that it will create an animal with traits from both parents.
Breeding to the standard ensures that a breed's unique traits and characteristics are protected. A breeder's goal is to preserve and protect the breed.
Pomeranian designer dogs are a global phenomenon that has been largely influenced by people's greed and these Pomeranian mixed puppies are often priced higher than a quality purebred puppy from a reputable breeder.
Breeding Pomeranian mixed dogs are not something I agree with; If you have a rescue dog that is part Pom, there's nothing wrong here and I'm so happy to know you are giving this little dog a wonderful home.
The Pomeranian is considered one of the cutest and most loved breeds around. There’s a lot to love about Pomeranians – they are adorable, affectionate, and loyal, making them a perfect dog breed for everyone. I cannot understand why anyone would desire to breed Pomeranian mixes.
What are Pomeranian Mixes?
A Pomeranian mix is a cross between a Pomeranian and another dog breed. Intentionally or as a mistake mixing the Pomeranian genes with other dog breeds results in some unusual canines.
Popular Pomeranian Mixes
I have compiled a list of 20 of the best Pomeranian mix dogs we could find! Each Pomeranian mix has something unique to offer in both appearance and temperament.
The Pomapoo is the cross between a Pomeranian and a Toy Poodle. They are small low maintenance dogs that shed very little and do not require a lot of grooming. Their small and compact size makes them easier to tote around town or take on walks.
Pomapoos are playful dogs that can form solid bonds and make wonderful companions.
They do have a longer lifespan than most, living around 12 to 15 years. At a weight of only 5 to 15 pounds, this Pom mix is easy to handle. They are a intelligent dog. Usually very responsive to training and are quick learners.
- Pomsky (Pomeranian and Husky Mix )
The adorable Pomsky, also known as the Pomeranian Husky mix, is a designer dog that is a cross between the Siberian Husky and the adorable Pomeranian.
The Pomsky is an ideal family dog that is loving, playful, friendly, and energetic. They have an average height of 10 to 15 inches and weigh between 7 to 38 pounds.
They desire your attention and affection but offer unconditional love to their owners. Even though they are eager to please, Pomskies have the stubborn and independent nature of their Husky parents. Pomskies are considered highly intelligent and need mental stimulation to stay away from mischievous and destructive activities.
- Pom-A-Pug ( Pug mixed with Pomeranian)
The Pom-a-Pug is the Pug mixed with Pomeranian. A Pug Pomeranian mix full grown stands 8 to 13 inches tall and weigh-in from 5 to 16 pounds.
The Pom-a-Pug is a cute-looking designer mix breed that is small-statured, lean, and identified by a short, muzzled, wrinkly face. They are friendly, playful, and make a popular pet choice among pet enthusiasts.
The Pom-a-Pug is an adorable, tiny dog with a loving disposition makes them an excellent family companion. The Pug and Pomeranian mix flourishes in a family that makes them a priority!
Due to their affectionate and jolly nature, they can make a wonderful companion for older kids who have been taught to handle small dogs with gentleness.
- Jackaranian ( Pomeranian mix Jack Russell )
The Jackaranian, also known as Jack Pom and Pom-A-Jack, is the Jack Russell Terrier mixed with Pomeranian.
How big is a Jack Russell Pomeranian mix get? They generally weigh between 6 and 14 pounds.
Jack Poms love to be stimulated, entertained, and enjoy being close to their family. With a goofy and energetic Jackaranian by your side, you’ll never be bored again!
Jackaranians are loving, smart, active, and quite stubborn. These Pomeranian mixes are notoriously hard to train and are not a great choice for novice owners.
- Yoranian (Yorkie and Pomeranian mix )
The Yoranian is the Yorkie and Pomeranian mix. The Yorkshire Terrier-Pomeranian mix are tiny in size, growing only 6 to 10 inches in height. Their weight varies from 3 to 7 pounds.
Friendly, loyal, bold, loving, and smart - these are all qualities that can be attributed to the charming Yoranian. Despite being small in size, the Yorkie and Pomeranian mix have a big attitude.
Oblivious to their mini size, Yoranians will courageously defend their family and won’t hesitate to alert you of anything they deem suspicious. They are bold and can become overprotective if they are not introduced often to people outside of your family.
The Bichonaranian, also known as Pomachon or Pom Frise, is a Pomeranian mixed with Bichon Frise. A full grown Pomeranian-Bichon mix is a tiny dog, standing only 7 to 12 inches high and weighing 5 to 12 pounds.
Bichonaranians have the spunky and charismatic personality of the Pom mixed with the docile and friendly temperaments of famous Bichon Frise. They are very cute-looking, smart dogs and have an affectionate temperament. These Bichon Frise mix Pomeranian dogs are cuddly, loving and bond deeply with their owners and make great family pets.
- Pomeagle (Pomeranian Beagle Mix )
The vocal Pomeagle is a Pomeranian Beagle mix dog who is on the larger end of this spectrum when it comes to Pomeranian mixes. They also go by the names Beagle Pom or Pomeranian Beagle mix.
