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Most have the face of a Chow Chow and the tail of a Pomeranian. They have a long body with short legs.

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Character


This breed is energetic, affectionate and protective. They need to get plenty of exercise or they will become depressed and anxious. They are great with kids if properly socialized.

This breed requires proper socialization from birth to prevent behavior problems when older.

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Size


12-13 inches
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Weight


20-25 pounds
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General Health


Their teeth need to be cleaned regularly. Be sure not to over feed as this breed gains weight rapidly.

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Maintenance


Their long, shaggy hair needs to be brushed a few times a week. Some owners choose to shave their dogs, especially during the summer months. Although saving a double coated dog might cause future growth problems that include spotty growth or changed color.

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Ideal Environment


The Schip-a-Pom is not well suited to hot, humid climates due to its long thick coat. If provided shade and water, this breed will excel in southern climates. The thick coat prevents water saturation and is easily toweled dry when wet.

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