Good day, I am a Pembroke Welsh Corgi, a royal breed if you will, as I have been a favorite pet of the British Crown for many years. I'm quite smart, if I do say so myself. I love people and will always seek out as much attention as I can. My herding instinct causes me to chase just about anything that moves, which for you, means lots of games of fetch. Also, I'm highly dedicated to my family, and I'm quite well-behaved around children.
Pembroke Welsh Corgis go way back to the 12th century. It's believed that Vikings and Flemish weavers brought my ancestors to Wales. The Cardigan Welsh Corgi's closely related to us, and until recently, we were considered one and the same. We Pembrokes are the more popular of the Corgi breeds, but don't tell the Cardigans. Even Queen Elizabeth II is a Pembroke fan. She has 16 of us.
潘布魯克威爾斯科基犬遠遠追溯回十二世紀時。據說維京人和法蘭德斯織布工帶我的祖先到威爾斯。卡提根威爾斯科基和我們有密切關係，在不久之前，我們都還被認為是相同品種。我們潘布魯克是科基品種裡較受歡迎的，但不要告訴卡提根他們喔。連女王伊莉莎白二世都是潘布魯克威爾斯科基的粉絲。她養了 16 隻我們這種狗。
You're gonna expect us Corgis to live on average between 11 and 12 years. We measure 10 to 12 inches in height and tend to weigh between 24 and 30 pounds. We are herding dogs, bred to drive cattle and sheep, so our short stature works to our advantage—when the livestock tries to kick us, their hooves go right over our heads. Our biggest health concern is obesity, so please don't overfeed us—even if we beg. We're also prone to several genetic disorders, especially those that affect the eyes and hips.
你能預期我們科基平均活 11 到 12 年。我們身高有 10 到 12 英吋(約 25 到 30 公分)，體重往往在 24 到 30 磅(10 到 13 公斤)之間。我們是畜牧犬，培育來趕牛趕羊的，所以我們低矮的身材是我們的優勢－－當家畜試著要踢我們時，牠們的蹄會直接從我們頭上掃過。我們最大的健康隱憂是肥胖，所以請不要過度餵食我們－－就算我們求你也別餵。我們也很容易有一些基因疾病，特別是那些影響眼睛和屁屁的疾病。
Not unlike other small dogs, I'm eager to please and highly intelligent, so training won't be difficult. But as I was bred to be a working dog, I must stay busy. So if you'd like me to behave, please keep me occupied. My instincts might have me nipping at your ankles in an attempt to herd you, but with time and effort, this can be corrected. I'm happy to live in an apartment or a house, as long as I get my daily exercise. And oh my, do I mean exercise? My small body holds a lot of energy. Because of my short stature, I put on my weight easily; a fencing yard would be ideal, but not necessary.
In summary, I'm energetic and affectionate with just about everyone. My ancestors date back to the 12th century, and I'm a royal favorite. I'm prone to easy weight gain, so do be careful. I'm intelligent and easily trainable. And with proper exercise, I do well in any home setting. Cheerio!
- 「平均、通常」- On Average
You're gonna expect us Corgis to live on average between 11 and 12 years.
你能預期我們科基平均活 11 到 12 年。
- 「容易、傾向於」- Prone To
I'm prone to easy weight gain, so do be careful.