Cardigans in Brazil


As a former breeder of English Springer Spaniels and Bull Terriers I was looking for a smaller breed with a healthy constitution. After long and careful consideration I finally decided on the Cardigan Corgi. This magnificent breed caught my heart.


I went to the States and bought Coedwig's Grand Jury (Am.Ch. Am.Ch. Coedwig Vestavia Luminescence x Coedwig´s Snow White) a blue merle bitch born 1 November 1999 and bred by Kim Shira. She began her show career in Brazil in September 2000 and has been extremely successful with several group wins and BIS placements.

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In October 2002 I imported another Cardigan from the US, Scaura's Storm Warning (Am.Ch. Coedwig´s Carbon Blue x Am.Ch. Coedwig´s Solar Flare), a brindle pointed tricolour male born on 6 October 2001 and bred by Scott and Laura Blanton. He began his show career in Brazil at the beginning of 2003 and has already 3 group wins.


These two Cardigans are the foundation stock of my kennel "Kedfox". The first litter was born on 17 June 2003. There were 7 puppies, 4 males and 3 females. Now the first generation of Cardigans in Brazil is beginning to win. At her very first show, only 4 months old, the blue merle bitch Kedfox Glain, was Best Puppy in Group and, beating her sire in BOB, went on to a Group 3rd.


As far as I know I am the only Cardigan breeder in South America. Brazil is a member of the FCI.


Carlos Mourão, Rio de Janeiro

October 2003