10 Reasons You Need a Corgi in Your Life Right Now

Hailey Hall

1. There are two types of Corgis

There are two different types of Corgis, the Pembroke Welsh and Cardigan Welsh. Cardigan Welsh corgis typically have more rounded ears than Pembroke Welsh Corgis. 

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2. They are very intelligent

Corgis have a very intelligent nature. They are a herding breed and are very bright.

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3. You can be apart of So Cal Corgi Nation

There is a group of Corgi enthusiasts and their Corgis call So Cal Corgi Nation. They hold a So Cal Corgi Beach Day three times a year. Their last meet up had over 1100 corgis. 

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4. They have two layers

Pembroke Corgis have a double coat. There is a long outer coat and a short undercoat. The undercoat sheds in the Fall and the Spring.

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5. They are family friendly

Corgis are known for being very loyal to their families and are extremely playful. The only thing to be aware of is that because of their herding nature they may be better with children over the age of 5.

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6. They are good watchdogs

Corgis are great watchdogs because they are attentive, and they bark to alert their owners.

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7. The Royal family has Corgis

Corgis have been a part of the British family for years. The Queen has had more than 30 corgis in her lifetime.

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8. Many Corgis don’t have tails

The breed has evolved to not have a tail because of tail docking. Specifically, Pembroke Welsh corgis are unlikely to have tails when they are born.

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9. Corgi means dwarf dog

Corgi comes from the Welsh language. “Cor” means dwarf and “gi” means dog. So, Corgi means dwarf dog. 

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10. Their butts

Corgis are somewhat famous for their fluffy butts.

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