Breed group : Herding, Toy
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GENERALBreed group: Herding, Toy Type: Hybrid
PHYSICALSize: Medium Weight: 20-50 pounds Fur length: Ears: Flappy Fur type: Straight
Fur Color: 3 Colors, Black & White, Brown & White, White / Cream
ATTRIBUTESLife Expectancy: 12-15 years Rarity: Very Common Availability: Easily available
Climate: Good for every climate
Shorgi is a designer breed cross between a Pembroke Welsh or Cardigan Welsh Corgi and a Shih Tzu. Shorgi's have a head of a Shih Tzu and the long body and short legs of the Corgi. These breeds are people friendly but sometimes gets a little aggressive to children and other dogs. They become wary to strangers. They will need to be socialized and be kept well-trained to refrain any behavioral problems.
Shorgi's usually come in variations of different colors but they commonly appears to range in brown, tan, reddish-brown to apricot.
The Shorgi's coat can be medium in length and thick, can be smooth and lustrous like their shih tzu parent.
The Shorgi is a highly intelligent breed and very well tempered. They are quite affetionate, charming, fun-loving and lively. They love being around with people they know but gets a little uneasy when it comes to strangers. They can be quite aggressive when they feel they are at a disadvantage and are protective and territorial at times.
These breeds sheds moderately and will need a regular brushing to refrain matting. Grooming must also be done to regularly maintain its good-looking coat.
Shorgi's are highly intelligent breeds and can be trained easily. They will only need a firm hand, with consistency and fairness, extending patience and repetition of methods to be able to understand and grasp the training.
The Shorgi's are very playful and will need daily regular exercises. These breed are can be made to fit into apartment size or small house despite their size, however they need to be taken outdoors to tire them out and to prevent them from being destructive.