Boo Dog Price Range Cost

By Tom •  Updated: 03/18/22 •  6 min read
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Boo Dog Price Range Cost

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Do you know what a Boo Dog is? If not, then we’ll share a little background about these beautiful dogs! We’ve also put information together about the cost of adopting a Boo Dog. Let’s get started!

What is a Boo Dog?

A Boo dog is a Pomeranian! The name comes from a Pomeranian named Boo, who became popular on the Internet. The dog had amassed over 16 million followers on Facebook! The pet parents shared many photos of this very cute little dog. It’s no wonder Boo became an Internet sensation! Boo lived to 12 years old. He died of heart problems.

Pomeranians, also called Boo Dogs, are tiny, adorable dogs with faces that look something like a fox. They were originally developed in Pomerania and are a type of spitz dog. They’re related to the Norwegian Elkhound, the Schipperke, Samoyed, the American Eskimo dog, and other Spitz.

These adorable, tiny Boo dogs are cute, feisty, and furry. They are highly intelligent and very loyal to their families. While they’re very cute and look like little stuffed animals, these are independent, bold little dogs! They do have minds of their own! Boo dogs are very curious and alert. They sometimes believe they’re big dogs, which can cause them to attack larger dogs.

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The dogs come in a wide range of colors, including red, orange, white, cream, blue, brown, and black. With their long, profuse hair, Boo dogs require regular brushing.

Boo Dog Adoption Cost: Reputable Breeder

The cost of adopting a Boo Dog from a reputable breeder runs between $500 and $1,500. This is the adoption fee for a pet quality Boo Dog. The price for adopting a show quality Pomeranian is much higher and goes well over $4,000.

There are several factors that can determine the adoption cost of a Boo Dog, including:

Quality

Pet quality dogs cost much less than show quality Poms. When we talk about quality, it has nothing to do with the health, personality, or behavior of the dog. Instead, it refers to whether or not the dog meets the Pomeranian breed standards.

Dogs that meet the breed standards are allowed to compete in dog shows and other competitions. However, dogs that are pet quality usually don’t meet the breed standard. And that is OK!

Pet quality dogs adopted from a reputable breeder are still valuable, healthy dogs. They just don’t meet the breed standards. That’s all. The dogs may be a different color, for instance. That’s enough to bar them from the competition. However, the dogs still make wonderful companions!

Breed Purity

Another factor that determines a dog’s adoption fee is whether he is a purebred or a hybrid dog. Purebred dogs always cost more than a mixed-breed dog.

There are many mixed-breed dogs between Boo Dogs and other breeds. For example, the Pomsky is very popular (a cross between Pomeranian & a Husky). The Pomchi is also really cute (mix between a Pomeranian and a Chihuahua), and so on.

Health Issues

Reputable breeders provide a list of the dog’s faults and health testing when you adopt a Boo Dog. These help you understand the dog’s quality (pet vs. show) and more. Some breeders do sell dogs that have serious health conditions.

These are pet quality dogs. However, it’s best not to buy these little guys. They require plenty of medical care that can be quite expensive. Nothing is more heartbreaking than adopting a dog and having it not survive.

So, if you adopt from a reputable breeder, be sure to request a dog that is pet quality (if you want to save money) and is healthy.

Location

Next, the location where the dog is adopted can have a huge impact on adoption costs. For instance, dogs in a certain state or region may be more expensive because they’re in high demand. Or it could be that a certain color of Boo Dog is really popular. This type of trend, however, can quickly change.

On the other hand, if there are many breeders in one location, this could even drive down the adoption fee for a Pomeranian.

Time of Year

Along with the location, the time of year can also impact the cost of adopting a Boo Dog. For instance, many pet parents want to buy their dogs in late spring and summer. That’s because the days are longer, and it’s possible to spend a lot of time outside with their fur babies. So, breeders tend to have their breeding programs set to meet buyers’ expectations. Puppies and dogs sold during this part of the year will be more expensive.

However, there may still be puppies and dogs available in the cooler months, too. That’s when the prices are lower. What’s more, this is also the time of year when sales slow, so breeders may lower their prices even more.

Breed Reputation

A breeder’s reputation can also affect a dog’s adoption costs. Reputable breeders can command top prices for their dogs. These breeders love their dogs and usually specialize in this one dog breed. Their Poms are well cared for, and the breeder ensures the dogs receive all the medical care they need.

The cost of adoption from a reputable breeder may also include paying to have the dog registered, vaccinated, microchipped, and more.

Boo Dog Adopting Costs: Shelters

If adopting from a reputable breeder seems too expensive for your budget, don’t worry! There’s another place you can find Boo Dogs—at the shelter!

The adoption fees from a shelter are more reasonable. They usually run between $100 to $300. While this may seem expensive, remember that a shelter is a non-profit organization. They depend on funding and support from people in the area.

The shelter takes in all kinds of dogs and other animals. Once in the shelter, the dogs must receive necessary medical care (may include vaccinations, spaying or neutering, and more). In addition, the shelter must pay for housing and shelter of the dogs. All of this adds up quickly, especially considering the high number of dogs in shelters.

When you adopt a Boo dog from a shelter, you not only give your fur baby a home. You help the shelter have the ability to take in even more dogs! What could be better than that?

Summing It Up

As you can see, adoption fees can vary and depend on many factors. However, one thing we do know. If you adopt a Boo dog, you’ll have a loving companion for years to come!

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Tom

Tom has always loved to write since he was little - he wanted to be either a writer or a veterinary doctor, but he ended up being a professional writer while most of his works are based on animals. He was born in San Francisco but later moved to Texas to continue his job as a writer. He graduated from the University of San Francisco where he studied biotechnology. He is happily married and a soon to be father!
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