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Pembroke Welsh Corgi is an intelligent and active breed of dog bred to herd horses, cattle and sheep. Canines in this breed are eager to learn and easy to train and they are also great for children. American Kennel Club described Pembroke Welsh Corgi as affectionate, alert, and smart. They are ranked as the 13th most popular breed in the United States.

The history of Pembroke Welsh Corgi can be traced back to the 10th century Europe when it was bred to herd cattle and sheep. The short-legged and sturdy herders were the ancestors of the Pembroke Welsh Corgi today. The Cardigan is Pembroke’s closes cousin. The most noticeable difference between the two breeds is their ears and the tail.

Queen Elizabeth II is the world’s most famous Pembroke fan. Since the Queen got her first Pembroke, named Dookie, in 1933, she has not been without one or more. Pembroke Welsh Corgi is an interesting breed of dogs, like all breeds a Pembroke may develop chronic illnesses as it grows old. This is why you need to take out Pembroke Welsh Corgi pet insurance as quickly as possible to be sure that your pet is protected.

The right Pembroke Welsh Corgi pet insurance will not only protect your pet against unexpected health problems, but it will also protect your finances. You need to take out Pembroke Welsh Corgi pet insurance as early as possible to make sure that pre-existing conditions are not excluded from the coverage.

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Why Pembroke Welsh Corgis Pet Insurance Is Important

Pembroke Welsh Corgis are a “true dwarf” breed, they are known as achondroplastic. Due to their stature and build, Pembrokes can develop certain genetic issues and non-inherited health conditions. A Pembroke can suffer from conditions ranging from hip dysplasia to degenerative myelopathy.

Some of these conditions cost thousands of dollars in veterinary care. Conditions like hip dysplasia can cost up to $5,000 and degenerative myelopathy may even cost more. Without the right pet insurance, you might not be able to take care of your pet or give him the right treatment he needs. By taking out Pembroke Welsh Corgis pet insurance, you will be able to provide quality care for your pet without monetary considerations.

Here is a list of common sicknesses Pembroke Welsh Corgis might develop:

  • Hip dysplasia
  • Cutaneous Asthenia
  • Cystinuria
  • Degenerative Myopathy
  • Epilepsy
  • Intervertebral Disk Disease
  • Cataracts
  • Progressive Retinal Atrophy
  • Retinal Dysplasia
  • Von Willebrand’s Disease, etc.

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Pembroke Welsh Corgis Pet Insurance Statistics

Origin: Wales, United Kingdom

Average height: 10 – 12 inches

Average weight: 24 – 31 pounds (male), 24 – 28 pounds (female)

Life expectancy: 12 – 15 years

Colors: Fawn, Sable, Blue, Red, Black & Tan, Black & White

Exercise Requirements: 20 – 40 minutes per day

Temperament: Bold, Tenacious, Friendly, Protective, Playful, Outgoing.

Health: They are healthy overall but prone to conditions like hip dysplasia, epilepsy, cataract, progressive retinal atrophy, retinal dysplasia, Von Willebrand's disease, intervertebral disk disease, etc.

Energy level: Average

Tendency to Bark: High

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Pembroke Welsh Corgis Pet Insurance News

Although there are probably no more purebred Pembroke Welsh Corgis around the Buckingham Palace, the breed has become very popular with Canadians.

Juliana du Pree, a third-generation Canadian Kennel Club-registered Pembroke corgi breeder, said that they have seen a huge increase in popularity in the breed in the last 10 years. Du Pree, whose own dogs served the role of the Queen’s corgis in the Disney movie “The BFG”, also said that they have seen time and time again that the dogs have been associated with her.

According to Du Prince, the Queen obviously played a major role in the breed’s popularity over the years but there is even a greater surge as the younger generation have embraced the breed online.

The Canadian Kennel Club (CKC) pointed out that the number of purebred Pembroke Welsh Corgis registered in Canada has increased from 172 in 2015 to 261 in 2017, over the past three years. The number of litters registered with CKC has increased as well from 34 in 2015 to 55 in 2017.

There are 166 Pembroke Welsh Corgis registered in Edmonton alone but that doesn’t imply they are purebred. Du Pree said they are such a fine breed. Although they look different and are a bit clowny, people seem to be drawn to them because of their cuteness and dwarf legs.

The breed’s meme-worthiness have been caused by their disposition and comical proportions and Google Analytics show that the number of times Canadians have searched for the term “corgi” over the last five years has tripled.

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