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A Breed from Antiquity
The Corgi from Pembrokeshire is a breed of considerable antiquity. The direct ancestors of the Pembroke were brought across the Channel in 1107 by Flemish weavers.
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The Pembroke Corgi is a separate breed from the Cardigan Corgi, possessing a shorter body and straighter, lighter boned legs. His ears are pointed at the tip and stand erect, and he has a short tail.
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The early progenitor is said to have had a resemblance to the old Schipperkes, and sprang from the same family that includes the Keeshond, Pomeranian, Samoyed, Chow Chow, Norwegian Elkhound, and Finnish Spitz.
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Bold and friendly, the Pembroke responds well to training and loves his family, but he may try to herd you!
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Pembrokes thrive on farms but can adapt to a variety of living situations if given regular exercise. This breed also requires routine brushing.
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