Facts & Origin
PROFILE: Mudi Corgi - A fascinating combination of will to work and charm.
The Mudi Corgi is created by crossing the Mudi, a versatile Hungarian herding dog, and the Corgi, which exists in two main varieties: the Pembroke Welsh Corgi and the Cardigan Welsh Corgi.
The Mudi Corgi offers a fascinating combination of intelligence, willingness to work, and charm. This mix is perfect for active families or individuals who are willing to meet the demands of these energetic and loving dogs. With proper training and care, this dog will become a loyal and happy companion.
History of the parent breeds
Both breeds are known for their impressive herding abilities and intelligence. The Mudi originated in Hungary and was used to herd and protect flocks of sheep. The Corgi, on the other hand, originated in Wales, Great Britain, and was used primarily as a herding dog for cattle.
|Origin||England - Hungary|
|Life expectancy||12 - 15 years|
|Activity level||average - high|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
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Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits
The Mudi Corgi is a truly unique dog, combining the Mudi's willingness to work with the Corgi's curiosity and playful nature. These dogs are often alert, intelligent and eager to learn. Their love for their family is unmatched, and they tend to do especially well with children. At the same time, their alertness can make them excellent watchdogs, although they are not usually aggressive.
Suitability and Husbandry
If you're considering adding a Mudi Corgi to your family, keep in mind that these dogs need plenty of exercise and mental stimulation. They are happiest when they have a job to do, whether it's herding, dog sports like agility, or simple games in the yard. It's important to socialize them early on to make sure they get along well with other animals and people.
Grooming and health
The Mudi Corgi's coat is medium to long in length and can be wavy or smooth, depending on the dominant breed. A weekly brushing should be sufficient to prevent matting and excessive hair loss. As with all breeds, it is important to regularly check and maintain ears, teeth and claws. When it comes to health, problems can occur that are typical of both parent breeds, such as hip dysplasia or eye problems. It is recommended to have regular check-ups at the veterinarian.
What does this mongrel look like?
The Mudi Corgi can have a wide range of appearance. Many have the longer build of the Corgi, combined with the wavy coat of the Mudi. Color-wise they can vary from black, brown, merle to the typical fawn and sable shades of the Corgi.
A Mudi Corgi is a dog that shares the genetic makeup of the Mudi and the Corgi to create a unique hybrid breed.
Mudi Corgi s usually have a black or golden brown coat, are active and energetic and tend to be very loyal and affectionate. They can be easily trained and are usually very intelligent and amiable.
Yes, but they should not stay outside all the time. They should spend a lot of time inside with their family and only go outside in warm, dry weather.
The life expectancy of a Mudi-Corgi mix averages between 12 and 15 years.