Kerry blue terrier


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Kerry blue terrier

a medium-sized (33-40 lb) dog with a wavy haircoat that is black at birth but 'clears' to a gray blue by 18 months of age. The head is narrow and long, the ears erect and folded forward, and the docked tail is carried upright. Called also Irish blue terrier. The breed is predisposed to a cerebellar neuronal abiotrophy.
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FRONT RUNNER: Ron Ramsay with his Kerry Blue terrier,Tunde,and his much loved dog collecting his; prize at Crufts Main picture: COLIN LANE
I recall a Kerry Blue terrier coming through and at the time it was amazing because they are not very common dogs to see.
Torum's Scarf Michael - a three-year-old Kerry Blue terrier - was Best in Show in the last British-only Cruft's.
It discusses Airedale terriers, American pit bull terriers, Australian terriers, Bedlington terriers, border terriers, bull terriers, cairn terriers, Dandie Dinmont terriers, fell terriers, fox terriers, (smooth or wiry), Glen of Imaal terriers Irish terriers, Jack Russell terriers, Kerry blue terriers, Lakeland terriers, Norfolk terriers, Norwich terriers, Scottish terriers (so well described by Wodehouse as looking like Presbyterians), Sealyham terriers, slky terriers, Skye terriers, Tibetan terriers, Welsh terriers, Yorkshire terriers.