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Dorgi

Dorgi
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Overview

No matter if you are a female or male, if you are single or you are already part of a big family, I am sure that at least once in your lifetime you have thought about having a dog. As the quote is saying: the dog is the man's best friend, and this could not be more true. If you still want to buy one and basically growing up your best friend, let me introduce you to the Dorgi breed.

What is a Dorgi breed?

First things first. How was this breed discovered? A very interesting fact about the Dorgi breed is that this is a mix between Dachshund and Corgi. It was first discovered by when the Corgi of Queen Elisabeth mated with a Dachshund, which belonged to Princess Margaret. Since then, the sisters continued to have more Dorgi breeds, at least ten as the story tells.

Looks and other characteristics

As now you just found out that the Queen used to have one of the Dorgi's breeds, I am sure that you became more interested in his looking. Well, let me tell you that now you will fall even more in love. The Dorgi are small size dogs, who come in different colors such as white, black, brown, or even red. They have a long body and their weight is mostly between 15-28 pounds.

The Dorgi's breed is well-known as a playful and nice breed. Even if sometimes they can be quite stubborn, you will enjoy spending time and playing with them. These dogs are very intelligent and also very friendly with the kids. As part of their cuteness comes the size of the dogs, which is between 9-12, and females are even smaller.

Having a Dorgi is like going into a rollercoaster. You will never get bored and moreover, you need to use different toys and activities to maintain his healthy life.

Health and other issues

Like any other animal, the Dorgi breed can also develop different types of health issues such as Cataracts, Patellar Luxation, or Intervertebral Disc Disease. Good to know is that this dog is mostly a healthy one, and with the proper care and regular medical caring you should not have any problems regarding his health.

Having a Dorgi as a pet will definitely make your life happier. His temper and energy will make you spend all your free time playing with him and your kids will love this dog too.

 

Breed Information

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Size:Small
Type:Cross Breed
Life span:12-14 years
Temperament:Alert
Courageous
Energetic
Intelligent
Loving
Loyal
Height:8-12 inches (20-30 cm)
Weight:15-28 pounds (7-13 kg)
Colors:Black
Black and Tan
Tan
Litter Size:2-5 puppies
Puppy Price:Average $200 - $300 USD

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Dog names

Rank Male Female
1 Max Bella
2 Bentley Roxy
3 Winston Ginger
4 Jax Lady
5 Sam Annie
6 Ollie Dixie
7 Hank Belle
8 Loki Holly
9 Simba Phoebe
10 Ziggy Jasmine
11 Peanut Trixie
12 Rudy Katie
13 Frankie Baby
14 Chico Hannah
15 Benji Sassy
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