Welsh Cardigans

We specialize in breeding quality Black & White and Blue Merle Cardigan Corgis since 1999 . Have taken a fancy to Black & Whites and Blue Merles with tan points . We offer puppies for sale to qualified homes and generally have three litters per year. Our older Cardigan friends will sometimes be placed in special homes to enjoy their retirement .

Thanks to the enforcement of zoning restrictions from the Town of Glenville , we are no longer allowed to have chickens . Still enjoy vegetable gardening . Added raising Californian Rabbits too . Wife has two retired Greyhounds .

We welcome inquiries about Cardigans and am generally available by email , bigearsk@gmail.com . Am member of Cardigan Welsh Corgi Club of America & New England Yankee Cardigan Club . Breeder in good standing with AKC . Have AKC , Canadian champions & Grand Champions . Recently AKC notified us that based on our history , number of champions , showmanship , & number of litters successfully whelped , Big Ears Kennel can apply for Breeder of Merit status !

People have found my old website on angelfire . It has not been updated in decades & states " no puppies " . Not so , we have puppies & will have more in the future ! Follow my blog , bigearskennel.blogspot.com !

Over the years two things that bother me are ; those that ask only price & the term corgi . There are so many questions a interested party may ask about Cardigans , price should not be the first & only question ! One fellow's entire inquiry was " How much , might be interested in a female " ? My reply based on this limited inquiry was " $82,000 " . He did not appreciate my humor . Now corgi is my second bafflement . Few people realize there are two corgi breeds . I've answered " corgi " inquiries in great detail , in a series of emails , only to learn they were only interested in Pembrokes . So if you inquire about " corgis " , I will try to define which breed . If your only question is price , I may not reply !

Wish people will understand Mother Nature limits color & gender of pups available . We try to match the best pup to a good home . That can only be done by visiting & bonding . Shipping is not an option , too many horror stories . Many online sites promise Blue Merles & shipping . Before you send money to these sites , check them out . Many are fronts for puppy mills & scams . Some will never see their money or puppy . One site had over 144 complaints !

A common request we get for this uncommon breed is " A Blue Merle female " . Cardigans are not a common breed . There are only a few breeders east of the Mississippi . Only a few of these breed for Blue Merles . To get a quality Blue Merle , one must breed to a Black & White for crisp color & avoid genetic faults attached to recessive genes . Breeding for Blue Merles a litter may produce one or two Blue Merles . One might be a female . For every Blue Merle pup we get 10 inquiries . So don't be hurt if Mother Nature is cruel !











Saturday, August 31, 2013

Friday, August 30, 2013

Two Left !

 Little Black & White girl , sitting up .
Friday , ears up & crate trained .

Pure Energy

Pure Cardigan energy ! Can't believe how fast they're growing !
May not be the best picture my new camera ever took , but has to be one of the happiest . Even Dragon , my wife's greyhound , had to get in . Another pup leaves for a new home !

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Lonely Boy

 Poor Friday , plays to rough for pups 2 weeks youger & too young to play with Erin .
So he spends his day waiting to play with me !
Another day at Big Ears Kennel .
YoYo relaxing on the scratching post .

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Daddy George

 Everybody likes George .
 Waldo always finds time to show off his blue eyes . George & Big Boy Harry watch .
 George loves to climb .
Waldo lookin' good .
Ma Belle takes a well deserved break . Mom & pups get clean bill of health from vet .

Pups & Three By Three

 Belle's newest litter
 3 Blue Merles
2 Blues & 1 Black & White

Monday, August 26, 2013

Looks like Belle has a favorite !

Gotcha Goat !

My little boy starts a new life with 30 goats ! It isn't fair , 1 Cadrigan vs 30 goats but maybe they'll more goats to make it fair !

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Belle Whelped !

 3 photos of Belle's litter .
 6 pups
5 Blue Merles ( 4 girls 1 boy ) & 1 Black & White boy .
 Last night Belle whelped 6 pups , mostly Blue Merle & female !
Friday on Saturday .

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Puppies today ?

After sleeping in whelping room for 2 nights , Belle's temp drops to 98.5 . Love how she decorated her once neat whelping box !

Friday, August 23, 2013

 Another pup heading for VA !
" Hey do you know any Sinatra tunes ? "

Shutter to think !

My new camera didn't take clear photos of 2 Blue Merles that left for new homes today . The Blue Merle girl on far left , went to a country home in Arygle NY . The Blue Merle male to far right went to a home in Dryden NY . Hopefully the new owners will send plenty of family photos for me to post .
 Think I saw this on the Three Stooges . . . " Hey Moe we'll get your head out ! "
 " Hey Man this stuff tastes good ! "
 Maddie's litter is going fast . Only 3 left , holding rest .
 Friday on Friday . Friday 10 weeks old & only pup left from Breeze's litter .
Ma Belle still holding out ! Ouch ! Watch the stones on the pavement Belle !

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

 Ma Belle . Due Aug 25 but temp 99.9 this morning . May go early .
A Blue Merle boy that people been asking questions .

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Friday ( left ) Wednesday ( right ears up ) are 9 weeks old today !
My three girls finally settled down enough to get a photo !

Monday, August 12, 2013

Drinking & smoking cigars ! It's hard breaking Cardigan pups of such bad habits !

Saturday, August 10, 2013

 Belle unexpected litter due Aug 25 . George climbed over a waist high kennel & 2 four foot high pens for a little stolen Cardigan Romance ! All within a hour !

 Snap shot of Maddie's litter .
Every Welsh family has a tenor !
Lucky Penny went to his new home in PA today .

Friday, August 9, 2013

2 boys left

 Blue Merle male 6weeks old from Maddie's litter . Several B&W sisters .
Black & White male 8 weeks old from Breeze's litter . Snot his ears dropped at the sight of the camera !