Searching the Internet, there are plenty of references and general expectations and descriptions regarding the Pembroke Welsh Corgi. The general websites that describe this breed don’t do it justice. The Pembroke Welsh Corgi breed has a lot of spunk and energy. Here are some of the finer points of this breed to consider before you take one into your home.
The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is Energetic
If you haven’t already read this little factoid, then you should. The Corgi breed has tons of energy, and if you decide to bring this pet into your home then you should consider the need to keep up with your new pet. The Corgi has a need to run, and don’t you dare be fooled by their short, stubby legs. This breed is quick even if their short legs make them look slow.
If you need a little workout or you wish to make a resolution to run or walk during the day, the Pembroke Welsh Corgi is happy to join you. Their tiny legs don’t lack endurance; rather, they are extremely great companions running miles with you even during their puppy years. The Corgi will keep pace with you during your first days of running and during the long endurance runs when you run miles at a time.
The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a Herder
If you haven’t already researched the breed, it was developed to herd livestock like cattle or sheep. Any other animals in your home will be kept in a certain area. The Pembroke Welsh Corgi likes to keep other pets herded especially cats. You need to find a place to allow other animals in your home to escape the dog's habit to herd, or this breed will keep them cooped in a corner.
The Corgi will also find time to play with animals. They are not a nasty breed, but they prefer to keep order in the home. Some cats will not enjoy the playful, bully attitude from the Pembroke Welsh Corgi. Make sure your other animals are able to coexist with your new puppy.
The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is Playful and Smart
This breed is smart and playful, so they are great with kids in the house. They love to run, play, and the dog will try to garner attention from family members in any way it can. Have you ever seen an unhappy Corgi? This breed also seems to be forever happy and satisfied. If you take care of your Pembroke Welsh Corgi, then your new pet will keep you on your toes for many quality years.