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08/09/2009 6:32 PM | Anonymous

Breed Reference Books

This section includes those writings that focus in detail on the Kerry Blue Terrier and serve, as the title implies, as standard reference books. Some do not exclusively address the Kerry Blue, however they contain extensive sections on the breed, and are considered to be a significant resource. Some are quite old and may contain information that is dated, however they remain a valuable source of continuity and breed history. Bob Nazak

Clarke, Egerton.
The Popular Kerry Blue Terrier
Popular Dogs Publishing Company, Ltd, c1928
65b, Long Achre, London, W.C.2.
Egerton Clarke of Narcunda Kennels wrote the “Popular Kerry Blue Terrier”, with a forward by the Rt. Hon. The Earl of Kenmare. Illustrations by Hay Hutchison. Published by Popular Dogs Publishing Company Ltd. in England in the 1920′s. There is no publishing date in the book, but advertising for The Bog Kennels on page 71 makes reference to the dates 1925 and 1926. This is the first book published on Kerry Blue Terriers. Addresses breed history, Standard, Points, Breeding, Rearing, Management, Preparation for show, and Sporting attributes. A very scarce book. Hardcover, 78 pages.

Foy, Eileen S.
A Compact Kerry Blue
Private publication available from Bookworld International. 2001
It is 67 years since Egerton Clarke wrote his book on the Kerry Blue Terrier; a new book is long overdue. This book will help fill that void. Aimed at all interested in this special breed, it provides advice and information for the new puppy owner, the aspiring exhibitor, the seasoned breeder and even those who may venture into the judging the Kerry Blue. There are many colour photographs of “Kerries being Kerries”, and many previously unpublished photos to interest and intrigue. The author first acquired this wonderful breed in 1970. Progressing from exhibiting to awarding CCs at Belfast Championship Show in 1975, the judging continues both at home and abroad. She has written a variety of articles for newsletters and the canine press. The book was the next logical step.

Gardner, Mrs. Katherine “Casey”.
Record of K-9 Characteristic, A prerequisite of Breed Research, The Kerry Blue Terrier. (The Kerry Norm)
First printed in Terrier Type 1964.
Book published the following year 1965.
This work, now out of print and extremely rare, revolutionized the study of the mechanics of K-9 movement.
Mrs. Gardner was very active in the breed; her Kennel name was “Kerrycroft”. She died on 3 August 1994. The USKBTC has made inquiries of the state and is investigating the possibility of republishing this work.

Handy, Violet E.
The Modern Kerry Blue Terrier
Published by “Our Dogs” publishing Co., c 1933
“Our Dogs” Buildings, Manchester 1, England
56 pages. 16 b/w pictures and line drawings. Cloth covers.

Handy, Violet E.
The Modern Kerry Blue Terrier
Published by Milo G. Denlinger, c 1947
Washington, D.C
Reprinted from the original. 46pp. With frontispiece, 15 plates and text-illustrations.

Hutchinson, Walter
Popular & Illustrated Dog Encyclopaedia, Part 29, Kerry Blue Terrier
Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers), Ltd. c 1934 (soft)
34-36 Paternoster Row, London E.C.4
This Scarce Dog Magazine is one volume of the Dog Encylopedia by Hutchinson’s. This Magazine was published on a weekly basis for 50 Weeks and then at the end published as a great book in 3 Volumes (see next listing). Each one of these Magazines featured one or more different dog breeds and Part 29 and focuses on the Kerry Blue Terrier with a total of 19 old Kerry Blue photos and two great full page art drawings of a Kerry Blue Terrier dogs. This is a great vintage write up with nice old photos but not much written Breed Info. There is also some information and photos on some other breeds. Dogs featured are Kerry Blue Terrier, King Charles Spaniel and Kelp Tal French. There are a total of 40 Pages to this Magazine and the Magazine measures 8 3/4 x 11 inches in size. The Kerry section consists of 21 pages and 61 black and white illustrations.

