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Name Cardigan Welsh Corgi Pembroke Welsh Corgi Cockapoo
OriginsWales flagWales Wales flagWales United States flagUnited States
Group Pastoral / Herding Dogs Pastoral / Herding Dogs Designer Dogs
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Cardi
Cardigan
Corgi
Pem
Pembroke
Cockerdoodle
Spoodle
Cockerpoo
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo breed type comparison:
Purebred Purebred Cross Breed

Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo Price and Availability Comparison

Price
Which is cheaper, Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Pembroke Welsh Corgi or Cockapoo? Which is more expensive?
$1000-$1300 $1000-$2000 $900-$1100
Availability
Which is easier to get, Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Pembroke Welsh Corgi or Cockapoo?
Very frequent: The Cardigan Welsh Corgi is quite easy to get.
Very frequent: The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is quite easy to get.
Frequent: The Cockapoo is easier than average to get.

Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo Size Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Pembroke Welsh Corgi or Cockapoo?
Medium Small Small
Weight
Which is heavier, Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Pembroke Welsh Corgi or Pembroke Welsh Corgi? Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo weight comparison:
Male: 25-30 pounds (11-14 kg), Female: 25-30 pounds (11-14 kg) Male: 24-31 pounds (10-14 kg), Female: 24-28 pounds (11-13 kg) 12-24 pounds (5.4-11 kg)
Average Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
Male: 27.5 pounds (12.5 kg), Female: 27.5 pounds (12.5 kg) Male: 27.5 pounds (12 kg), Female: 26 pounds (12 kg) 18 pounds (5.7.5 kg)
Height
Which is taller, Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Pembroke Welsh Corgi or Cockapoo? Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo height comparison:
Male: 10-13 inches (25-33 cm), Female: 10-13 inches (25-33 cm) Male: 10-12 inches (25-30 cm), Female: 10-11 inches (25-28 cm) 10-15 inches (25-38 cm)
Average Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
Male: 11.5 inches (29 cm), Female: 11.5 inches (29 cm) Male: 11 inches (27.5 cm), Female: 10.5 inches (26.5 cm) 12.5 inches (31.5 cm)

Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo Grooming, Hair and Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo coat comparison:
Fine Fluffy Curly
Wavy
Colors
What are the original Cardigan Welsh Corgi, Pembroke Welsh Corgi and Cockapoo color?
Black & White
Blue & Merle & White
Brindle & White
Red & White
Sable & White
Black & Tan
Fawn
Red
Sable
Black
Brown
Silver
Tan
Red
White
Grooming
Which is easy to maintain, Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Pembroke Welsh Corgi or Cockapoo? Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo grooming comparison:
Average: The Cardigan Welsh Corgi requires average grooming effort.
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Easy to groom: The Pembroke Welsh Corgi doesn't require a lot of grooming.
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Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
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Shedding Level
Who sheds more Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Pembroke Welsh Corgi or Cockapoo? Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Pembroke Welsh Corgi or {name3 shedding:
Cardigan Welsh Corgis shed above average.
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Pembroke Welsh Corgis are heavy shedders.
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Cockapoos are low shedders.
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Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Pembroke Welsh Corgi or Cockapoo?
3-4 weeks
More often than average. These dog coats tend to be longer, softer, and oilier than short-haired breeds.
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3-4 weeks
More often than average. These dog coats tend to be longer, softer, and oilier than short-haired breeds.
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3-4 weeks
More often than average. These dog coats tend to be longer, softer, and oilier than short-haired breeds.
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Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo Personality / Temperament Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Pembroke Welsh Corgi or Cockapoo? Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo behavior/temperament comparison:
Active
Alert
Devoted
Intelligent
Affectionate
Companionable
Gentle
Affectionate
Friendly
Lively
Playful
Cheerful
Intelligent
Going
Affectionate
Cheerful
Intelligent
Loyal
Playful
Social
Alert
Friendly
Loving
Going
Responsive
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo intelligence:
Very smart: Cardigan Welsh Corgi is an excellent dog breed.
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Very smart: Pembroke Welsh Corgi is an excellent dog breed.
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Average: It takes patience to teach this breed any tricks or commands, but the effort is worth it.
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Trainability
Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo trainability comparison.
Cardigan Welsh Corgis are quite easy to train.
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Pembroke Welsh Corgis are quite easy to train.
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Cockapoos are easy to train.
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Playfulness
Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo playfulness comparison:
The Cardigan Welsh Corgi is a playful breed.
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The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a playful breed.
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The Cockapoo is a playful breed.
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Sensitivity Level
Which dog is more sensitive? What's the difference?
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
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They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
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They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
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Affection Level
Which is the more affectionate dog breed: Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo?
High: Cardigan Welsh Corgis are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Pembroke Welsh Corgis are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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High: Cockapoos are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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Social Needs
Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo social needs comparison:
Cardigan Welsh Corgis need for social interaction is average.
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Pembroke Welsh Corgis are a social breed.
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Cockapoos are a social breed.
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Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo?
Average: The Cardigan Welsh Corgi barks occasionally.
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A lot: Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a particularly loud breed.
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Average: The Cockapoo barks occasionally.
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Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Pembroke Welsh Corgi or Cockapoo?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis are good watchdogs.
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Pembroke Welsh Corgis are average watchdogs.
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Cockapoos are average watchdogs.
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Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which dog is most likely to protect its owner? Which is the best dog to use for protection?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis are average defenders.
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Pembroke Welsh Corgis are extremely protective guard dogs.
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Cockapoos are average defenders.
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Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:

