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10 Reasons To Be Very Afraid Of A #PembrokeWelshCorgi
  • November 29, 2017
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Everyone loves a Pembroke Welsh Corgi, right? These long little dogs get attention everywhere they go, and their smile seems to light up every room. Don’t be fooled, though, this dog is not nearly as innocent as they may seem.

1. Corgis can herd thousands of pounds of cattle.

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi is a herding dog, originally bred to round up sheep and cows many times larger than them. This pint-sized pooch is not afraid of getting spit on or stomped on. They can easily command large animals and direct them any direction they wish with just a few nips at the heels. When you let this miniature herder into your home, there’s no cattle to boss around, so they’ll quickly take to herding your family members instead. Compared to giant farm animals, your family is ridiculously easy for this dog to control. What made you think you were boss?

2. A Pembroke Welsh Corgi will lick you to death.

A Corgi’s tongue is relentless. They will not stop licking your face despite cries of “no,” and “please stop!” They will lick and lick until your entire face is red, slimy and raw. Several people have certainly perished from the classic Corgi face wash of death, though these casualties typically go unreported because, who could be mad at that adorable face?

3. The Corgi has the fluffiest butt fluff of the entire animal kingdom.

This may seem like a harmless attribute, but combined with that stubby tail, there’s no cuter butt in the world. The problem is, if you’re ever walking behind this fluffy menace, you’ll be subject to this ridiculous pair of cheeks. Very few people can resist it, and are naturally drawn to follow it, much like a duckling following it’s mother’s white feathered rump. People have walked directly into busy roads in pursuit of Corgi butts, though no deaths have been reported.

4. They’re the hardest-to-please members of the Royal Family.

Pembroke Welsh Corgis have a long history in the Royal Family, and Her Majesty Elizabeth II currently has between 5 and 500 of her own personal Corgis at any given time. This is no coincidence. Only the toughest breed in the species could live up to the throne. The Royal Family is said to own dogs of other breeds, but few people realize that those dogs are actually the Royal Corgis’ pet dogs. Only a Corgi could have pet dogs of their own.

10 Reasons To Be Very Afraid Of A #PembrokeWelshCorgi

5. They’re the eviler of the two corgi breeds.

Most people can’t tell the different between the Pembroke Welsh Corgi and the Cardigan. The Cardigan has different ears and a long tail, but that’s all most people notice on the surface. The true difference is, The Cardigan is basically a Pembroke with the pure evil bred out. If you’ve ever been victimized by a Corgi’s irresistible smile or those itty-bitty paws, running late to work just to cuddle for five more minutes… well, it was most definitely a Pembroke.

6. They simultaneous need to be outside and inside.

A Pembroke Welsh Corgi has an arsenal of psychological tricks to slowly drive you crazy. One of their most-often techniques is to ask to go outside, spend just a few moments sniffing around in the grass, then ask to come inside again. But it won’t end there. They’ll ask to go out again, innocently enough as though they simply have unfinished business… and they’ll do this over and over again until you die.

7. They seem to reproduce by budding, or maybe even magic.

It’ll start just as it does with any other dog. You’ll bring home a puppy, and that will be the end of it. No, not really. A few months later, you’ll turn around, and there will be two Corgis in your kitchen. Another year, another Corgi. Your spouse will claim to not know what happened, and even if you seal all of the cracks and gaps around your home, lock up the doggy door… somehow, someway, you’ll get more and more Corgis.

8. A Corgi will steal your socks.

Some people believe that Corgis think that socks are toys, and that they like to play with them. Not true. A Pembroke Welsh Corgi is smarter than that. Your socks are one of your garments most heavily embedded with your scent. so they get pretty excited when they find one on the floor. They’ll take your sock and run around with it until you have to chase them, but it’s unclear why they enjoy snatching them so much. We believe it may be for their personal research purposes.

9. Your Corgi will always be more popular than you.

When you get a Pembroke Welsh Corgi puppy, you’ll start to notice your friends and family visiting you more often. At first, this will seem like a perk. Pretty soon, though, you’ll notice that your friend Christine, who’s not usually forgetful, had left her hat at your home 10 times in the last few months, and lingers around your home to play with your dog for 20 minutes every time she comes back to pick it up. Your Corgi will happily soak up the attention as though they don’t even notice. At the end of the day, you’ll still be the one they snuggle up with, but that’s beside the point.

10. A Pembroke Welsh Corgi will steal your heart and never give it back.

Once a Pembroke Welsh Corgi decides that they like you, they’ll always want to be by your side. Well, except when there’s a bird in the yard, or if someone else is eating something in the other room, but other than that, they’ll stick to you like glue. It’s impossible to forget about a Corgi, and you’ll hear the pitter-patter of those little footsteps long after they’re gone.

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  1. Annie
    On August 11, 2018 at 4:10 pm, Annie said:


  2. Cooper
    On September 16, 2018 at 5:54 pm, Cooper said:

    … Except for the royal family part. RIP

  3. Berta
    On November 15, 2018 at 12:53 am, Berta said:

    I miss my Sptizy! She was so mine! She used to know when i was on my way even being that i was 3 blocks away!

  4. Mp
    On January 30, 2019 at 11:11 pm, Mp said:

    Even a corgi mix fit all the categories except the one about royals,they don’t do mutts

    On March 3, 2019 at 7:57 pm, SHARON KEENAN said:

    so true! My Bella is the love of my life and my partner!

