Pembroke Welsh Corgi - Low-set, strong and sturdily built, the Pembroke Welsh Corgi is one of the most agreeable small house dogs. Height (from ground to highest point on withers) should be 10 to 12 inches. Weight is in proportion to size, not exceeding 30 pounds for males and 28 pounds for females. His ears are pointed at the tip and stand erect, and he has a short tail. Coat colors can be red, sable, fawn, black and tan with or without white markings. Bold and friendly, the Pembroke responds well to training and loves his family, but he may try to herd you! He thrives on farms, but can adapt to a variety of living situations if given regular exercise.
Cardigan Welsh Corgi - Known as the Corgi with the tail, the Cardigan Welsh Corgi is low set with moderately heavy bone and a deep chest. The breed is small and powerful, capable of great speed and endurance. They should be from 10.5 to 12.5 inches at the withers when standing naturally. Ideally, males should be from 30 to 38 pounds; females from 25 to 34 pounds. Coat colors include red, sable, brindle, black and blue merle, and white markings are common. The Cardigan can adapt to country life or city apartments, but need some form of daily exercise. As a companion dog, they love to be with their people and are loyal, affectionate and even-tempered.