Cardigan Corgis

Cardigan Corgis

The Cardigan Corgis is believed to be older than the Pembroke Corgie.

The Cardigan Corgis is a small, low-set dog which is much longer than tall. Even though it's small, this little dog is a fire cracker. It is capable to run at great speed and is very agile. As a herder, it is naturally able to show great endurance. It has a double coat with a soft undercoat and a straight, flat over coat.

Personality

The Cardigan Corgis is an active and mellow little dog. Some people underestimate the Cardigan Corgis because of its size. This fun-loving, playful dog needs a lot of physical exercise in the form of walks or a vigorous game. They are obedient but tend to be yappy. It's gentle with kids as long as they are not too rough. It tends to be reserved towards strangers and other dogs.

Breed Characteristics

Life Span:10 - 12 years
Nicknames:Cardigan, CWC, Cardi, Brindle, Cardigan Welsh Corgi

Cardigan Corgis Build Information

The Cardigan Corgis is a small, low-set dog which is much longer than tall. Even though it's small, this little dog is a fire cracker. It is capable to run at great speed and is very agile. As a herder, it is naturally able to show great endurance. It has a double coat with a soft undercoat and a straight, flat over coat.

Size:Small

Behaviour and Personality

The Cardigan Corgis is an active and mellow little dog. Some people underestimate the Cardigan Corgis because of its size. This fun-loving, playful dog needs a lot of physical exercise in the form of walks or a vigorous game. They are obedient but tend to be yappy. It's gentle with kids as long as they are not too rough. It tends to be reserved towards strangers and other dogs.

Activity Level:Moderately active
Affection Level:Moderately affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Very friendly

Appearance

Cardigan Corgis needs weekly grooming to remove dead hair and dirt. This breed has thick fur and double coat that sheds heavily.

Shedding:Moderate
Grooming:Low Maintenance

Cardigan Corgis Common Health Conditions

Intervertebral disc disease, eye problems, progressive retinal atrophy (PRA), and cataracts.

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Breed Talents and Facts

In the language Welsh the name 'Cor gi' is translated as Dwarf dog. In older times this dog was often called Yard-long dog. This breed originated in Ceredigion, Wales.

Training:Hard to train