Why does The Queen love corgis and how many does she have?

Why does The Queen love corgis and how many does she have?

Queen Elizabeth II received her first corgi when she was seven (Picture: Lisa Sheridan/Studio Lisa/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)In 1933, when Her Majesty was seven years old, her father King George VI brought home Dookie, a Pembrokeshire Welsh corgi.

Welsh sheepdog most expensive in world after selling for £27,100

Welsh sheepdog most expensive in world after selling for £27,100

Kim was sold a few days before her first birthday at an online auction (Picture: Wessex News Agency)A trained sheepdog has become the most expensive border collie in the world after selling for £27,100.

Welsh dog owner spends more than £7,000 on presents for her pooch

Welsh dog owner spends more than £7,000 on presents for her pooch

We like his style (Picture: Alisa Thorne / SWNS)Coronavirus restrictions may have changed Christmas as we traditionally know it, but that hasn’t stopped some people splashing out on presents for loved ones… or dogs for that matter.

Labrador retriever tops the list of most popular dogs in America (again!)

Labrador retriever tops the list of most popular dogs in America (again!)

The German shepherd, golden retriever and French Bulldog all followed Labradors but the Pembroke Welsh corgi made it into the top ten for the first time, knocking out the Yorkshire terrier.

Dog and hedgehog become friends to help their owner with anxiety

Dog and hedgehog become friends to help their owner with anxiety

They’ve become Instagram stars after owner physiotherapy assistant Victoria Wright, 28, who first adopted Welsh terrier mix pooch Rosie from a local shelter in April 2014, brought African pygmy hedgehog, Olive, home in July this year.

New ‘Lucy’s law’ will protect dogs and cats in crackdown on puppy farms

New ‘Lucy’s law’ will protect dogs and cats in crackdown on puppy farms

Lucy, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel who died in 2016 after being poorly treated on a Welsh puppy farm (Picture: PA)New laws are set to come into place next year to protect puppies and kittens from unscrupulous breeders.

Romans in Britain and Welsh rabbits

Romans in Britain and Welsh rabbits

Dewi Evans says the Welsh word for rabbit is very similar to its Romance counterparts; Brian Ayers says rabbit bones found in East Anglia are also proof of Roman connections.

Miracle pony rescued from HORRIFIC DEATH after being found drowning in mud bath

Miracle pony rescued from HORRIFIC DEATH after being found drowning in mud bath

Puddles the pony trapped in muddy morass (Image: RSPCA) Only the ears of the little Welsh pony were left clear from cloying mud as RSPCA rescuers and firefighters battled to save her from drowning.