The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a beloved dog breed known for its smart, loyal, alert temperament and double, thick coat. Classified as a herding breed, the Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a small dog with an average weight of 25-30 pounds and a height of 10-12 inches.
This breed typically has a 12-14 year life span and requires high amount of exercise per day. As for grooming needs, the Pembroke Welsh Corgi has moderate grooming requirements.
In this guide, we’ll take a closer look at the Pembroke Welsh Corgi’s personality traits, exercise and grooming needs, as well as common health issues associated with the breed.
Pembroke Welsh Corgi Breed Information
Breed Group: herding
Average Weight (lbs): 25-30
Average Height (in): 10-12
Life Expectancy (years): 12-14
Daily Sleep: 12-14 hours
Pembroke Welsh Corgi Appearance
Coat Type: double, thick
Coat Colors: red, sable, fawn, black, and tan, with or without white markings
Pembroke Welsh Corgi Temperament and Personality
Temperament: smart, loyal, alert
Trainability: responds well to positive reinforcement, consistency in training
Exercise Needs: high
Grooming Needs: moderate
Pembroke Welsh Corgi Health
Common Health Issues: hip dysplasia, intervertebral disc disease, eye problems
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