Low 🔽

The Cardigan Welsh Corgi has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Cockapoo has a low chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Pembroke Welsh Corgi or Cockapoo?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Cardigan Welsh Corgi bite force: Ordinary.

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Pembroke Welsh Corgi bite force: Weak.

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Cockapoo bite force: Weak.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo mouthiness comparison:
Cardigan Welsh Corgis have a lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Pembroke Welsh Corgis have a lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Cockapoos have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Impulse to Wander or Roam
Which dog has a greater roaming instinct?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis have average wanderlust potential.
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Pembroke Welsh Corgis tend to escape less than other breeds.
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Cockapoos have average wanderlust potential.
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Prey Drive
Which dog has a higher prey drive? Which can be better for hunting?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
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Pembroke Welsh Corgis have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen.
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Their prey drive is low.
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Apartment Friendly
Which dog is more apartment friendly Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Pembroke Welsh Corgi or Cockapoo?
Very house-friendly dog the Cardigan Welsh Corgi breed.
Very house-friendly dog the Pembroke Welsh Corgi breed.
Very house-friendly dog the Cockapoo breed.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Pembroke Welsh Corgis adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Cockapoos adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Pembroke Welsh Corgi or Cockapoo?
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Pembroke Welsh Corgis do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Cockapoos do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.

Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Which dog is more stranger friendly Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Pembroke Welsh Corgi or Cockapoo? Which dog is more friendly?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis are average friendly towards strangers.
Pembroke Welsh Corgis are average friendly towards strangers.
Cockapoos are very stranger-friendly dogs.
Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis are one of the friendliest dog breeds.
Pembroke Welsh Corgis are one of the friendliest dog breeds.
Cockapoos are one of the friendliest dog breeds.
Child Friendly
Which dog is more child/kid friendly Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Pembroke Welsh Corgi or Cockapoo?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis are very kid-friendly dogs.
Pembroke Welsh Corgis are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cockapoos are kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Which dog is more cat friendly Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Pembroke Welsh Corgi or Cockapoo?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis are very cat-friendly dogs.
Pembroke Welsh Corgis are very cat-friendly dogs.
Cockapoos are very cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Which dog is more dog friendly Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Pembroke Welsh Corgi or Cockapoo?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis are average friendly towards other dogs.
Pembroke Welsh Corgis are average friendly towards other dogs.
Cockapoos are very dog-friendly dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo?
Yes
Cardigan Welsh Corgis are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Pembroke Welsh Corgis are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Cockapoos are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Which one fits better in the office?
No
Cardigan Welsh Corgi is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Pembroke Welsh Corgi is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Cockapoo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Which dog is good for elderly people?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Pembroke Welsh Corgis are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Cockapoos are usually recommended for elderly people.

Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo Health Comparison

Health Issues
Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo health comparison. Which is the healthier: Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis tend to have more frequent health issues than other breeds.
The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Cockapoo is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems
Which one has more or less genetic/health problems: Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo health problems comparison:
Cataracts
Cystinuria
Degenerative Myelopathy
Epilepsy
Hip Dysplasia
Intervertebral Disk Disease
Patent Ductus Arteriosis
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Retinal Dysplasia
Von Willebrand's Disease
Cataracts
Cystinuria
Degenerative Myelopathy
Epilepsy
Hip Dysplasia
Intervertebral Disk Disease
Patent Ductus Arteriosis
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Retinal Dysplasia
Von Willebrand's Disease
Luxating Patella
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Frequent
The Cardigan Welsh Corgi should have a complete physical check-up at least once (but preferably twice) per year.
Average
The Pembroke Welsh Corgi should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Average
The Cockapoo should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Life Expectancy
Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo lifespan comparison. How long do Cardigan Welsh Corgi, Pembroke Welsh Corgi and Cockapoo breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
11-15 years
The average lifespan of Cardigan Welsh Corgi: 13 years
12-14 years
The average lifespan of Pembroke Welsh Corgi: 13 years
14-18 years
The average lifespan of Cockapoo: 16 years
Hypoallergenic
Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
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Energy Level
Who has more energy a Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Pembroke Welsh Corgi or Cockapoo? Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo energy level comparison:
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.
Pembroke Welsh Corgis have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Cockapoos have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Pembroke Welsh Corgi or Cockapoo? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis need quite a lot of exercise.
Pembroke Welsh Corgis need quite a lot of exercise.
Cockapoos have an average exercise need.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Pembroke Welsh Corgi or Cockapoo?
Cardigan Welsh Corgis sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered a lazy breed.
Pembroke Welsh Corgis are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping.
Cockapoos sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered a lazy breed.
Average daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Pembroke Welsh Corgi or Cockapoo?
1 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 1 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 0.5 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
Which dog breed is more prone to obesity? Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo weight gain potential comparison:
Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Cardigan Welsh Corgi's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Pembroke Welsh Corgi's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Cockapoo's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Weather and Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo?
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.
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Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Pembroke Welsh Corgi can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
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Tolerates warm and cold weather
Dogs that tolerate hot and cold weather are typically those that have a double coat of fur.
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Stinkiness
Which dog breed smells least? Which dog smells most? Which is best, Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo?

Low 🔽

The Cardigan Welsh Corgi has a low chance of bad smell.

Low 🔽

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi has a low chance of bad smell.

Medium

The Cockapoo has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling Tendency
Which dog drools the most? Which dog drools the least?
The Cardigan Welsh Corgi is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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The Cockapoo is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo As a Working Dog Comparison

Service Dog
Which one could be a service dog?

Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog.
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Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog.
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Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog.
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Therapy Dog
Which one could be a therapy dog: Cardigan Welsh Corgi or Pembroke Welsh Corgi or Cockapoo? Which is better for autism?

Not really

This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
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Yes

This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
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Not really

This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
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Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Which one could be a detection/sniffer dog?

Not really

They are not typically employed for this type of work, but there may be exceptional cases.

Not really

They are not typically employed for this type of work, but there may be exceptional cases.

Not really

They are not typically employed for this type of work, but there may be exceptional cases.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Which one could be a search and rescue dog?

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as a search and rescue dog.

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as a search and rescue dog.

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as a search and rescue dog.
Boat and Sailor Dog
Which one could be a boat dog: Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo?

Not really

Cardigan Welsh Corgi breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
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Not really

Pembroke Welsh Corgi breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
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Not really

Cockapoo breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
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Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Which one could be a cart pulling or drafting dog?

Not really

A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
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Not really

A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
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Not really

A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
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Fighting Dog / Military Dog

Not really

In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Not really

In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Not really

In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo Reproducibility Comparison

Gestation Length 60-64 days See more. 60-64 days See more. 60-64 days See more.
Litter Frequency

Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy.
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Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy.
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Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy.
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Litter Size
How many puppies can Cardigan Welsh Corgi and Pembroke Welsh Corgi and Cockapoo have?
4-7 puppies 6-7 puppies 4-6 puppies

Cardigan Welsh Corgi vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi vs Cockapoo Recognition Comparison

AKC Group
Which dog is recognized by the AKC?
Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1935 as a Herding breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1934 as a Herding breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Which dog is recognized by the FCI?
Not recognized by FCI. Not recognized by FCI. Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What other organizations and kennel clubs recognize these dog breeds?
American Canine Registry
American Kennel Club
America's Pet Registry
Canadian Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Federation Cynologique Internationale
Kennel Club of Great Britain
American Canine Association, Inc.
Australian National Kennel Council
Continental Kennel Club
National Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
American Canine Registry
American Kennel Club
America's Pet Registry
Canadian Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Federation Cynologique Internationale
Kennel Club of Great Britain
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
American Canine Association, Inc.
Australian National Kennel Council
Continental Kennel Club
National Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
Canadian Canine Registry
American Canine Hybrid Club
Designer Breed Registry
Designer Dogs Kennel Club
International Designer Canine Registry

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