Red, Orange, Cream, Sable Class Black, Brown, Blue Class Any Other Allowable Color Class
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Orange
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Cream
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Sable
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Wolf Sable
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Black
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Brown
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Blue
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Brindle
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Merle
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Parti
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Tan Points
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Tri-Color
               
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All Others

 

The current AKC standard for the Pomeranian, approved July 12, 2011, states the following under color: All colors, patterns, and variations thereof are allowed and must be judged on an equal basis. 

Patterns: 

Brindle–Dark cross stripes on any solid color or allowed pattern. 

Parti– White base with any solid color or allowed pattern.  A white blaze is preferred on the head. Ticking is undesirable. Extreme Piebald: White with patches of color on head and base of tail. Piebald: White with patches of color on head, body, and base of tail. Irish: Color on the head and body with white legs, chest and collar. 

Tan Points – Any solid color or allowed pattern with markings sharply defined above each eye, inside the ears, muzzle, throat, forechest, all lower legs and feet, the underside of the tail and skirt. The richer the tan the more desirable. Tan markings should be readily visible.

Classifications: The Open Classes at specialty shows may be divided by color as follows: Open Red, Orange, Cream, and Sable; Open Black, Brown, and Blue; Open Any Other Color, Pattern, or Variation.

AKC designated colors and markings.

Photos have been used with the permission.

Updated: September 10, 2013

 

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