Day: January 8, 2016

Our First Decade Dedicated to Kerries

by Judi Young with interviews of Janet Joers and John Van den Bergh On February 22, 2012, The Kerry Blue terrier foundation will celebrate the end of its first decade of service and support to Kerry Blue terriers and their people everywhere. To help us …

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On This Day in Kerry History…

On this day in 2000, Ch. Tontine’s Grady O’Sullivan became the first new champion of the millennium Every day the event displayed above will change automatically. It took several years to collect “significant Kerry events” to fill every day of the year. When nothing significant …

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Liverpool’s Greatest Gift to America Since … Well, You Know Who

Text Copyright the American Kennel Club, Inc., 2008. No portion of this article may be reproduced without permission of the copyright holder. Reprinted with permission from AKC Family Dog, January/February, 2008. To subscribe: http://www.akc.org/pubs Yeah, yeah, yeah, we know: It’s a stretch to compare a …

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Xtreme Kerries

The oldest Kerry 18.5 years (unverified) Miss Eclipse Impulse of the Jean, “Phoebe” Breeder: Jean Underhill Owner: Mark Lynch <[email protected]> The oldest Kerry 18 years, 3 months and 7 days (verified) Bennie’s 18th birthday, he is doing well all in all. He knew the cake …

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The Irish Kerry Blue Terrier Standard of 1921

Weight: Maximum for dog, 40 lb. (18.14 lb.) Height: Not to exceed 21 inches (53.3 cm) Coat: Soft or hard, but soft preferred, plentiful. Head: Strong, showing plenty of hair, cheek bones nearly level with face, slight stop, nose black, nostrils large and wide, eyes …

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Dogs: Their History and Development

Excerpts from a 1925 British book describing most breeds of the time. KERRY BLUE The Kerry blue terrier, another of the “varmint-killing” varieties, is a well-built, broad headed dog, at present uneven, but rapidly showing improvement. To-day cumbersome, over-large dogs are seen, and others with …

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