Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dog History, Description and Personality Traits
Description: The Cardigan Welsh Corgi is low to the ground and is a long dog. The head is in good proportion to the rest of the body, with a flat but rounded and sharp skull. The muzzle is parallel to the skull. They have a black nose, in the merle colored dog, here we find that this can be a butterfly. They have wide-open eyes that are medium to large, with dark rims that add depth to the eyes. The eyes are of brown tones, which vary with the color of the coat, the exception to this is the dog with blackbird hair, which can have blue eyes, which can be both or only one.
The Cardigan Welsh Corgi dog breed has beautiful black ears that are large in proportion to the rest of the body and head that is suited to this breed. This dog has a prominent sternum, which is deep. Their legs are very short, with the front legs set slightly outwards. With a long and low tail that marks the appearance of this dog. Coat colors include brindle, black and brindle, saddle, fawn, red, black and heather gray, black and tan with or without white. The main difference between this corgi and other corgi breeds is that the Cardigan corgi has a long tail. The height of the dogs is 10 to 13 inches, and the female dogs are the same. Its weight, which must be watched, should be between 11 and 14 kg. The life expectancy of this dog is between 12 and 15 years.
History: Some people believe that the ancestors of the Cardigan Welsh Corgis came from the Celts in 1200 BC. Throughout history, the Cardigan and the Pembrokeshire Welsh Corgi were crossed, which is why most people thought they were the same breed until 1934. At that time, they were separated into two different breeds. Corgis have been used as cattle drivers and were part of working dog groups. Today they are a companion dog.
Temperament: The Cardigan Welsh Corgi is a highly intelligent breed, with a great disposition to please, and is known for being dependable, affectionate, and faithful. It is important to socialize this dog well, especially when he is young, to help have a good and balanced dog.