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#795: If you are owned, or have been owned by a Kerry, where do you live?

Question suggested by dw


Australia or New Zealand
Canada
Europe
Ireland or UK
USA
Other - please comment!
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Australia or New Zealand

0%

Canada

28%

Europe

0%

Ireland or UK

0%

USA

72%

Other - please comment!

0%

Checking poll results

0%

Comments

Votes: 18

Posted: February 24, 2018


#794: Have you ever had a Kerry who would lie down while eating a meal?

Question suggested by Jean Asta Birkland - Seattle, WA


Never had a Kerry chow down whilst lying down.
I've seen my Kerry do it occasionally.
A common occurrence for at least one of my Kerrys.
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Never had a Kerry chow down whilst lying down.

68%

I've seen my Kerry do it occasionally.

21%

A common occurrence for at least one of my Kerrys.

12%

Accessing poll results.

0%

Comments

Votes: 34

Posted: February 17, 2018


#793: If our Kerry is left behind when we go travelling, our Kerry is:

Question suggested by Jann McQuay - Whitby, Ont.


Never left behind. So far we have always traveled Kerry-on.
Reluctant to be staying at the kennel / resort.
Seems happy enough to be staying at the kennel / resort.
Reluctant to be staying with friends / family / sitter.
Seems happy enough to be staying with friends / family / sitter..
I have more than one Kerry and they are different.
Just checking poll results.

Never left behind. So far we have always traveled Kerry-on.

13%

Reluctant to be staying at the kennel / resort.

0%

Seems happy enough to be staying at the kennel / resort.

24%

Reluctant to be staying with friends / family / sitter.

5%

Seems happy enough to be staying with friends / family / sitter..

39%

I have more than one Kerry and they are different.

5%

Just checking poll results.

13%

Comments

Votes: 38

Posted: February 10, 2018


#792: If you are a Kerry owner, how old are you?

Question suggested by John Van den Bergh


Younger than 20.
20-40
41-60
Older than 60.
Just checking poll results.

Younger than 20.

0%

20-40

2%

41-60

29%

Older than 60.

64%

Just checking poll results.

5%

Comments

Votes: 58

Posted: February 03, 2018


#791: Have you or your groomer ever had any 'accidents' or near misses whilst grooming?

Question suggested by Jann McQuay - Whitby Ont.


I've had my Kerry suffer the occasional nick or skin irritation but nothing serious.
My Kerry almost fell or jumped off the grooming table.
My Kerry has fallen or jumped off the grooming table.
I've had a Kerry seriously injured i the grooming process. Please Comment!
Touch wood, never had any problems.
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I've had my Kerry suffer the occasional nick or skin irritation but nothing serious.

38%

My Kerry almost fell or jumped off the grooming table.

10%

My Kerry has fallen or jumped off the grooming table.

3%

I've had a Kerry seriously injured i the grooming process. Please Comment!

3%

Touch wood, never had any problems.

21%

Just checking poll results.

24%

Comments

Votes: 29

Posted: January 27, 2018


#790: Does your Kerry like hang out or play under furniture?

Question suggested by Pat Harrelson -Sherwood, Arkansas


Occasionally
Quite often.
Rarely, if ever.
Favourite place when frightened.
Just checking present or previous polls.

Occasionally

15%

Quite often.

12%

Rarely, if ever.

61%

Favourite place when frightened.

0%

Just checking present or previous polls.

12%

Comments

Votes: 33

Posted: January 20, 2018


#789: How do you care for the insides of your Kerry's ears?

Question suggested by Judi Young - Spokane WA, Honolulu HI


Inner ear issues are not an issue. I leave them alone.
i use a cleaning product regularly.
I use a cleaning product only when the ear(s) smell like they need it.
I pluck the hair out on a regular basis.
I both clean and pluck regularly.
The insides of my Kerry's ears are maintained by a vet or other professional.
Between the vet and I, we take great care with ear care but still tend to have problems with at least one of my Kerrys.
Checking for results of current or previous polls..

Inner ear issues are not an issue. I leave them alone.

8%

i use a cleaning product regularly.

15%

I use a cleaning product only when the ear(s) smell like they need it.

8%

I pluck the hair out on a regular basis.

19%

I both clean and pluck regularly.

31%

The insides of my Kerry's ears are maintained by a vet or other professional.

12%

Between the vet and I, we take great care with ear care but still tend to have problems with at least one of my Kerrys.

8%

Checking for results of current or previous polls..

0%

Comments

Votes: 26

Posted: January 13, 2018


#788: My usage of the KBTF website recently (over the past two years?) except for QOTW has:

Question suggested by dw


Remained about the same.
Increased somewhat.
Decreased somewhat.
Increased significantly.
Decreased significantly.
I've already voted. Just checking the poll results.

Remained about the same.

50%

Increased somewhat.

21%

Decreased somewhat.

11%

Increased significantly.

5%

Decreased significantly.

8%

I've already voted. Just checking the poll results.

5%

Comments

Votes: 38

Posted: January 06, 2018


#787: What New Year's resolutions might the QOTW make to be better?

Question suggested by dw


Present consistently better questions.
Make it easier to use (voting, suggestions, comments, poll results).
Organize the previous 786 questions into an indexed database.
Reach out to Kerry owners around the world to participate.
Include questions that will be specific to some owners in order to explore certain topics.
QOTW procedure seems OK by me. Finish off that bottle of spiced rum you've been eyeing instead.
Other. Please Comment!
I already voted. Just accessing results to date.

Present consistently better questions.

0%

Make it easier to use (voting, suggestions, comments, poll results).

38%

Organize the previous 786 questions into an indexed database.

12%

Reach out to Kerry owners around the world to participate.

0%

Include questions that will be specific to some owners in order to explore certain topics.

0%

QOTW procedure seems OK by me. Finish off that bottle of spiced rum you've been eyeing instead.

38%

Other. Please Comment!

0%

I already voted. Just accessing results to date.

12%

Comments

Votes: 16

Posted: December 29, 2017


#786: How easy was it for you to decide the first, second and third place Kerry Christmas cards this year?

Question suggested by dw


Pretty easy.
Moderately difficult.
A real struggle as there were many great entries.
I didn't vote this year.
I have already voted this QOTW and want to see the results.

Pretty easy.

14%

Moderately difficult.

32%

A real struggle as there were many great entries.

32%

I didn't vote this year.

18%

I have already voted this QOTW and want to see the results.

5%

Comments

Votes: 22

Posted: December 23, 2017


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