Pembroke Walsh Corgi
Size: Small / Medium
Weight: 25 - 30 lbs.
Height: 10" - 12"
Life Span: 12 - 15 years
Health Problems: Bladder stones; epilepsy; hip dysplasia; progressive retinal atrophy; eye disorders; in vertebral disc protrusion
Also Known As: No Nicknames.
Category: Companion Dog
The Pembroke Welsh Corgi will need daily walking, play and / or herding session. This dog is best suited to suburban or rural homes so that it has access to a yard.
Weekly brushing to remove dead hair is required for your Pembroke Walsh Corgi
Pembroke Welsh Corgis are intelligent, easily trained dogs. This breed tends to make an extremely good family dog, as well as a good watchdog. The breed integrates well with other pets, including cats -- especially if socialized at an early age. However, if there are two male Corgis in a household, they will tend to fight. This breed is active with plenty of stamina.
Compatibility with Kids
Makes an extremely good family dog.
Although the origin of this breed is hard to trace, it was most likely brought to the British Isles by Flemish weavers. Developed in Pembrokeshire, Wales, the high-stamina dog was bred to herd cattle, sheep and even horses. It become popular among British royalty (Queen Anne II and King George VI).
The Corgi needs daily mental and physical exercise to be at its best. Despite its short legs, the breed is extremely agile. This breed has a tendency to bark.