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Obedience Training Before or After the Conformation Ring?

Does obedience training hamper a dog’s showmanship in the conformation ring? Might obedience training break a Kerry’s spirit and make him look like a wimp in the show ring? And might obedience training confuse the dog so that (heaven forbid!) he sits down in the …

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What Does It Take To Earn an Obedience Title?

The obedience exercises are designed to demonstrate the usefulness of the purebred dog as a companion to man. The Novice exercises test the dog’s ability to perform the basic commands-heel, sit, down, stay, stand, and come. They are not called basic because they are easy, …

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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 <mlynch@EPIX.NET> 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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Playing Kerry Blue Games

Permission is granted to reprint this article in documents related to Kerry Blue Terrier ownership, with attribution to the author. Kerry Blue Terriers have lots of energy, and need to expend it in order to be the companions extraordinaire that they can be. Kerries don’t …

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