Rescue a dog.

If you’re looking for a high-energy dog, adopt a corgi.These small dogs are very smart and make great pets.If there are any corgis available for adoption, choose a local rescue group.Before you bring your dog home, fill out the application and pay the fees.You can keep your corgi active by training it as soon as you can, playing with it every day, and socializing it with other dogs.

Step 1: Rescue instead of buying a corgi.

Corgis can be abandoned by their owners.Thousands of corgis end up at rescue groups.If the shelter can only accept a limited number of abandoned animals, these dogs need owners.

Step 2: Don’t forget to care for a corgi.

Do you want to keep the corgi for the rest of its life?You’ll need to provide food and medical care for corgis, who can live up to 15 years.You will need to train the corgi and give it lots of exercise.

Step 3: There is a nearby Corgi rescue group.

Do an online search for rescue groups that specialize in corgis.Try to find a rescue group that is close to home since some groups only adopt to owners in the same state or region.Rescue Me! is a popular corgi rescue group.Corgi Rescue has a page called Queen’s Best Stumpy Dog Rescue.

Step 4: You can learn about the shelter’s availability by contacting them.

If you call the shelters in your area, you can find out if there are any corgis available for adoption.Ask about their visiting policies if they do.You can make an appointment to view the dogs at some shelters.You can ask when their busiest times are.You should not visit the shelter on the weekend when a lot of people are looking at the dogs.

Step 5: You can choose a corgi.

There are corgis available for adoption.The corgi interacts with other dogs in the shelter if you have other pets at home.A dog’s behavior around other animals can be a good indicator.Ask about the Corgi’s history.You can play with the corgi at the shelter.You can take the dog for a walk or brush it.Try to find out why it’s at the shelter and if it was abused at its last home.

Step 6: The Corgi has a medical history.

If the dog is current on its vaccinations, you can learn about the treatments it received from the shelter.If the corgi was treated for fleas, you need to know when to give another dose of medication.Ask if the corgi still needs to be neutered.Before they’re adopted, most rescue groups and shelters will have their animals neutered.

Step 7: You have to fill out the adoption application.

You can get the paperwork from the rescue group or shelter.You will be asked to give references and information about any other pets that are in your care.Your landlord should allow pets in the home if you rent it.Do you have to pay a pet deposit?Your landlord may be contacted by the rescue group to make sure pets are allowed.

Step 8: The application fee is paid.

If you want to adopt a pet, many shelters will charge a fee or ask for a donation.The fee covers food and medical care for the corgi while it was in the shelter.Check with the shelter to find out what forms of payment they accept.

Step 9: If there aren’t any Corgis available, put your name on a waiting list.

Corgis are a popular breed, so there might not be any available to rescue.If you leave your name and contact information, you will be put on a waiting list.When a corgi becomes available, the group will contact you about adoption.

Step 10: Provide bedding and food for the corgi.

Ensure your dog has access to fresh water by feeding it dry food a few times a day.The food can be placed near the bedding or crate.If the corgi needs to feel safe and secure, place soft bedding in an area where it can go.You can gradually transition the corgi to a new food by asking the rescue center to provide a week’s worth of food.Pick a food based on your dog’s age.Purchase food for puppies, adult dogs, or senior dogs.

Step 11: You should train your dog.

Puppies can be trained at a local pet store or veterinary clinic.Corgis are intelligent and can be trained to respond to commands.Make training as active as possible so that your dog can burn off some energy and be excited about the sessions.If you give the treats as rewards, don’t give too many.There are too many treats for the small dog.

Step 12: The corgi can be socialized with other dogs and people.

If your dog was abused or abandoned, it may be hard to get along with other dogs or people.Follow your corgi’s lead and slowly introduce your dog to new situations.If you want to go to a busy dog park, wait until your dog is comfortable meeting 1 or 2 people at a time.Introduce the corgi to other animals if you have a puppy that’s still getting its vaccinations.

Step 13: Take care of your dog.

It’s important to brush your corgi at least once a week.It is possible to cut back on the amount of hair your dog sheds by brushing it every day.While you’re grooming the corgi, look at its ears for discharge which could be an indication of an illness.Your dog needs to be current with its vaccinations and medical exams.You should take your dog to the vet at least once a year for an exam, to update its vaccinations, and discuss any medical concerns.

Step 14: Your dog has teeth and nails.

Corgis should have their nails trimmed at least once a month.You can take the dog to a vet if you don’t want to do it yourself.Use a toothpaste formulated for dogs to brush the dog’s teeth.Dental scaling can be done by a vet.

Step 15: Every day, play with your corgi.

A corgi is an energetic dog that barks a lot.To bond with your dog and keep it active, try to play games with it every day.Corgis like playing with toys.