Cardigan Welsh Corgi

alert, smart, adaptable

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Country of origin: Great Britain
Breed group: Sheepdogs and Cattledogs - Group 1 (FCI); Herding Group (AKC); Pastoral Group (KC)


Size: small
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.
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