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, May 28, 2016

Surf's Up !

The Scotch-Irish Traditional Farming Continues !

Front yard squash hills , Irises , & yardlong beans .
During colonial times the Scotch-Irish settlers would make the most out of land . Tradition continues !
Even the front sunny yard is fair game for tomato plants !
Sunlight rare in tree covered Glenville , so we use sunny strips along driveway & parking lot . Raised tubs provide shade for Cardigans . Will add racks for tomatoes to branch out . We have 2 shady acres in back for struggling peach trees & more squash !

Friday, May 27, 2016

Double Down !

These Whiteheads are mirror images of each other . We never had two such Cardigans . Imagine trying to walk this pair in public ? It would be impossible to get by without being questioned ! To stuning of a pair to break up !

Seeing Double ?

Whelped on my birthday May 19 , these boys are called " Whiteheads " !

Monday, May 23, 2016

Remember Black Arrow ?

Peek-a-boo Barkley !

Boy Oh , Boy , Oh Boy !

Two of the boys have mostly white heads . Whiteheads are eye catching & always catch the eye of new owners !
All are Black & White with tan points .
Add 4 more boys to that , Erin had 7 boys on my birthday May 19 !