Breed Basics

Breed Basics | General breed introduction information about the Kerry Blue Terrier dog.

How is a Dog Not Like a Wolf?

Wolf cubs are adorable (though not quite as adorable as Kerries, of course). They’re soft and cuddly, they growl and snap and play and lick and pee, just like puppies … and they grow up, like puppies. But as adults they are by no means just like …

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Alfred Hitchcock’s The Kerry Blue

Submitted by Suzanne Rodda and others. Pictures provided by Bridgit Greer Alfred Hitchcock was a Kerry owner and made a short movie for TV about a Kerry Blue. It was episode #257, made for season #7, first aired on 4/17/62. The show was called “The …

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Alfred Hitchcock’s The Kerry Blue

Submitted by Suzanne Rodda and others. Pictures provided by Bridgit Greer Alfred Hitchcock was a Kerry owner and made a short movie for TV about a Kerry Blue. It was episode #257, made for season #7, first aired on 4/17/62. The show was called “The …

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Did Michael Collins Achieve His Goal for Kerries After All?

Michael Collins was a hero of the Irish War of Independence and a passionate fancier of the Kerry (or Irish) Blue Terrier dog breed. In this article, we’ll take a close look at Collins himself, his background, actions and writings, as well as his dealings …

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Are Kerries Good With Kids?

Randy A. Hayes Kerries and Kids: Do the two get along? For the most part, the unreserved response of the newslist is “Yes.” There are several caveats mentioned, however. Howard Brody indicates that his Kerry, Dino, tends to use his front paws with some small …

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Adventures in Kerry Blue Terrier Land

The Kerry Blue Terrier is an active dog, to say the least, and there are a variety of organized events in which we who de- vote ourselves to our selected breed can participate. We all know the basics: com- panion, conformation, obedience and utility. These …

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The Ideal Kerry Blue Terrier

The official Standard for the Kerry Blue Terrier prescribes all that the ideal Kerry should be. The original American Standard was adapted from the Irish and English Standards. Some changes have been made through the years, the most recent having been approved by The American …

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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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