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How to Choose a Crate for Your Kerry Blue Terrier

  If you?re not sure what size or style of crate to get for your Kerry Blue Terrier, this is the article for you. I will take you step by step through choosing the right crate for your Kerry Blue, from measuring your dog to …

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Dogs and Mushrooms

The arrival of spring means more time outside with our dogs. As the days become warmer and spring showers fall, trees and shrubs put out new leaves and flowers bloom…and mushrooms pop up in lawns, parks and forests. Puppies, like young children, explore the world …

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Your Groomer Isn’t Licensed–Should You Care?

Eve Adamson Reprinted with permission from American Kennel Club, Inc., . Most groomers never injure a pet. They run good businesses, they work hard, and they take responsibility for their actions. Perhaps that’s why most pet owners are surprised to discover that pet groomers-those caretakers …

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Simply Shocking

Electronic containment systems (aka fenceless fences) may be convenient for dog owners, but they are not safe for dogs. Rufus is a typical adolescent Labrador Retriever: Large, full of energy, and eager to explore beyond the boundaries of his Richmond, Utah, yard when released from …

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Once Bitten

There are few things quite as disconcerting as having your own dog bite you. I can recall with crystal clarity the time our Scottie nailed me in a classic case of redirected aggression. He had taken an intense dislike to a Labrador Retriever who had …

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To Insure or Not to Insure – Is Pet Insurance Worth the Cost?

Reprinted with permission from Our Companion News, Winter 2010. With millions of Americans counted among the medically uninsured and with many others having difficulty paying medical insurance premiums, some might wonder why pet owners would consider buying health insurance for their pet. If statistics are …

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Are Kerries Good With Kids? A Summary of Communications on the Kerry Blue Newslist

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 children, rearing up …

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