Hi everyone!

I've been doing my research, and have decided to finally adopt a corgi! I've been in love with corgi's since I was in junior high, and I am now 23 years old :)

I live in Chicago, and I have been searching through many breeders and shelters. As a first-time dog owner, I think it would be best for me to get a dog that's at least 1 or 2 years old.

I haven't had any luck finding a young/adult corgi; I've only come up with puppies. If anyone has information please let me know! Thank you!

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Have you checked with any breeders to see if they have any retired dogs?  Meaning retired from using for breeding. they might be 4-6 but that still is plenty young...just a thought.

I have contacted several breeders in Illinois, Indiana and a few in Wisconsin, but so far none have any older corgi's available, just puppies =\

Have you checked with rescues and such, as well?

The breeder I just got my puppy from has an older dog (male) she is selling.  I know Michigan is a little far from you but you could check into if you're interested.  It's DeKunst Kennels in Carson City Michigan.

Do you have a car?  Corgi Connection Of Kansas has some really wonderful dogs ready for new homes after their time in foster homes.  I am sure that a transportation train could even be worked out.  Midwestern dogs lovers unite!  Please, please give their webpage a look.  

PS-They take in dogs from all over the Midwest.  I think they work miracles!

 

Thank you for all of your help!

I applied for this adorable guy and spoke with the woman who is fostering him this morning!

http://www.petfinder.com/petdetail/25065033

There is one other applicant she has to interview. Please keep your fingers crossed that she chooses me! My heart is melting for him!

I got approved! Tucker will be coming home with me on Saturday! Yay!!!

YEAH!! Congrats to you!

 

Oh my goodness, congratulations!  :D  Be sure to spoil him like crazy!  Sounds like he's had quite a life.

Congratulations! He has a lovely thick coat to keep him warm in winter. He may "shed" a couple of pounds when he blows that coat -- haha!  (Description says he's 39 lbs. so he's a tad overweight, IMO.) Best wishes for you and Tucker.

CONGRATULATIONS...I love my rescues and swear they "know" you saved them:)  PS...unless this dog is leash trained...PLEASE get him a martigale collar for his safety!

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