  6. Carol
    On March 3, 2019 at 10:34 pm, Carol said:

    They actually do mutts of a sort. They have Dorgis, or Corgi/Doxie mixes, and have for decades.

  7. Lilly
    On March 5, 2019 at 8:31 pm, Lilly said:

    love corgis i will never be afraid of one

  8. Melinda Muller
    On March 10, 2019 at 6:48 pm, Melinda Muller said:

    That sock obsession is right on!!!!!!!

  9. Ed
    On March 28, 2019 at 4:17 pm, Ed said:

    We have a Dorgi, Bella, who does the inside/outside thing all day, and would lick your skin raw if you let her. I wake up every morning at 6 am to a head and neck tongue wash.

  10. Kathy Rath
    On May 7, 2019 at 4:17 pm, Kathy Rath said:

    Absolutely true! We rescued one from a life of crating and I’m so thrilled we did. My beautiful little boy has stolen my heart. He can lick my hands, face and toes until his heart’s content. The sock stealing is quite entertaining and a good excuse for me never having matched pairs on my feet. PWC’s are awesome! I highly recommend.

  11. Amber
    On July 12, 2019 at 12:18 am, Amber said:

    I love corgis!!!

  12. AJ
    On September 3, 2019 at 11:22 pm, AJ said:

    My blessed little Kenno went to be with Jesus. I believe the Lord needed some comic relief. LOL. Actually he was a trooper and I’m so thankful I had a chance to love him for 11 yrs. Yes he too loved to steal my socks, use the revolving indoor outdoor and run and slide across our hardwood floors. Thank you Keeno. Love you for ever!

  13. SusanK
    On September 5, 2019 at 10:35 pm, SusanK said:

    My girl, Niki, was a Corgi57 (unknown mix of Corgi & ?). She herded my cats. I miss her bubbly, fun personality! I’ll have another Corgi one day….

  14. PattiS
    On September 27, 2019 at 5:41 pm, PattiS said:

    Actually the royals do own mutts. The queen owns a corgi/dachhound mix.

  15. Mary
    On October 16, 2019 at 10:44 am, Mary said:

    My beloved Corgi’s registered name was Ishkabibble Murphy Bymysyde. Murph was my best friend and I miss him every single day. 12 years wasn’t long enough…. Great article.

  16. Scott
    On October 22, 2019 at 12:59 pm, Scott said:

    I picked up a rescue Corgi in Wisconsin and had to take her to the vet and she had Lyme disease but she seem to rebound rather well I have a dog door at home and I’ very large area outside that’s all concrete and she loves to go out there and lay on her back every morning and look all the birds and then we started to discover that all our shoes would be piled up in the middle of this area perfectly in the middle of a whole stack of shoes she would drag them out the dog door and then pile them up her name is Ivy she’s so great

  17. Miss Mo Fo
    On November 30, 2019 at 1:19 am, Miss Mo Fo said:

    I have a PWC/Rat Terrier mix named Willow who is the best dog ever! She looks like a regular PWC but has a full tail and legs that are three times as long! She is amazing.

  18. hi
    On February 12, 2020 at 4:44 pm, hi said:

    guess what corgi butt

  19. Corgi_Lover
    On June 12, 2020 at 3:58 pm, Corgi_Lover said:

    I have a corgi… most of this is not true. yes, they do leave fur EVERYWHERE but mine just nibbles every here and there, (thats only because he is teething) and the only time he growls or bites is when the kids pick him up/yell at him. after all, he is only a puppy.

  20. Corgi lover
    On July 9, 2020 at 5:36 pm, Corgi lover said:

    So not true a corgi is loving and awesome I have one and he is the best I love him so much any one who is searching for a dog get a corgi

  21. dave
    On August 16, 2020 at 7:33 pm, dave said:

    my wife got one it is a holy terrier. try’s to bite my 13 year old dog. she is not my friend.

  22. cathy
    On October 20, 2020 at 8:59 pm, cathy said:

    Corgies are the best! I just lost my girl, Shorty. I had her for 10 years and she was the light of my life. A laugh a day and love every second-that’s what she provided. I’m too heartbroken to get another right now, but someday. She never stole my socks-just my heart!

  23. Roy Keagy
    On November 22, 2020 at 9:00 am, Roy Keagy said:

    I really like your writing style, fantastic info , regards for posting : D.


  24. Abby
    On December 24, 2020 at 5:48 am, Abby said:

    I don’t think this is true. Corgis are very sweet, and there is no reason to be afraid of them.

  25. mia
    On March 27, 2021 at 12:07 am, mia said:

    the things that they are saying about them, IDK bc they can steal my socks, and my heart…. I will not care!… 😒

  26. Bhavik
    On May 16, 2021 at 7:58 am, Bhavik said:

    I’m planning to get a Corgi. I’m unsure about whether I should select Cardigan or Pembroke. Are both the same in terms of appearance, temperaments, etc.?

    Thanks in advance 🙂

  27. Jaz
    On February 3, 2022 at 1:20 am, Jaz said:

    We had our first for 14 wonderful years. Our second was to be our last but went over the Rainbow Bridge way too early. Our home isn’t the same without the fur, barking, and everything that goes with a smiley pup, so now we’re getting a pair of fluffy brothers to complete our home again. This will be an adventure!

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