Ideal for former cat owners who want to get a dog

Vital Statistics:

  • Life span:
    12-16 years
  • Adult weight:
    3-7 pounds
  • Adult height:
    8-11 inches

What’s good and bad about the Pom?


  • A good watchdog
  • He does well in obedience class and his exercise needs are minimal
  • A definite lapdog who lives to be pampered
  • He is well suited to an apartment


  • Needs to be socialized as a puppy to avoid excessive barking and possessiveness
  • He sheds, make sure you own a good vacuum cleaner
  • Regular dental care is required, as he will lose his teeth if not properly tended

See how charming these little ones are.