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Welsh Corgi Cardigan Breed Profile

Welsh Corgi Cardigan fact file

KC Group: pastoral
Size: medium
Good with children?: seek breeder advice
Exercise requirement: moderate
Good guard dogs?: would bark
Moulting level: medium
Grooming: moderate
Jogging partner: no

Devoted, loyal and capable of a good day's work. Originally bred for cattle driving by nipping at their heels - something you need to watch out for!

Welsh Corgi Cardigan Character

Intelligent, active, will make a good children's companion given the right socialization and respect. The Breed Standard describes them as "Alert, intelligent, steady, not shy or aggressive". The Cardigan makes a good watchdog and will defend your property - some are known to bark a lot though. Again, training can overcome this.

Welsh Corgi Cardigan Size

Small - the Breed Standard stipulates an ideal height at ideal 30cm at shoulder

Welsh Corgi Cardigan Health

A healthy dog with few breed-specific problems. Watch out for back discomfort however. Keeping him the right weight is key.

Welsh Corgi Cardigan Special Care

Watch their weight. Any unnecessary pounds will strain their long backs.

Remember! All breed profiles are general and every dog is an individual.