Hutchinson, Walter
Hutchinson’s Popular and Illustrated Dog Encylopaedia
Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers), Ltd. 1934 (3 Volumes Hard”
34-36 Paternoster Row, London E.C.4
This is Hutchinson’s Dog Encylopedia 1934 first edition. London: Hutchinson & Co. Set is bound in the deluxe red leather. A rare complete three-volume set with over 2000 pages. One of the most historically important works on the Canine race. Walter Hutchinson brought together some of the greatest experts, writers, photographers, and artists to create a really astounding and thorough work on the many purebred breeds and there histories. This encyclopedia is incredible for the illustrations in color, black and white, and sepia tone. The quality of writing is probably not being matched these days, editor Walter Hutchinson drew upon some of the greatest dog writers and fanciers of all time to prepare this work, a supremely important and magnificent work. All the purebred breeds along with dog related subjects are included in this set. The Kerry Blue Terrier is covered in Volume 2.

Irish Kennel Club
The Native Dogs of Ireland – Their Origin, Development and Standards
Published by the Irish Kennel Club. 1st edition, 1984
Covering the Irish Wolfhound, the Irish Red Setter, and Irish Red and White Setter, the Irish Terrier, the Kerry Blue Terrier, the Softcoated Wheaten Terrier, the Glen of Imaal Terrier and the Irish Water Spaniel. 105 pp. 10 colour plates. Card covers.

Izant, Edith
The Kerry Blue Terrier
Denlinger’s Publishers, Ltd., 1982.
Box 76, Fairfax, VA 22030
Edith Izant is a dog devotee, a Terrier fancier, and a Kerry Blue aficionado. Mrs. Izant’s book is a complete work on the Kerry Blue Terrier. It contains information on just what a Kerry Blue should be, the breeding of Kerrys and how to care for a Kerry and keep him in top condition.
Also includes a few chapters on History of the Kerry Blue, Showing your Kerry in Obedience, How to “set” ears on puppies, Kennel names, and more. Loaded with black & white photographs and line drawings of champion Kerry Blue Terriers. Quarto (11.25” X 9”) hardcover with 112 pages and pictorial endpapers (map of the “The Kingdom of Kerry”). Also published in a softcover edition.

McLennan, Bardi
Kerry Blue Terrier
Published by Kennel Club Books-USA, c.2005
Terrier expert Bardi McLennan retells the fascinating origins of the KBT in a lively, enjoyable way and shares her insight into the breed’s history, characteristics and temperament. Illustrated with over 135 color photographs on 157 pages, this book discusses selection and care of the puppy as well as house-training, obedience training and dealing with and preventing behavioral problems. An excellent chapter on preventative healthcare addresses all of the concerns of a responsible owner. From the first days with the new puppy in the owner’s home, to showing your Kerry and finally to the special care for a senior dog, this new volume will prove an invaluable addition to every Kerry lover’s library.

Please note that there are two versions of this book. The edition published in England is mentioned below. Although both books are excellent, the one published in the USA includes more information on American kennels and pictures of Kerries in the USA.
ISBN 1-59378-321-3 was published in the USA in 2005.

McLennan, Bardi
Kerry Blue Terrier
Published in London. printed in Korea. 2002
This is a fabulous book in full color devoted to the Kerry Blue Terrier Dog. The book is a first and only edition book that is unavailable in the United States and Canada. Beautiful illustrated hardcover book with 157 pages in as new condition. In addition to an extremely authoritative text, this book presents over 135 photographs in full colour, which prove to be as informative as they are attractive. Helpful hints and important information are highlighted to provide easy access to everything the reader needs to know, from the history of the Kerry Blue Terrier to life with a Kerry Blue Terrier. There is also a birth certificate and vaccination record in the back of the book for your own dog and their records. Book size 8.5 x 6.8 inches.

