Fun Pitbull Corgi Mix Facts For Kids

Divya Raghav
Jan 16, 2023 By Divya Raghav
Originally Published on Aug 06, 2021
Edited by Monisha Kochhar
Fact-checked by Kidadl Team
Fun Pitbull Corgi Mix Facts For Kids
Age: 3-18
Read time: 9.8 Min

Dog lovers just cannot get enough of the dog breeds that surround us. There are so many dog breeds present in the world that there are chances you might not know about them all. Other than pure breeds, there are so many mixed breeds available. One such mixed breed is the Corgi Pitbull mix. This breed was bred from Welsh Corgi and the American Pitbull Terrier.

It is said that the first Corgi Pit was bred accidentally during the 1990s. The 1990s was the time when the popularity of creating a designer dog from two purebred's breeding increased. This is what led to the breeding of Corgi Pits, as they are fondly called.

The parents of a Corgi Pitbull mix are purebred breeds, and reading about them here will tell you how a Corgi Pit is like in real life. The American Pitbull Terrier had its origin in the 1800s. Different bulldogs and English terriers were bred to give birth to the American Pitbull Terrier. This breed was used to bait bears and bulls, which has now become illegal. These dogs have been known to watch cattle and work on farms. In recent times, these dogs have become a part of police and rescue forces. The American Pit Bull Terrier has still not been accepted by the American Kennel Club, but they are recognized by both the American Dog Breeders Association and the United Kennel Club. When these two breeds were bred together, we got Corgit Pits. These dogs take after their parents in terms of looks and prey drive. You can continue reading below if you are interested in knowing more about this amazing breed of dog that has Corgi and Pitbull as its parent dog breeds. If you like reading facts about Corgi Pits, you must definitely read our fact files on the boxer beagle and corgi beagle mix.

Pitbull Corgi Mix Interesting Facts

What type of animal is a Pitbull Corgi mix?

The Pitbull Corgi is a mixed dog breed that is a result of a cross between a Pitbull and Corgi.

What class of animal does a Pitbull Corgi mix belong to?

The Pitbull Corgi mix belongs to the class of Mammalia.

How many Pitbull Corgi mixes are there in the world?

There is no exact information on the populations of the mixed-breed dog Corgi Pit.

Where does a Pitbull Corgi mix live?

The Corgi Pitbull mix has no exact origin, so the locations for this breed are not very specific. Although the Corgi Pit has Corgi and Pitbull as its parent breeds, these two breeds have their origin in the UK, and hence, this mixed breed is said to be from the United Kingdom.

What is a Pitbull Corgi mix's habitat?

The habitat of a Corgi and Pitbull mix is not defined specifically, but they like to be free like all dogs. They should be given enough open spaces during the day where they can run and feel free. As a Corgi Pit is an active and protective dog, it needs open spaces like parks for running and some physical activity. You can keep these dogs in your apartments as well, as they were bred to be designer dogs.

Who do Pitbull Corgi mixes live with?

The Corgi Pitbull mix can easily live with its human owners and other dogs. When it comes to a Pitbull-Corgi mix temperament, they are said to make great company for children, adults, as well as other animals.

How long does a Pitbull Corgi mix live?

The lifespan of the designer dog Pitbull and Corgi mix is 12-15 years. These dogs are sure to become your best friend for all the years that they live with you.

How do they reproduce?

As dogs are mammals, they reproduce sexually. Once they are mature, they get sexually active, and after the female gets her first estrus cycle, she is ready to procreate. The breeding season is when the male and female dogs mate, and after mating, the gestation period follows. Once the gestation period ends, a female gives birth to puppies. The puppies live with and stick close to their mother in the beginning. When the puppies are born, their eyes are closed. All they do is feed themselves on their mother's milk and sleep. After some days, when they open their eyes, they start to walk and feed on other solid foods.

What is their conservation status?

The Corgi Pitbull mix is a mixed dog breed that was bred from the Pitbull and Corgi dog breeds. As there is no exact number available, we can say that the conservation status of this breed comes under the category of Data Deficient.

Pitbull Corgi Mix Fun Facts

What do Pitbull Corgi mixes look like?

The appearance of a Corgi Pit depends on the parent it takes after more. Corgis are known to have smaller legs, whereas Pitbulls have longer legs and pretty big heads. If your Corgi Pit has more Corgi features, it is quite likely to have short legs and a shorter, stubbier body like the Corgi. If your pet has more Pitbull-like features, it will have a stature much like Pitbulls with a bigger head and wider girth. The colors of this breed are mainly tan, black, white, sable, and red.

The Pitbull Corgi mix inherits their sleek coat from their parent breed, the Pitbull, rather than the furry Corgi.

* Please note that this is an image of a Corgi, not a Pitbull Corgi mix specifically. If you have an image of a Pitbull Corgi mix, please let us know at

How cute are they?

Corgi Pit mix puppies are really adorable and can mesmerize you with their cuteness. The adult Corgi Pit mix is also known to be a very cute dog. Corgis are cuter as they have small legs, and if the mix dog has more features of a Corgi, it sure is going to tug at your heartstrings. If the mix dog has more Pit Bull features, it still is going to make you go crazy with its cuteness. It hardly matters which parent's features this mix has more because it is a dog at the end of the day and a highly adorable one at that. The big eyes and the friendly nature will make you crave a best friend that you will definitely find in this breed.

How do they communicate?

Corgi Pits communicate like any other dog breed. They use their body language and vocalizations to communicate with their owners and other animals. The vocalizations that this dog use consists of barks, growls, whimpers, and howls. These vocalizations can tell you about what is the mood of your dog. Growling usually means that your dog is angry or is about to charge, whereas whimpering simply means that they are being submissive or trying to be cute so that you feed them or take them on a walk.

