If Bling And Lexxie Ever Had A Puppy Together, It Would Look Like This:

If you haven’t checked out Corgimixes yet, I highly recommend it.  There you can find pictures of what a Corgi would look like if it were crossed with just about any other breed.  I posted on this a while ago (warning: Corgi Husky mixes are off the charts awesome!) but that was before we adopted Lexxie.  Now, I might have to say that a Corgi – Border Collie mix is the cutest.  But I’m not biased or anything.

Corgi Border Collie Mix

From: http://www.corgimixes.com/

Now the guy in the picture above looks a little more Border Collie than Corgi with the longer legs and classic black and white fur pattern.  I make out a little Corgi in the face and in the way he’s sitting on the ground.  Bling always shifts her hips to one side while sitting while Lexxie sits straight and upright on her bottom like she’s at attention.

Border Collie Corgi Mix

From: http://www.corgimixes.com/

There’s no mistaking the Corgi in the puppy above!  The body, the ears!  The shaggy fur is all Border Collie (though not like Lexxie who is short haired) as is the fur pattern on the snout.  This guy must shed!

Corgi Border Collie mix puppy

From: http://www.corgimixes.com/

I’d say this last picture is close to a fifty-fifty blend of Corgi and Border Collie.  The most even Corgi Border Collie mix I’ve seen.  An unmistakable Corgi face with the Border Collie color pattern.  Shorter legs but long tail.  Perfect!

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This Corgi Figurine Is The Coolest Thing Since Sliced Bread

Corgi Figurine

I’m not going to lie.  I don’t shoot photographs of figurines every day.  But sometimes you have to make exceptions, particularly when we’re dealing with Corgi figurines.  Check out this little plastic Corgi figurine that now proudly sits beside its solar powered brethren adjacent to the NORAD-level computer that powers the ilovecorgis.com network.  With this majestic antique statue by my side, creativity just oozes and productivity has skyrocketed!

Corgi FigurineNo larger than your ordinary figurine, this die cast model is worth its weight in plastic material.  It is surely a one of a kind piece that was most likely handmade by a master craftsman generations ago.  I almost feel guilty keeping it on my desk and not in a museum somewhere.  This ilovecorgis.com post will have to suffice for public dissemination.  Now all I need is a little spotlight to provide constant illumination on the little guy.  One of these days we’ll have to get a picture of Bling with all her Corgi accessories and paraphernalia.  If she could ever sit still long enough.

Corgi FigurineThank you David for giving me this rare, undoubtedly priceless piece of Corgi craftsmanship.  Check out David’s website too!



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Peg Leg Lexxie: A Dog With A Broken Toe

Ok, the good news is that the benefits package at ilovecorgis.com headquarters is second to none.  High deductible HSA health insurance plan?  Not a chance.  More like double platinum executive preferred choice health insurance plan.  At ilovecorgis.com, our employees are our top priority (as opposed to say our clients, of which we have none).

And it’s a good thing too because the bad news is that Lexxie made her 4th emergency vet visit in just over a year the other day and turns out, she broke a toe on her front left foot.

broken toe in a dog

Tough dogs wear pink.

Yes, that’s right, our dog has a broken toe.  In addition to getting a bone stuck on her jaw (twice), getting up close and personal with a porcupine, Lexxie also somehow managed to break her second toe.  Now how does one get a broken toe in a dog?  Good question.  Lexxie broke her’s while running through fairly uneven but grassy terrain.  Suddenly she yelped and then was limping on three legs.

broken toe in a dog

“Just call me Captain Peg Leg Lexxie.”

To complete the look (in addition to the peg leg), Lexxie needs an eye patch and a parrot on her shoulder.  She’s currently marching around on 3.5 legs – swinging her peg leg around wildly, doing a three-foot hop, and forgetting that the plastic bag designed to keep her bandage dry has absolutely no traction.

Lexxie has a broken toe

“Is this a purple pair of Air Jordans?”

Now the million dollar question is, how is Lexxie going to make it four to six weeks with this bandage on?  And for the record, it’s been a week and she onto her second bandage, having bitten the previous one off.  Walks on leash don’t cut it for a Border Collie and Lexxie is going stir crazy…

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