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.

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Life Span
10 - 12 years
Other Names
Cardigan, CWC, Cardi, Brindle, Cardigan Corgis

Cardigan Corgis Build Information

Size
Small

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.

Behaviour and Personality

Kid Friendliness
Affection Level
Activity Level

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.

Appearance

Shedding
Moderate
Grooming
Low Maintenance

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

Breed's Talents and Facts

Training
Hard to train
  • 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

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Common Health Conditions in Cardigan Corgiss

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

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