Facts & Origin
Profile: Corgi Spitz - The lively mix with charm and wit
The Corgi Spitz is the result of crossing a Corgi and a German Spitz. He is a mix that combines the best of both worlds. With proper care and attention, this lively and charming dog will undoubtedly capture the heart of any dog lover.
Origin of the parent breeds
While both the Pembroke and the Cardigan Corgi originated in Wales and became most famous for being the favorite dog of the British Queen, the German Spitz has deep roots in Germany and is one of the oldest dog breeds in Europe. The crossing of these two breeds results in a mix that is deeply rooted in both history and personality.
|Origin||England - Germany|
|Life expectancy||10 - 15 years|
|Care requirements||low-maintenance - high-maintenance|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
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Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Character traits of the Corgi Spitz
The Corgi Spitz is characterized by its lively, intelligent and affectionate nature. Equipped with the wit and charm of the Corgi and the independent spirit of the Spitz, this mix is often playful and alert at the same time. It can make a great watchdog, but is also suitable for families and as a companion dog.
Suitability and attitude
The Corgi Spitz is versatile and adapts to many circumstances:
- Families: he usually gets along well with children as long as he is treated with respect.
- Seniors: His manageable size and affection make him an ideal companion.
- Active individuals: He loves walks and light activities.
However, early socialization and consistent training are important to ensure that the Corgi Spitz is well adjusted and well behaved.
Care and health
With its dense double coat, the Corgi Spitz requires regular coat care. Once or twice a week, the coat should be thoroughly brushed to avoid matting and prevent skin problems. Genetic health problems can occur in both parent breeds, so regular vet visits and health checks are recommended.
What does this mixed breed look like?
In terms of appearance, the Corgi Spitz often displays a medium build with the characteristic short legs of the Corgi and the fluffy coat of the Spitz. The color palette is varied, ranging from cream to brown to black, often with characteristic facial markings.
In the case of crossing with a Welsh Corgi Pembroke, there is also the possibility of an inherited stubby tail.
Hip dysplasia (HD)
Hip dysplasia (HD) is a genetic condition in dogs where the hip joint is not shaped properly. This leads to pain, stiffness and restricted movement.
Patellar luxation is the term used to describe a displacement of the kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs.
A Corgi Spitz is a mix of a Corgi and a German Spitz.
The Corgi Spitz is usually small to medium in size, has a robust build and a fluffy, thick undercoat. He usually has a dark face with floppy ears and a long, bushy tail.
The Corgi Spitz is usually very loving and affectionate. He can also be alert and attentive. These dogs love to play and cuddle with their humans. They are known for their energy and desire to please their owner.
Since the Corgi Spitz has a double coat, regular grooming is required. It is also important to perform regular checks of the ears and eyes to prevent inflammatory diseases. Regular training is also important to teach this hybrid breed healthy and positive behavior.
They can usually live from 10 to 14 years.