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Pembroke Welsh Corgi

Pembroke Welsh Corgi

Pembroke Welsh Corgis are affectionate and loyal dogs that thrive on human companionship. Despite their small size, they have a big personality and are often described as being bold and confident. Corgis are known for their intelligence and trainability, and they excel in various dog sports and activities. They have a strong herding instinct and may try to herd their family members or other pets. Corgis are generally good with children and can make excellent family pets.

History

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi originated in Wales and has a long history dating back to the 10th century. They were originally bred to work as herding dogs, particularly for cattle. Corgis were highly valued for their agility, intelligence, and ability to herd livestock effectively.

Temperament

Pembroke Welsh Corgis have an outgoing and friendly temperament. They are generally affectionate towards their family and enjoy being the center of attention. Corgis are known to be good with children and get along well with other pets when properly socialized.

Care

Caring for a Pembroke Welsh Corgi involves providing them with regular exercise, mental stimulation, and socialization. They have a double coat that requires regular brushing to keep it in good condition. Corgis are moderate shedders and may require additional grooming during shedding seasons.

Size

Pembroke Welsh Corgis are small to medium-sized dogs. The average height for males is around 10-12 inches (25-30 cm) at the shoulder, and for females, it is around 10-11 inches (25-28 cm).

Weight

The average weight of a male Pembroke Welsh Corgi is between 25-30 pounds (11-14 kg), while females weigh slightly less, ranging from 24-28 pounds (11-13 kg).

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