Pembroke Welsh Corgi

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is born without a tail and are known to be wilful rather reckless and very determined and are reserved around strangers.

These small dogs are known for being good little watchdogs, but can be snappy when defending people or property unless well socialised from a young age.

Pembroke Welsh Corgi Facts

Pembroke Welsh Corgi

Exercise Requirements:      3 star rating

Good with Children:             3 star rating

Easy to Train:                        4 star rating

Good Watchdog:                    3 star rating

Low Shedding:                       1 star rating

Good with Other Pets:         zero star rating

Vital Statistics

Size: 25-30 cm (10-12 in)

Weight: 9-12 kg (20-26 lb)

Coat: Straight of medium length with a dense undercoat

Colour: Red, sable, fawn, black and tan

Lifespan: 12-14 years

Special Characteristics

This corgi by nature is a determined and courageous little dog. They are also described as being bold, outgoing, alert, active, steady and confident.

Exercise Requirements

These small dogs have medium exercise requirements. Two short walks each day combined with a good play session at home is enough to keep them happy and content.

Attitude Towards:

Owners: Are known to be independent and affectionate towards their owners.

Children: Are usually good around children, however they may nip at their ankles during play.

Other Pets: They will be problematic with small pets in the house.

Strangers: Are wary and reserved around strangers.

Other Unfamiliar Dogs: Are mostly good around unknown dogs if they have been well socialised from a young age.

What to Watch Out For

They are highly likely to nip at strangers heels or have a little nip at childrens ankles when they are playing, probably not the best breed to have around younger children.

Health Risks

Just two health risks to take note of with this breed including; eye disorders and spine problems.

Ideal Owner

The perfect owner of the Pembroke Welsh Corgi should well be an experienced dog owner that is strong-willed and can provide plenty of exercise. The perfect owner will also have experience in training dogs not to nip at ankles and keep the dog well socialised.

More Photos

Pembroke Welsh Corgi with red and fawn fur coat Pembroke Welsh Corgi with white and tan fur coat

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