Welcome to the Cardigan Welsh Corgi Breed Archive, a place for Cardigan Welsh Corgi lovers, breed enthusiasts and pedigree addicts.
Creators of The Breed Archive
Country of origin: Great Britain
Breed group: Sheepdogs and Cattledogs - Group 1 (FCI); Herding Group (AKC); Pastoral Group (KC)
Coat: short or medium, dense undercoat
Colour: black, blue merle, brindle, red, sable
Life expectancy: 12-15 years
Based on his original life as a farm helper and guardian, the Cardigan is a "big dog in a small package", reserved with strangers, otherwise a friendly, adaptable companion.
The Yard Dog
The Cardigan Welsh Corgi was once known affectionately as the "yard-long" ("ci-llathed") dog indicating he was a yard long from his nose to the tip of his tail.