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A Flood of Kerries and Their Successful Rehoming!

[Feature image: Valerie and the California kid.] Editor?s Note: The following story is an example of two kinds of efforts that are part of the Foundation?s rescue activities but aren?t classic ?rescues.? That is, the dogs didn?t turn up in animal shelters or pet stores …

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Fecal Transplants for Dogs

The term alone is a conversation-stopper. Fecal transplants? For dogs? Don?t laugh. Fecal transplants are making headlines as a wonder drug for pets and people.2 Forty years ago, when Clostridium difficile colitis, or ?C. diff,? a bacterial infection resulting from antibiotic therapy, became an epidemic …

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Will Your Kerry Be Your Valentine?

Valentine?s Day, a major occasion for many Americans, was originally a fertility festival for the pre-Roman pagans. Later, the Catholic Church ?Christianized? it by dedicating it to the honor of St. Valentine, the patron of those pursuing romantic causes. (In 1969, however, Pope Paul VI …

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Raquel – a 2014 KBTF Rescue. Bringing Joy to Her Forever Home.

I received this email from Betty late last year. She has given me her permission to?publish it and given the posse of recent KBT rescues,? I thought this might be a timely?opportunity to do so. Thank you, Betty,?for rescuing Raquel and taking her into?your life …

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My New Year?s Resolutions for 2018

By Jameson ?Jamie? deLeon [Editor’s note: Even for a Kerry Blue Terrier, Jamie’s spelling and punctuation are deplorable, but fortunately I’m an editor…so here is a cleaned-up copy of his list of resolutions. I must confess that most of them are ones I can use, …

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Ten Christmases with a Kerry

1. Tuesday, December 25, 2007  After graduating from college, I moved to California chasing a young woman. As a newly christened adult, I felt convinced a dog was the next reasonable maneuver. Kerry breeders turned up their noses at two twenty-somethings, but KBTF Rescue Coordinator …

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