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Some practical advice for prospective puppy buyers

You want to buy a Cardi puppy?

There are so many things to watch out for when buying a new puppy, to begin with, where will you start your search?
For many people the first thing is to refer to Google, however, your first point of reference really should be either the Cardigan Welsh Corgi Association or visit the Kennel Club for information on new litters, www.thekennelclub.org.uk .
Then talk to as many reputable people within the breed as you possibly can, Cardigans are a vulnerable breed in this country, with only around 100 pups born in an average year, so you may need to wait, you should ask in detail about how the pups are bred and just as importantly, how they have been reared.
Always expect to see the mother with the pups, you probably wont be able to see the father as well because many people go to other kennels to find the best stud dog for their bitches.
Always make sure you are given a pedigree of at least three, preferably four generations
Always expect a KC registration document, although, there are some delays at the KC currently.
Always ensure that you have a vaccination card with details of the injections your puppy has received if any. This also applies to worming treatments, your puppy should have been regularly wormed and you should be told which medication has been used and when the next dose is due.
Always expect microchip details, although again, if the pup has been chipped at the same time as it's vaccinations, then the breeder may not at that time received the details from Petlog.
Always expect to be given a free four or five week puppy insurance document, all breeders are able to offer this and it gives invaluable cover should anything go wrong in those very early days.
Always Expect to receive full details of the rearing of your puppy, a diet sheet, information on training etc.
Always be aware that certain colours are not acceptable in the Cardigan Corgi standard. Some colours (like liver) may appear naturally, however other colours have been appearing which are the result of indiscriminate breeding or at least breeding displaying a lack of knowledge of the breed. Blue merles should only be bred to tricolours, if they have been mated to red or brindle dogs then red or brindle merles may appear. These are highly undesirable and could cause health problems further down the line. You should certainly not be paying a premium for them. In short, blues should only appear in litters with tricolours, reds and brindles should never be in the same litter as blues. Tricolours can appear in any litter of any colour.

Clifton, Mr P
Spalding
Lincolnshire
United Kingdom
01775713625
Sire: Ch Joseter Mr Parkinsin
Dam: Joseter Four Candles

Date of birth: 2021-08-31
Number of Dogs: 3
Number of Bitches: 4

The House of Joseter are extremely proud to announce the birth of this long awaited litter. Puppies are available for suitable show and pet homes. The history of Joseter Cardigans (1952-2021) can be viewed at www.joseter.co.uk
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Evans, R
AMMANFORD
Carmarthenshire
United Kingdom
07575090920
Sire: Faarup Syml yn Coch
Dam: Lidoffad Cragen or Mor

Date of birth: 2021-05-31
Number of Dogs: 3
Number of Bitches: 0

We have just one boy left looking for his forever home, he is brindle and white, he is microchipped, kennel club registered, wormed, and fully vaccinated,he has been brought up in our busy household with other dogs and our 4 grandchildren. for more information please contact Mrs Rosemary Evans on 07575090920
Hewitt, Mrs. K. & Mr. J.
Rugby
Warwickshire
United Kingdom
01788 812156
Sire: Bymil the Big Picture
Dam: Wildcard Carryon to Cardhew

Date of birth: 2020-08-30
Number of Dogs: 1
Number of Bitches: 1

Lovely litter of nine puppies, only one available, either dog or bitch, brindle point tricolour. KC registered, micro chipped, wormed, and vet checked, first vaccination depending on current vet policies, they will have been well socialised, have a full record of their upbringing, and have puppy insurance. These babies are being reared in the family home and are becoming familiar with all the usual household noises etc. The pups are just four days old in this photo. Please be aware that despite the high prices being advertised on some online site, it is currently possible to buy well bred, well reared puppies of this breed for between between £1,000 and £1,500, from a reputable breeder.
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