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A Guide to Ear Setting for the Kerry Blue


© 2003 Lois Croley and Charlene Dwyer

No portion of this article may be reproduced without permission of the copyright holder. Reprinted with permission from Lois Croley and Charlene Dwyer.

Ear pasting can be a mystery to pet owners and a challenge to breeders. Lois Croley and Charlene Dwyer have created a pictoral desription to demystify the process.
Some of the sections covered:

  • Kerry Ear Setting in General
  • Examples of Low Ear Settings
  • Examples of Well Placed Ears
  • View of the Perfect Ear Set
  • Adhesives Used to Set Ears
  • Cleaning the Ears
  • Final Prep for Setting
  • Mechanics of Ear Setting
  • Setting Well Placed Ears
  • Final Ear Setting Tips
  • Photos of Puppies with Set Ears
  • The Finished Product
  • Perfect Examples
  • Correct Ear from Behind
  • Troubleshooting
  • Incorrect Ear Sets
  • Setting Large Houndy Ears
  • Setting Small Thin Ears
  • Setting Ears with Low Placement
  • Setbacks to Success
  • Summary
  • Where to get more Information

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