The Pembroke Welsh corgi is a herding dog breed which originated in Pembrokeshire Wales. It is one of two breeds known as Welsh corgi: the other is the Cardigan Welsh corgi. The corgi is one of the smallest dogs in the Herding Group. Pembroke Welsh corgi are famed for being the preferred breed of Queen Elizabeth II who owns several. These dogs have been favoured by British royalty for more than seventy years.