MAGAZINES & PERIODICALS
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
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.