Cardigan Welsh Corgi

Cardigan Welsh Corgi

This agile and tireless dog is well mannered. It is reserved with strangers and tends to bark.

Breed Overview

This cattle drover originates from the British Isle of Wales, dating back to ancient times. They are fun loving, devoted, tireless, agile, and easy-going companions.  They do have a tendency to bark but can be trained to be well mannered. The may be scrappy towards other dogs, however training them is relatively simple. They make excellent watchdogs, provide protection, and grooming is very minimal by brushing once per week.  Ideal companions for them are active singles, outdoor lovers, and families. They enjoy a moderate daily walk or a challenging play session.

Breed Characteristics

Grooming requirements:
1 = little grooming - 5 = much grooming
 
Energy level:
1 = low energy - 5 = high energy
 
Friendliness toward strangers:
1 = shy - 5 = very friendly
 
Ease of training:
1 = difficult - 5 = easy
 
Affection toward owners:
1 = independent - 5 = very affectionate
 

Breed Details & Traits

Height: 10.5-12.5"
Weight: Male: 30-38 lb; Female: 25-34 lb
Lifespan: 12-14 years

Breed Traits

Amusing, Easygoing, Herding group,

Health Concerns

Common Health Concerns for Cardigan Welsh Corgi:
Less Common Concerns for Cardigan Welsh Corgi:
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