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Pembroke Welsh Corgi


Other Names

Corgi, Pembroke, Pem, PWC

History

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi date back centuries and were brought to Pembrokshire, UK by Flemish weavers. They could be descendants of a mix of breeds including the Pomeranian, Keeshond, Samoyed, Chow, Norwegian Elkhound and Finnish Spitz. They have been used as farm and cattle dogs.

Appearance

Strong, low set, bold attitude, foxy head, intelligent and interested expression, short legs

Color and Coat

Double coated, with medium length outer coat and a short thick undercoat, can be straight or slightly wavy. Colors include red, sable, fawn, black or tan, or a mixture, and can have white markings.

AKC Group

Herding

Height

10-12 inches

Weight

24-30 lbs

Activity Level

Medium

Tempermant

Bold, friendly, trainable, family companion, affectionate, intelligent

Other Facts

Pembroke Welsh Corgi's make great watch dogs because they are alert. They can be born with a tail or without. Some famous PWC owners are Queen Elizabeth II and Kendra Wilkinson.
 
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