Pembroke Welsh Corgi Appearance: The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a short and long dog with a head that resembles a fox and has large, perky ears. The Pembroke Welsh Corgi has little or no tail at all (poor thing) and is about 10 to 12 inches tall. It has short but sturdy kind of look and dark eyes with black rims. Their coat color is usually fawn, sable, red or black/tan many times with white markings.
Pembroke Welsh Corgi Temperament: Despite their short size, Corgis can run fast and should be exercised daily. They are an intelligent and devoted breed and excellent as a watchdog – because they are known to bark quite a bit. The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is also a good dog breed for kids.
Pembroke Welsh Corgi Health: The Pembroke Welsh Corgi has a weight range from 24 to 30 pounds and has a life expectancy of 11 to 15 years. Because the Corgi is so long, they are susceptible to have problems with the spine. Keep your Corgi lean and active to help prevent back problems. Other health concerns include arthritis, Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA) and glaucoma.
History of the Pembroke Welsh Corgi: The Pembroke Welsh Corgi breed originated from Pembrokeshire, Wales and its primary purpose was for herding cattle and sheep. Queen Elizabeth II favored the Pembroke Welsh Corgi, and because of this its popularity grew while other Corgi breeds sat outside the castle eating scraps of the Queen’s leftovers.
Pembroke Welsh Corgi Breed Group: Herding, Working
Video: Here’s a cute video of a Pembroke Welsh Corgi playing with a bunny rabbit.
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