But, despite its 900-year history, the Pembrokes are still much younger than the Cardigan corgis
, who arrived in what is now Ceredigion alongside Celts from central Europe in about 1200BC - meaning the breed has been known in west Wales for more than 3,000 years.
Sian is one of three Cardigan corgis
that help round up livestock on Mr Morgans' farm
The corgi breed completed an impressive hat-trick at the Fidos when American Travis - a Welsh cardigan corgi
- was named Best Comedy Canine for "Year of the Dog".
Photo: (1 -- 2 -- color) Hillary, a Welsh Cardigan corgi
, above, emerges from one of the obstacles posed for pets at Agility Gym Plus in Canoga Park.
They appear with the sealyham terrier, the Cardigan corgi
and the Welsh springer spaniel on a second 30-strong list of disappearing dogs compiled by the organisation.