Geri & Sidney
  • 48, Female
  • San Diego, CA
  • United States
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Geri & Sidney's Discussions

muscle pull, how long to heal?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Katy Oct 1, 2013. 7 Replies

Will you please vote for Sidney?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Terry, Maya, & Brees Aug 24, 2013. 13 Replies

Corgi lost in the Arizona desert

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sandy Barnett Aug 2, 2013. 12 Replies


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Michelle Freese left a comment for Geri & Sidney
"Hi there.. Our Corgi's name is Clyde :)  we have a Bonnie in our household ;)"
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"Holly Jolly Christmas is her name :)"
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"Welcome Simon and Yogi! My Sidney also has his tail."
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North San Diego County
About Me:
I have three teenage kids and I just love being a Mom to a Corgi also! I live in sunny Southern California with the three kids, three dogs, two cats and a most wonderful husband.
Welsh Corgi Breeder?
About My Corgi(s):
Sidney is our first purebred corgi and we are thrilled to have him. He was born 7/11/07. We planned to start him in agility training, but there was a long waiting list. So while waiting for an opening, we took classes for therapy dog training. As it turns out, he's a pretty good therapy dog, so we stuck with that and never got around to agility. Now he is training as a Rally dog. We love it! He's one smart little character! Oh, and he's undocked, so his beautiful tail attracts a lot of attention - good attention.

On August 30th, Sidney suddenly came up lame in his hind left leg. The next day we got xrays for him and found out he has severe hip dysplasia. On Sept 7th he had a Femoral Head Ostectomy to relieve the pain. His right hip is not in great shape either but we're hoping that with glucosamine supplements and exercise we can keep it healthy. *Update* You would never know Sid has surgery now. He moves beautifully. The water therapy and supplements have worked wonders.


Bruce is our corgi/elkhound (?) mix. We rescued him from the brink of euthanasia when he was approximately 10-11 years old (he had a day or two left to go). He's about 16 now and his only sign of his advanced age are bad teeth and slow mornings. I adore Brucie and he worships me. He's my funny short angel with a puffball tail (thanks to the elkhound side). He's about 18 now and going strong.

Chester is our "tall dog". He's a black dane/lab mix that we got from a "free to good home" ad in the local newspaper. He's also old, about 15 years old. We know his age because we've had him 14 years, and he was an adult when we brought him home! He's a very serious dog and not very affectionate compared to the corgis, but he has been a very good dog, just aloof. We can't take Chester as many places as the shorties because he does not travel well. He's almost 17 now and has definitely slowed down. *UPDATE* Chester had a sudden decline and was sent to the bridge on April 15th 2013 at the age of 17.

In February 2013 we added Connie to our family. She's a little tri corgi who was picked up as a stray and put up for adoption at our local Humane Society. She's a real sweet girl and loves to play ball. She's learning a lot from Sidney about life here. We can't believe that her family never came to claim her.She's got good manners and she gets along well with the other dogs and the cats, and everyone she meets is her best friend.

And the pack grows! In November we took in a black-headed tri who we named Copper. He and Connie were both born in 2009 and they are great buddies and a ball-chasing tag team. Copper is sweet and cuddly and eager to please.

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Geri & Sidney's Blog

Team Low RIder rides again!

Posted on March 4, 2014 at 3:30am 4 Comments

Long time members here know about Team Low Rider! This is our fifth year competing in Paws in the Park for the title of top fundraising team. Paws in the Park is an annual event to raise funds for the Escondido Humane Society. For years, the ladies who tend to the cats at the shelter had year after year run away with first place with no real competition. In 2009 I thought "why should the cat people have all the fun?" so I formed Team Low Rider. Finally some real competition! We actually…


Merry Christmas from Sidney, Connie and Copper!

Posted on December 15, 2013 at 4:04am 3 Comments

A very Merry Christmas from Copper (black headed tri), Connie (red headed tri) and Sidney (my big red/white boy)

Welcome to the family!

Posted on November 24, 2013 at 7:00pm 13 Comments

Welcome Justice -   now named Copper!

Pictured here is Connie and our newest addition, Justice.

Edited to add we have decided to call him Copper. Connie and Copper sound so good together!

Justice's family had to relocate and were not able to take him along. We've known each other for…


Buckingham Palace Corgi

Posted on August 15, 2013 at 6:30pm 8 Comments

The Royal Corgi plush is back in stock!

Corgi with Medallion

*Edited to add: he's out of stock again :(

I recommend bookmarking the site and checking in daily to see when they add…


Today is Sidney's 6th birthday!

Posted on July 12, 2013 at 3:36am 14 Comments

I can't believe how time has flown. My baby is six!

I baked him a cake; it's made with flour, egg, pumpkin, peanut butter and…


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At 11:12pm on December 9, 2014, Michelle Freese said…

Hi there.. Our Corgi's name is Clyde :)  we have a Bonnie in our household ;)

At 10:49am on December 8, 2014, Debby Claussen said…

Holly Jolly Christmas is her name :)

At 1:35pm on November 28, 2014, Jenna said…
Hi Gary and Shirley! I did contact the moderator of that facebook page. Thy gave me a referral to a breeder in Ft Lauderdale. I contacted the breeder and they replied, however, I got a message from them a month later that they are relocating to Indianapolis and no longer going to breed.

I found a breeder in Kansas City Missouri who said she would agree not to dock the tail, so long as I pay for the total cost of he dog upfront at the time of birth rather than merely placing a deposit. Since I live in California, it would be nice to find a breeder willing to work with me on this that is closer. I'm still wavering on whether or not the tail is important to me (I want it undocked just because I love a wagging tail, not for humane reasons). If I choose a breeder who agrees to not dock the tail of one dog in its litter- I will not Get to choose the dog based on temperament. The most ideal situation would be to find a breeder who doesn't dock, but that's difficult.

I'm still reaching out to breeders who are more local (such as Bay Area) but I am finding better luck in getting responses when I do not lea with questions about not docking the tail of a pup or me. I'm not a PETA looney, I swear! I just have a heart that melts for a happy wagging tail!
At 7:37pm on November 21, 2014, Dodger said…
Thank you! Dodger says hi right back to Geri and Sidney! :)
At 12:44pm on November 19, 2014, Sandra Fiehler-Hall said…

Thank you!

At 1:32pm on November 17, 2014, Simon Davies said…

Thanks!!! :)

At 5:32pm on November 8, 2014, Rebecca Horner said…

Thank you for the welcome!

At 5:13pm on November 7, 2014, Meredith Whitney said…

Gryffin and Soliel

At 2:17am on November 7, 2014, Jorge Cárdenas M. said…
Hi Geri & Sidney, there are quite a few Corgies down here, its rare to encounter another in the city and thats fine because Shepard looks exotic, being a fluffy corgi and all :D

Down here the most common dogs are schnauzers, labradors, maltese, poodle & chihuahua (of course) and pitbulls
At 5:26pm on September 29, 2014, Jolene Wong said…

Thank you for the welcome!  Congratulations on 10 years with your Corgi!  I hope my Lucky gets to live to be 20!


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