The Pomeranian Beagle mix full grown will weigh in at 5 to 25 pounds and range in height from 6 to 11 inches.
Isolation and Pomeagles do not fit well and shouldn't be left alone for long periods. Pomeagles are incredibly loving and sweet. An excellent cuddler and a wonderful playmate who loves endless play sessions and activities!
The Pomeagle is a healthy and strong little dog with a playful instinct, a desire to please, and a great sense of humor. They have a high prey drive and should be exposed to other animals early on and supervised.
- Peek-A-Pom ( Pekingese mixed with a Pomeranian)
Doesn't the name, Peek-A-Pom, sound too cute? If the name is so cute, you would definitely want to know more about this cute Peke-Pom mix a little more.
Peek-A-Poms are designer dogs that are Pekingese mixed with a Pomeranian or a Pomeranian mix with Pekingese. These good-natured and adorable fur bundles love being a part of the family. They can weigh between 3 to 12 pounds once they grow up.
People love Peekapoms for more than just their cuteness. These small guys have a good memory. They need mental stimulation to stay away from mischievous activities.
Peek-A-Poms are naturally protective of their owners and have a very keen sense of hearing. They require very little room to roam in order to stay happy and healthy. With their small size, Peek-A-Poms can make an excellent apartment dweller.
The Pomston is the Boston Terrier and Pomeranian mix dog. They are quite small, standing between 8 to 12 inches tall and weighing 7 to 15 pounds.
They are intelligent dogs and love to play. Their intellect and agreeableness make them very manageable for novice owners. They make an excellent watchdog, alerting their family to anything they might deem a threat. Socialization and early training can help reduce any excessive barking.
The fun-loving little Poshies bring together the outgoing personality of Pomeranians and the playful but cautious nature of Shetland Sheepdogs. They are also known as Pomeranian Sheltie Mix, Pom Sheltie Mix, and Pomeranian Shetland Sheepdog Mix. They usually weigh around 20 to 30 pounds fully grown.
Poshies are known for their cute looks and extremely zealous disposition. These energetic, independent, and loyal dogs are sure to steal your heart. Poshies are loyal little family dogs that are smart, easy to train, and adore nothing more than hanging out with their family.
- Cockeranian Dog
This adorable Pom mix is a Cocker Spaniel and Pomeranian mix dog. They usually have the double coat of a Pomeranian with the ears of a Cocker Spaniel. They generally run about 10 to 15 inches in height and weigh around 15 to 25 pounds.
The Cocker Spaniel comes from a sporting background, which means Corkeranians, also known as Cocker-Poms, will need plenty of exercise to remain well-balanced.
Most Corkeranian dogs exhibit cheerful and loyal personalities. They are adaptable and highly trainable, making these Pomeranian mixes a great option for novice owners. So, be prepared to get the best of both worlds with this Pom mix.
Cocker Spaniels do famously well with kids and the Corkeranians are likely to inherit this trait. This Cocker Spaniel-Pom mix is a great choice for families with children of all ages.
The Papipoms, also known as Pappom or Pomillon, can add cheer and devotion to any pet parent. An adorable cross between a Pomeranian and a Papillon, this tiny Pom mix is happiest when they are snoozing on their beloved owner’s lap or busy in playful games. These tiny pups weigh in between 3 to 10 pounds but that does not mean they have a small personality.
These Pomeranian mixes are fiercely loyal to their owners and very affectionate. They love to be the center of attention and thrive when they are included in family activities. Known for their curiosity and happy disposition, Papipoms make a wonderful companion dog.
It’s nearly impossible not to fall in love with this Miniature Schnauzer and Pom mix! They weighs in between 3 to 15 pounds but despite their size, they have a big personality.
These well-behaved Pomeranian mixes are great with older children and make a wonderful family pet. However, we don’t recommend them for families with young children due to their small stature and fragile bodies.
They are amazingly intelligent and love to spend time with you! They do not do well on their own and can bark excessively or take to chewing if they are ignored for too long. A properly exercised Pom-A-Nauze will be more than happy to cuddle up in your lap and give you endless love.
- Shiranian (Shih Tzu Pomeranian Mix )
The Shiranian, also known as Pomshi, Shih-Pom, Shih-A-Pom and Pom-Tzu, is the cross between a Pomeranian and a Shih Tzu. They usually have long coats and main colors are brown, black, sable, brindle, red, and white.
A full-grown Pomeranian Shih Tzu mix weighs in at 4 to 16 pounds and range in height from 7 to 12 inches. You can expect them to be on the smaller side.
These lap dogs are friendly and playful with a moderate energy level. The Shih Tzu Pomeranian mix are very affectionate and enjoy the company of their human companions.
Their intelligence and agreeableness make them very manageable for novice trainers. They're best suited for adults or older kids who know how to play gently.
