The Pomeranian and German Spitz are often confused for one another. There is a difference with the Pom being a smaller sized, ball shaped dog.
The Pomeranian was once a larger-sized dog and now is the smallest of the Spitz dog breeds.Dogs of Spitz type have been displayed on various artefacts.
Details of Pomeranian dogs of Royalty. How royalty shaped the Pomeranian dog's future. Royal Pomeranians and their owners. Queen Victoria’s Pomeranian Dogs. Queen Charlotte's Pomeranian Dogs.