Welsh Corgi: Character and Behavior
Welsh Corgi Character Features
By the nature of the Welsh Corgi - the embodiment of fun and positive, they are constantly smiling. They are smart, even cunning dogs, but their manifestations of cunning are charming.
In the photo: Welsh Corgi
The work that these dogs have long been doing - grazing cattle - required developed intelligence and courage. Welsh Corgi control huge herds of very large animals, while bravely maneuvering at the very hooves. Such work is reflected in the character of the Welsh Corgi. Representatives of the breed even developed their own language: various interjections, grunts, screeching, howling and lingering chants. Emotions are very clearly reflected in their speech.
Cardigans and Pembrokes are terribly curious. They will study every corner in the house, each shelf and drawer. So they develop memory. And, remembering where what is stored, they are able to quickly bring the right thing, if you ask.
Despite their small stature, the Welsh Corgi are full of dignity and do not tolerate indulgence. But the guards or defenders will not work - completely devoid of aggression. However, strangers are wary and in extreme situations can act desperately.
Despite the working origin, the Welsh Corgi do not require serious physical exertion. Although they will not refuse to walk, aport or active games.
When the puppy is small, it is best not to introduce him to adult dogs. Start by talking to peers.
The nature of the Welsh Corgi determines that these dogs are very attached to all members of the family, including children. They also get along well with other animals - if you take the trouble to introduce them and give time to get used to each other. If a representative of the breed gets into a house where other pets have settled down, there usually are no problems. If another animal comes to an adult corgi, it may take a while for the dog to adapt to the changing conditions.
Welsh Corgi, because of their character traits, do not like monotony and boredom, so classes should be interspersed with games.
The main motivation should be promotion. To earn praise, the breed representative will be ready for a lot. But you should not give out a tasty treat for each execution of the command - so you will get a dog that will not take a step without treats.
Welsh Corgi are characterized by restraint, developed intuition and the ability to deeply analyze what is happening. In childhood, they are playful and active, but by the year they acquire a degree. However, an adult dog will not refuse to play.
An educated, trained Corgi is an excellent companion: faithful, intelligent and easy to maintain.
The nature of Welsh Corgi in relation to children
Welsh Corgi can be good pets for families, including with young children, for whom dogs sometimes play the role of a nanny.
However, all this is true only if you properly educate and train your dog. Otherwise, Welsh Corgi games with children can become quite tough.
Representatives of the breed are ready to endure many children's pranks, however, herding instincts sometimes gain the upper hand, and the dog gently grabs the child by the legs. You can wean from such a habit, if you do this in puppyhood.
You will need to explain to your child that treating a four-legged friend must be neat and gentle. Follow the mood of the animal, prevent possible conflicts in the bud. Do not let your child bother your pet when it is sleeping or eating.
Do not leave the dog and child unattended.