All these dogs were first developed in Wales.All these dogs were first developed in Wales.
All these dogs were first developed in Wales.

Dogs From Wales: Here are the 11 breeds of adorable dog that originated in Wales - including the loving Welsh Corgi 🐶

These dogs all originated in the hills and valleys of Wales.

If you’ve been thinking about getting a new dog then you’re not alone – Kennel Club figures show that the number of people looking for puppies surged in the last couple of years.

But with 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, there’s plenty of thinking to do before you select your family’s latest four-legged addition – whether you want a large dog, family-friendly dog, or crossbreed.

There’s even academic guidance to seek out, with Psychologist Stanley Coren’s book ‘The Intelligence of Dogs’ ranking breeds by instincts, obedience, and the ability to adapt.

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All types of dog also have a geographical history, having a country where they were first bred and developed – before spreading across the world and being recognised by kennel clubs.

Here are 11 breeds of dog that have Welsh heritage.

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