Montgomery, Dr. E.S.
The Complete Kerry Blue Terrier
Published by Denlinger’s, Silver Spring, Maryland, 1950.
6 1/4″ x 9 1/4″, hardbound with satiny blue cover bearing gold lettering and the black image of a Kerry head, glossy pages. Some versions of the book feature endpapers describing various postal stamp releases honoring dogs.
This book by Dr. E.S. Montgomery is an American Kerry classic, packed with useful information and photographs for the fancier. Chapters include: (1) The Personal Element; (2) The Early Origins of the Kerry Blue Terrier; (3) The Early Modern History of the Kerry Blue Terrier; (4) The Early Show History in England and Ireland; (5) The History of Kerry Blue Terrier Specialty Clubs in England and Ireland; (6) The History of the Kerry Blue Terrier in America; (7) The Heredity and Development of the Kerry Blue Terrier; (8) How to Judge a Kerry Blue Terrier; (9) The External Characteristics of the Kerry Blue Terrier; (10) Official Standard of the Kerry Blue Terrier; (11) The Character and Personality of the Kerry Blue Terrier; (12) The Feeding and Care of Kerry Blue Terriers; (13) How to Trim a Kerry Blue Terrier for the Exhibition Ring; (14) Kerry Blue Terrier Champions in England; (15) Kerry Blue Terrier Champions in America, and a preface, introduction, and concluding chapter. As with many of the older Denlingers books, this one carries a “Part II” with generic information on care, training, etc. The first part of the book completely devoted to original Kerry Blue text by Dr. Montgomery is 144 pages in length; Part II is 128 pages. Part II includes photographs of Kerries. The endpapers are unique – the front carrying a map of “The Kingdom of Kerry”; the back includes two drawings — one with a Kerry passing two Sealys and the quote, “An Irishman, a very valiant gentleman, I’ faith”, and the second showing a Kerry at the end of his lead addressing three Pekes, “Thy head is as full of quarrels as an egg is full of meat.” Both quotes from Shakespeare!

Montgomery, Dr. E.S.
The New Complete Kerry Blue Terrier
Howell Book House Inc., NY: 1965.
845 Third Ave., New York, NY 10222
2nd Edition. 1st printing 1965. 2nd printing, 1969.
An updated illustrated version of the original classic Montgomery book on the Kerry Blue Terrier published by Denlinger in 1950. Hardbound (5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″), with blue cover bearing gold and white lettering and a photograph of Gladys Titcomb’s Ch. Deed’s Show Off. Illustrated with B/W photos and pen & ink drawings 293pp.

Rathborne, M.F.
The Kerry Blue Terrier
“The Drogheda Independent” Co., Ltd. 1927
9, Shop Street, Drogheda, Ireland
A very rare book. I have only seen a typed copy of the text without illustrations.

Redlich, Anna
The Dogs of Ireland
First edition published in Ireland in 1949.
Hardcover book with dust jacket. 189 pages.
Breeds include: Irish Wolfhound, Irish Setter, Irish Red and White Setter, Irish Water Spaniel, Kerry Beagle, Irish Terrier, Kerry Blue Terrier, Glen of Imaal Terrier and Soft coated Wheaten Terrier.

Redlich, Anna
The Dogs of Ireland
Dundalk, 1981
W. Tempest, Dundalgan Press
An updated version of the book originally published in 1949.

Johns, Roeland.
Our Friends The Irish And Kerry Blue Terriers
Publisher: Methuen & Co., Ltd., London. First Edition published in 1935
This is a rare Out Of Print hardcover dog book that has a dust jacket with a B/W Photo of an Irish Terrier on it. The Book has 87 Pages and measures 4 1/2 x 7 inches in size. Inside this Book there are only 2 Old B/W Photos as a Frontispiece and they are of an Irish Terrier named “Ch.Culbahn Confidence” and a Kerry Blue Terrier named “Blue Wizzard of the Bog”. The Book has 14 written Chapters: 1) The Origin of the Irish Terrier, 2) Irish Terrier Temperament, 3) The Irish Terrier’s Show Career, 4) The Irish Terrier, 5) Preparing the Irish Terrier for Show, 6) The Rise of the Kerry Blue, 7) Showing the Kerry Blue, 8) The Kerry Blue Terrier, 9) The Kerry Blue’s Show Career, 10) The Breeding of Irish and Kerry Blue Terriers, 11) Rearing and Training Puppies, 12) Glossary of Terms, 13) The Law and the Dog, 14) Ailments and Remedies. This Book would be a nice addition to any Irish or Kerry Blue Terrier lover’s library.

