Colors of Pomeranians.

Pomeranian White

Pomeranian White

 Pomeranian Colors and Patterns.

List of Colors of Pomeranians. Details and Photos.

Click on the Pomeranian Colors listed to display details and pictures of each color and pattern.

Pomeranian Coat Color Patterns:

Tan Points   

Any solid colour or allowed pattern with tan or rust sharply defined, appearing above each eye and on muzzle, throat, and fore chest, on all legs and feet and below the tail. The richer the tan the more desirable. Tan markings should be readily visible.


The base color is gold, red, or orange-brindled with strong black cross stripes.


Is white with any other color distributed in patches with a white blaze preferred on the head. Ticking is undesirable.

Extreme Piebald Parti-color:

White with patches of color on head and base of tail.

Piebald Parti-color :

White with patches of color on head, body, and base of tail.

Irish Parti-color :

 Color on the head and body with white legs, chest and collar.



 Is actually the typical gray/black pattern. The Blue merle is in reality a black or black and tan with the dilution gene affecting the black coat regions.

Parti-color Pomeranian

Parti-color Pomeranian

The color of the points in the merles is influenced by the base color of the Pomeranian e.g. Orange merles, blue merlesshould have black points . Blue, brown and beaver merles should have self colored points. The Pom Breed Standard does not permit blue eyes.



The Open Classes at specialty shows may be divided by color as follows: Open Red, Orange, Cream, and Sable; Open Black, Brown, and Blue; Open Any Other Color, Pattern, or Variation.

Pomeranian Colors. Traditional Pomeranian Colors and Exotic Pomeranian Colors explained.

Pomeranian Colors.

Pomeranian Facts:

For complete and detailed Pomeranian dog breed information. All about Pom dogs, Colors of Pomeranians and Patterns, How to choose the right Pomeranian puppy for your family, Feeding your new Pomeranian puppy, toilet and crate training your Pomeranian, Pomeranian temperament. Socializing your Pomeranian Puppy, Common Health Issues Affecting Poms, Choosing Your Pomeranian’s Veterinarian, Finding Pomeranian breeders, Pomeranian price, Pomeranian teacup. Breeding & Exhibiting Pomeranians.

Download the Pomeranian Book by Pomeranian Breed Authority Denise Leo.

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References and Further Reading:
Official Standard of the Pomeranian (AKC). American Kennel Club, 2011.
Denise Leo, The Pomeranian Handbook.


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