The Corgi Dog Breed is At Risk of Dying Out

Corgi


One of the most iconic of all dog breeds is the Corgi.  These regal animals have been the favorite of the British royal family for hundreds of years.  But sadly these small canines are in danger of becoming no more.

At the time of this article, only 274 new corgi pups were registered in 2014.  This very low number is very alarming to those who love this dog breed.  While this shortage would seem to spark a higher demand for these dogs, breeders are simply not producing animals.  In fact, many of them are worried that if they do breed their animals, they won’t be able to find proper homes for them.

Right now there are only around 5000 registered corgis in the entire UK.  This is very shocking and if the trend keeps up, we just might lose this iconic dog breed.  That’s really bad news for both the UK and the world.

Even the queen is not taking in any more of these animals, because they are a tripping hazard.  Can you imagine the royal palace without a single corgi running around?  While it hasn’t happened yet, it just might happen one day soon.

Other members of the royal family simply don’t have much interest in these dogs.  This means that after the queen has left the royal palace, you just might not be able to find a corgi there either. While its British tradition to have these little dogs running around, other members of the royal family favor different dogs, such as the Jack Russell terrier.

This is really sad news and I for one hope that they do something to hold on to this beautiful dog breed.  It would be a huge loss for history if these royal dogs were no longer a part of the UK.

So if you are a fan of the corgi, you might want to try and get one now before it is too late. While there is no word on have many of these dogs are being breed in other parts of the world.  The numbers are probably very low.

Image via Luke,Ma at Flickr.com


Add Comment

Dog is Abandoned At Gas Station But Gets A Full Time Job
Dog Missing Fur Loves to Borrow his Favorite Cat’s Bed
Bus Driver lets Stray Dog Ride Along During Storm
Girl And Her Dog Rescue An Adorable Mom Goat and Babies
10 Awesome Halloween Costume Ideas For Dogs
20 Dogs So Tiny These Pictures Almost Look Fake
Awesome Pictures of Dogs Who Look Really Excited
15 Photos Proving Just How Much Dogs Love Us
Border Collie Boston Terrier Cane Corso Chihuahua Corgi French Bulldog German Shepherd Golden Retriever Great Dane Pit Bulls Rottweiler Siberian Husky Tibetan Mastiff
Seven Things You Didn’t Know about the Wire Haired Dachshund
Seven Things You Didn’t Know about the Boxer Pitbull Mix
Seven Things You Didn’t Know about the Beagle Dachshund Mix
Man Paints Beautiful Portrait of Unwanted Dog
Pit Bull Teton’s Adorable Photobooth Shots Find Him A Forever Home
A Dog In A Shelter For Ten Years Get A Happy Ending
No Preview
Let’s Help Hans the Foster Dog Find a New Home
20 of the Top Poison Dangers To Dogs
20 Foods You Should Never Feed Your Dog
7 Special Tips for Taking Care of Bernese Mountain Dog Puppies
Precautions to Be Aware Of While Caring For a New Puppy
The Top Five Pit Bull Rescue Videos of 2017
No Preview
The Real Reason Your Dog is So Much Happier Than You
Couple Abandons Dog At the Vet
Video of Homeless Dog Carrying Around His Food Bowl Is Heartbreaking
Five Pitbull Laws That Need To Exist In The United States
Pit Bull Puppy Left For Dead On Train Tracks Becomes Therapy Dog With New Prosthetic Foot
No Preview
New Bill Might Make it Illegal for Landlords to Discriminate Against Renter’s Dogs
No Preview
Man Climbs Up Wall of 13-Story Building to Save Dog’s Life