Schneider, Earl
Know Your Kerry Blue Terrier
Published by The Pet Library Ltd,
A guide to dog care and history of the Kerry Blue Terrier. Softcover, 64 pp, colour illustrations and photos.

Schweppe, Frederick
How To Raise And Train A Kerry Blue Terrier
T.F.H. Publications, Inc. Neptune City, NJ. 1964
A soft back book published in 1964. Contains 9 chapters over 64 pages with lots of info, a color cover but all photos inside are black & white pictures. Measures approx. 8 inches x 5.5 inches.
It has a lot of valuable information, (the history of the breed, characteristics, etc.) and great pictures.

Schweppe, Frederick
Kerry Blue Terriers
TFH Publications Inc., Neptune City, New Jersey, 1990
This book illustrated throughout entirely with 175 full-color photos and drawings presents sensible easy-to-follow recommendations about selecting and caring for a Kerry Blue Terrier It concentrates on providing readers with the information they need and want all given in an interesting and easy-to-read style. Following is just a partial listing of the topics covered: History of the Kerry Blue Terrier; Description of the Kerry Blue Terrier; Grooming; Selecting Your Dog; The New Family Member; Feeding Requirements; Accommodations; Housebreaking and Training; Behavior Modification; Health Care; Preventive Dental Care; Breeding; Dogs and the Law; Index. Hardcover, 192pp, index, color illustrations.

Williams, Capt. A. Watts
The Kerry Blue Terrier
Peter Hopwood & Co., Ltd. c 1923
17 Victoria Street, Westminster, S.W.1
Captain A. Watts Williams organized the Blue Terrier Club of England. This is more of a pamphlet than a book but might be a challenge to the claim that Egerton Clark wrote the first book


This section includes those materials produced and published under the auspices of Kerry Blue Terrier Breed Clubs both in the U.S. and in other countries. AKC materials developed in cooperation with the USKBTC are included. Common type publications such as handbooks are listed in reverse chronological order. The edition frequency of the Breed Books of the early 40s were constructed through the use of references in other books as I have not had the good fortune to see any of these documents. It is possible that there could be errors in dates, etc. Validation is welcome. Bob Nazak

United States Kerry Blue Terrier Club, Inc.
The Kerry Blue Terrier Handbook, 2005.
Carol Kearney,Editor. over 400pp, black-and-white drawings and photos, rosters of champions and top producers, breeder advertising. Many contributors include articles on health, structure, movement, performance, the standard,and the breeder’s perspective on the Kerry Blue. Copies are available in the shop section of the national club’s website at

United States Kerry Blue Terrier Club, Inc.
The Kerry Blue Terrier Handbook, 1992.
Susan Dunivent, Editor. 322pp, black-and-white drawings and photos, rosters of champions and top producers, breeder advertising. Contributors include Carol A. Basler on “Setting Kerry Ears,” Edith Izant on judging and the working Kerry blue, Gay Stahley on obedience, Dr. Ralph A. Reilly on “Structure, Conformation and Movement.”

The Kerry Blue Terrier Handbook, 1985
Published by the United States Kerry Blue Terrier Club, Inc. Publication Committee Chair, Fern Rogers. 224 Pages.

The Kerry Blue Terrier Handbook, 1976.
The Kerry Blue Terrier Handbook, 50th Anniversary Year, 1976, published by the Kerry Blue Terrier Club of the United States. Publication Committee Chair, Mrs. Walter L. “Zippy” Fleisher. 147 pages. Contents include: Foreword, The Origin of the Kerry Blue Terrier, The KBT as a Pet, Feeding, Health Hints, Housebreaking, Grooming, The KBT as a Show Dog, The KBT in Obedience Training, Conditioning the KBT, Trimming the KBT, Preparing and Handling a Kerry – Show Competition, Official American Standard of the KBT, Basic Functional Anatomy of the KBT, Contemplations for the Novice Breeder, Miscellaneous Hints to the Novice Breeder, Tail docking and dew claw removal, Setting Kerry ears, Repeat Breeding, Bringing Kerry History Up To Date, 1968-1976, The Parent Club and the AKC, Breeders Displays. A wonderfully illustrated (drawings and numerous photographs) volume with a huge amount of information all together in one place!

