Pomsky Breed Information


The Pomsky is a medium-sized dog that weighs in at a maximum of about 30 pounds. This breed lives anywhere from 13 to 15 years, but you do want to keep an eye out for some medical conditions that can exist. Some of those conditions include dental health problems, joint issues, and eye diseases.

The Pomeranian Husky aka the Pomsky is considered to be a designer breed and is a hybrid of the Siberian Husky and the Pomeranian. The popularity of this Pomeranian – Husky crossbreed has exploded in recent years, given the size and just how adorable it looks. When it comes to the temperament of the breed, you should expect a medium between the two breeds. Some dogs will take on more characteristics from one breed over the other, but there is no way to guarantee what traits will be inherited.

Pomsky Pomeranian Husky
Pomsky Puppy

In general, you can expect your Pomsky to be cautious of strangers and protective of the ones he or she calls family. This breed does have a high prey drive, which means he or she should be watched closely when outside and this dog will not do good in homes where small animals are present.

While the Pomsky is not aggressive towards children, they are not a good match for small children because they tend to have a lot of energy and can easily knock over or injure the child unintentionally. The Pomsky does need mental and physical stimulation, so time outdoors is a must and will help keep your dog calm within your home.

The breed is intelligent and is also known for being quite stubborn in nature. You do need to keep an eye on your dog, as the breed can be quite the escape artist at times. In general, the breed is easy to care for. You should expect your Pomsky to shed a hefty amount, especially when they shed their coat in the fall and spring.

If you are looking for a medium-sized dog that will keep you on your toes, then the Pomsky may be a wonderful choice for you. There are a great number of Pomsky breeders who have beautiful puppies available for you to take home.