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#803: How does your Kerry react when a bath is "suggested"?

Question suggested by Pat Harrelson - Sherwood, Arkansas


My Kerry goes to "hide".
My Kerry plays "Catch me if you can!"
My Kerry morosely accepts Fate and allows me to herd her into the bath.
My Kerry is pretty chipper about the whole experience.
My Kerry hears the water run and is ready to leap in.
I have more than one and they act differently.
Just checking poll results.

My Kerry goes to "hide".

33%

My Kerry plays "Catch me if you can!"

4%

My Kerry morosely accepts Fate and allows me to herd her into the bath.

42%

My Kerry is pretty chipper about the whole experience.

4%

My Kerry hears the water run and is ready to leap in.

4%

I have more than one and they act differently.

8%

Just checking poll results.

4%

Comments

Votes: 24

Posted: April 21, 2018


#802: How does your Kerry typically express that he/she is annoyed or angry with you?

Question suggested by Sharon Arkoff - Sudbury, MA


Finds a perch from which she 'refuses' to look at me.
Finds a perch from which he casts baleful stares.
My Kerry leaves the room.
My Kerry will get into mischief.
My Kerry will bark at me.
I have more than one and they act differently.
Just checking poll results.

Finds a perch from which she 'refuses' to look at me.

13%

Finds a perch from which he casts baleful stares.

3%

My Kerry leaves the room.

13%

My Kerry will get into mischief.

3%

My Kerry will bark at me.

53%

I have more than one and they act differently.

7%

Just checking poll results.

7%

Comments

Votes: 30

Posted: April 14, 2018


#801: Is your eldest Kerry spayed or neutered?

Question suggested by dw


My eldest Kerry is female and she is spayed
My eldest Kerry is male and he his neutered.
My eldest Kerry is female and she is not spayed.
My eldest Kerry is male and he is not neutered.
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My eldest Kerry is female and she is spayed

55%

My eldest Kerry is male and he his neutered.

29%

My eldest Kerry is female and she is not spayed.

10%

My eldest Kerry is male and he is not neutered.

3%

Just checking poll results.

3%

Comments

Votes: 31

Posted: April 07, 2018


#800: What type of restraint might your Kerry wear on walks?

Question suggested by Jann McQuay - Whitby, Ont. (ed.- a town near Toronto)


regular
choke
Halti
martingale
harness
Other
I never restrain my Kerry on walks.
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regular

40%

choke

5%

Halti

5%

martingale

5%

harness

33%

Other

0%

I never restrain my Kerry on walks.

2%

Just checking poll results

9%

Comments

Votes: 57

Posted: March 31, 2018


#799: Is your Kerry allowed on the furniture?

Question suggested by dw


"Good dog" Kerrys stay on ground level.
My Kerry knows the critter friendly furniture and the "No fly zones".
My Kerry is allowed on pretty much anything, short of the kitchen table.
My Kerry does not live in my quarters.
Just checking poll results.

"Good dog" Kerrys stay on ground level.

14%

My Kerry knows the critter friendly furniture and the "No fly zones".

18%

My Kerry is allowed on pretty much anything, short of the kitchen table.

54%

My Kerry does not live in my quarters.

0%

Just checking poll results.

14%

Comments

Votes: 50

Posted: March 24, 2018


#798: Has your Kerry become more or less aggressive with age?

Question suggested by dw


I haven't noticed a change in aggression level as my Kerry ages.
My Kerry has become generally less aggressive with age
My Kerry has become generally more aggressive with age.
I have more than one Kerry and they are different.
Just checking poll results.

I haven't noticed a change in aggression level as my Kerry ages.

26%

My Kerry has become generally less aggressive with age

33%

My Kerry has become generally more aggressive with age.

15%

I have more than one Kerry and they are different.

8%

Just checking poll results.

18%

Comments

Votes: 39

Posted: March 17, 2018


#797: Does your Kerry suffer from separation anxiety?

Question suggested by dw


No. My Kerry has no playmates and is fine when left alone.
My Kerry has other animals to play with and is OK with no human family around..
My Kerry has other animals to play with and still frets if his humans are gone.
My Kerry hs no playmates and frets when alone.
My Kerry is extremely anxious when left alone.
I have more than one Kerry and they are different.
Just checking poll results.

No. My Kerry has no playmates and is fine when left alone.

30%

My Kerry has other animals to play with and is OK with no human family around..

15%

My Kerry has other animals to play with and still frets if his humans are gone.

3%

My Kerry hs no playmates and frets when alone.

12%

My Kerry is extremely anxious when left alone.

15%

I have more than one Kerry and they are different.

6%

Just checking poll results.

18%

Comments

Votes: 33

Posted: March 10, 2018


#796: Does your Kerry eat a raw food diet and if so, do you clean his beard after feeding?

Question suggested by Jean Asta Birkland - Seattle, WA


My Kerry is not fed a raw diet.
My Kerry has a raw diet. I clean his muzzle / beard after meals and have had no bacteria problems.
My Kerry has a raw diet. I don't clean his muzzle / beard after meals and have had no bacteria problems.
My Kerry is or was on a raw diet and bacteria associated with the food has been a problem.
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My Kerry is not fed a raw diet.

73%

My Kerry has a raw diet. I clean his muzzle / beard after meals and have had no bacteria problems.

11%

My Kerry has a raw diet. I don't clean his muzzle / beard after meals and have had no bacteria problems.

5%

My Kerry is or was on a raw diet and bacteria associated with the food has been a problem.

0%

Checking poll results

11%

Comments

Votes: 37

Posted: March 03, 2018


#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

1%

Canada

17%

Europe

3%

Ireland or UK

12%

USA

64%

Other - please comment!

0%

Checking poll results

4%

Comments

Votes: 77

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.

71%

I've seen my Kerry do it occasionally.

19%

A common occurrence for at least one of my Kerrys.

10%

Accessing poll results.

0%

Comments

Votes: 42

Posted: February 17, 2018


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On this day in 1955:

Ch. Kerryacre's Sir Prize born. Went on to win 35 BOB, 23 Group 1 and 7 BIS.