Temperament

Breed Temperament | Behavioral Temperament posts about the Kerry Blue Terrier dog.

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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Temperament and Personality

This article comes from Daryl Enstone’s FAQ. “The Kerry just isn’t everybody’s dog – he’s too smart for that. If you don’t understand him or don’t accept him as one of the family, then he justdoesn’t turn on that personality for which he is famous. …

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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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Is the Kerry Blue Terrier the Right Dog for You?

The Kerry Blue Terrier can be classified as strong willed, highly intelligent, tenacious, humorous, affectionate and active breed. Its original purpose was as a general farm dog and, to hunt badgers to ground in the Irish countryside. Because of this, it has some “quirks.” The …

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