26 Adorable Corgi Pictures That Will Make You Want One
These corgi pictures are probably going to make you want a short, stumpy friend of your own. Take a look at how adorable these dogs are and learn a few things about the breed.
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A corgi’s stumpy legs, pointy ears, and sassy personalities make them some of the best dogs. If you don’t already have one on your dog wish list, these photos might convince you otherwise. These full-grown and puppy pictures of corgis are sure to put a smile on your face. If you can’t get enough of cute dogs, you’ll also want to look through these adorable pug pictures and these husky pictures.
Pembroke and Cardigan corgis are actually two distinct breeds. Pembrokes have a docked tail, a shorter body, and more pointed ears. Cardigans have long tails, are slightly taller, and their ears are more rounded at the tips.
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A Welsh legend says that Pembroke corgis used to work for fairies. Sometimes you can see the marks of a “fairy saddle” on the coats of corgis.
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They are known for being the most agreeable of small house dogs. They make loyal pets for families.
Corgis are very smart and love to work. They enjoy competing in sports such as conformation, herding, agility, and obedience.
The word corgi translates to dwarf dog. If you’re enjoying these corgi pictures you’ll also want to look through these funny dog photos.
In the early years of Amazon, the editor-in-chief and principal engineer brought his corgi, Rufus, to work with him, making Rufus the unofficial Amazon mascot.
The Cardigan Welsh Corgi is the older of the two breeds.
Queen Elizabeth II adores corgis and has had more than 30 in her lifetime.
Most corgis are between ten and 12 inches and weigh 23 to 28 pounds when fully grown.
The life expectancy of corgis is 12 to 15 years.
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Corgis are double-coated and shed a lot. Some people call the fur they leave behind corgi glitter.
Corgis tend to reach their full size after one year. However, some continue to fill out until two to three years of age. If you think some of these corgi pictures are funny, you need to see these hilarious dog and cat photos.
A “sploot” is a classic corgi move where they spread both of their back legs out and lay down. It makes their butt look like two chicken wings.
Corgis are generally very social dogs. There are actually corgi meet-ups that happen all around the country (and world!) where corgi owners gather together to let their stumpy dogs play.
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When corgis are laying down with all of their paws underneath them, they tend to look like an extra cute loaf of bread.
Corgis ears don’t pop up until they are a few weeks old. Sometimes one pops before the other and it looks super cute.
A potential downside of corgis is that they tend to bark a lot. And their barks are loud. If you want to keep your neighbors away, though, this may be a good thing.
Even though corgis have big ears they can sometimes be the worst listeners.
Corgis tend to have the best sleeping positions. Some will snuggle up next to a friend, spread their legs wide, and fall asleep on their back, or rest their head in a door frame to sleep. Now that you’ve smiled at all of these corgi pictures, look through these photos of wet dogs guaranteed to make your day.