Description: Small, sturdy and low to the ground, with a fox-like face. A big dog with little dog legs, yet those little legs can run – Corgis were originally used for livestock droving.
Behavior: An intelligent, obedient and loyal dog that loves a challenge, Corgis are not too difficult to train, but they may try to be dominant if given the chance. They do have a tendency to nip heels if they feel that the family members are too rowdy in their play. They like to be kept constantly active.
Tendency to bark: Low
Level of Aggression: Low
Suitability as a guard dog: Low
(Candidate photo by AP; sketch by Susan Donley, petspictured.com; breed photo by Baltimore Sun)
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