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Pembroke Welsh Corgi

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Pembroke Welsh Corgi (Corgi)

Description: Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a dog that is up to 10 to 12 inches tall, about 27 to 30 pounds. They come in many coats: Fawn, Black and Tan, Black, Grey, Black and White, Sable, and Red. They have a long undercoat and a longer topcoat. Their coat needs to be groomed daily and shedding can become a problem if grooming is not up to their needs.

Hypoallergenic: No

Temperament: They are happy, intelligent, active, alert, loving, stubborn, independent, bold, outgoing, friendly, and protective. These are characteristics a Pembroke Welsh Corgi can have to make up their personalities.

- History -

How: Descended from Swedish Valhunds brought to Wales by the Vikings.

Who: Vikings.

What: Swedish Valhunds

When: Medieval Times (Sometime between the 5th-15th century)

Where: Pembrokeshire, Wales

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- Interesting Facts -

1- Queen Elizabeth II was a fan of the Pembroke Welsh Corgi, and she always had one after her first that was named Dookie.

2- More popular than the other Welsh Corgi, the Cardigan Welsh Corgi.

3- In Celtic, "Cor" means "dwarf" and "gi" means "dog", giving them part of their name, Corgi.

AKC Group: Herding Group

 

MLA Citations:

"Pembroke Welsh Corgi Breed Information." American Kennel Club. https://goo.gl/Dnu1qN Accessed April 23rd 2018.

"Pembroke Welsh Corgi." Dogtime. https://goo.gl/oGkVB6 Accessed April 23rd 2018.

"Pembroke Welsh Corgi Breed Information and Personality Traits." Hill's Pet Nutrition. https://goo.gl/VtoXpf Accessed April 23rd 2018.  

 

 

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