Breed Guide: Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Posted on July 14, 2014 under Dog Breeds
Dr. Fiona is a veterinarian and writer for Pets Best, a dog insurance and cat insurance agency.
About the Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Height (to base of neck): 10-12″
Weight: female under 28lb, male under 30lb
Color: Black and tan, red, fawn and sable.
Origin: Pembrokeshire, Wales
Coat: Short to medium length with undercoat and coarser outercoat.
Life Expectancy: 12-15 years
Energy level: Moderate
Exercise needs: Moderate
Breed Nicknames: Corgi
Is a Corgi the Right Dog Breed for You?
The Corgi was originally bred for cattle driving and thus have a herding instinct and can nip at heels. They are highly successful at obedience trials due to their intelligence, and make ideal house pets with their loyal companionship. Early training and socialization is recommended. They require close human contact and can be destructive if left alone for long periods of time. Coat requires routine grooming and moderately sheds.
5 Common Illnesses, Medical Conditions and Accidents for the Pembroke Welsh Corgi
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