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Corgis are vigilant dogs that make for great family companions.

  • Origin:

    Wales, UK.

  • Average size:

    Medium

  • Weight Range:

    11 - 14 kg

    Height Range:

    25 - 30 cm

  • Lifespan:

    12 - 13 years

    Bred For:

    Herding

  • Characteristics:

    Happy, intelligent, loving and stubborn.

    Compatibility With Pets/Children:

    They are compatible with other pets, especially dogs. However, because of their assertive temperament, they are not recommended for families that have children under the age of 5.

  • Health Risks:

    Hip dysplasia, epilepsy, intervertebral disc disease, degenerative myelopathy.

    Grooming Requirements:

    A regular ear-cleaning routine with daily brushing.

  • Exercise Requirements:

    An hour of exerise every day that comprises of a long walk or slow jog.

    Nutritional Requirements:

    They require a higher proportion of protein, followed by carbohydrates and minimal fat.