- Cavapom (Cavalier and Pomeranian Mix )
The Cavapom is the offspring of two very popular little breeds: the Cavalier and Pomeranian mix dog. The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Pomeranian mix dogs generally run about 12 to 13 inches in height and weigh around 8 to 16 pounds.
The Cavalier and Pomeranian mix are loved for their beautiful appearance and wonderful personality. They are sure to be lively and, despite their small stature, can be quite athletic. They are ideal lap dogs and companion pets.
Cavapoms bond very closely with their family which can sometimes bring out their protective side. They thrive when they are the center of attention and don't do well when left alone by their family. They are an excellent family dog.
So, if you work long hours, travel often, or are looking for an independent dog, the Cavapoms or Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Pomeranian mix dogs are not for you.
- Dameranian (Pomeranian Dachshund Mix )
This affectionate dog, the Pomeranian dachshund mix is a favorite for small-breed lovers! They can weigh anywhere between 8 and 20 pounds. They are very loving dogs and generally bond with their family, especially one member.
While they have bursts of playful energy, the Dameranian is a sleepy hybrid who loves their naps and can make an excellent lap dog for pet parents who don't lead the most active lifestyle. They generally inherit the adorable long body and short legs of a Dachshund.
- French Pomerdog ( Pomeranian French Bulldog Mix)
The French Pomerdog is the Pomeranian-French Bulldog mix dog. This Pom mix weighs between 3 to 28 pounds, which is small in size but big on cuteness.
French Pomerdogs might be little dogs, but have a big personality. They can become territorial and make excellent watchdogs.
They are curious and love to be around their pack members, making them well-known as great family pets. These beauties are very sensitive and are incredible attention seekers. They thrive when they are around their human family members.
- Maltipom ( Pomeranian Maltese Mix)
The Maltipom is the Pomeranian Maltese mix dog, two of the most popular breeds around. They generally weigh between 3 and 9 pounds and stand between 8 and 12 inches tall.
Although the Maltipoms (a Maltese and Pomeranian mix dog ) are gentle, playful and small, don’t underestimate their size. These Pom mixes know how to stand up for themselves or their family if they feel a threat. Small in stature but big on personality, these Pomeranian mixes are playful companions that will steal the hearts of all your family members.
The Pomeranian-Maltese mix actually makes a pretty good watchdog, giving the impression of being fierce to ward off strangers. They can make an ideal lapdog due to their extreme devotion – they just want to be wherever you are!
- Brusselranian (Brussels Griffon Pomeranian Mix)
The loyal Brusselranian is a Brussels Griffon Pomeranian mix dog. These tiny Pomeranian mixes are very bright and have a happy disposition. On average, a fully matured Brusselranian will weigh between 3 and 10 pounds, making them a small-sized dog.
Known for their loyalty and devotion to their owner, Brusselranians will serve as your tiny shadow, following you from room to room. They don’t like to be left alone and need some type of companionship at all times.
The Brussels Griffon Pomeranian mix can be quite fragile and must be handled with care. Because of their tiny frame, we don’t recommend this Pom mix as a choice for families with small kids.
If you’re looking for a devoted lapdog and a loving companion, the Brusselranian is a great option!
The Chinaranian is the Pomeranian mix with Chihuahua. Both of their parent breeds are popular choices for dog lovers looking for tiny pups.
How big will a Pomeranian Chihuahua mix get? Their offspring will also be very small, usually weighing no more than 10 pounds.
With a lovable, expressive face, the Chinaranian derives traits from both its parent breeds. Chinaranians are generally friendly, lovable, and a perfect buddy to get along with. Chinaranians can at times be difficult to train, especially when it comes to housebreaking. However, with patience and positive reinforcement, this Pom mix can be a very well-mannered dog.
If you are thinking of getting or own a Pomeranian mix, prepare to spend a lot of time with your dog. With proper care and attention, they can make the best family companions.
Would-be owners need to know that creating a designer Pomeranian mix does not help to mitigate potentially harmful health defects that may happen commonly in purebred dogs. In fact your chosen puppy will inherit issues and good points from both parents.
Before purchasing or adopting your Pomeranian mix, it is important to understand that as a pet parent you are responsible for the care and wellbeing of your dog. You must take a look at your lifestyle and how accommodating it would be for the Pomeranian Mix.
It is unlikely that there will ever be a dull moment with your beloved Pomeranian mix around! Pomeranian mixes are very loveable designer dogs and you’ll be happy with any of them. We’d love to hear which one of these lovable dog mixes you’ve decided to bring home.
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References and Further Reading:
 Official Standard of the Pomeranian (AKC). American Kennel Club, 2011.
 English Kennel Club Pomeranian Breed Standard, 2017.
 Denise Leo, The Pomeranian Handbook.
 Milo G. Denlinger "The Complete Pomeranian".
 Kimbering Pomeranians "1891-1991".
 William Taplin "The Sportsman’s Cabinet".
 E. Parker "The Popular Pomeranian".
 Lilla Ives "Show Pomeranians".