Frequently Asked Questions

Behavior

What temperament do corgis have?

Corgis are friendly, playful, and outgoing. They can also be stubborn and protective.

Are corgis easy to train?

Yes, from our experience the corgis easily pickup on commands and learn others on their own.

Do corgis make good apartment dogs?

Yes, with regular exercise. Corgis are active dogs. They are known to bark at passerbys so extra work will be needed to prevent barking at neighbors.

Do you potty train the puppies before I get them?

Yes, we pad and kennel train the puppies. Once they're old enough they start going outside with the other dogs for potty breaks. Although we do our best to potty train them, the puppies may still have accidents.

puppy potty training

How are the puppies socialized?

They are socialized with various dogs of different sizes and a cat. The dogs also receive one on one time so they can learn how to behave with people and so we can work on correcting any bad behavior.

What type of behavioral problems would a corgi typically have?

Corgis can have food aggression if they are not trained to use their own bowl or have a routine food schedule. They also are not very fond of having their paws played with. We work hard at preventing this issue by establishing routines early on and playing with their feet to help them get used to it.


Health

What health problems could a corgi have?

Due to their long body type Corgis are prone to slipped disk and other back injuries if they overextend themselves. They are also prone to some genetic diseases that we test for.

Are your corgis health tested?

Yes, we test all our parents for:

  • Degenerative Myelopathy (DM)

  • Exercise-Induced Collapse (EIC)

  • Von Willebrand disease type 1 (vWD1)

  • Progressive Retinal Atrophy Rod-cone Dysplasia 3 (PRA-RCD3)

What shots will my puppy get before going home with me?

Our puppies get 3 rounds of the DHPP vaccine. It prevents four different viruses: canine distemper, infectious hepatitis, parainfluenza, and parvovirus.

Are the puppies dewormed?

Yes, all the puppies get dewormed every 2 weeks.

Do corgis shed?

YesYes, corgis shed lightly all year round . They shed heavily during seasonal changes in the Spring and Fall. Seasonal differences and genetics will play a roll in how heavily they will shed.

How long is the average corgi lifespan?

Around 8 to 15 years.

How big do your corgis get?

Our average size has been 28 lbs. The standard size for corgis is between 20-30 lbs for males and 20-28 lbs for females.

Why do some corgis have tails?

There are 3 genetic variations to a Pembroke Welsh Corgi having a tail:

1) No tail. 2) bobtail. 3) tail.

Some breeders will dock their corgi's tail shortly after their birth. There are various reasons behind this. You'll want to talk to your breeder if this is something concerning to you.


Below are examples of a corgi's docked and undocked tail

Docked is when the puppy's tail is removed.

Undocked is when the puppies tail is kept intact.


Policy

Are your corgis AKC registered?

Yes, all our corgis are registered with the American Kennel Club (AKC)

Will my puppy be microchipped?

Yes, all our corgis come with a lifetime registered microchip.

Can I visit the puppies in person?

We keep the environment safe for breeding to avoid our puppies from getting sick. Viruses such as Parvo can be unintentionally tracked into our home and live there for months or even years. We will however, send you photos or videos at your request in addition to our daily Facebook posts.

Do we deliver?

Yes, we deliver to you or a mutual location. If the trip to meet you is too far (usually 5 hrs for a 1 way trip), then we will charge at cost to deliver.

How much do your corgis cost?

Can I buy a puppy for someone else?

We normally don't allow straw purchases, but if you feel that we should make an exception then please contact us directly.

How do I pay for my puppy?

For the deposit we accept Google Pay, Check, or USD in person or mail. The final payment must be made with USD only.

Have any other question you want answered?

Contact Us directly.