Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Gran Bretañaa Gales- FCI 39

Corgi Galés de Pembroke

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is extremely intelligent, loving and has a great personality.

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History

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi (Corgi) It is a small dog native of Great Britain. He has served for centuries as a shepherd, still considered one of the oldest dogs of Great Britain. There is another Welsh race, the Cardigan Welsh Corgi very similar, Although of larger size and long tail.

There are different theories about the origins of Pembroke Welsh Corgi. It is believed that the two varieties Corgi they are descended from the dog of the Visigoths who introduced the Vikings in Wales to 9th century. Or the Cardigan may be the oldest variety, introduced the Celts into Wales around the year 1200 (name Corgi comes from the Celtic word “CORGI” that means “dog”).

According to other sources, the Pembroke variety was brought to Wales by Flemish weavers in the 12th century. Independently, What was the origin of the breed, the Pembroke Welsh Corgi was developed in Pembrokeshire) and it was used to guide cattle mordisqueando its paw and barking. The varieties Pembroke and Cardigan freely crossed each other until the decade of the 30. From then on, breeders attempted to emphasize their differences.

Another theory states that the two varieties of Corgi have a common origin which is the cross between a Shetland Sheepdog and Sealyham terrier.

This race was used for grazing. The poor peasants of the time were allowed to pasture in the open fields of the Crown, This absence of fences put at risk of lost or dispersed cattle and required a quick dog, clever and who could move smoothly between the livestock. The Pembroke is this kind of dog, that pushes the cattle by the heels. Its low height allowed him to run under livestock without receiving kicks. It has evolved as a domestic animal, and it is the favorite breed of the English Royal family. It is a constant companion and an excellent guardian.

Physical characteristics

Although the Cardigan Welsh Corgiand Pembroke they are relatives, his description of race is completely different. The Pembroke It is small in size, strong, robust Constitution, alert and active, It gives the impression of strength and stamina in a small body.

Head recalls by the shape and appearance to the Fox, with an expression alert and intelligent. The tail is short, preferably natural, When the puppies are not born rabones tail amputates almost completely.

The hair is fairly long and smooth, in various colors such as red, Jet, beige or black and Tan, usually with white spots, is a truly beautiful dog.

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi average has a height of 25 a 30 cm., unato length of 30 a 38 cm and a weight of 11 a 14 kg. Their life expectancy is of 12 a 14 years.

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In England the Corgi de Pembroke is much more popular than Cardigan Welsh Corgi. Perhaps the most obvious reason for that popularity is that Pembroke is the favorite of the royal family, in particular of Queen Elizabeth II. Outside of England the Cardigan is still less known than the Pembroke Welsh Corgi.

Character and skills

It is a very active dog, but the tendency to have them as pets in small homes reduces its activity. If this excesses are added in their food taken quickly to obesity.

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is extremely intelligent and loving, with a great personality, very active and worker. Very adaptable to the farms and also, It is a perfect companion dog for children if it is treated as properly and only occasionally ladra.

Food

An average dog requires of 150 a 300 grams of balanced per day commercial feed. A fairly common feature of Corgi is their voracity, that leads him to eat too much gives the impression that is never satiated; You must limit your intake.

Health

By the length of the spine are particularly sensitive to overweight which can produce osteoarthritis that reduces your life expectancy and the quality of the same.

This race also has a tendency to hip dysplasia (polygenetic origin), the falls, retinal dysplasia, 's Von Willebrand disease and degenerative myelopathy.

Pembroke Welsh Corgi Reviews

Coexistence is important that you have with your new friend. Before considering the acquisition of a dog of the breed“Pembroke Welsh Corgi” you know certain factors. Not all breeds of dogs are apt to live in an apartment, You must take into account their character, their need for exercise, their interaction with other pets, your care and if you have young children, their level of tolerance towards them.

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Type and recognitions:

  • CLASSIFICATION FCI:Group 1 –> Sheepdogs and Cattle Dogs (except Swiss Cattle Dogs). / Section 1 –> Sheepdogs. Without working trial.
  • FCI 39
    • Federations:
  • FCI – Group 1 Herding dogs, Section 1 Sheepdogs
  • AKC – PASTORAGE
  • ANKC – Group 5 (working dogs)
  • CKC – Group 7 – Herding dogs
  • ​KC – Pastoral
  • NZKC – Working dog
  • UKC – Herding dogs
    • Pembroke Welsh Corgi FCI Standard

WELSH CORGI (PEMBROKE) FCI

Alternative names:

    1. Pembroke, PWC, Pem, Corgi, Welsh Corgi (English).
    2. Welsh Corgi Pembroke (French).
    3. Welsh Corgi Pembroke (German).
    4. Welsh Corgi Pembroke (Portuguese).
    5. Welsh Corgi Pembroke (Spanish).

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