C.) is much older a breed than the Pembroke Welsh Corgi (dating back to 1200 A. Both parent breeds were bred for much the same purposes of herding and tracking with both breeds being prized for their ability to herd livestock and avoid the inevitable kicks generated by this activity.
Breeding between the two parent breeds took place in the first half of the 20th century, explaining why they so closely resemble each other.
Both breeds are closely related, being called “cousins” in some research.
The Pembroke parent contributes higher energy levels to the mix but this should be easily dealt with in the daily walks and other exercise challenges that your pet will love.He will not need to be bathed or shampooed unless it is necessary as frequent shampooing will remove some of the oils necessary for his weather resistant coat.As in many canine breeds and hybrids, dental evaluations and teeth cleaning will be required regularly to avoid periodontal disease and its resulting tooth loss.The coat will be dense, double and relatively smooth and weather resistant.Your Cardigan Pembroke Corgi hybrid is a constant and seasonal shedder but is considered to be in the low grooming maintenance category.Regular eye examinations and ear checkups will help to reduce the opportunity for infections and diseases.Your Cardigan Pembroke Corgi hybrid will have a temperament which reflects the similarity of the two parent breeds, the Cardigan Welsh Corgi and the Pembroke Welsh Corgi.He will need to be brushed at least once a week and more often during the natural seasonal shedding periods.This will be important to those in your household who suffer from asthma or other breathing problems.They make delightful companions for both young and old and are great with children and cats whom they know belong around the house.They have become great companions and watchdogs in both the United Kingdom as well as in the United States.