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Breed Standards for the Welsh Corgi-Cardigan



General Appearance:

A low-set dog, approximately 1.8 times longer than it is tall, with moderately heavy bone.




Medium to large eyes; Moderately flat skull; Large ears, slightly rounded at tip




Tail set and carried fairly low, not curled




All shades of red, sable, and brindle; also blue merle or black, both with or without tan or brindle points; white flashings common




Weight:  male: 30-38 lb; female:  25-34 lb

Height:   10.5 – 12.5




Its gait is free, smooth, effortless and ground covering




Its double coat consists of a soft thick undercoat and slightly harsh outer coat of medium length.




Fun-loving and high spirited, yet easygoing. 

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