Welsh corgi

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Welsh corgi:

see Cardigan Welsh corgiCardigan Welsh corgi,
breed of short, long-bodied working dog believed to have been introduced into Wales from Central Europe c.1200 B.C. It stands about 12 in. (30.5 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs from 15 to 25 lb (6.8–11.3 kg).
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; Pembroke Welsh corgiPembroke Welsh corgi,
breed of short-legged, hardy working dog thought to have been introduced into South Wales by Flemish immigrants in the early 12th cent. It stands from 10 to 12 in. (25.4–30.5 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs from 18 to 24 lb (8.2–10.9 kg).
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Debbie Richardson, a Kennel Club assured breeder of Pembroke Welsh corgis, whose dog Bailey won Best Dog at Crufts, last year, said: "Pembroke Welsh corgis are such fantastic all-round dogs that are intelligent, fun and incredibly loyal, but their popularity is waning as we are simply failing to attract younger people to the breed's charm.
But the Pembroke Welsh corgi has gone through such a decline in its popularity that it is now being listed by the Kennel Club as vulnerable.
But Karen Hewitt, chairman of the Cardigan Welsh Corgi Association, warned the Palace's favourite hound is not yet out of the woods.
Darin Ward of Eugene brought along both of his dogs: Hucky, a miniature schnauzer, and Griffin Davenditch O'Chaps Ward, Griffey for short, a Cardigan Welsh corgi.
I've always had six or seven dogs, but Welsh corgis are a whole different thing.
In the case of Pembroke Welsh corgis, judges want to see the perfect height, length, coat texture, bite and coloring.
The Cardigan and the more popular Pembroke Welsh Corgis - inexorably linked with the Queen - have been considered separate breeds for only about 70 years.
THE Queen Mother's love of Welsh corgis was responsible for the little dogs gaining their "by royal appointment" status.
Welsh corgis are liable to bite people's legs because their forebears rounded up sheep by snapping at their feet.

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