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Pembroke Welsh Corgi Breeders Mobile AL

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a bold herding breed that requires plenty of exercise. This native herding dog of Wales can be a vocal and loving pet. The Pembroke and Cardigan varieties were freely interbred until the 1930s, when breeders began accentuating their differences.

Pembroke Welsh Corgi

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a bold herding breed that requires plenty of exercise. This native herding dog of Wales can be a vocal and loving pet.

Physical Characteristics

  • Long and low with large erect ears
  • Coat: Straight, thick, short hair
  • Broad flat skull and fox-like head
  • Dark eyes with black rims
  • Black nose
  • Height: 10-12 inches
  • Weight: 25-27 pounds
  • Average lifespan: 11-15 years

Temperament

  • Hardy, smart, obedient, protective, devoted, fun-loving, amiable and companionable
  • Interaction with people: Good with children; wary of strangers
  • Interaction with animals: Can be aggressive with other male dogs
  • Training: Properly socialize and train when still young to avoid over-protective behavior as an adult
  • Bark: Can be highly vocal
  • Protection: Good guard dog

At Home

  • OK for apartments
  • Needs daily walk

Grooming

  • Easy to groom
  • Coat sheds throughout the year
  • Brush with a firm-bristle or pin brush

Brief History

  • Specializing in herding cattle, they were essential helpers to farmers in South Wales
  • Developed in Pembrokeshire, Wales, and was used to drive cattle by nipping their heels and barking
  • The Pembroke and Cardigan varieties were freely interbred until the 1930s, when breeders began accentuating their differences

Fido's Facts

  • May try to herd people by nipping at their heels
  • Favorite breed and pet of Queen Elizabeth II
  • Talents include: herding, guarding and competitive obedience
  • Low stature helped them roll out o...

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