Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Kerry Blue Terrier

Synonym(s): Irish Blue Terrier


General information

  • Historical roots uncertain, appears to date back to last quarter of the 19th century in Ireland.
  • Assertive terrier, can be difficult for the amateur to handle.
  • Coat is soft, not harsh, and requires expert trimming.

Biological Data

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Further Reading


Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Delahunter & Averill (1976) Cerebellar abiotrophy. JAVMA 168(1), 1119-1123.

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