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Are the Welsh Corgis Dogs a Good Fit With Horses?

Are the Welsh Corgis Dogs a Good Fit With Horses?

Meet The Welsh Corgis

History, Origin Of The Welsh Corgis Dog Breed Og How It Fits With Horses.

Welsh Corgi breed is subdivided into two breeds, with one being Pembroke Welsh Corgi and other being Cardigan Welsh Corgi. Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a dog breed that has a distinctive ability for herding. It has its origin in Pembrokeshire, Wales. Cardigan Welsh Corgi had origin in Cardignashire, Wales. The name “corgi” is derived from Welsh language where “cor” means dwarf and “gi” means dog. The Cardigan Welsh Corgi is larger in both in size and weight as compared to Pembroke Welsh Corgi. Their tail is also different. Docking is sometimes used for this type of dog breed.

History and Origin

Pembroke Welsh Corgi has been seen associated with the Flemish weavers of the 10th century. Cardigan Welsh Corgi is related to the dogs that were brought by the Norse settlers with them. Out of the two, Pembroke breed is more common. Although, it has been on the list of the vulnerable dogs of the United Kingdom. One main reason for the popularity of Pembroke Welsh Corgi is the fact that they have been widely raised by the Queen.

Welsh Corgis belong to the Pembrokeshire and Cardiganshire, which are both agricultural communities of England. They are named as “heelers” because they used to nip at the heels of the cattle herd to keep them moving in the right direction. Their low height allows them to move around the cattle properly. In 1925, Welsh Corgis first appeared in the game ring in Wales. Earlier, these breeds were known as Cardiganshire and Pembrokeshire and the names were shortened later. Welsh Corgis became famous post-World War II.

Presently, Welsh Corgis have become very popular on Instagram, and this has led to an increase in the adoption rates. Their little legs makes them look cute and photogenic.

How Welsh Corgis Fit with the Horses

They are friendly dogs who like to be around family pets. Welsh Corgis are widely adopted by pet parents as companion for their other pets. So, they will be a good choice for adoption as a friend for your horse.

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