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We're adopting a Corgi!

Does anyone else own a Corgi? What are some things I should know about them?

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Momtocccd

Asked by Momtocccd at 11:53 AM on Feb. 24, 2009 in Pets

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  • what is it? lol
    krazyash023

    Answer by krazyash023 at 11:54 AM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • http://www.gotdogsonline.com/pembroke-welsh-corgi-pictures-breeders-puppies-rescue/pembroke-welsh-corgi-0017.shtml
    Momtocccd

    Answer by Momtocccd at 11:58 AM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • OMGNESS! They are VERY playful and in your face type of dogs. My best friend has 2, she got them when they were babies. Every time I bring my daughter to her house she has to put them outside or they will jump all over her. And the male can sometimes be more aggressive, he growls at my daughter from time to time. The female chews EVERYTHING.
    SandraB383

    Answer by SandraB383 at 12:04 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • oh they are LOVELY!!!

    BUT!!! They're cowdogs/sheepdogs! They need a job!!!, this can generally be controlled by making "fetch" an integral part of their daily routine! They need lots of toys, and for a while, lots of exercise! A very fun breed, I've got a heeler/corgi cross and she's one of the best dogs I've ever had in my entire life. If I could find another after she's gone, I would definitely take it home!
    matobe

    Answer by matobe at 12:36 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • I love corgis. My parents had them the whole time I was growing up and they are the best dogs. Very easy to train and eager to please. The only problem is they are healers, so they often try to herd little ones around, but have never did it in an aggressive way. Mostly just suggest that the little ones should go where they want them to, They do shed A LOT. All the ones that I have been around are very hardy and love children so I would say congrats and enjoy your new family member.
    MelissaLea84

    Answer by MelissaLea84 at 2:21 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • training... the aim to please you.
    MamaMcGovern

    Answer by MamaMcGovern at 2:41 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • Corgis are one of my least favorite breeds because of their looks HOWEVER having owned herding dogs---blue heelers and border collies---they need a job or you will have a neurotic little dog on your hands:-) People I know who own them just love the heck out of them......
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:47 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • Theyre great and soo cute...Im glad youre adopting. Good for you!
    calliesmommie

    Answer by calliesmommie at 11:45 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • They have attitudes if they are not trained to obey. They also are a one owner type of dog.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:11 AM on Feb. 25, 2009

  • I have a one year old corgi! I absolutely adore him. I studied many breeds of dogs for several years before deciding on a corgi, and I am so glad I did! I think they are the perfect size and temperament. My dog is a brindle and white Cardigan Welsh Corgi--the corgi with a tail! He has been very easy to train. They are sturdy enough so a child can't hurt them by accidentally stepping on them, but they in turn are small enough they won't hurt a child knocking them over. Corgi shed A LOT!!! They are short-haired with a thick, soft undercoat, but aside from a daily brushing, they don't require a lot of care. They don't have that "doggy smell" and they don't slobber. They are happy living in a small house or apartment, but do better with a yard or plenty of exersize in a dog park or a daily walk. 

    pagan_mama

    Answer by pagan_mama at 2:46 PM on Feb. 25, 2009

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