Kerry Blue Terrier

  • Size

  • Height

    Males – 18 to 19 inches at the withers
    Females – 17 to 19 inches at the withers
  • Weight

    Males – 33 to 40 lbs.
    Females – 28 to 37 lbs.
  • Coat

  • Color

    Deep slate gray-blue to light blue-gray
  • Energy

  • Activities

    Agility, Earthdog Trials, Obedience, Rally Obedience, Conformation
  • Indoor/Outdoor


A native of County Kerry, Ireland, the Kerry Blue Terrier is an intelligent working and utility terrier bred for hunting, retrieving and herding. Playful, loving and energetic, the Kerry loves being part of the family. This breed requires daily exercise and firm, patient training. As hunters, Kerries may not accept cats or small pets. The breed’s coat is hypoallergenic but needs regular brushing and trimming.

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