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CHASE – Chasing hope for Chase

A 7 yo male in Georgia. (Not available for adoption at this time) Chase, a 7 yo male Kerry, is now with George and Tuesday …

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PRECIOUS – A Rare & Precious Opportunity!

Meet Precious, who really fulfills her name. Precious is an adorable 6/7 year old Kerry/Schnauzer mix whose owner, due to health issues is unable to …

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MILD LAMENESS: WAYS TO HELP A LIMPING DOG

Bevi Edlund Adapted from an article by Bevi Edlund, on-line at Boneo Bone Health (boneo.bio-rep.com), 2015.  If you and your vet have ruled out anything …

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Lameness in Dogs: A Conversation with Barbro Filliquist, DVM

Barbro Filliquist, DVM As comfortable as your Kerry looks, snoring on your couch with paws and ears twitching in dreamland, chances are your canine companion …

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Coping with Noise Phobias in your Dog: Training is the Answer

It is a dark and stormy night. Thunder crashes. The wind knocks branches loudly against the house. Your neighbors are taking advantage of the cover …

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Could a KBT Home-based Business be in your Future?

 Sharon Arkoff Do you feel happiest when you’re caring for that hairy-faced, pointy-toothed, wet-nosed companion? Is talking about dogs more fun than your day job? …

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There’s a reason we have service dogs instead of service hamsters…

© Especially for Pets. Mar 14, 2019 They guide the blind, comfort the sick and even fight crime—what don’t they do? Dogs are basically superheroes, …

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Why Does My Dog… Always Lick Me?

DR. PATTY KHULY VMD It’s not much of a conundrum, really. The bottom line is that most of the time, dogs will lick their people as a …

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Does Walking the Dog Count as “Working Out?”

Sharon Arkoff  It’s a common refrain in my house: I come home to find dog and teenagers (human and canine) lazing on the couch on …

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An interview with John Van den Berg, KBTF co-founder

 By Sharon Arkoff  Interview with John Van den berg 1) What do you do for your “real” work, and how have your general job skills …

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How To Identify A Neglected Kerry

Editor’s Note: The Kerry Blue Terrier had published a four page color breed identifier. It is available to shelter by clicking here. The Kerry Blue Terrier …

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Societal values define the term “puppy mill’

Tracey Fulmer Puppy mill is a term that defines the inhumane treatment of dogs. The U.S. Department of Agriculture only requires that the dog be …

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Pet Store Puppies What To Do If You Find One

It is heartbreaking to see any puppy–let alone a breed you love–sitting forlornly and possibly ill in a pet shop display cage. But the situation …

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Dos and Don’ts of Rescue

Rescues can quickly become very complicated. Here is a list of dos and don’ts that my keep you out of trouble should you ever be …

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Setting The Standard In Dog Rescue

The original goal of our Rescue program was to promptly respond to, rescue, and place every Kerry in need. Now, we have added a new …

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Rescue Coordinators

The Foundation uses rescue coordinators from around the world to act as liaisons throughout the rescue process. Please search for the rescue coordinator nearest to …

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Rescue Program

Setting the Standard: Procedures Dos and Don’ts of Shelter Rescue Pet Store Rescues What’s a “Puppy Mill?” Report a Kerry in need Identify a Kerry …

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Don’t Get a Kerry!

Interested in getting a Kerry Blue Terrier? Before it’s too late, you need to know that the Kerry is not the ideal dog for everyone. …

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The Joys of Adopting an Older Kerry

Janet Joers   If you think a senior Kerry is a doddering old dog that wants only to sleep and be left alone, you haven’t met …

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Useful Forms

All forms have been digitized and can be found, filled out & submitted online here: Print & mail forms can be found in our Document …

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