Pembroke Welsh Corgi

Pembroke Welsh Corgis believe that they are big dogs in small bodies. Known for their intelligence, these active dogs never want to be left out of the action. As all-around farm dogs, corgis need constant exercise and training. Most corgis are fine with other pets and children if they have been raised with them. However they will probably chase and nip at the heels of small running children because of their herding instincts. Pembroke Welsh corgis are hardy dogs and also make for excellent watchdogs. Corgis are year- round shedders, and they shed their coats in some form on a daily basis. They shed more frequently in the Summer and in the Winter.

General Characteristics:

Pembroke Welsh Corgis believe that they are big dogs in small bodies. Known for their intelligence, these active dogs never want to be left out of the action. As all-around farm dogs, corgis need constant exercise and training. Most corgis are fine with other pets and children if they have been raised with them. However they will probably chase and nip at the heels of small running children because of their herding instincts. Pembroke Welsh corgis are hardy dogs and also make for excellent watchdogs. Corgis are year- round shedders, and they shed their coats in some form on a daily basis. They shed more frequently in the Summer and in the Winter.

 

Avg. Weight Male:
Upto 14 kg
Avg. Weight Female:
Upto 13 kg
Average Lifespan:
12 – 15 years

Genetic Predisposition:

A genetic predisposition means that an individual may have a tendency to develop certain diseases as a consequence of inherited defects in the genes. Although some disorders occur because of spontaneous mutation of genes, many genetic disorders are inherited. These conditions are seen quite often in canines, mostly but not exclusively, in purebreds. Having said that, this breed has an increased risk for the following conditions which may or may not manifest:

Eye Problems Joint Problems Heart Issues

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