Pembroke Welsh Corgis are very affectionate, smart, and alert dogs that are categorized in the herding group. They range from a variety of colors including red, sable, fawn, black and tan with or without white markings. Pembroke Welsh Corgis are a heavy shedding breed. They have a thick, medium length double coat that is fairly easy to maintain, but as with most double coated breeds, they do shed seasonally during spring and fall. They are considered to be a small to medium sized breed with a height ranging from 10-12 inches for both the males and females. They have an average weight up to 30 pounds for the males and up to 28 pounds for the females. Their life expectancy is 12-13 years.