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#870: Which of the following do you think is the primary reason we rarely see Kerrys these days?

Question suggested by dw


Personality/characteristics doesn't attract modern dog owners.
Personality is too variable. Most modern owners prefer designer dogs.
Lack of exposure. Kerrys have dropped below 'the radar'.
New cross breeds have swamped the market.
Difficulties in finding breeders/Kerry pups.
Wheatons have taken over the niche Kerrys used to fill.
Other. Please comment!
Just checking poll results.

Personality/characteristics doesn't attract modern dog owners.

0%

Personality is too variable. Most modern owners prefer designer dogs.

0%

Lack of exposure. Kerrys have dropped below 'the radar'.

50%

New cross breeds have swamped the market.

0%

Difficulties in finding breeders/Kerry pups.

0%

Wheatons have taken over the niche Kerrys used to fill.

0%

Other. Please comment!

50%

Just checking poll results.

0%

Comments

Votes: 2

Posted: August 03, 2019


#869: How does your Kerry feel about wearing an "Elizabethan collar"/cone?

Question suggested by Jann McQuay - Whitby, ON


Very unhappy about wearing the cone.
Accepts it as a challenge.

Very unhappy about wearing the cone.

50%

Accepts it as a challenge.

50%

Comments

Votes: 6

Posted: July 27, 2019


#868: It is a very hot day as you and your Kerry approach a lake. Your Kerry will likely:

Question suggested by dw


Go into the water as quickly as he can.
Go into the water if you urge her.
Go into the water if you go in first.
Will go into the water but needs convincing.
Won't even get his paws wet if he can help it.
Just checking poll results.

Go into the water as quickly as he can.

19%

Go into the water if you urge her.

5%

Go into the water if you go in first.

10%

Will go into the water but needs convincing.

10%

Won't even get his paws wet if he can help it.

43%

Just checking poll results.

14%

Comments

Votes: 21

Posted: July 21, 2019


#867: Does your Kerry react to the vacuum?

Question suggested by Jann McQuay - Whitby, ON


No need to move out of the way
Doesn't get bothered but stays out of the way.
Yes, barks at the vacuum.

No need to move out of the way

24%

Doesn't get bothered but stays out of the way.

35%

Yes, barks at the vacuum.

41%

Comments

Votes: 17

Posted: July 13, 2019


#866{ Thirty years from now, do you think the Kerry breed will essentially be extinct in North America?

Question suggested by dw


Yes.The trend is clear and irreversible. Kerrys will be too rare to sustain the breed.
Not sure. Possibly.
No, There will /always/ be a demand for Kerry pups.
Just checking poll results.

Yes.The trend is clear and irreversible. Kerrys will be too rare to sustain the breed.

16%

Not sure. Possibly.

32%

No, There will /always/ be a demand for Kerry pups.

42%

Just checking poll results.

11%

Comments

Votes: 19

Posted: July 06, 2019


#865: In the past two years, how often have you randomly seen a Kerry?

Question suggested by dw


Never.
Once.
Two or three times.
Four to six times.
More than half a dozen times. I see them frequently.
Just checking poll results.

Never.

63%

Once.

23%

Two or three times.

7%

Four to six times.

2%

More than half a dozen times. I see them frequently.

2%

Just checking poll results.

2%

Comments

Votes: 43

Posted: June 22, 2019


#864: Does your Kerry eat dirt?

Question suggested by Louise Lang - Toronto, Canada


Frequently

6%

Occasionally

11%

Rarely

17%

Never

67%

Just checking poll results

0%

Comments

Votes: 18

Posted: June 15, 2019


#863: In the past year, how often do you given your Kerry's coat a muzzle to 6tail brush?

Question suggested by dw


Never.

0%

Once or twice,

0%

Three to five times.

6%

Six to ten.

25%

Once a month.

6%

More than once a month.

50%

Just checking poll results.

12%

Comments

Votes: 16

Posted: June 08, 2019


#862: Your Kerry is sniffing flowers. You command her to "come!" She will most likely:

Question suggested by dw


Completely ignore you.

23%

Acknowledge your voice but keep on sniffing.

15%

Saunter over to you in Kerry Time.

31%

Come to you as you have directed.

23%

Just checking poll results.

8%

Comments

Votes: 13

Posted: June 01, 2019


#861:Do you clip your Kerry's nails?

Question suggested by Jann McQuay - Whitby, ON


They get worn down and never need clipping

31%

Rarely, but someone else does it

15%

Rarely, but I do it myself

15%

Regularly, but someone else does it

31%

Regularly, but I do it myself

8%

Just checking poll results.

0%

Comments

Votes: 13

Posted: May 25, 2019


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