Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Among the most agreeable of all small puppies, the Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a strong, athletic, and lively little herder who is affectionate and companionable without being needy. They are one the world's most popular herding breeds.
Usual weight of (24-30 LB)
Low-set, strong and sturdily built, the Pembroke Welsh Corgi gives an Impression of material in a small space. He is among the most pleasant small home dogs, in addition to an avid competition in many dog sports, such as conformation, herding and obedience. The Pembroke Corgi is another breed by the Cardigan Corgi, possessing a shorter body and straighter, lighter boned legs. His ears are pointed at the tip and stand erect, and he’s got a short tail. The jacket can be red, sable, fawn, black and tan with or without white markings.
The Corgi from Pembrokeshire is a breed of considerable antiquity. The ancient progenitor is thought to have had a resemblance to the old Schipperkes, and sprang from exactly the same family which comprises the Keeshond, Pomeranian, Samoyed, Chow Chow, Norwegian Elkhound and Finnish Spitz.
Bold and favorable, the Pembroke responds Well to training and loves his family, but he might attempt to herd you! He thrives on farms, but can adapt to a wide range of living situations if given regular exercise. This breed also needs routine brushing.
Herding Group; AKC recognized in 1934.
Varying in size from 10 to 12 inches tall at the shoulder.
Cattle motorist; all-purpose farm dog.
Apartment is fine
Low to moderate action indoors
Daily extended exercise
Moderate seasonal shedding
Pembroke Welsh Corgi Puppy
If you want a dog that...
Is a"large dog" with short legs, i.e. built long and low to the floor, but with a solid body, thick bone, and a working dog character
Is lively and athletic, but requires just moderate exercise to Keep his muscle tone
includes a short easy-care coat in Many Different colors
Is considerate with guests and makes a sensible watchdog
Is usually fine with other family pets, and especially good with livestock
A Pembroke Welsh Corgi may be perfect for you.
If you do not want to deal with...
Supplying enough mental stimulation which gives him something effective to do
Destructiveness when bored or left alone too much
Territorial aggression toward cats and dogs that he does not understand
Strong-willed head of his own, requiring a confident owner who can take charge
Chasing and nipping at things that go
Lots of barking
A Pembroke Welsh Corgi may not be right for you.