Last Updated on May 7, 2021 by May Jones
In short, if you notice expensive corgis it’s often due to supply and demand. Corgis have become a very popular breed in the last few years due to the internet. Depending on whereabouts in the world you live, there may not be many corgi breeders close by. Also, responsible breeders can only have so many litters per year. So, if you have more people wanting a corgi than there are corgi puppies available, it may increase the price.
How expensive is a Corgi?
The price of a corgi can vary from $300 all the way up to $5000. Based on our experience, it appears that the average cost of a corgi in the US and Europe is around $1000. In Australia, it’s more common to be looking at $2500-5000 for a corgi due to the limited availability of the breed. Australia has very strict rules on bringing dogs into the country, so there are more people wanting a corgi than breeders having litters.
Where to get a Corgi?
You can check rescues or shelters for a corgi, or you can contact a responsible breeder.
It’s important to know that you make a huge commitment when you get a corgi. The likelihood is, that your entire lifestyle will change to some extend, as you’ll have to care for this cute fluffball similar to how you need to care for a human baby.
They need to go potty, they need to eat, go for walks, and you need to provide your corgi with enrichment activities to make sure you’re sharing your home with a happy and healthy dog.
That’s why it’s so, so important where you get your corgi from. If you get your dog from an unethical breeder, you’re putting yourself at a high risk of behavioural and medical issues issues. Chances are that you’ll fall in love with your puppy the day you bring him/her home, and it’ll break your heart if a year or two later your furry best friend gets diagnosed with health issues that could have been avoided if the breeder did the right thing.
We would recommend to do lots of research before committing to a corgi puppy. Have a chat to your local dog club or vet to ask for recommendations. If you’re in the US, you can also have a look on good dog to find an ethical breeder near you.