Cardigan Welsh corgi puppies
The Cardigan Welsh corgi puppy is also known as the Cardigan or the CWC or the Cardi. This is one of the oldest herding breed. Their country of origin is thought to be Wales about 3,000 years ago. Their name (Cor gi) translates to a dwarf dog or a gathering dog. The descendants of the breed are thought to be in the Teckle family. The breed was later crossed with Collie for the traditional colors. Originally, the Cardigan Welsh corgi puppies were used as guard and hunting dogs. They were trained to drive cattle. When their use declined, the breed almost went extinct. The remaining breeds were then crossed with other herding breeds. The present day San Diego Cardigan Welsh corgi puppy was recognized in 1935. It is today widely used in herding and as a family pet.
The San Diego Cardigan Welsh corgi puppy is a dwarf. It is nearly twice as long as its height. The ears are long and rounded and usually stand upright. The skull is somewhat flat. The back is flat and has a tail that is low carried and is never docked. The general appearance resembles that of a fox or a German shepherd except for the short legs. It is distinguished from the Pembroke Welsh Corgi by the large ears, heavy body and the undocked tail.
Cardigan Welsh corgi puppies San Diego have short hair. The coat is weather resistant. They come in a variety of shades ranging from sable to red to brindle to black and sometimes tan brindle or blue merle. All the breeds might have white markings on their legs, chest, tail tip, muzzle, or the blaze. In the standard breed, the white areas should not be more than 30%. The breed sheds twice a year.
The San Diego Cardigan Welsh corgi puppy is reckless with other dogs. If you have other pets in the house, it is crucial that you socialize it early enough. The breed gets along well with children. It is, however, suspicious of strangers and does not permit strangers into the family circle easily.
In general, the Cardigan Welsh corgi puppies are intelligent, brave and very calm. They are affectionate and form a strong bond with the family. They will, however, have a stronger affection to one person. It can be protective and is more energetic than the Pembroke Welsh Corgi. The breed is eager to learn and should be trained early enough. The breed also needs more exercises than its size dictates. It loves the outdoors.
Frequent brushing is recommended to get rid of dead hairs. It should be bathed when necessary. Considering the high level of natural energy, the breed needs daily exercises. The Cardigan Welsh corgi puppies San Diego is prone to eye problems such as glaucoma and PRA. They also gain weight fast. Proper nutrition is recommended. Additionally, you need to make appointments with the local vet for regular examinations.
Height: 12 inches
Weight: 25 to 30 pounds
They are common as family pets and herding dogs.