The Kerry Blue Terrier Handbook, 1968
The book is a softcover with 124 pages and also includes a trimming chart that is 17″ X 22″.

The Kerry Blue Terrier Handbook, 1964.

Botho Lilienthal, Chairman, Publication Committee. Kerry Blue Terrier Club Publication 1964 Soft covered book for owners and lovers of this type of dog. Published by the United Kerry Blue Terrier Club Inc.1964. Contains good quality photos in black and white. Has a large advertising section at the back for kennels, champions, and stud services catered to this breed of dog. 112 pages.
United States Kerry Blue Terrier Club, Inc. (continued)
“The Kerry Blue Terrier Handbook”, 1958.
Dr. E.S. Montgomery, Chairman, Publication Committee. Committee included Edith Izant, Mrs. Botho Lilienthal, Mrs. Edward Loebe, Gladys Titcomb, and Mrs. Mathew J. Whittall. Published in 1958 by the US Kerry Blue Terrier Club Inc. 112 pages.

The Kerry Blue Terrier Handbook, 1952
Published in 1952 by the US Kerry Blue Terrier Club Inc. Dr. E.S. Montgomery was Chairman of the Publication Committee which included Donald Flavin, Gladys Titcomb, Edith Izant, and Ruth Hanning. This 107-page book is a gem. From its Forward by Donald Flavin through the well written and illustrated Conformation and Trimming Chapters, this great Breed is presented for today’s breeder. Overviews of Ireland, the US and England’s Kerries are accompanied by corresponding Kerry Standards for Conformation judging. A Chapter on judging the Kerry written by William Fox is extraordinary. The second half of the book is given over to the kennels of the day. The ‘Greats’ of Kerry lineage are presented in crisp, uncluttered photographs. Photos of dogs who are known as names on Pedigrees are now available to you in prestigious wins at Morris and Essex or as single dog photos to be studied and appreciated for years to come.

Kerry Blue Terrier, A Book of the Breed, 1949
Fifth Breed Book published by the United States Kerry Blue Terrier Club, contains the “New Standard”. 70 text pages on glossy paper. Good articles about coat care, puppies, and early history of the Kerry in the US.

The Kerry Blue Terrier, A Book of the Breed, 1947

The fourth Breed Book Published by the USKBTC.

The Kerry Blue Terrier, A Book of the Breed, 1946
Mr. Donald Flavin, President, USKBTC.
The third Breed Book Published by the USKBTC.

The Kerry Blue Terrier, A Book of the Breed, 1945 .
Mr. Hutchings, President, USKBTC.
The second Breed Book Published by the USKBTC.

The Kerry Blue Terrier, A Book of the Breed, 1942.

Mr. McKinney, Editor, USKBTC. Mr. Hutchings, President, USKBTC.
The first Breed Book published by the USKBTC.

Get a Kerry Blue Terrier, 1940.

A double-paged sheet produced by the Club. Intended for wide distribution to encourage interest in the breed.

Breed Booklet, 1940.
Mr. Henry Pattison, USKBTC.
A 12-page booklet published by the USKBTC. Based on an article that appeared in the March 1938 edition of House & Garden. The need for the booklet was suggested by Mr. William L. Day in the Kerry Blue Column in the March 1940 AKC Gazette.

