Corgis, Paws + A Giveaway! (Closed) Happy Gotcha-Day to Our Corgi-Mix, Abby!

In celebration of these wonderfully joyful, festive and lively doggies, and our own rescue corgi-mix’s Gotcha-Day, here is a round-up of canine books, facts and more- starring corgis and all pups!


Well, this past Wednesday marked the fourth anniversary of when we adopted our little Abby Rose! She was picked up after a long journey from Mississippi (that’s right, she’s a southern belle originally!) on November 20th, 2015.



As a rescue, Abby and her six siblings were adopted near and far, as was her mama! We’re so glad we chose to adopt a rescue-there’s so many dogs in need of homes, and we were happy to give Abby a forever one!


Well, Abby is a corgi mix-more mix than corgi, but she’s still got a fair amount of corgi looks and personality in her small pooch self!


Abby during her first week with us!

Anyways, this got me around to thinking why we don’t have a post starring Corgis on our blog!


Some of my top fave picture books featuring dogs!

1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7



Fun-loving, feisty Corgis are known for their long bodies, happy expressions, history as a herder breed, and life-of-the-party attitude!

Queen Elizabeth’s favorite dog breed is corgis, and she still has them to this day!



Love Royalty? Click here to learn more about Queen Elizabeth's corgi family:

https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/the-queens-royal-corgis/


Some More Great books that feature our canine friends!

1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8



Abby and her siblings all had 'A' for their initial! Andy, Axel, Azalea, Annabelle, Ashleigh and Annmarie were her brothers and sisters!

These utterly adorable dogs are definitely popular-they even have their own ‘Corgi Beach Party ‘ in California every year, in which around six hundred corgis come from all over, convening for fun-filled festivities highlighting these cheery pups!



Photo: @aquacorg


For some interesting facts about these peppy pups, visit this site:

https://www.thesprucepets.com/baby-corgis-4175469




Want to try your hand at drawing this pup? Here's a super simple and sweet tutorial:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WBUkiZ8hLO8



Feeling Crafty? Watch this video for a DIY corgi keychain:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T1NY8sKNVw4




Abby - about 3 months old and full of trouble!

Thinking about adding a fur baby to your family?

Visit these sites to adopt, not shop, helping one of the many pooches that are out there already find a great home, - and I can guarantee more than a few paws will melt your heart!


https://www.petfinder.com/



or this site:


https://www.adoptapet.com/


If you do have a love for corgis or another specific breed, there are breed-specific rescue organizations that will help a particular breed find a forever home too!


Some people have bumper stickers...!

Abby loves diving under the couch when we play indoor 'tag' with her!

So, in celebration of Abby, we're doing this super fun Giveaway! Read on for the details!



Edit: the Giveaway is now closed! Thank you to all who entered!


GIVEAWAY!


Abby's Corgi Fun Pack Giveaway!


Congratulations to our WINNER :

Kathy MccIanahan


*Please contact us with your shipping address - send it to mykidzbookshelf@gmail.com




The Prize!

Corgi Fun Pack Giveaway Prizes!

To Enter:


There are Three Ways to Enter:


Through our website:

  • Leave a comment below telling us what your favorite animal is!

  • Subscribe to MyKidzBookshelf.com - Click Here to Subscribe!

Through our Instagram Page

Through our Facebook Page


More Entries = More Chances to Win!


Giveaway Details:

  • The Giveaway will end on December 2, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. EST

  • The WINNER will be chosen at random and announced in this post on Tuesday, December 3, 2019.

  • The winning prize can be shipped to the United States, Canada & England.

  • Social media accounts used to enter must be active; inactive/spam/bot social accounts will be disqualified.

  • The winner must contact us (mykidzbookshelf@gmail.com) within 24 hours of the announcement and provide a shipping address.


Hope you enjoyed this little dose of all things corgis and paws!!

Abby wishes you Good Luck!

Cenzia







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