Known health issues
The Pembroke Welsh Corgis lives for approximately 14 years and is prone o some serious health issues. These includes invertebral disc disease and hip dysplasia. It also experiences minor issues like degenerative myelopathy, epilepsy, progressive retinal atrophy, lens luxation and urinary stones in some occasions. Carrying out DNA, hip and eye test for the dog early in life may help identify some of these issues.
The Pembroke Welsh Corgi makes an ideal family pet. They are smart, affectionate and alert. Their bold nature comes from their history as a working dog and they love to run and play.