Corgis are a friendly dog and popular due to their personalities. There are a few health concerns you should be aware of before one joins your family. The Cardigan Welsh Corgi has a tail, their feet are round and curve outwards. They are larger than the Pembroke Welsh Corgi which has a bobbed tail.
Corgi Back Problems And Mobility Issues
Corgis have long torsos and short legs just like Dachshunds. Which is why both suffer from many of the conditions.
Degenerative Myelopathy (DM)
Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD)
What Other Health Issues Do Corgis Have?
Mobility issues are the most common, but other issues include:
- Canine cataracts
- Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
- Persistent pupillary membranes
- Retinal dysplasia
- Lens luxation
- Urinary stones
- Von Willebrand's Disease (vWD)
- Reproductive issues including cryptorchidism
Dog Wheelchair For Corgis
Corgis are one of the common breeds that end up requiring a dog wheelchair to help them with their mobility. Our dog wheelchairs are ultra-lightweight and fully adjustable to fit almost any size dog. They are great to keep your dog moving and maintain muscle mass. Conditions such as degenerative myelopathy affect both the front and hind legs. Our four wheel dog wheelchair would give your dog the support that it needs.
About The Author
Performance Dog Wheelchairs wants you to know that physical limitations are not the end to mobility. Our purpose is to give others and their dogs the ability to seek new adventures and overcome physical challenges with one of our dog wheelchairs. We have small, medium and big dog wheelchairs.
We offer a front support dog wheelchair which is also referred to as a dog quad wheelchair or four wheel dog cart, a dog cart for rear legs and the patented SitGo Dog Wheelchair. This is the only affordable dog wheelchair that allows your dog to go from standing to sitting without having to remove it.