Corgi (Cardigan and Pembroke)

Corgis and Cows by Robert Duncan – http://www.robertduncanstudios.com

Corgi

(Cardigan and Pembroke)

Also known as: Welsh Corgi

Origin: Wales

Breed description: See individual descriptions

Coat: Medium short, straight, close fitting, slightly harsh but not wiry

Welsh Corgis – National Geographic 1941

Cardigan Corgi

Height at shoulder: 10–12 inches (27–32 cm)

Weight: 25–38 pounds (11–17 kg)

Color: Black, brindle, red, sable, blue merle, with or without white markings; some have ticking and black masks

Ears: Large, upright; tapers to rounded tip

Tail: Long, foxy

Billie, a working Pembroke Corgi at Echtenhof Dairy Farms – Photo courtesy – An Vanhoof

Pembroke Corgi

Height at shoulder: 10–12 inches (25–30 cm)

Weight: 25–30 pounds (11–14 kg)

Color: Red, sable, fawn, black, tan, with or without white markings

Ears: Upright, pointed

Tail: Natural bob or docked

To learn about herding breeds from around the world, their temperaments, working styles and how to train them please refer to the book Stockdog Savvy (Alpine Publications) by Jeanne Joy Hartnagle-Taylor and Ty Taylor:

http://www.lasrocosa.com/education.html

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