Although The KBTF is inclusive of all mixes of Kerrys, information of the breed standard & genetics is beneficial to know for any dog owner
The Kerry Blue Terrier
- Height:18-20 inches (male), 17-19 inches (female)
- Weight:32-40 pounds (male), females weigh slightly less than males
- Life Expectancy:12-16 years
Features & Appearance
Known for its burly coat, Kerry Blue Terriers come in various shades of blue—from a deep onyx to a light slate -grey. Their fur soft to the touch & the coat’s density coat covers a slim, muscular, body standing below 18 – 20 inches at the shoulder. Kerries typically weigh up to 40 pounds depending on diet & exercise. Most notably the their stout beards, keen eyes and floppy bangs show off historical nature of the Kerry Blue Terrier as a long lived terrier hunting & hearing breed.
The foundation’s key mission is the rescue and placement of Kerry Blue Terriers in good loving & caring homes worldwide.