About the Dameranian
The Dameranian is a hybrid dog that is made up of a combination of two different purebreeds. It's a cross between the Dachshund and the Pomeranian. We've found the best method for understanding the characteristics of the Dameranian is to read both of its ancestors descriptions taking note of their temperaments, size and general look.
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The Dameranian has a beautiful, long, smooth coat with an apple shaped head. Most are short in stature due to its legs that are short like the Dachshund or a longer like the Pomeranian. Its body length is longer than the Pomeranian due to the Dachshunds genes. Some have the nose of a Dachshund and the look of a Pomeranian.
The Dameranian is a docile and sweet dog that bonds closely with its owner. It strives to please and is quick to learn new commands. This breed is very food motivated. The Dameranian is a methodical breed often memorizing schedules and times of the day. The Dameranian often bonds closer with one specific owner although is still caring with all members of the household. Some may suffer from separation anxiety. General play and exercise can help them cope. This breed is generally friendly to all and is not nippy.
The average life span for this breed is 12-15 years.
The Dameranian is sometimes independent and will entertain itself when given toys.
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