Xtreme Kerries

The oldest Kerry

18.5 years (unverified)

Miss Eclipse Impulse of the Jean, “Phoebe”

Breeder: Jean Underhill

Owner: Mark Lynch <[email protected]>


The oldest Kerry

18 years, 3 months and 7 days (verified)

Bennie

Bennie

Bennie’s 18th birthday, he is doing well all in all.

He knew the cake was for him. He remembered from last year!

The bandage was because he sprained his wrist but its healed now.

Bennie’s 17th birthday

Bennie

bennie

Bennie

Bennie was born 5/21/88. Litter # RL904485.

His breeder was Jack & Eileen Peters, Massapequa, NY.

His mother’s name was Ch. Ballisodare’s Spring Peeper (RA907815)

His father’s name was Tantara’s Tistam Shandy (RB157100).

Bennie is owned by Tim Cunningham & Nancy Hawke, Southampton, NY

Pedigree of:

  • Bennie D RL904485 (Litter Reg #) 1988 — Date of Birth: 5/21/1988
  • +–Kennick Balbriggan,M,IKC539EG-10/29/1970-1970
  • +–Liathghorm Scottish Laird,M,RA425727-9/19/1977-1977
  • +–Elbrley’s Easy Luv,F,R924402-7/24/1971-1971
  • +–Tantara’s Tristram Shandy,M,RB157100-3/7/1985-1985
  • +–Bantry Bay Brogue,M,RA528505-7/30/1979-1979
  • +–Elbrley’s As You Like It,F,RA816051-12/21/1982-1985
  • +–Liathghorm Erin Go Bragh,F,RA743351-11/16/1980-1980
  • +–Bennie,D,RL904485 (Litter Reg #)-5/21/1988-1988
  • +–Liathghorm Rabble Rouser,M,RA637600-9/1/1976-1976
  • +–Elbrley’s Trefoil Demon,M,RA669059-9/1/1981-1981
  • +–Trefoil’s Alleged Arris,F,RA467564-7/15/1978-1978
  • +–Ballisodare’s Spring Peeper,F,RA907815-5/10/1984-1984
  • +–Ian Medicine Man Of The Jean,M,RA265358-3/10/1975-1975
  • +–Ballisodare’s Banshee,F,RA556285-1/19/1979-1979
  • +–Ballisadare’s My Girl,F,RA228313-9/26/1974-1974

Died: 8/28/06 at the age of 18 years, 3 months and 7 days

Bennie was “put to sleep” on August 28, 2006, after a long battle with “Dog Alzheimer’s”.


The Oldest Kerry Alive in the US

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The Oldest Kerry Alive in Canada

Breeze (Aisling’s Offshore Breeze ) who won

Veteran Sweeps at the Red River Terrier Specialty last August (2011).

She was born March 20, 1996.

Owned by Linda Lee, Manitoba, Canada


The Oldest Kerry Alive in Europe
AND in the World!

Clancy

Clancy

Erikal’s Blues in The Night

Born December 28, 1991

(16.5 years old in June 2008)

Bred by Erika and George Kalogeras

Owned by Margit Erhart, Germany


The Tallest Kerry

23″

Calkerry’s Guinness Reserve: 23″

January 20, 1995 – February 12, 2002

Owned by Janet Joers & John Van den Bergh


The largest litter

11 Puppies

Ch. Kilmarey Miss Showoff, C.D.,

by Ch. O’Tamarac’s Statutory Merger ex Ch. Townshend’s Pixie O’Toole, CDX.

Bred, owned, and handled by Margo Steinman.

Miss Showoff was Winners Bitch at the USKBTC Specialty, 1968.

Miss Showoff had three large litters:

a litter of 9 puppies in 1971; and two litters of 11 puppies in 1974 and 1975.

11 is the largest number of puppies known to have been whelped by a Kerry Blue.

All but one pup survived to maturity.


The most Best in Shows

100+

Ch. Torum's Scarf Michael,

Ch. Torum’s Scarf Michael

Bred by Carol & Ron Ramsey

Owned by Marilu Hansen

Handled in the US by Bill McFadden

After winning Crufts in 2000, Mick moved to the USA and became Top Dog All Breeds 2001.

He has won BIS at the prestigious Montgomery County Terrier Show in 2000 and 2001 and won the Terrier Group at Westminster in 2001 and 2002.

On April 13, 2002, Mick won his 100th Best in Show.


Dam who produced the most champions

17

US Ch. Melbee’s Camshron Turnabout “Paige”

Owner: Billie Kneale.


Sire with the most champions

66

US Ch. Melbee’s Chances Are “Tommy”


Youngest Champion

6 months and 3 weeks

Ch. Dallaroo Rosie O’Grady

In Australia the youngest KBT to Title was my Ch.Dallaroo Rosie O’Grady, at 6 months and 3 weeks of age.


Youngest Sweepstakes Winner

6 months and 1 day

Flag

Arigna Flying the Flag

“Flag” is the youngest Kerry ever to win a sweepstakes at a U.S. National Specialty. Flag was 6 months and 1 day old when he won the U.S. National Specialty
Sweepstakes in California in 2001. His win was under Breeder, Sweepstakes Judge, Donald Wilde of Cordial Kerrys. Flag was handled by Robert Asztalos.
Flag is owned by Carrie Jacob-Robertson of RoJac Kerry Blue Terriers.


The Kerry with the most Performance Titles

17

Spy

Keriland’s Talk About Town (“Gabby”) has 22 Agility Titles

MACH 3 Keriland’s Talk ABout Town

CD, RA, NF, NAC, NJC, NGC, OAC, OJC, OGC, EAC, EGC, USDAA AD, NA, NAJ, OA, OAJ, AX, AXJ, MX, MXJ

plus a CGC certification,

Janet Beeby, Seattle WA


If you know of a Kerry who is more xtreme than those listed above, please send your information toJohn Van den Bergh <[email protected]

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