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Are Kerries Good With Kids?

Randy A. Hayes 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 …

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The Ideal Kerry Blue Terrier

The official Standard for the Kerry Blue Terrier prescribes all that the ideal Kerry should be. The original American Standard was adapted from the Irish and English Standards. Some changes have been made through the years, the most recent having been approved by The American …

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Temperament and Personality

This article comes from Daryl Enstone’s FAQ. “The Kerry just isn’t everybody’s dog – he’s too smart for that. If you don’t understand him or don’t accept him as one of the family, then he justdoesn’t turn on that personality for which he is famous. …

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The Kerry Blue as a Pet

The Kerry is a striking dog, projecting nobility-and he knows it! Take him for a walk down Main Street and watch people turn admiringly in your direction. In fact, before you know it, complete strangers will “talk Kerry” to you. Molly (right), rescued by Judith …

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Kerry Blues are Not Perfect

Although probably all of us with a Kerry Blue think it is the best dog in the world , it is not for everybody. But often, what others consider a “fault” is what someone else considers an “attribute.” Imagine this scene: A person is walking …

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