The Chocolate Pomeranian is described as a rich, dark candy-brown color, which is self-colored throughout the coat. "Chocolate" refers to the darkest colors in the Brown class of Pomeranians.
The term "brown" is generally used to describe a Pom that is more milk chocolate in color, sometimes with lighter shadings. Brown Pomeranians who spend time outside may have some some reddening in the coat. The points (eye rims, nose, lips and pads) are brown.
A beaver Pomeranian is light brown, and may have shades ranging from cream-beige to orange-brown. Self-colored beige/brown pigment on the points is a distinguishing feature of the beaver color. The "beaver" color has also previously been referred to as "biscuit".
If the coat contains any color other than brown, the Pom is more appropriately described as a "brown & tan", "parti-color", or "bi-color". A dog that has any black in its coat or points is neither brown or beaver.