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12 Lessons in Corgi Anatomy

Pembroke corgis are known for several things, such as big ears, big smiles, and a love of bacon. Then again, that is pretty common to most dogs! But did you know that there are special uses for corgi body parts? This slideshow of popular Facebook corgis will introduce you to a few.

  • Corgi Anatomy 1 of 13
    Corgi Anatomy

    Photo Credit: Gwendolyn Rose Corgi


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  • Mouth 2 of 13

    Primary Use: Snack Retrieval


    Other Uses: Sibling Herding, Food Inhalation, Beckoning Noise Maker, Corgi Smiles


    Photo Credit: Dancer the Corgi


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  • Nose 3 of 13

    Primary Use: Bacon Detection


    Other Uses: Snack Rooting, Glass Door Marker, Cabinet Opener


    Photo Credit: Spark Plug


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  • Butt 4 of 13

    Primary Use: Decorative Corgi Pants


    Other Uses: Sit Cushion, Fragrance Maker


    Photo Credit: Dancer the Corgi


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  • Tongue 5 of 13

    Primary Use: Derp (Learn More at the Corgeez Dictionary)


    Other Uses: Human Face Cleaning, Bacon Consumption


    Photo Credit: Puppy on a Roomba


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  • Legs 6 of 13

    Primary Uses: Puppy Lap Zoomie Mechanisms (aka FRAP, Frantic Random Acts of Play)


    Other Uses: Escape Artistry, Speedy Snack Retrieval (aka Fast Food)


    Photo Credit: Dancer the Corgi


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  • Face 7 of 13

    Primary Use: Will Look Cute for Food


    Other Uses: Will Look Cute for Belly Rubs, Will Look Cute for Toys, Will Look Cute for Cuddles, Will look Cute for Massage, Will Look Cute for Bacon


    Photo Credit: Corgi Eve


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  • Head 8 of 13

    Primary Use: Planning and Scheming


    Other Uses: Food Meditation, Container for Bacon Detection and Consumption Devices, Communication Expression  


    Photo Credit: Caveman the Big Giant Head


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  • Ears 9 of 13

    Primary Use: Food Preparation Sound Detection


    Other Uses: Squirrel Alarm Detection, Praise for Treats Detection, Car in the Driveway Detection, Doorbell Duty Detection 


    Photo Credit: Gwendolyn Rose Corgi


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  • Belly 10 of 13

    Primary Use: Human Hand Receptacle


    Other Uses: Cute Activator 


    Photo Credit: Aine

  • Eyes 11 of 13

    Primary Use: Conning Expressions


    Secondary Uses: Food Location, Squirrel Sighting, Toy Locating 


    Photo Credit: Mr. Rambunctious Rambo


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  • Back 12 of 13

    Primary Use: Sleep Balancing


    Other Uses: Human Scratch Reception 


    Photo Credit: Aine

  • Saddle 13 of 13

    Sole Use: Fairy Seat (Learn More from the Corgi Legend)


    Photo Credit: Puppy on a Roomba


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Follow Carleen and her corgis on Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, and find them at the blogs Beauty and Fashion Tech, and Puppy on a Roomba.

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