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2008 Rescue Kerries Placed: Shirley


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Fostered in British Columbia 

Rescue Coordinator: Linda Grisley

  • The owner is losing his house and isn't sure he can keep dogs.
  • 3 yrs old, in tact, says she's never been bred.
  • In good health, although owner self vaccinates.
  • Never plucked her ears and shaves her down in the spring. Says he keeps her face in a Kerry clip.
  • Pet store purchase: Sire Big Oaks High Flyer; Dam Changing Sara
  • Can be alpha when she meets dogs, but is fine once she asserts her position
  • Lives with a 2 yr old male in tact wheaten and eats with him without issue.
  • No food issues with people
  • Gets along with the teenage kids, loves people - a total sweetheart
  • No formal training
  • Needs to be housebroken -- stays outside most of the time
  • Owner walks her off leash and she comes when called


    November 2008

    Adopted by Tammy Callan & Wyatt Redlin

    September 3, 2011

    Shirley passed away.

  • Shirley is the lighter Kerry, Mac is the darker Kerry.



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