Cardigan Welsh Corgi Information & Dog Breed Facts
Collection of all the general dog breed info about Cardigan Welsh Corgi so you can get to know the breed more.
|Group||Pastoral Dogs (Herding Dogs)|
Other Names |
What other names does the Cardigan Welsh Corgi have? The dog breed also known as...
|Cardigan, CWC, Cardi|
Breed Type |
What type of dog breed is it?
AKC Group |
Is Cardigan Welsh Corgi recognized by the American Kennel Club?
|Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1935 as a Herding breed.|
FCI Group |
Is Cardigan Welsh Corgi recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
|Not recognized by FCI.|
Breed Recognition |
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Cardigan Welsh Corgi breed?
|American Canine RegistryAmerican Kennel ClubAmerica's Pet RegistryCanadian Kennel ClubDog Registry of America Inc.Federation Cynologique InternationaleKennel Club of Great BritainAmerican Canine Association, Inc.Australian National Kennel CouncilContinental Kennel ClubNational Kennel ClubNew Zealand Kennel ClubUnited Kennel Club|
How much does the Cardigan Welsh Corgi puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it? Cardigan Welsh Corgi price:
If you choose to purchase the Cardigan Welsh Corgi, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Cardigan Welsh Corgi for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Cardigan Welsh Corgi gets to a happy place.
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Cardigan Welsh Corgi size:
How much does the Cardigan Welsh Corgi weigh? Cardigan Welsh Corgi weight:
|Male: 25-30 pounds (11-14 kg), Female: 25-30 pounds (11-14 kg)|
Avg. Weight |
What is the average weight of the Cardigan Welsh Corgi? Cardigan Welsh Corgi average weight:
|Male: 27.5 pounds (12.5 kg), Female: 27.5 pounds (12.5 kg)|
How tall is the Cardigan Welsh Corgi? Cardigan Welsh Corgi height:
|Male: 10-13 inches (25-33 cm), Female: 10-13 inches (25-33 cm)|
Avg. Height |
What is the average height of this fido? Cardigan Welsh Corgi average height:
|Male: 11.5 inches (29 cm), Female: 11.5 inches (29 cm)|
What type of coat does the Cardigan Welsh Corgi have? What does this canine coat look like?
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Cardigan Welsh Corgi's coat?
|Black & WhiteBlue & Merle & WhiteBrindle & WhiteRed & WhiteSable & White|
How to groom the Cardigan Welsh Corgi and how often?
Average: The Cardigan Welsh Corgi requires average grooming effort. Cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't essential. Brushing the dog's coat is useful to reduce shedding. Ears and eyes should be cleaned regularly to avoid infections. Don't skip the seasonal flea treatment too. Dog nail trimming and dog bath can be helpful sometimes. Check the local pet store for dog grooming supplies and find the best dog shampoo to keep its coat healthy and to give your dog a pleasant experience of a dog bath. If you don't have the time, skill or money to take care of your Cardigan Welsh Corgi, search for a dog groomer or clipping service in your area and book an appointment. Maybe you're lucky to have a dog boarding service that includes grooming or walk in dog bath places nearby.
Shedding Level |
How much do Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Cardigan? Cardigan Welsh Corgi shedding level:
Cardigan Welsh Corgis shed above average. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. The amount and frequency of hair loss mostly depend on their health status and breed type. If you don't like vacuum cleaning, you might have to reconsider your choice of having a puppy from the Cardigan Welsh Corgi breed.
What kind of personality does the Cardigan Welsh Corgi have? What characteristics does the breed have?
Intelligent Rank |
How smart is the Cardigan Welsh Corgi? Are they intelligent?
Very smart: Cardigan Welsh Corgi is an excellent dog breed. You can teach them many tricks and commands. The limit is your creativity. They understand and memorize new commands in 5-15 repetitions. This breed obeys for the first command 85% of the time or better.
Are Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis are quite easy to train. Sometimes they can be challenging, but if you're consistent in teaching new commands they will obey for sure.
How playful is this breed?
The Cardigan Welsh Corgi is a playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level |
How sensitive are they? Cardigan Welsh Corgi sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Cardigan Welsh Corgis don't tolerate irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits really well. They are receptive to their owner's emotions and make wonderful family companions.
Affection Level |
How affectionate are they?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers. They enjoy quality time with their owners despite the activity and considered as a great therapy dog for those in need. This breed responds strongly to their handler's emotions because they bond closely. Their happiness is your happiness.
Social Needs |
How much social interaction does the Cardigan need? Cardigan Welsh Corgi social needs:
Cardigan Welsh Corgis need for social interaction is average. This breed likes being around people or other animals, but they don't mind being left alone for a few hours either.
Do Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs bark a lot? Why does my CWC bark?
Average: The Cardigan Welsh Corgi barks occasionally. They can change their barks depending on their emotional level and what they're trying to say. Different barks could mean the same and same barks could have a different meaning. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability |
Is Cardigan Welsh Corgi good as a watchdog?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis are good watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're consistent in their effort. Good vocal cords and sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're territorial and protective about their property, so the Cardigan Welsh Corgis will alert you if they sense something different.
Do Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their territory?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis are average defenders. Some dogs are very protective of their territory, while others easily let a stranger to trespass. This breed is not sure to defend his territory in every situation.
Biting Potential |
Do Cardigan Welsh Corgi bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Cardigan? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Cardigan Welsh Corgi? Why do dog bites happen?
