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Breed Details

Cardigan Welsh Corgi

Cardigan Welsh Corgi

This is the type of Corgi that wags his tail not wiggles, which allows this breed to be distinguishable from the other type of corgi. The Cardigan Corgi differs from the Pembroke Corgi, as it is larger, longer in body, has rounded ears and comes in a wider variety of colors.

The Cardigan Welsh Corgi is known for its steady, even nature. The breed is alert, intelligent, affectionate and adaptable.

This sturdy, active breed is noted for its endurance. It makes a fine family pet for  town or country residents provided it s given lots of outdoor exercise .

Breed Standards

Size: The Cardigan Welsh Corgi measures about 12 in, 30 cm.
Coat and color: The hard-textured coat is short to medium in length. It is weatherproof with a good undercoat.
Grooming: Regular brushing takes care of the Cardigan Welsh Corgi, as that is the only thing that needs to be done.

Canine Coat and Nose Color Test
DNA Parentage Test
Canine Progressive Retinal Atrophy
Canadian Kennel Club
American Kennel Club
Cardigan Welsh Corgi Club of Canada
Cardigan Welsh Corgi Club of America