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BSK Breed Index: The Pembroke Welsh Corgi

Life Span: 12-15 years

Height: 10-12 inches

Weight: 25-30

Litter Size: 5-8

Temperament: High Strung

Intelligence: High

Classification: Herding

BSK Status: Extinct


History of The Pembroke Welsh Corgi

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi originated in Wales, Pembrokeshire- Hence its name. They are highly active herding dogs that need to be exercised to stay healthy and happy. They are very old known breeds who date back as far as 1107 AD but have only been recognized since 1934. The closest breed to the Pembroke is the Cardigan Welsh Corgi.

Pembroke Welsh Corgi Fun Facts

  • The Pembroke is younger than its Welsh partner, the Cardigan- though it is much more popular.
  • In the 2003 animated film "101 dalmations II: Patches London Adventure", Thunderbolts partner Lil' Lightning is shown as a Corgi
  • The Pembroke Welsh Corgi does not have a tail

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