Breed Info


Social & Protective

  • Pembroke Welsh Corgis love to be around people
  • Take on a protective role
  • Enjoy training and are quick learners
  • Strong work ethic
  • Gets along well with other dogs and pets
  • May only take to children they've been raised with
  • Early training can curb instinctive behavior of nipping at heels as well as alarm barking


Sturdy & Shaggy


  • Fox-like head
  • Wide skull
  • Upright ears
  • Low set and sturdily-built
  • Nub for a tail

Coat Type and Color:

  • Water resistant, dense undercoat
  • Straight and long outer coat
  • Some are more fluffy
  • Black (usually tri-colored with white and tan markings)
  • Tan
  • Fawn
  • Red
  • Sable with white markings


  • 23-28lbs
  • 10-12 inches tall


Medium Activity

  • Hardy and athletic
  • Happiest with daily walks
  • Love access to free play and running around
  • Herders and talented in agility
  • Genetic disorder of cartilage and bone development makes them prone to back problems. Keep their weight low to avoid unnecessary strain

We Recommend:

  • 45 minutes of daily activity
  • 5 miles of walking per week
  • Originated in Wales as early as the 1100's
  • Bred for herding cattle
  • Small size meant they were inexpensive to maintain
  • Working dogs were exempt from taxes
  • Officially recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1943


  • Brush weekly with a rubber brush
  • Bathe every 6-8 weeks
  • Trim nails every 2-3 weeks
  • Brush teeth weekly


  • Enjoy training and learning
  • Strong work ethic and enjoy a challenge
  • Early training is recommended so they don't nip at heels of children or alarm bark