Day: May 31, 2015

Allergic Reactions to the Kerry Blue Terrier

What is an allergy? An allergy is a hypersensitivity, a misdirected response by the immune system, the body’s defense against a substance that is ordinarily harmless to most people. In people with allergies, the immune system can’t tell the difference between dangerous and harmless substances. …

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Kerry Blues are Not Perfect

Although probably all of us with a Kerry Blue think it is the best dog in the world , it is not for everybody. But often, what others consider a “fault” is what someone else considers an “attribute.” Imagine this scene: A person is walking …

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Care and Training of the Kerry Blue

FEEDING Kerries are usually not picky eaters. Feed premium quality food for good coat condition and lasting health. Breeders will supply detailed information from their experience. Dry food is the most convenient, since there is less tendency to gum up the whiskers. Tartar formation is …

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The Kerry Blue as a Pet

The Kerry is a striking dog, projecting nobility-and he knows it! Take him for a walk down Main Street and watch people turn admiringly in your direction. In fact, before you know it, complete strangers will “talk Kerry” to you. Molly (right), rescued by Judith …

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How much does a Kerry cost?

Perhaps the best answer to this question is: Far more than the purchase price! Over the lifetime of the dog, the purchase price is, in fact, negligible, as you add up the costs of veterinary care, monthly grooming, food and supplements, training, pet insurance, boarding/petsitting, …

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