Corgis on STT?  

 

rj81
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November 22, 2018 5:34 am  

Hi all,

I've just been offered a government job in St Thomas and am in the process of deciding whether to accept. A major issue is whether my corgi will be able to handle the heat. Can anyone speak to whether they've seen (or if they have) corgis down there? Thanks so much!


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jj00802
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November 22, 2018 4:01 pm  

There should not be a problem with Corgi. I know a vet who has a Corgi and they live in a an island home with no air conditioning and all is good. The dog is very comfortable and happy.

The Heat you mentioned is highest in August/September at 89-90 degrees and dogs will go to the shade, dig a hole in the dirt, OR lay on the cool tile flooring of your home during the heat of the day. However, 89 degrees is not excessive and never seen a problem with Corgi or other dogs. This time of year is low to mid 80's in daytime.

Welcome to the islands.


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Alana33
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November 26, 2018 2:52 pm  

You may wish to check airline regulations with regard to bringing your corgi on a commercial flight.
Especially with regards to whether in cabin or in cargo depending on size, weight plus a whole buncha other restrictions.
If you have to fly pet cargo it can only be on a Boeing plane on any leg of journey.

Good luck.


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Gumbo
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November 30, 2018 1:14 am  

I know someone with one on island as well.
Corgi's are cool 😀


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