14 Cool Facts About Pomeranians

#7 One watched Michelangelo paint the Sistine Chapel.

The great Italian painter Michelangelo was one of the earliest known Pomeranian lovers.

#9 Teddy Roosevelt also owned a Pomeranian.

The 26th President of the United States also owned a Pomeranian that he affectionately referred to as Gem.

#10 Pomeranians once pulled sleds and herded reindeer.

Before being bred into the smaller animals they are today, Pomeranians were actually used to pull sleds and herd reindeer.

#11 Throwback Poms are still being born today.

Known as a “throwback” Pomeranian, this dog is pure white in color, and that does not change as the pup grows older. 

#12 One Pomeranian is a social media sensation.

A Pomeranian named Boo has received more than 17 million likes on Facebook and more than 618,000 followers on Instagram.