Introduction

Breed Introduction | Introductory posts about the Kerry Blue Terrier dog.

Periodicals & Articles

Kerry Club Publications Periodicals Articles “What’s New” Past Issues Kerry Club Publications Breed Booklet, 1940. Mr. Henry Pattison, USKBTC. A 12 page booklet published by the USKBTC. Based on an article that appeared in the March 1938 edition of House & Garden. The need for the booklet was …

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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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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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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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FAQ

Are Kerries good with kids? Yes. They love kids and their rough-and-tumble games. Kerries are sturdy and well-muscled and are not easily injured. Their tolerant good-nature keeps them from becoming grouchy or snappy. Naturally, any situation involving toddlers, young children or young puppies should be …

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Description Detail

General Info PURPOSE OF BREED: Medium sized dog originally bred in Ireland as an all-round farm dog for dispatching vermin, herding livestock, and watching over hearth and home. They were specifically bred (as all terriers were) to “go to ground” after game, but for the …

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What Does a Kerry Puppy 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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Kerry Blue Terrier Mixes

The Foundation does not support any Kerry mixes or “designer dogs”. Most of these mixes come from puppy mills and back yard breeders. Never buy a puppy from a puppy mill, backyard breeder or pet shop. By doing so you are supporting the horrible breeding conditions …

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