2017 Questions of the Week (736 - …)

#759: Have you owned a Kerry with a neurosis or other mental health issues?

Question suggested by Linda deLeon


Thankfully, no problems.
Extreme aggression in certain situations.
Extremely fearful of certain situations.
Extremely timid or shy.
Intense separation anxiety.
Seizures.
Severe spasms.
Self mutilation.
Other - please comment!

Thankfully, no problems.

44%

Extreme aggression in certain situations.

19%

Extremely fearful of certain situations.

11%

Extremely timid or shy.

6%

Intense separation anxiety.

14%

Seizures.

0%

Severe spasms.

3%

Self mutilation.

0%

Other - please comment!

3%

Comments

Votes: 36

Posted: June 17, 2017


#757: What was your first introduction to Kerry Blues?

Question suggested by DW


Information from the internet.
Introduced through an acquaintance or famiiy member
Seen on TV.
Live at a Dog Show.
Just out for a stroll.
Other. Comments welcome!

Information from the internet.

24%

Introduced through an acquaintance or famiiy member

20%

Seen on TV.

2%

Live at a Dog Show.

12%

Just out for a stroll.

7%

Other. Comments welcome!

34%

Comments

Votes: 41

Posted: June 03, 2017


#755: How would you describe the texture of your eldest Kerry's coat?

Question suggested by Doug White - Calgary, Canada


Quite soft.
Pretty coarse.
In between quite soft and pretty coarse

Quite soft.

74%

Pretty coarse.

2%

In between quite soft and pretty coarse

23%

Comments

Votes: 43

Posted: May 20, 2017


#754: Has a Kerry of yours ever suffered from seasonal allergies?

Question suggested by Diane Simmons - ME


In the spring.
In the fall.,
At least a couple times a year.
Never.

In the spring.

8%

In the fall.,

0%

At least a couple times a year.

26%

Never.

66%

Comments

Votes: 38

Posted: May 13, 2017


#753: Does your Kerry 'punish' you if you 'misbehave'? How?

Question suggested by Jann Lane - Laguna Beach, CA


Not that I've noticed. Perhaps I am a good servant?
Gives me 'the cold shoulder' and ignores me.
Barks at me.
Chews on something that SHOULD NOT be touched by doggie teeth.
Fouls our 'nest'.
Other. Please comment if you can!

Not that I've noticed. Perhaps I am a good servant?

36%

Gives me 'the cold shoulder' and ignores me.

29%

Barks at me.

26%

Chews on something that SHOULD NOT be touched by doggie teeth.

2%

Fouls our 'nest'.

2%

Other. Please comment if you can!

5%

Comments

Votes: 42

Posted: May 06, 2017


#752: Has your Kerry ever had a tick bite? Do you use a preventative treatment?

Question suggested by Jann McQuay -Toronto


No, I use a tick prevention system.
No and i don't use a tick prevention system.
Yes, I use a tick prevention system now.
Yes and I don't use a tick prevention system now.

No, I use a tick prevention system.

27%

No and i don't use a tick prevention system.

27%

Yes, I use a tick prevention system now.

38%

Yes and I don't use a tick prevention system now.

9%

Comments

Votes: 45

Posted: April 28, 2017


#751: Does your Kerry get jealous if you and another dog flirt?

Question suggested by Doug White - Toronto, Canada


Not at all bothered.
Somewhat perturbed but tolerates the indiscrecion.
Definitely PO'ed.
Seems ready to tear the other dog's head off and deal with me later.
Depends on the competition in some way we humans cannot comprehend.
I have more than one and they are different

Not at all bothered.

26%

Somewhat perturbed but tolerates the indiscrecion.

26%

Definitely PO'ed.

13%

Seems ready to tear the other dog's head off and deal with me later.

11%

Depends on the competition in some way we humans cannot comprehend.

16%

I have more than one and they are different

8%

Comments

Votes: 38

Posted: April 22, 2017


#749: What breed is your Kerry most often confused with?

Question suggested by Diane Simmons - ME


Puli

0%

Portuguese Waterdog

6%

Airdale

8%

Wheaton

0%

Irish

0%

Another terrier breed

27%

Poodle

17%

Mutt

0%

None of the above

42%

Comments

Votes: 64

Posted: April 08, 2017


#748: Do you take your Kerry to designated dog parks?

Question suggested by Pat Harrelson


No. Not convenient.

24%

No.Not suitable for our Kerry.

43%

Often

17%

Our first choice of walking areas.

15%

Comments

Votes: 46

Posted: April 01, 2017


#747: In which situation is your eldest Kerry most likely to display aggression?

Question suggested by Doug White - Toronto, Canada


When a dog or person invades his space.

10%

When a dog or person invades his family's space.

21%

Stands his ground but generally not offensive unless pestered.

19%

Has a challenging attitude that seems to provoke.

12%

Would like to scrap with just about anything with a pulse.

14%

Basically never.

24%

Other. Please comment!

0%

Comments

Votes: 42

Posted: March 25, 2017


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Today is June 23, 2017

On this day in 2000:

At the Great Western Terrier Specialties the heralded English dog, handled by Bill MCFadden, Eng. Ch. Torums Scarf Michael, (Mick) went from open class to Best of Breed and Best in Show.