Official standard of the American kennel club


Approved June 10, 1991

General appearance: dwarf Spitz ( Pomeranian) — compact, harmoniously built dog. His eyes reflected an intelligence and a cheerful, energetic character.

Weight, proportion, addition: weight exhibition orange — 1,4—3,2 kg. Ideal weight is 1.8—2.3 kg. Dog harmoniously proportioned, compact, sturdy. Limbs of medium length. Case with rounded true and long last edge. The chest is sufficiently deep and not too wide.

Head: proportional to body, wedge-shaped with the "cunning" Fox eyes.

Eyes: sparkling, dark, of medium size, almond shaped, not too wide and not too close. The rims are black, except for dogs, brown and blue color, which they matched color.

Ears: small, carried erect, set high and not wide.

Skull: slightly arched.

Muzzle: with a sharp transition from forehead to muzzle, thin but not pointed. The lip color black, except for dogs, brown and blue color, the lip color which matches the color.

Nose: black, except for dogs, black and blue color, the color of the nose matches the color.

Bite: scissors bite, in which the inner side of the upper incisors merges with the outer side of the lower incisors. If only one cutter for the other — this is not undershot or overshot.

Faults: round, domed skull, undershot.

Neck, topline, body.

Neck: rather short, set on high, blending smoothly into the withers.

Topline: straight.

Body: solid, with convex edges rounded.

Chest: fairly deep and not too wide.

Tail: characteristic of breed, high set, tight to the back.

Girdle of the forelimbs

Shoulder: oblique, allowing the orange and proudly hold up the neck.

Forearms: straight and parallel, of medium length in relation to the housing.

Pasterns upright. Dewclaws can be removed. The orange stands confidently on your fingers.

Faults: sloping pasterns.


Metatarsus: perpendicular to the ground parallel to each other.

Hocks: neither turned in nor out, neither inside. Dewclaws removed. The Pomeranian stands firmly on the fingers.

Faults: cow hocks.


The coat consists of short, soft, dense undercoat and long, coarse, and shiny cover of the coat, hard to the touch. A long, thick straight and spiky hair on the neck forms the "collar". Tail thickly covered with hair. On the forelegs, good feathering, tail is covered with long hair from the top of the thigh to the shank. It is allowed to trim the hair around the paw to the hock, spiky hair at the edges of the ears and around the anus.

Faults: soft, tight or standing upright wool (open shirt), excessive grooming (in places not specified in the standard).

Color: the specialized exhibitions in the "Open class" dogs are separated by color in the following order:

— bright red, orange, cream and sable,

bright black, brown and blue,

— any other valid bright color.

Recognized colors are graded equivalent. Allowed any solid color any solid color with lighter or darker shade of the same color, any solid color with sable or black shade, dappled, sable and black and tan colors.

Black and tan. Black with tan or red-red, clearly defined markings over eyes, on muzzle, throat, fore chest, legs, feet, and under the tail.

Spotted. White color with evenly distributed small spots on the body and a white blaze on the head.

Vices: white chest, feet or limbs in dogs, solid color (except white).

Movement: smooth, free, confident. When viewed from the front the elbows are not deployed outside rear — the hind legs are not close together and not spaced too widely.

Temperament: the look of orange guessed, extraordinary intelligence, he has a cheerful character and appropriate behavior.

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