Welsh Corgi

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a great little dog. This little fox like dog is long and low to the ground. It possesses a broad, flat head and as a soft water repellent coat. The coat is usually black, tan fawn or red. It often has white markings too. It has fairly straight legs and the tail is tiny. With small, triangular shaped ears, the Pembroke Welsh Corgi has dark eyes and a black nose as well.



  

Temperament :

Obedient and intelligent, the Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a great little pet to own. It is very protective too and very active as well. Guarding and protecting are two things that this dog loves to do. It is cautious around unfamiliar people and should be trained and handled with care and attention to help it to socialise properly. They tend to be quite excitable little dogs too. They bark a lot. They are also very aggressive towards other male dogs.

Health issues :

They are likely to develop glaucoma and back disorders as a breed. With large appetites, they also tend to put on weight readily.

Exercise :

They are generally very active dogs and should be offered the opportunity to go for long, brisk walks frequently and allowed to run freely in parks.

Life expectancy :

They can survive for a long time in relative terms and it is not uncommon for these dogs to live for anything up to about fifteen years.

Grooming :

This dog sheds its coat twice a year. Grooming this breed is easy. Combing and brushing is necessary on a regular basis and a firm bristled brush should be used. Bathing can be done very rarely.

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