Pembroke Welsh Corgi Breed Profile
The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a hardy and highly intelligent breed of dog. Among its other qualities are obedience, protectiveness, devotedness, active and outgoing, as well as excitable and restless.
This breed of dog is good with children and family. They are however, reserved around strangers.
Lifespan and Weight
The average lifespan of this breed of dog is around 12 to 15 years. However, with the advancement of veterinary medicine, pets have been known to live up to 20 years and even longer. The average weight for this breed of dog is around 24 to 30 lbs.
The most common diseases and medical conditions associated with this breed of dog are PRA, glaucoma, weight gain and back disorders.
Housebreaking and Shedding
Housebreaking can be done with patience. Shedding is average, brush every other day.
Best Owner Compatibility
This breed of dog is good for apartments and condos. They are not suitable for frequent travelers. Best Owner has time for walks and has lots of love and attention to give.
Where to Buy
The best places to buy this breed of dog are from reputable breeders, animal shelters, and rescue organizations.
The average cost for this breed of dog is around $500 or more. Routine veterinary care should be included in your budget.
This breed of dog can be prone to being overprotective when they reach adulthood.
This breed of dog loves to bark.
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