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Facts of Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dog, "Scientific name for Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris".
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Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dog is also known as Corgi with the tail. It is the older of the two corgi breeds which originated from Wales. It belongs to the Teckel family of dogs which also produced Dachshunds. Its existence in Wales is believed to be over 3,000 years.
The Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dog are very loyal family dogs and can live to any setting. Whether you opt to keep them in apartments or farms, they adapt so well. But originally the Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dog breed was used for cattle drivers, farm guards and vermin hunters.
Only humans and dogs have prostates, But a dog doesn't have an appendix. Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people.
Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. A dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth.
The Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dog is small yet a very powerful dog. It has an amazing speed and endurance. Due to their small size they require to have a lot of daily mental and physical stimulation.
The Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dog is a long, low dog, with a fox brush tail and has upright years. Compared with the Pembroke Welsh Corgi Dog, this breed has a longer tail. The Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dog also come in variety of colors which are red, Brindle, sable, black. Other uncommon color is red merle, though according to cardigan standard it is not accepted.
Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
A Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dogs eye protected and moist. Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals.
Normally the Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dog has white neck, legs, chest, muzzle, underneath and the tip of the tail. On top of the head, it has a blaze which is known as Irish pattern. The average height of the male from the shoulders is 10 1/2 to 13 inches (26.6 to 33 cm) and the average height of the female 10 to 12 1/2 inches (25.4 to 33 cm). The average weight of the male 25 to 30 pounds (11.3 to 13.6 kg) and the average weight of the female 23 to 28 pounds (10.4 to 12.7 kg)
Apart from being used as pets and farm dogs, the Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dog are believed to be very good watchdogs. This is because they are active and they can approach an enemy who tries to disturb their peace.
The life expectancy of the Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dog is believed to be from 12 to 15 years. When it comes to breeding, a litter contains around 2 to 4 pups. The size of the litter may vary from small to larger.
The most common disease that affects cardigan welsh corgi is (PRA) Progressive Retinal Atrophy, cancer and Intervertebral Disk Disease.
If purchasing a Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dog from a breeder, make sure to find a good breeder with references check at least two to three of the puppies that were purchased from this breeder.
The Pembroke Welsh Corgi Dog was recognized by the (AKC) American Kennel Club a year before the Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dog. The Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dog in 1935 was recognized and 1934 the Pembroke Welsh Corgi Dog was recognized.
A Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.
The number one heath problems amongst Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Cardigan Welsh Corgi Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult dogs have 42. Female Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month. Female Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born
A Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dogs can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
Average body temperature for a Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
A Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants).
all Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large Cardigan Welsh Corgi Dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 and they will panting a lot