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A Happy Ending for IKE: he has a home to return to and will get the medical and dental care he needs! IKE, a new 12 yo rescue who really needs your support for medical care!

In the happiest of endings, the KBTF and the USKBTC working together have identified Ike’s breeder who, now that she is aware of Ike’s misfortune, is more than happy to bring him back into her home for the medical and dental care he needs! This …

A Happy Ending for IKE: he has a home to return to and will get the medical and dental care he needs! IKE, a new 12 yo rescue who really needs your support for medical care! Read More »

Adoption pending: PICKLES is about to go to a new home!

Pickles is a delightful, well-loved 6.5 yo male Kerry who needs to find a new home. Pickles spend most of his early years living in the suburbs and recently moved from the relative quiet of the “country” to a mid-town busy condo in New York …

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Adoption Pending: 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 care for her at this time. Precious displays the full Kerry temperament and spirit. She is energetic, walks well on …

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All available rescue dogs are listed here. If no dog profiles are listed above, no rescues are available.
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Rescue Info

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Rescue Stories

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Happy Endings

The Kerry Blue Terrier Foundation is proud of the new found homes, fulfilled  families & happy endings we provide to the Kerry community. 

Happy Endings
Judi Young

Update: HERMAN is finally HOME!

Herman has settled into his new forever home very nicely and is being thoroughly spoiled every day. If you would like to help rescue Kerry’s like Herman and his BFF Molly, please make a donation to the Foundation here on the website. You can mark

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KBTF Web Editor

Charlie

Charlie’s Placement Ad Hello, My name is Charlie and I am 3-years old. I live with my friend Angus who is also available for adoption. My Owner (Mom) passed away early April, and Dad is too sick to take care of us. Other family members

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KBTF Web Editor

Angus

  Hello, My name is Angus and I am 4-years old. I live with my friend Charlie who is also available for adoption. My Owner (Mom) passed away early April, and Dad is too sick to take care of us. Other family members already have

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KBTF Web Editor

Maggie the 13 Year Old Puppy

An SOS e-mail came to me on May 2nd from Tracey Fulmer asking if I could travel to Toledo,OH to pick up and foster Maggie who was spotted in a shelter. My husband was out of the country at the time so I sent him

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Andy's Story

It is heart-wrenching to find a Kerry in a shelter at any time, but to find two who were 10 years old, at Christmas no less, and facing euthansia, whose owner didn?t even bother to complete an animal profile or provide health records, really tears

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