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The "Toy Munchkin" was basically a small Pomeranian with a shaved butt.

The "Toy Munchkin" was basically a small Pomeranian with a shaved butt.

Back in the late 90’s, when we had lots of money to spend trinkets and novelties, a new breed appeared on several shows. This dog looked very much like a Pomeranian in a lion clip.  This breed was called the toy munchkin, and it cost several thousand dollars.

And it was it really nothing more than very small Pomeranian or Pomeranian X Chihuahua with a shaved butt. Here’s a picture of one.

So for several thousand dollars you could get a small Pomeranian or Pomeranian cross with lion clip. Whoever came up with that idea was a genius, a puppy miller extraordinaire. All you have to do is breed very small Pomeranians or small Pomeranians to small long-haired Chihuahuas, which don’t cost that much to buy, house, or feed and can be easily hidden from the authorities, and then charge very high prices for their offspring, which you groom in an unusual way.

I’ve not seen this “breed” advertised in nearly ten years. The web community was smaller then, but I think word got out that this toy munchin business was a scam. After all, anyone who knows anything about dogs could obviously see that all they were doing was clipping a Pomeranian.

But I’d like to know how many suckers fell for the Pomeranian with a shaved butt. I bet they would also fall for that Nigerian bulldog scam.

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