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I don't really see Corgi; other than short legs I don't really see anything corgi-like, and a lot of different breeds could be responsible for the short legs.

My guess would be some kind of Jack Russel mix; they are sometimes longer bodied with short legs. Also possible the stumpiness came from a Dachshund. I kind of see it in the shape of the chest and legs, maybe if the cross was back far enough. It has a very typical terrier mix look to it, though. I'd check local shelters around you, at least around me this is a very typical look for the smaller dogs they get in- a lot of Chihuahua mixes, but also a lot of JRT or Rat Terrier mixes.
 

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Picking a dog or thinking one is right for you based on its appearance is a very big mistake. Just because you think this dog is cute and theoretically would be perfect doesn't mean one was. Many dogs with short hair (like Beagles) shed like mad and also affect allergies badly. Many little dogs (like Jack Russells and Rat Terriers--that this sort of looks like) require a great deal of exercise and training, more than some medium or large dogs.

Aside from the fact this dog could have anything from Rat Terrier to Chihuahua, to Jack Russel to Dachshund or more in him and isn't a specific breed, you shouldn't base a dog you want in a video like this. Try going to a shelter and telling them the sort of dog you want personality and size wise. Or you could also tell us a little bit more about yourself and what you desire in a dog. That would help you find a much better match.
 
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Picking a dog or thinking one is right for you based on its appearance is a very big mistake. Just because you think this dog is cute and theoretically would be perfect doesn't mean one was. Many dogs with short hair (like Beagles) shed like mad and also affect allergies badly. Many little dogs (like Jack Russells and Rat Terriers--that this sort of looks like) require a great deal of exercise and training, more than some medium or large dogs.

Aside from the fact this dog could have anything from Rat Terrier to Chihuahua, to Jack Russel to Dachshund or more in him and isn't a specific breed, you shouldn't base a dog you want in a video like this. Try going to a shelter and telling them the sort of dog you want personality and size wise. Or you could also tell us a little bit more about yourself and what you desire in a dog. That would help you find a much better match.
Perhaps I didn't word my original post correctly. I didn't mean I would get a dog based solely on appearance alone. I was planning on thoroughly researching the dog/breed before making a decision, but I can't do any research if I don't know what breed it is, you know what I'm saying? I had other breeds in mind I was considering as well so I don't know what breed I'm ultimately going to go with.
 

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Ok well that's good to hear. We do sometimes get people asking or saying things like that. That they want a certain breed just because they like the look or something else that really has no real life implications. But unfortunately I don't think this dog itself will work because it looks to be a mix of 4 or more potential breeds.
 
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I think it's a Jack Russell Chihuahua. Maybe. Jack Russell looks pretty certian.

Try browsing shelters, a cross similar to this should show up before TOO long.

Good luck finding a dog!
 
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Yes, definitely look into what to expect from Dauchands, Jack Russels, and Rat Terriers, because all can have some inticacies. For example, long bodies and short legs more often than not result in back issues. Jack Russels are like mini Aussie Cattle Dogs- smart, vocal, high energy, and will get into trouble. They're not the easiest dogs to have and prey drive can be a problem with them. Most are at the very least dog selective, dog aggression is common, and its more often to do with wanting the world to be a certain way/frustration than being afraid of or over-excited by things. Rat Terriers can be great, but personally I've seen a lot of reactivity in them as well, though it seems to be more fear-related than them just being a**holes, like I feel JRT tend to be.
 

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It is impossible to research a dog that is not a "breed" but a mixture of breeds like the dog in the video. If you want a particular breed and not a mix, maybe research Jack Russell Terriers as that seems to be what that dog mostly is.
 
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