Cardigan Welsh Corgi Club of America

AKC GAZETTE September 2019 Cardigan Welsh Corgi Breed Column Every judge has their pet peeve or idiosyncratic spin on the breeds they judge. It can be color, eyes, size, or even sometimes something completely unimaginable. I mean, who knows what goes through the mind of a judge when you place […]

AKC GAZETTE June 2019 Cardigan Welsh Corgi Breed Column Diehard show dog people love to talk about their dogs. When visiting your local AKC all-breed shows, it does not take much persuasion to get an exhibitor to expound upon the many outstanding features their dog supposedly possesses. On the flip […]

AKC GAZETTE March 2019 Cardigan Welsh Corgi Breed Column The younger generation is the future of the entire sport of purebred dogs. Whether for specific breeds or local and national clubs, we need the youngsters to step forward as they mature and take control of the reins. This isn’t a […]

AKC GAZETTE DECEMBER 2018 Cardigan Welsh Corgi Breed Column DNS … After a frustrating day at the dog show, one might come home and place these three letters in a database next to the name of a particular judge who just didn’t meet your standards that weekend. However, let’s take a hard look at what […]

AKC GAZETTE SEPTEMBER 2018 Cardigan Welsh Corgi Breed Column With advent of modern technology, keeping records is easier now than ever before. However, just what kind of records should one keep in order to improve the future of our favorite breed? The first thing that comes to mind is pedigrees. The word pedigree, […]

AKC GAZETTE JUNE 2018 Cardigan Welsh Corgi Breed Column Let’s face it, if you really want to be consistently competitive in the Herding Group ring with a Cardigan, you need something that makes you stand out from the crowd. If you expect to seriously participate in the group ring someday, […]

AKC GAZETTE MARCH 2018 Cardigan Welsh Corgi Breed Column Like many of the national breed clubs, the Cardigan Welsh Corgi Club of America puts on a roving national specialty each year. In 2018, the show will be in Portland, Oregon. The theory in having roving specialties obviously is to provide access to this prestigious venue […]

AKC GAZETTE DECEMBER 2017 Cardigan Welsh Corgi Breed Column Remember your college days, when the professors pontificated on and on that if you did not understand the definition of a word, you should venture on over to the Webster dictionary and look it up? It’s a good habit to have. […]

AKC GAZETTE SEPTEMBER 2017 Cardigan Welsh Corgi Breed Column Under the current AKC guidelines for obtaining the honor of judging a particular breed is the requirement that an approved mentor must have at least 12 years of verifiable experience with the breed in question. Unfortunately, just because one has been […]

AKC GAZETTE JUNE 2017 Cardigan Welsh Corgi Breed Column So you’ve just won Best of Breed under a judge you haven’t shown to very often. The group competition is looking pretty strong, and you’re thinking that bending the ear of the judge about your dog’s latest exploits may just help […]