Pembroke Welsh Corgis
The Pembroke Welsh Corgi belongs to a large group of dogs recognized as distinct breeds. The Pembroke Welsh Corgi belongs to the corgi-like dog group that includes the Portuguese Water Dog, the Alaskan Malamute, the Basset Hounds, the Doberman Pinscher, Saint Bernard, the Pekingese, the Maltese, and the Toy Poodle. The Pembroke Welsh Corgi breed is closely related to the British Shorthair and the miniature Schnauzer. Unlike the other dog breeds in this group, the Pembroke Welsh Corgi displays tiny appearance variation. It has a compact body size, big eyes, a short and stocky coat, and ears tipped by black ear tufts.
Pembroke Welsh Corgis puppies are energetic, sensitive, and playful animals. Do not subject them to extreme temperatures (hot or cold) and they should not live in poor conditions. Pembroke Welsh corgis make excellent family pets.
Pembroke Welsh Corgis needs their coats cleaned about once a week. Brushing will help shed some of the extra moisture that builds up in their fur. Some people brush their dogs daily, but this is too much for the coat. Daily brushing is okay as long as you are being gentle.
Pembroke Welsh Corgis are normally fifteen to seventeen inches tall at the shoulder, and their average weight is thirty pounds. These dogs are medium in weight and can fit comfortably into many different sized homes. Pembroke Welsh Corgis dogs do not require a yard for living. They are very active in the outdoor areas and love to bark and chew on things.
Pembroke Welsh corgis have short hair that is usually brown. Their coat can sometimes be matted. There is usually one smooth hair strand for the body and several wavy hair strands on the face and tail. There is minimal shedding during the molting season. Pembroke Welsh corgis should not be bathed too often because this will make the shedding of their hair more frequent. They like to play with their owner and should be kept clean and groomed daily.
Pembroke Welsh corgis have white markings on the face and body. The body of these dogs is reddish-brown with dark-colored eyes and hair. The head, face, ears, feet, and tail are white. The sable studded collar, shawl, and bottom are the most prized accessories for Pembroke Welsh corgi puppies.
These are just some of the Pembroke Welsh Corgis information that you might want to learn about. You should also know the breeding of these dogs. The English or British bulldog and the standard Pembroke Welsh are the same breeds.
Pembroke Welsh corgis are not really shown dogs and do not do well in the competition ring. The word corgi originated from the Pembroke Welsh word, which means a cart drawn by a horse. The term has been transferred from the English language to the German language as well. In Germany, the name for this dog is Schutzhund, which has another meaning, protection.
These dogs have excellent herding instincts and make great pets. They are extremely loyal and will stick right with you, no matter what. If you are thinking of buying a Pembroke Welsh corgi, you should know that they are the last of the purebred herding dogs. These dogs are supposed to remain with their humans throughout their life, because they have a strong desire to protect them.