10 Facts About Corgis That Will Make Other Dogs Seem So Basic. #6 Surprised Me
by N/A, 9 years ago | 1 min read| 44168
Corgis deserve our love and attention!
1. Corgis are royal dogs.
They've been a part of the British Royal Family for over 70 years. Queen Elizabeth II has owned over 30 corgis since she was a child. Now THAT'S love!
2. Corgis are athletic!
They can run really fast! But this is no surprise given they used to herd animals.
3. But they can get fat if they don't exercise.
4 There are two types of Corgis.
The Cardigan Corgi and the Welsh Pembroke Corgi.
5. A Corgi is the first dog of California.
Sutter Brown's daddy, Jerry Brown, was elected governor in 2010.
6. Corgis are the 11th smartest dog breed.
They can learn commands after just 5-10 times! And they will obey those commands 85% of the time.
7. Corgis and Siberian Huskies are cousins.
They belong to the Spitz family of dogs, who are characterized by their thick fur, pointed ears, and muzzle.
8. The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is the smallest herding dog.
They're just a foot tall.
9. Corgi means "dwarf dog" in Welsh.
"Cor" means dwarf and "gi" means dog. It's as simple as that!
10. Corgis were revered in early Welsh settlements.
People valued their loyalty, herding abilities, and championship. And who couldn't love a face like that!?
There you have it!
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