The Pomsky is taking the world by storm. The breed is the worlds hottest “designer breed.” The Pomsky has many favorable traits. But, what is it about the Pomsky that is stealing hearts everywhere? Like any viral breed, the Pomsky tugged at heart strings due to the breeds cuteness. But, there is so much more to the Pomsky breed.
There is no denying how cute a fluffy Pomsky is. The breed is like a real life, fluffy panda bear. Their compact size doesn’t hurt their adorable factor either. The fluffy coat of Pomsky isn’t always the only favorable trait that a Pomsky lover seeks out, though. There is something majestic about the new “designer breed.”
Just look at the breeds parents. The Pomsky is a mixture of two breeds that the world has loved for centuries. The well known Siberian Husky and the adorable Pomeranian. Both breeds have such great traits. Favorable traits that the world has cherished for centuries.
According to the American Kennel Club (AKC), the world loves Pomeranians and Siberian Huskies. The AKC, in 2016, declared the Siberian Husky breed a popular breed. The breed ranked #12 in the list of “Most Popular Dog Breeds.” The Pomeranian wasn’t far behind. The breed listed as #21 on the popular list.
There is no way the world isn’t able to love the Pomsky breed. We have lusted over its parents breeds for centuries now. Mixing the two popular breeds would only be able to produce another amazing breed. The Pomsky is the perfect mixture of the two. Combining a sleek look with fluffy and compact cuteness.
Siberian Husky: Most Favorable Traits
Crystal Blue Eyes
There is something about the eyes of a Siberian Husky. Their eyes don’t only peer into your soul. They take you away. Their crystal blue eyes may remind you of a serene place. But, what if it is just the beauty they give off?
Regardless of the reason, the world adores the crystal blue eyes of a Siberian Husky. Making them a favorable trait of the Siberian Husky. A trait that screams “Siberian Husky” when noticed.
Another favorable Siberian Husky trait is their expressive mask. Siberian Huskies sport a beautiful and majestic facial mask. Over time, the mask will lighten. But, even so, it remains a beautiful characteristic of the breed.
Siberian Husky masks come in different varieties. There are four masks that steal the show every time.
Full Bar Mask with Goggles
Beautiful Siberian Huskies that have the “Full Bar Mask with Goggles” are by far the most popular. This mask often steals the show. The mask is full. It also supports perfect ridges.
Ridges that go with a “Full Bark Mask with Goggles” Siberian Husky Mask are distinct. These ridges lay in a perfect position in the center of the breeds forehead. They lay in a perfect position on the ridge of the nose as well.
Full Mask, No Bars, No Eyebrows
The Siberian Husky’s “Full Mask, No Bars, No Eyebrows” is another popular mask. This mask is often portrayed in the media. A Siberian Husky with this mask will have a beautiful full mask. But, the distinct ridges will not be present.
Instead this mask doesn’t have any bars. It also seems that a Siberian Husky with this mask will lack eyebrows. Instead you will experience a gorgeous space. The perfect, distinct space between the Siberian Huskies eyes is present with this mask.
Full Mask, No Bars
Another beautiful mask that the Siberian Husky has. The “Full Mask, No Bars” mask is a beautiful full mask as well. You’ll also enjoy the distinct space between the eyes with this mask. But, there is also another distinct, well loved features of this mask.
With the “Full Mask, No Bars” you’ll still enjoy the beautiful Siberian Husky eyebrows. This mask offers another distinct open space in the pattern of the mask. This space brings out the Siberian Husky eyebrows.
Clover Mask (Goggles)
The “Clover Mask” is a beautiful Siberian Husky mask. This mask eliminates the bars between the eyes. Instead of bars, you’ll enjoy a more expressive look. Your Siberian Husky will seem as if he or she is sporting goggles.
Beautiful Fur Colors
The American Kennel Club (AKC) approves many acceptable Siberian Husky colors. There are six approved colors to be exact. With so many options, beautiful fur colors are one of the favorable traits of the Siberian Husky.
Six Standard AKC Approved Siberian Husky Colors
- Agouti & White
- Black & White
- Gray & White
- Red & White
- Sable & White
Their appearance isn’t the only favorable trait that the Siberian Husky provides. People also love them for their personality. Some may even fall in love with the famous Husky “howl.” The breed is great with children as well. The Siberian Husky is a fun and energetic breed.
Pomeranian: Most Favorable Traits
The Siberian Husky and Pomeranian share many traits. Just like the Siberian Husky, the AKC approved many different colors for the Pomeranian. Pomeranian’s are also recognized for their beautiful double coat. Just like the Siberian Husky.
There is one difference between the Pomeranian and the Siberian Husky. The Pomeranian’s compact size. The breed we know and love today may weigh in at only 3 pounds. That’s quite a difference between the Siberian Husky.
The ideal weight for a Siberian Husky is anywhere between 35 – 60 pounds. Female Siberian Huskies are, in an ideal situation, smaller than males. This makes a Siberian Husky over 10xs larger than today’s Pomeranian.