Other than vocalizations, the dog also uses body language like tail wagging, tilting its head, straight ears, and more. All these changes in the body of a dog can tell you what they want to say or how they are feeling. Tail wagging is often related to being excited; straight ears mean that they are alert, and other gestures describe different behaviors.

How big is a Pitbull Corgi mix?

A Corgi Pit is a medium-sized dog having its weight ranging between 30-50 lb (13.6-22.7 kg) and length ranging between 17-19 in (43.2-48.3 cm). As the Corgi Pitbull mix dog breed is small to medium-sized, it is larger than small dogs like the Beagle but smaller than big dogs like the Labrador.

How fast can a Pitbull Corgi mix run?

The speed at which Corgi Pits run isn't recorded, but you can guess its speed by observing its parents. A Corgi runs at a speed of 25 mph (40.2 kph), whereas Pitbull runs at a speed of 25-30 mph (40.2-48.3 kph). So, you can say that the Corgi Pitbull mix can run anywhere between 25-30 mph (40.2-48.3 kph) like its parents, if not more.

How much does a Pitbull Corgi mix weigh?

A mix Corgi Pitbull has its weight ranging between 30-50 lb (13.6-22.7 kg).

What are the male and female names of the species?

Even though they are designer dogs, like all dogs, the male is called a dog, and the female is called a bitch.

What would you call a baby Pitbull Corgi mix?

A baby Pitbull Corgi mix is known as a puppy. The puppies of this breed will make you go 'aww' over their appearance and you sure won't be able to keep yourself from having them as part of your family.

What do they eat?

A Corgi Pit mix should be fed with dry dog food that is high in quality. It should include all the nutrients needed for the dog so that its energy levels are maintained. As Corgi Pit is omnivorous, you can also feed them meat.

Do not feed them dog food any time they want to eat. Have proper timings to feed this dog as overeating can lead to the problem of obesity. Diets with high protein work best for these family dogs as they can help them stay in their best health.

Are they slobbery?

A Corgi Pit mix is not slobbery as much as a Mastiff or even its parent, the American Pit Bull Terrier.

Would they make a good pet?

The Corgi Pit would make a really good family pet if cared for properly. In order to do this, some requirements need to be fulfilled. The dog breed needs physical activity every day. It is nice if you can take them on a walk or give them playtime in an open space. Other than this, it is better if you train your dog in the early stages to be friendly with family members and to listen to you.

Did you know...

Here are some facts about the parent breeds of the Corgi Pit mix:

The Corgi is the dog breed that Queen Elizabeth II first had as her pet in 1933. Since 1933, she has always had this breed of dog as one of her pets.

The jaws of the Pitbull do not lock.

Welsh Corgi has two types: Pembroke welsh corgi and Cardigan Welsh Corgi. This breed is from Wales and was formed from different herding dogs. In 1934, the American Kennel Club finally recognized this breed.

The Pitador is a mix between Pit Bull and Labrador. It is most popular and is considered the best pitbull mix.

Characteristics and health problems

Corgi Pits are playful and affectionate dogs that can become your best friend before you even know it so they don't have an aggressive temperament. They are adorable and love to be around their owners. The only thing that you have to keep in mind is that you should train them at an early age. It is great if you train them when they are just puppies so that it gets easier for them to socialize with you and other members of the family. These dogs have a high prey drive, and for that to be in control, they need training and socialization so that they don't become anti-social. You can use positive reinforcement techniques to train your Pitbull Corgi mix for the best results. This family pet doesn't bark much, so there should be no complaints coming from the neighbors. The sense of humor of these dogs can surprise you as they are a bit clumsy too.

There are some health problems that Corgi Pits inherit from their parent breeds. The health concerns for this mixed breed include hip dysplasia, epilepsy, intervertebral disc disease, degenerative myelopathy, and bloating. Hip dysplasia is one of the most common health issues found in pure breeds and mixed breeds of dogs.

Getting your own Pitbull Corgi mix

If you are planning to buy your own Corgi Pit, you should know about the price. The price of a Corgi Pit ranges between $1000-$1500. The price of a mix Corgi Pitbull depends on the location and gender of the puppy.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly animal facts for everyone to discover! Learn more about some other mammals from our bulldog facts and Greenland dog facts pages.

You can even occupy yourself at home by coloring in one of our free printable Pitbull Corgi mix coloring pages.

* Please note that this is an image of a Pitbull, not a Pitbull Corgi mix specifically. If you have an image of a Pitbull Corgi mix, please let us know at

Pitbull Corgi Mix Facts

What Did They Prey On?

Kibble, meat

What Type of Animal were they?


Average Litter Size?


How Much Did They Weigh?

30-50 lb (13.6-22.7 kg)

What habitat Do they Live In?

parks, home, apartments

Where Do They Live?

united kingdom

How Long Were They?

17-19 in (43.2-48.3 cm)

How Tall Were They?








Scientific Name

Canis lupus familiaris

What Do They Look Like?

White, red, brown, and black

Skin Type


What Are Their Main Threats?


What is their Conservation Status?

Data Deficient
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Written by Divya Raghav

Bachelor of Commerce specializing in Accounting and Finance, Master of Business Administration

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Divya RaghavBachelor of Commerce specializing in Accounting and Finance, Master of Business Administration

With a diverse range of experience in finance, administration, and operations, Divya is a diligent worker known for her attention to detail. Born and raised in Bangalore, she completed her Bachelor's in Commerce from Christ University and is now pursuing an MBA at Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Bangalore. Along with her professional pursuits, Divya has a passion for baking, dancing, and writing content. She is also an avid animal lover who dedicates her time to volunteering for animal welfare causes.

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