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Cardigan Welsh Corgi


The Cardigan Welsh Corgi is one of the two breeds of Welsh Corgis, and originated from Wales. They are one of the oldest and most reliable herding breeds. They have a lifespan of between 12 and 15 yrs and weigh about 13kgs. They are affectionate alert, loyal and companionable.

Adult Size

  • Medium
  • Small

Amount of Shedding

  • Sheds Excessively

Appropriate Environment

  • Apartment
  • Fenced In Yard
  • House
  • Invisible Fenced Yard

Behavior if Left Alone

  • Doesn’t Like Being Left Alone

Breed Group

  • Herding Group

Coat Length

  • Medium Coat

Coat Quality

  • Double Coat
  • Smooth Coat


  • Black & White
  • Blue Merle & White
  • Brindle & White
  • Brindle Merle & White
  • Gray & White
  • Liver & White
  • Red & White
  • Red Merle & White
  • Sable & White
  • Sable Merle & White
  • White Merle


  • Doesn’t Really Drool

Energy Level

  • Energetic

Exercise Needs

  • Needs Regular Exercise

Full Grown Height

  • 10-13″

Full Grown Weight

  • 26-30lbs
  • 31-35lbs
  • 36-40lbs

General Health

  • Pretty Healthy Breed

Good Choice for New Dog Owners

  • Good Dog for Your First Dog
  • Great First Dog!
  • Very Good for Your First Dog!

Good Dog for Cold Weather?

  • Can Manage in Cold Weather
  • Thrives in Cold Weather
  • Tolerates Cold Weather Well

Good Dog for Hot Weather?

  • Can Manage in Hot Weather
  • Does Well in Hot Weather
  • Thrives in Hot Weather
  • Tolerates Hot Weather Well

Good With Children?





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