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Pembroke Welsh Corgi

Pembroke Welsh Corgi
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Overview

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi, often referred to simply as the Corgi, is a small breed of herding dog that originated in Wales. These dogs are beloved for their adorable looks, lively personalities, and affectionate natures.

Temperament

Pembrokes are known for their intelligence, loyalty, and friendly personalities. They are highly social and love to be around people, making them great family pets. They are also very active and love to play and exercise. However, their herding instincts can lead them to chase small animals or children if they are not properly trained.

Lifespan

The average lifespan of a Pembroke Welsh Corgi is around 12-15 years.

Shedding

Corgis have a thick double coat that sheds quite a bit, especially during shedding season. They require regular grooming to keep their coats healthy and free of mats.

Puppy

Pembroke Welsh Corgi puppies are incredibly cute and playful. They require lots of socialization and training to help them become well-adjusted, obedient adult dogs. They are also very intelligent and can be trained for various activities like obedience, agility, and even herding.

Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a delightful breed that brings joy and companionship to many families around the world.

Breed Information

Popularity:2018: #15
2017: #15
2016: #18
2015: #20
Origin:United Kingdom
Breed Group:Herding (AKC:1934 & UKC)
Size:Small
Type:Purebred
Life span:12-14 years
Temperament:Affectionate
Cheerful
Friendly
Intelligent
Lively
Out-Going
Playful
Height:Male: 10-12 inches (25-30 cm)
Female: 10-12 inches (25-30 cm)
Weight:Male: 24-31 pounds (10-14 kg)
Female: 24-28 pounds (11-13 kg)
Colors:Black & Tan
Fawn
Red
Sable
Litter Size:6-7 puppies
Puppy Price:Average $600 - $1000 USD

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11 Sparky Shadow
12 Brutus Mimi
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