The Cardigan Welsh Corgi has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Cardigan Welsh Corgi do?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Cardigan Welsh Corgis need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam |
How likely is the Cardigan Welsh Corgi to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Cardigan Welsh Corgi roam?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis have average wanderlust potential. Sometimes they like to explore the world and they might escape once or twice, but usually, they prefer staying safely at home. Safer to teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive |
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Cardigan Welsh Corgi have high prey drive?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds. Cats or any other small animals might be in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Cardigan Welsh Corgis are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly |
Is Cardigan Welsh Corgi good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis are very apartment-friendly dogs. Besides the daily walk outside they don't require a big garden.
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone |
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner. With proper socialization and quality time with the dog can solve this problem.
Fighting Dog |
Where Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
|Not really |
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Stranger Friendly |
Are they friendly with strangers?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis are average friendly towards strangers.
Child Friendly |
Are Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Cardigan Welsh Corgi and children:
Cardigan Welsh Corgis are very kid-friendly dogs. This breed enjoys being surrounded by children.
Cat Friendly |
How well do Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis are very cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly |
Is Cardigan Welsh Corgi good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis are average friendly towards other dogs.
Office Friendly |
Are Cardigan Welsh Corgis good office dogs? Do Cardigan Welsh Corgis make good office friendly dogs? Can Cardigan Welsh Corgis be office dogs?
Cardigan Welsh Corgi is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly |
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Cardigan temperament with senior people? Are Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs good for elderly owners?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Pet Friendly |
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs get along with other pets? Are Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis are one of the friendliest dog breeds.
Good For First Time Owners |
Is Cardigan Welsh Corgi breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog |
Are they good as service dogs? Can Cardigan Welsh Corgi be a service dog?
|Not really |
This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). Cardigan Welsh Corgi is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog |
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Cardigan Welsh Corgi be a therapy dog?
|Not really |
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and to people with anxiety disorders or autism. Cardigan Welsh Corgi is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog |
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Cardigan Welsh Corgi be a sniffer dog?
|Not really |
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones. Cardigan Welsh Corgi is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) |
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Cardigan Welsh Corgi be a search and rescue dog?
|Not really |
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people. The Cardigan Welsh Corgi is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat Dog |
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Cardigan Welsh Corgi be a boat dog?
|Not really |
Cardigan Welsh Corgi breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog |
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Cardigan Welsh Corgi be a drafting dog?
|Not really |
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination. Cardigan Welsh Corgi is not the best breed for drafting purposes.
Health Issues |
Is it a healthy breed? Do Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs have health problems?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds. Regular vet check-ups are needed.
Health Problems |
What health problems does the Cardigan Welsh Corgi breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Cardigan Welsh Corgi breed? Health risks of Cardigan Welsh Corgi:
|CataractsCystinuriaDegenerative MyelopathyEpilepsyHip DysplasiaIntervertebral Disk DiseasePatent Ductus ArteriosisProgressive retinal atrophy (PRA)Retinal DysplasiaVon Willebrand's Disease|
Life Expectancy |
How long do Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Cardigan Welsh Corgi be?
Is the Cardigan Welsh Corgi breed hypoallergenic?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level |
How much energy does the Cardigan Welsh Corgi have?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Exercise Need |
How much exercise does this dog need? How much exercise do Cardigan Welsh Corgi dogs require per day?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis need quite a lot of exercise. Daily walks should be on schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need |
How much sleep does this fido need?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Avg. daily food consumption |
How much food does the Cardigan Welsh Corgi need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
|1 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.|
Weight Gain Potential |
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Cardigan Welsh Corgi risk for obesity:
Average to High. If you don't pay attention to the Cardigan Welsh Corgi's weight, he can easily gain weight. More than one daily walk should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding. If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Cardigan Welsh Corgi's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate |
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot and cold weather & climate?
|Prefers average to cold weather conditions|
The Cardigan Welsh Corgi can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
The Cardigan Welsh Corgi has a low chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling tendency |
Does the Cardigan Welsh Corgi drool?
The Cardigan Welsh Corgi is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Cardigan Welsh Corgi could be a perfect choice for you. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool minimal compared to others, just like the Cardigan Welsh Corgi. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.
Gestation Length |
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long is the Cardigan Welsh Corgi pregnant? How long does it take to have this dog puppies? Cardigan Welsh Corgi pregnancy time period:
Reproductive cycle of the female Cardigan Welsh Corgi: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days. During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge. The second part is the Estrus when the bitch is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days. The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color. The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the bitch’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.
|How often can the Cardigan Welsh Corgi have a litter?||Once a year.|
More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size |
How many puppies can the Cardigan Welsh Corgi have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
Pros & Cons of Cardigan Welsh Corgi
- Intelligent Rank: Very smart: Cardigan Welsh Corgi is an excellent dog breed.
- Apartment Friendly: Cardigan Welsh Corgis are very apartment-friendly dogs.
- Drooling tendency: The Cardigan Welsh Corgi is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
- Stinkiness: The Cardigan Welsh Corgi has a low chance of bad smell.
- Watchdog Ability: Cardigan Welsh Corgis are good watchdogs.
- Mouthiness: Cardigan Welsh Corgis have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
- Adaptability: Cardigan Welsh Corgis adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
- Child Friendly: Cardigan Welsh Corgis are very kid-friendly dogs.
- Cat Friendly: Cardigan Welsh Corgis are very cat-friendly dogs.
- Senior Citizens Friendly: Cardigan Welsh Corgis are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
- Health Issues: Cardigan Welsh Corgis tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
- Hypoallergenic: Cardigan Welsh Corgis don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
- Shedding Level: Cardigan Welsh Corgis shed above average.
- Weight Gain Potential: Average to High.
- Office Friendly: Cardigan Welsh Corgi is not the best dog breed for office environment.
- Good For First Time Owners: Cardigan Welsh Corgis are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
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