United States Kerry Blue Terrier Club, Inc. (continued)
Progressive Neuronal Abiotrophy, A Genetically Inherited Disease in Kerry Blue Terriers
A pamphlet reporting the results of a committee study of PNA published by the USKBTC in1975.
William Caffey, Chairman, Abiotrophy Committee

Illustrated Standard of The Breed

A large pamphlet published in 1996. The document is a detailed discussion of the breed standard featuring many illustrations. Developed by a select committee of the USKBTC. Edith Izant, Committee Chair

USKBTC Photo Pedigree Book
Produced by the USKBTC in 1997. The document housed in a three ring binder with removable sheets featuring pedigrees of many Kerry Blue Terriers, one to a page. A valuable research and breeding resource. Dr. Scott Kellogg, DVM, Editor


Information brochure published and distributed by the Governors, as a basic source of information concerning the club. Intended for current and potential club members

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Empire Kerry Blue Terrier Club
Perry, Horace J.
Commentary on the Kerry Blue Terrier Standard
The Empire Kerry Blue Terrier Club, New York. 1991
A pamphlet written by “Jud” Perry a longtime Kerry Breeder and handler, Registered Kennel name “Kearnach”. The pamphlet was prepared as a fundraiser for the Empire Kerry Blue Terrier Club and reflected the information on the breed standard that was included in many lectures given by Jud over the years. One of the primary purposes of these lectures was to support the AKC Judges seminars conducted as part of the education of Judges new to the breed.

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American Kennel Club
The Complete Dog Book
The 19th Edition of best selling dog book of all time, The Complete Dog Book includes photographs, history, and the official standard for every breed admitted to AKC registration. This practical guide offers expert guidance for selecting the right dog, and information on registry, breeding, health care, training, and events. A glossary of dog terms appears within and many color photographs are used to illustrate the breeds. Size 6″ x 8″. Pages 790.

Kerry Blue Terrier Breed Standard Video

A valuable reference tool for judges, serious fanciers and breeders. The video produced in cooperation with the USKBTC offers a point-by-point analysis of a breed’s standard, with examples of dogs standing for examination and gaiting, and side-by-side comparisons of different specimens. Average run time per tape is about 20 minutes. USKBTC production committee included Jud Perry, Ruth Ann Reilly and Bob Nazak. Along with AKC Judge Phyllis Haage, the committee supervised the filming and editing of the video.

American Kennel Club (continued)
Breed Standard Packets
A Breed Standard is a written description of the ideal specimen for each breed and is written by the Parent Club of the breed. The standards are printed on a 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 size sheet, which have been pre-punched to fit a 3-ring binder (6.5×9). They are packaged according to the breed’s designated group. A 3-ring binder with the AKC logo on the front and pockets on the inside covers is available to carry the standards.

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Izant, Edith
Kerry Blue Terrier Trimming Chart
A chart depicting the correct trimming and grooming of the Kerry Blue Terrier. It measures 23-5/8″ W by 18-5/8″ H. The dog is Townshend`s Lisduff Lady, owned & bred by Edith & Heard Izant. This chart tells you step-by-step or dog part by dog part, how to trim the hair. It is in black & white, very informative.

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Kerry Blue Terrier Club of England
Kerry Blue Terrier Club of England Handbook
87 pages, soft cover, many photographs.

Kerry Blue Terrier Club of England Handbook
1st 1953

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Northern Kerry Blue Terrier Club of England
Handbook of The Northern Kerry Blue Terrier Club
Handbook Of The Northern Kerry Blue Terrier Club 1990, 1st edition 1990, illustrated softback, complete with numerous black & white photographic illustrations of Kerry Blue Terriers. 96 pages.


This section includes those magazines and periodicals that feature significant articles on the Kerry Blue Terrier or that feature the Kerry on the cover. Publications that include casual mention, advertisements, win reports, or breed columns are not included since the list would become unwieldy. This list is certainly far from complete, however it does represent a good cross section of this type material. Additions are welcome. Bob Nazak

AKC Gazette – September 1930
“Oakcrest Kerries Are True Blue” . An article consisting of seven (7) pages and 11 photographs written by Arthur Frederick Jones

AKC Gazette – June 2000
AKC Gazette magazine, June 2000 featuring the Kerry Blue Terrier.

