Short on legs, and with a very elongated body, like most Bassets, the Cardigan Welsh Corgi has a strong constitution, giving an impression of volume and strength, but in a reduced size.
His head reminds one of a fox. Despite his size and elongated appearance, his silhouette is very well proportioned.
Between 25 and 33 cm (9.84 to 12.99 inches) for the male
Between 25 and 33 cm (9.84 to 12.99 inches) for the female
Between 14 and 17 kg (30.86 to 37.48 pounds) for the male
Between 11 and 15 kg (24.25 to 33.07 pounds) for the female
His colour can vary in all shades except pure white.
His coat is very resistant to bad weather, and it can be short or medium length.
His head has a rather flat and broad skull, with a moderate stop. His medium size eyes are generally hazelnut color or rather dark.
His large ears are set well back, and carried very straight. His nose is black. His tail is raised in action and low at rest.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 1, section 1 and is #38