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Kerry Blue Terrier

Other Names : Irish Blue Terrier

Kerry Blue Terrier Height : 18 - 19 inches

Kerry Blue Terrier Weight : 33 - 37 lbs.

Kerry Blue Terrier Colors : Any shade of blue, with or without black points; a small white patch on chest is acceptable.

 

Country of Origin: Ireland

Coat: Is very curly, soft and thick. There is no undercoat. Puppies are born black, and after a year to a year and a half the coat changes color to blue.

Character: The Kerry Blue Terrier is intelligent, self-confident, brave, and has a good memory. It bonds closely with its handler. It can be somewhat obstinate, has a mind of its own, and is somewhat contentious with other dogs. Barking is infrequent.

Temperament: It is necessary to socialize the dog early with children, household pets, and cats in order to avoid problems down. road. Most Kerry Blue Terriers prefer to be the only dog in the family.

Care: Occasional grooming with a brush and comb is required. In addition, it will need to be trimmed with a pair of. scissors and a trimmer. This dog does not shed.

Training: Its handler must be very confident. It must be trained to ignore its natural inclination to fight other dogs. It has a knack for sports such as catch and agility training.

Activity: Being a sporty dog, it enjoys long walks, but can go the occasional week without strenuous exercise.

Description : Kerry Blue Terriers are a gentle, lovable and intelligent breed. Know as all-round working and utility terriers, they successfully herd sheep and cattle. The hair is rich and long on the face and the coat is curly gray. Outgoing and affectionate towards its family, the Kerry Blue Terrier is known to give big wet kisses. Puppies are born black and begin to change colors between nine months and two years to red, brown or gray and then, finally, to Kerry blue.



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