One of the Queen’s favourite breeds of dog, the Pembroke Welsh Corgi, is at risk of
disappearing from our streets and parks after being listed as a vulnerable dog breed
by the Kennel Club for the first time in the breed’s history.
In 2014 the Pembroke Welsh Corgi numbered just 274 registrations with the Kennel
Club, 16 percent lower than in 2013. The breed has been steadily declining since its
peak in 1960, when almost 9,000 dogs were registered. In the last ten years the
numbers have continued to decline with there being almost double the number of the