Dogdom Magazine. September 1925, Volume 26, Number 7
F.E. Bechmann, Editor and Publisher
Battle Creek Michigan
Cover is Ch Castletown Rose owned by Miss Thomas. Lead article, “The Irish Blue Terrier”, was written by Henry B. Fotterell, Vice-Chairman of the Irish Kennel Club. Article “to be continued”, presumably in the next edition. Several ads by kennels of the time also included.

Dogs in Canada
magazine – 1954
December 1954 issue Kerry Blue on the cover

Dogs in Canada magazine – 1955
December 1955 issue Kerry Blue on the cover

Dogs Monthly – 1991
May 1991 issue. Contains a Feature on the Kerry Blue Terrier. Contains 12 pages of info on the Kerry Blue including lovely b/w photos, the Standard, History, and breeders.

The Dog News. April 1928, Volume VI, Number IV
Adams, Glenn, M.D., Editor & Publisher
Corner Pearl and Race Streets
Cincinnati, OH
Cover Photo of Grand Champion Grabhaire who was owned by Mr. B. Jerome Megargee. This issue was the “All-Terrier number”, but other than the cover, the only other articles were on the Irish Terrier and trimming Wire-coated Terriers.

Dog World, June 1933
Standards of all breeds issue. Published by Will Judy. Front cover is famous imported Kerry Blue terrier, “Gougane Barra of the Cluain”, owner Irvin Mattick, St Louis. 152 pages chocked full of photos, ads, articles, show news and the standard for all AKC recognized breeds. Measures approx 9″ x 12″.

Dog World, 1937

Dog World Magazine, pre-WWII Christmas 1937. Christmas Annual & Dog Directory issue. The cover features “Little Miss Heather Brown and three Kerry Blue Terriers bred and owned by the Blue Leader Kennels of Mrs. C.H. Jackson, Jr., Santa Barbara, California”. Wide variety of breed advertisers featured. 144 pages.
Dog World, 1947
This November 1947 issue of Dog World Magazine features a Kerry Blue Terrier on cover. The dog is identified as Champion Bemel Embargo of Cloca Mora. Cloca Mora was the Kennel name used by Mr. & Mrs. Roessle McKinney of New Canaan, CT. Both served as Governors of the USKBTC.

Dog World – March 1983
160 pages. The dog on the cover is Kernwood’s Take it on the Lamb – the first Kerry to be registered with the Livestock Guard Dog Association. Lots of articles & ads.

Harper’s Bazaar, 1941
Dog Bazaar page – Kerry Blue Terrier Dogs. This is a two page complete article. Lots of dog related ads and prints.

House & Garden Magazine. March 1938.

Contains an article on the Kerry Blue Terrier by Mr. Henry Pattison (exact title unknown). This article reportedly served as the basis for the first booklet of the breed published by the USKBTC in 1940.

Kennel Review – May 1947
May 1947 issue of Kennel Review features a Kerry Blue Terrier on the cover. The magazine
includes many black and white photos of the day’s show wins. Photos cover many breeds including Kerry Blue Terriers.

National Geographic Magazine – 1936

The February 1936 National Geographic Magazine includes a 28 page article focusing on the terrier breeds and titled “Gallant Sportsmen Of The Terrier Tribe “. The magazine featured paintings of renowned Animal artist E. H. Miner. The artwork included excellent colors and detail. There are 8 color plates and numerous black and white photographs. Included was a painting featuring Kerry Blue and Manchester Terriers. Breeds represented and discussed include: Bedlington Terrier; Wire haired fox terrier; smooth fox terrier; Airedale; Irish terrier; Welsh terrier; schnauzer (listed as a terrier!); Lakeland terrier; Dandie Dinmont; Bull Terrier; Scottish terrier; Manchester terrier; Kerry blue Terrier; Sealyham terrier; Cairn Terrier; Silky Terrier.

New Zealand Kennel Gazette – Kerry Blue Terrier – 1992

May 1992 New Zealand Kennel Gazette (magazine), featuring a detailed 24 page supplement on the Kerry Blue Terrier. The Kerry Blue Terrier supplement includes articles on the history, characteristics.


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