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Kerry Blue Terrier Info

Kerry Blue Terrier Breed Information

Learn all about Kerry Blue Terriers at Petstew.com. If you’re interested in adopting or buying a Kerry Blue Terrier, or just a dog lover, you should research all details including the Kerry Blue Terrier breed temperament, coat, colors, shedding, health, grooming requirements, and more.
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Lifespan: 12-15 years Height: 17-20" Shedding: Lite Litter Size: 5-8 pups
Group: Terrier Weight: 33-40 lbs Hair Length: Medium Size: Medium

Breed Overview

The Kerry Blue Terrier is a Medium dog breed, with a starting weight of 33 lbs that can reach 40 lbs. It is officially part of the Terrier group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Kerry Blue Terrier breed has a typical lifespan of 12 to 15 years, Medium hair, and have Lite shedding. Breeders interested in the Kerry Blue Terrier should know that the average litter size is between 5 to 8 puppies.

Kerry Blue Terrier Breed Characteristics

Group Terrier Drooler no
Size Medium Guard Dog yes
Origin Ireland Easy to Train
Kid Friendly yes Hypoallergenic yes
Stranger Friendly yes Active Indoors somewhat
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly yes Yard Needs small
Intelligent Grooming Requirements daily
Barks Dangerous no

Kerry Blue Terrier Temperament

Highly intelligent, determined and playful, Kerry Blue Terriers require firm handling as they may be dog-aggressive. They get along splendidly with people and love to be challenged.

Health Problems

PNA, cerebellar abiotrophy. Some minor concerns in Kerry Blue Terriers are cataracts, spiculosis, hair follicle tumors, entropion, KCS, narrow palpebral fissure distichiasisme, CHD and Retinal folds

Kerry Blue Terrier Coat

Kerry Blue Terrier Dog Colors

Born black; adult are shades of blue-gray from light blue-gray to deep slate.

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