These powerful little herding dogs have been helping around the farm and snuggling with the children at home for hundreds of years. They're equally at home tending flocks as they are following the Queen of England's frocks.
A small dog with a BIG personality, the Pembroke Welsh Corgi is ranked 34th of the 146 breeds registeded with the American Kennel club. This book examines the characteristics that make the Corgi so special and explains all aspects of raising and caring for this unique breed. From choosing the right puppy to basic care and ownership, the Corgi lover will find it all here. A full-color insert, several appendices, and an extensive index are just part of what makes this title appealing for those who love the diligent and dedicated Pembroke Welsh Corgi.
|Series:||Best of the Breed Library Series|
|Product dimensions:||8.80(w) x 8.82(h) x 0.65(d)|
About the Author
SUSAN M. EWING has been "in dogs" since 1977 and has had Pembroke Welsh Corgis since 1983. She has shown Corgis in conformation and obedience, as well as trying both herding and agility. Her affiliations include the Pembroke Welsh Corgi Club of America, the Conewango Valley Kennel Club, Tri-State Stewards Association and the Dog Writers Association of America. She is a member of the animal committee for the Eden Alternative at Lutheran Social Services in Jamestown, New York, which helps health-care facility residents chose and care for pets. She owned and operated a boarding kennel for four years and bred Corgis at that time. She has been writing professionally since 1964 for newspapers, magazines and radio. Many of her dog-related articles have appeared in the AKC Gazette. Currently, she works at the Arts Council for Chautauqua County and lives in Jamestown, New York, with her husband, Jim, and two Corgis, Griffin and Hayley.