The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a highly intelligent pet. Here is your informative A-list of Pembroke Welsh Corgi. Pembroke Welsh Corgi and Cardigan Welsh Corgi are known as Welsh Corgi and they were originated from Wales, United Kingdom. The nickname of Pembroke Welsh Corgi is Pembroke, PWC, Pem or Corgi. In the 1100s, Pembroke Welsh Corgi was brought to Wales by Flemish weavers. They were used to be livestock guardian. This dog breed was descended from Swedish Vallhund, Keeshond, Pomeranian and Schipperkes. They used to be popular dog breed for British royalty. The Pembroke Welsh Corgi was recognized by American Kennel Club (AKC) in 1934. Today, Corgi is also serving as therapy dog and excels in agility
Facts about Pembroke Welsh Corgi
- Temperament – The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is affectionate, brave, courageous, curious, energetic, friendly, gentle, hardworking, loyal, playful and outgoing. They thrive on human attention and they are a people-oriented dog. Corgi can get along well with children and other pets. Obedience training and proper socialization is recommended for Pembroke Welsh Corgi puppies. They have strong herding instincts and they try to show people direction by nipping at their heels. They are a good watch dog and they tend to bark a lot. Inexperienced dog owner is suitable for this dog breed. Do not overfeed them as they gain weight easily.
- Appearance – The Pembroke Welsh Corgi has a long body, the body is low to the ground. Their wide head look like a fox. The wide skull is flat between the ears. They have a pair of oval-shaped eyes and the muzzle is large. The ears are erect and tapering to a rounded point. The nose is in black color. The chest is deep and the rib is well sprung. They have short legs and the feet are in oval-shaped with arched toes. The tail is docked. The Pembroke Welsh Corgi has a double coat. The outer coat is straight and the under coat is thick.
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Pembroke Welsh Corgi Breed Information
|Height||25 – 30 cm (male and female)|
|Weight||11 – 14 kg (male and female)|
|Colour||Black, fawn, red, sable and tan with or without white markings|
|Group||Herding Breed Dog|
|Life Span||12 -15 years|
|Litter Size||Average 6 – 8 puppies|
|Exercise Ability||Daily walk is needed. Let them play around at fenced yard|
|Grooming Requirements||Daily brushing is needed. This dog breed is a heavy shedder|
|Recognition||CKC, FCI, APRI, DRA, NKC, AKC, ACR, KCGB, NZKC, ANKC, UKC, CCR|
The common health issue for Pembroke Welsh Corgi is prone to hip dysplasia or Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA). Here is a list of cute dog names for your Pembroke Welsh Corgi puppy.
If you are interested in this dog breed, you may look for Pembroke Welsh Corgi adoption from Pembroke Welsh Corgi rescue or look for Pembroke Welsh Corgi puppies for sale from Pembroke Welsh Corgi breeders.