Fédération Cynologique Internationale

The Kennel Club

Welsh Corgi Cardigan

Welsh Corgi (Cardigan)


ORIGIN

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FCI
Great Britain.

UITGEGEVEN

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FCI
24.06.1987.
KC
February 2009

UTILISATION

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FCI
Herding & companion.

CLASSIFICATION

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FCI
Groep 1Sheepdogs and Cattledogs
Section 1Sheepdogs
Without working trial

KC
Pastoral

BRIEF HISTORICAL SUMMARY

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GENERAL APPEARANCE

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FCI
Sturdy, tough, mobile, capable of endurance. Long in proportion to height, terminating in fox-like brush, set in line with body.
KC
Sturdy, tough, mobile, capable of endurance. Long in proportion to height, terminating in fox-like brush, set in line with body.

IMPORTANT PROPORTIONS

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FCI
Length of foreface in proportion to head 3 to 5.
KC
Alert, active and intelligent.

BEHAVIOUR / TEMPERAMENT

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FCI
Alert, active and intelligent. Steady, not shy nor aggressive.
KC
Alert, intelligent, steady, not shy or aggressive.

HEAD

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FCI
Foxy in shape and appearance.
KC
Head foxy in shape and appearance, skull wide and flat between ears tapering towards eyes above which it is slightly domed. Moderate stop. Length of foreface in proportion to head 3 to 5, muzzle tapering moderately towards nose which projects slightly and in no sense blunt. Under-jaw clean cut. Strong but without prominence. Nose black.

CRANIAL REGION

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Skull

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FCI
Wide and flat between ears; tapering towards eyes above which it is slightly domed.

Stop

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FCI
Moderate.

FACIAL REGION

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Nose

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FCI
Black., projects slightly and in no sense blunt.

Muzzle

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FCI
Tapering moderately towards nose.
KC
Teeth strong, with scissor bite, i.e. upper teeth closely overlapping lower teeth and set square to the jaws.

Jaws/Teeth

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FCI
Teeth strong with scissor bite, i.e. upper teeth closely overlapping the lower teeth and set square to the jaws. Underjaw clean cut. Strong but without prominence.

Eyes

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FCI
Medium size, clear, giving kindly, alert but watchful expression. Rather widely set with corners clearly defined. Preferably dark, or to blend with coat, rims dark. One or both eyes pale blue, blue or blue flecked permissible only in blue merles.
KC
Medium size, clear, giving kindly, alert but watchful expression. Rather widely set with corners clearly defined. Preferably dark, to blend with coat, rims dark. One or both eyes pale blue, blue or blue flecked, permissible only in blue merles.

Ears

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FCI
Erect, proportionately rather large to size of dog. Tips slightly rounded, moderately wide at base and set about 8 cm ( 3,5 ins) apart. Carried so that tips are slightly wide of straight line drawn from tip of nose through centre of eyes, and set well back so that they can be laid flat along neck.
KC
Erect, proportionately rather large to size of dog. Tips slightly rounded, moderately wide at base and set about 8 cms (31/2 ins) apart. Carried so that tips are slightly wide of straight line drawn from tip of nose through centre of eyes, and set well back so that they can be laid flat along neck.

NECK

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FCI
Muscular, well developed, in proportion to dog’s build, fitting into well sloping shoulders.
KC
Muscular, well developed, in proportion to dog’s build, fitting into well sloping shoulders.

BODY

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FCI
Fairly long and strong.
KC
Chest moderately broad with prominent breast bone. Body fairly long and strong, with deep brisket, well sprung ribs. Clearly defined waist. Topline level.

Topline

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FCI
Level.

Loin

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FCI
Waist clearly defined.

Chest

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FCI
Moderately broad with prominent breast bone. Brisket deep. Well sprung ribs.

TAIL

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FCI
Like a fox’s brush set in line with the body and moderately long ( to touch or nearly touch ground). Carried low when standing but may be lifted a little above body when moving, not curled over back.
KC
Like a fox’s brush, set in line with the body and moderately long (to touch or nearly touch ground). Carried low when standing but may be lifted a little above body when moving, not curled over back.

LIMBS

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FCI
Strong bone. Legs short but body well clear of the ground.

FOREQUARTERS

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KC
Shoulders well laid, angulated at approximately 90 degrees to upper arm; muscular, elbows close to sides. Strong bone carried down to feet. Legs short but body well clear of the ground, forearms slightly bowed to mould round the chest. Feet turned slightly outwards.

Shoulder

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FCI
Well laid, angulated at approximately 90 degrees to upper arm, muscular.

Elbow

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FCI
Close to sides.

FORELEGS

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Forearm

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FCI
Slightly bowed to mould round the chest.

FEET

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KC
Round, tight, rather large and well padded.

Forefeet

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FCI
Round, tight, rather large and well padded. Turned slightly outwards.

Hind feet

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FCI
Round, tight, rather large and well padded.

HINDQUARTERS

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FCI
Strong, well angulated and aligned with muscular thighs and lower thighs ; strong bone carried down to feet. Legs short.
KC
Strong, well angulated and aligned with muscular thighs and second thighs, strong bone carried down to feet, legs short; when standing, hocks vertical, viewed from side and rear.

HIND LEGS

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Rear pastern

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FCI
Vertical when standing, viewed from side and rear.

GAIT / MOVEMENT

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FCI
Free and active, elbows fitting close to sides, neither loose nor tied. Forelegs reaching well forward without too much lift, in unison with thrusting action of hindlegs.
KC
Free and active, elbows fitting close to sides, neither loose nor tied. Forelegs reaching well forward without too much lift, in unison with thrusting action of hindlegs.

COAT

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HAIR

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FCI
Short or medium, of hard texture. Weather-proof, with good undercoat. Preferably straight.
KC
Short or medium of hard texture. Weather-proof, with good undercoat. Preferably straight.

COLOUR

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FCI
Any colour, with or without white markings, but white should not predominate.
KC
Any colour, with or without white markings, but white should not predominate.

SIZE

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KC
Height: ideal 30 cms (12 ins) at shoulder. Weight in proportion to size with overall balance the prime consideration.

Height at withers

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FCI
Ideal height at withers 30 cm.

Weight

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FCI
Weight in proportion to size with overall balance the prime consideration.

FAULTS

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FCI
Any departure from the foregoing points should be considered a fault and the seriousness with which the fault should be regarded should be in exact proportion to its degree and its effect upon the health and welfare of the dog and on its ability to perform its traditional work.
KC
Any departure from the foregoing points should be considered a fault and the seriousness with which the fault should be regarded should be in exact proportion to its degree and its effect upon the health and welfare of the dog and on the dog’s ability to perform its traditional work.

SERIOUS FAULTS

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DISQUALIFYING FAULTS

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FCI

Aggressive or overly shy dogs.
Any dog clearly showing physical or behavioural abnormalities shall be disqualified.


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