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Pembroke Welsh Corgi Genetics: Health, Traits, and COI


Pembroke Welsh Corgi puppy

Learn how Embark is helping Pembroke Welsh Corgi breeders better understand genetic health, coat color traits, and inbreeding

What does Embark test for in Pembroke Welsh Corgis?

Genetic health tests offered by Embark for Pembroke Welsh Corgis:

  • Degenerative Myelopathy, DM (SOD1A)
  • Exercise-Induced Collapse (DNM1)
  • Progressive Retinal Atrophy, rcd3 (PDE6A)
  • Von Willebrand Disease Type I (VWF)
  • X-linked Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (IL2RG Variant 2)
  • Chondrodystrophy and Intervertebral Disc Disease, CDDY/IVDD, Type I IVDD (FGF4 retrogene – CFA12)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (DMD Pembroke Welsh Corgi Variant )

Learn more about these health conditions on our health page.

Presentation explores COI, factors to consider when making breeding choices, and other expert advice.

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Embark provides free educational presentations for breed club organizations. If you’re interested in having Embark for Breeders host a Facebook Live Presentation for your breed club/canine organization, please fill out this request form.

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Rebecca (Becca) is a Paid Media Marketing Associate at Embark, where she develops and executes campaigns across multiple paid media channels. Prior to this role, Becca worked as Embark’s social media coordinator, where she leveraged her creativity and communication skills to connect with Embark’s breeder and dog owner communities.

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