Dog Breeds - Corgi

Breed :      Herding
Weight:     Male: 25-30; Female: 24-28 lbs
Height:     10-12 inches
Color(s):   Sable, fawn, red, black and tan with or without white markings.

Corgi Breed Information:
Recognized as cattle herders and protectors of homes, the Corgi breed is believed to have originated in Wales. Corgi is a fit and healthy breed, but may suffer from a few hereditary diseases. This breed gained notability and became famous, probably, because of Queen Elizabeth II who used to keep at least four corgis.

Corgi Health and Diseases:
Corgi breed is one of the healthiest and long-living breed, living for nearly 12 to 15 years. However, it has a few diseases associated with it which includes:
  • Progressive Retinal Atrophy
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Epilepsy
  • Von Willebrand’s disease
  • Spinal problems