Country of OriginUnited States
United Kingdom
Nicknames and Other NamesAussie-Corgi, Augie
Scientific NameCanis lupus familiaris
Breed TypeCrossbreed
GroupHerding Dogs, Hybrid Dogs
Bred ForCompanion Dog
Recognized ByUnknown
Life Span12-15 Years
Ideal Weight20-30 Pounds (male and female)
Ideal Height10-13 Inches (male and female)
Fur TypeDense, Medium length
Common ColorsBi-color, Black and Brown,
Merle and Brindle, White and Brown,
Black and White
MarkingsBlack Markings
AvailabilityModerately Available
Suitable for ApartmentsYes
Used in World WarNo
Most Similar ToAustralian Shepherd
Pembroke Welsh Corgi

The Auggie is a hybrid that is developed by crossing Australian Shepherd and Pembroke Welsh Corgi. It is a medium-sized dog that is also known as Aussie-Corgi, Augie.

They are adaptable and suits for an apartment life too with proper care and love. They also do well in a house with a yard as they can roam and play freely.

The combination of these two breeds can result in a different appearance of the Auggie. It has a compact body with a leg little longer than the Corgie. The head is broad and rounded with eyes that are can be almond-shaped like Australian Shepherd or round like Corgi.

Temperament, Behavior, Personality

Temperament: The temperament of the Auggie is active, hardworking, and sometimes stubborn. As both of its parent breeds has the history of working dog, Auggie also inherits that from its parents. It is an active dog that should be involved in activities like walking, playing.

Auggie playing with its toy.

Behavior: Auggie gets the herding instinct from both of its parents, so sometimes it tends to herd small pets in the house. So proper training is necessary and always keep them on a leash while taking out from home.

Personality: The personality of the Auggie is friendly, independent, and alert. They are good with people and are not likely to get aggressive so easily. They are friendly and welcoming of visitors to the house but if they find something wrong, they will bark to warn their owner.

Auggie has a mind of their own, so proper training is necessary and they should see you as their leader.

Is Auggie Child-Friendly?

Auggie does well with gentle nature kids and is playful, loving towards them. They do not tolerate harsh behavior so always teach your kids to behave around dogs and be gentle and loving with them.

Always supervise them while they are together so no accident happens from either of the party.

Auggie and baby playing
Auggie and baby playing.
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With the right owner, training Auggie is not a tough task to do. They are independent and can be stubborn sometimes but with a right and patient leadership, they can be trained without any difficulties.

Provide them with positive methods of training by rewarding them with their favorite treats and also with vocal praises. This will motivate them to learn new instruction and commands.


  • Auggie is developed in the United States and in the United Kingdom.
  • It is not purebred so it has not been recognized by any major Kennel Club including the AKC.

Health Issues

General HealthHealthy
Common Health IssuesHip Dysplasia, Glaucoma,
Patellar Luxation, Eye Luxation,
Vaccination RequiredRabies, Canine Distemper, Kennel Cough,
Canine Parvovirus, Canine Coronavirus,
Canine Parainfluenza, Leptospirosis
SheddingModerate Shedder
DroolingLow Drooler
GroomingAverage Grooming
Weight Gain PotentialModerate
Separation AnxietyHigh Chance
Diets and SupplementsProtein: 22%
Fat: 5%
Fish Oil

Auggie can inherit some of the hereditary health problems from its parent breeds.

  • Hip Dysplasia: It is mostly genetic that is caused due to underdeveloped or dislocation of the hip joints. If it gets worse with time, it can be very painful causing your dog difficult to move from one place to another. So before buying a puppy, always check their parent’s health problems.
  • Patellar Luxation: The dislocation of the kneecap in your dog is called patellar luxation. It makes walking difficult due to the pain. Visit a vet for proper treatment before it gets worse.


The Auggie comes in the following different colors:

  • Bi-color
  • Black and White
  • Black and Brown
  • Merle and Brindle
  • White and Brown


Auggie puppy
Cute Auggie puppy looking with its mesmerizing eyes.
Image Source: Corgi Mix Breeds

Cost: The average cost of the Auggie is between $600-$800 USD.


Height: The average height of the Auggie is between 10-13 inches.

Weight: The average weight of the Auggie is between 20-30 pounds.

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