The Pomeranian was not always on the small side. The Pomeranian and Siberian Husky both share the title of a “Spitz dog.” In the 17th Century, the Pomeranian breed was closer to the size of a Keeshond.
A Keeshond is also a “Spitz dog.” An ideal weight for the Keeshond breed ranges anywhere from 31 – 40 pounds. That’s quite a difference from the 4 pound Pomeranian the world knows today. Smaller versions of the Pomeranian breed were not noticed until Queen Elizabeth flaunted one. Now the Pomeranian we know today is 50% smaller than the original Pomeranian.
Variety in Fur Color
The American Kennel Club (AKC) recognizes several acceptable colors for the Pomeranian breed. This makes the compact breed even more adorable. These colors range from dark to light colors. There is so much accepted variety.
AKC Accepted Standard Pomeranian Colors
- Black & Tan
- Blue & Tan
- Blue Merle
- Blue Sable
- Chocolate & Tan
- Cream Sable
- Orange Sable
- Red Sable
- Wolf Sable
The Pomeranian personality is also a winner. It is like the Siberian Husky personality. They’re great with children. But, due to their compact size, may do better with older children. They’re also active and intelligent. Just like the Siberian Husky.
Pomsky: Most Favorable Traits
With such great traits, a combination of a Siberian Husky and Pomeranian must be a winner. The Pomsky is striving to prove that. To achieve that dream, there are several Pomsky favorable traits that people look for.
Like any mixed breed, the Pomskies appearance may vary. But, there is one trait that is the same for the Pomeranian and Siberian Husky. That trait is their beautiful double coat. The colors of the coat may vary. But, that doesn’t take away from how fluffy and amazing they are.
The Pomsky coat isn’t the only part of their appearance that draws people in. The variety of colors is another favorable trait of the Pomsky. The Pomeranian actually has the most combinations of acceptable colors of any breed. Which makes the variety of possible Pomsky color combinations amazing.
Another favorable Pomsky trait is the expressive mask the Siberian Husky has. Regardless of the type of mask, all the combinations are beautiful. Not all Pomskies will have a mask. The ones who do are true attention grabbers.
The size of the Pomsky is also a favorable trait. Most Pomskies are not as compact as their Pomeranian parent. But, they’re not as large as their other parent, the Siberian Husky. They are the perfect size. Pomskies weigh in anywhere from 20 – 30 pounds.
Pomskies are compact enough to enjoy the “small factor.” But, they still have the beauty of the Siberian Husky. With many of them peering back at you with those beautiful crystal blue eyes. Their eyes are another favorable trait. They will pull on your heart strings every time.
The Pomsky breed has another favorable trait. Their temperament is gaining attention worldwide. The parent breeds of the Pomsky both have irresistible temperaments. That’s why we know that the Pomsky temperament is well loved.
Both the Pomeranian and Siberian Husky are active. Making the Pomsky the perfect day in the park buddy. Both breeds are also outgoing and friendly. According to the AKC, they are both great with kids. Pomskies are also great with children. Making the breed a great family pet.
The Pomsky is also intelligent. Just like the breeds parents. They need direction. Many may see them as stubborn. The breed wants to learn. It just needs direction. Once a Pomsky receives proper direction, they’re amazing. Add their mask and their intelligence together and you have a trait that will grab attention.
Favorable Pomsky Traits That Are Worth The Money
The Pomsky breed isn’t a cheap breed. Pomsky puppies may range in price anywhere from $1,000 – $5,000. The price range is large. This is because of different factors. Price may depend on size, appearance, and even generation.
A Pomsky puppy in the lower price range, around $1,000, may have different traits than a $5,000 puppy. Puppies that sale for $1,000, or a little higher, may not have desirable traits. Though they are still cute. Cheaper Pomsky puppies may be larger than desired. They also may not have the expressive Siberian Husky Mask.
Pomsky puppies that are more expensive have many favorable Pomsky traits. Pomsky puppies that are $4,000 and up may be more compact. They will also have beautiful markings. Their coat and fur color will also be magnificent. Many Pomsky puppies with a higher price tag also have the beautiful crystal blue eyes.
Pomsky puppies priced $4,000 or more also come from a great generation. In an ideal situation, a Pomsky generation is the perfect mixture. The perfect mixture of the Siberian Husky and the Pomeranian. This perfect mixture generation is the F1 Pomsky Generation. F1 Pomsky Generation stands for First Generation Pomsky.
The F1 (First) Pomsky Generation is the perfect breed mixture. The generation is a healthy balance. The parents are both purebred breeds. One parent is 100% Pomeranian. The other parent is 100% Siberian Husky. Resulting in a wonderful Pomsky who is exactly 50% Pomerannian and 50% Siberian Husky.
The Pomsky breed has great genes. The breed comes from two breeds that are well known. Two breeds that have been around for centuries. Two breeds that have the most favorable traits in the world. It is no wonder the Pomsky is taking the world by storm and has become a viral “designer dog.”