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Old 04-18-2010, 11:12 PM   #1
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I have four Welsh corgis (all Pembrokes) ranging from Merlin, the guy in the stuck bolt thread, who is 12 1/2, to Jack, who is five. All have done agility, currently only Jack is competing. Candy, who is also in a cart, competes in Rally obedience. I also manage a cart-loan program for CorgiAid, an organization that helps to fund vet care for corgis in rescue.

I know we have at least one other corgi person and at least one other agility person here!
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Old 04-19-2010, 06:52 AM   #2
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Corgis, them are those short legged dogs with big ears? We have six cockers, dont do the show thing anymore, Our latest is s show dog rescue. Amazing how people can treat these beautiful animals like clothes, use them then simply discard. Any way those trials are great fun to watch.
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Old 04-19-2010, 09:07 AM   #3
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Hey we are a Corgi family too
We have Lena our 31/2 year old Cardigan Welsh Corgi.
Miss Lena is just our crazy family pet who keeps us smiling and laughing with her funny Corgi smiles and Aaaarrrrooooos!
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Old 04-19-2010, 09:55 AM   #4
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I show Beagles.

I show them how to do stuff and they show me how they ignore it.
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Old 04-19-2010, 10:03 AM   #5
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I show Beagles.

I show them how to do stuff and they show me how they ignore it.
LOL, I do a lot of that with corgis, too! Merlin, my beagle-colored corgi, is the worst, though.
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Old 04-19-2010, 10:22 AM   #6
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I try to show our Munchkin cat (short-legged cats like Corgis), but he fits too well under things. He is a one-person cat.

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Old 04-19-2010, 10:27 AM   #7
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I try to show our Munchkin cat (short-legged cats like Corgis), but he fits too well under things. He is a one-person cat.

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We seem to have a shorted legged animal theme going on here!
Your kitty is so sweet looking....just want to give her/him snuggles!
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Kudos to all animal lovers! I, too, cannot understand why pets are sometimes treated so poorly. Through the years I have adopted several animals that were neglected or abandoned.

In the past I have participated in gun dog and obedience training, but that's not my thing. I do use what I've learned to teach my pets some manners. (Well, the dogs anyway. The cats are another story!) Love watching agility and wish something like that was close to home!

I really like Dobermans and when my 15-year-old passed on I found Nigel at Doberman Rescue. He's a 95-pound Blue and thinks he's a lap dog!
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Old 04-19-2010, 11:17 AM   #9
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My dogs have long legs! We have two Airedales. The larger is a also rescue. I would love to meet Nigel.
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My dogs have long legs! We have two Airedales. The larger is a also rescue. I would love to meet Nigel.
Well, since we're both in MN that is likely! We have a daughter now and are planning lots more outdoor activities with her in mind. (Which is why we've moved from our 13' to a 16').

Our desktop crashed a couple months ago, and although all data was saved, I haven't transfered any of it. I'll have to dig out a photo of Nigel to post.

Nigel has always captured a lot of attention. We thought the baby would steal the show, but Nigel still grabs it all! Last fall we attended a local outdoor art fair with the baby and Nigel. As usual, people rushed over to pet the Dobe. Baby got her share of attention, but Nigel got more!
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We have two Rhodesian Ridgebacks. Definately in the longer legged group.

The eldest is Sara. She's two and has been trying a whole lot of different activities over that time. So far she's got a hunt title (we don't hunt), herding instinct certificate (sheep), and her Therapy Dog papers. She loves to lure course and last fall we started straight racing.
Trouble's not a year yet so this summer will be the first real chance to try any organized activities. Can't wait to see what his interests are.... so far it is stalking squirrels.
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No wonder you need a bigger trailer! We could probably make our cat a camping cat. He would not come out from under the bed the whole time, so we would not need to worry about safety. He was a rescue, as are all of our cats. The farmer on the farm where he was born was going to shoot him.
We have another one from the same farm, different year. For you Lord of the Rings fans, the little male is called Tobias (Toby) while the female is called Elanor (Ellie).

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In the picture, you will see me, Kathleen, and dogs Hughie, Radar and Dixie. The dogs are Cardigan Welsh corgis.


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Hughie used to herd, play flyball and do obedience - he has titles in all of those fields. Radar is getting ready for herding trials next month. Dixie is a former farmdog who now spends as much time as possible on the couch getting skrtiches.

They all have web sites at http://moonset.ca, as does our much-missed Sparkey.
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Yay, more egg-corgis!
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