Category: Terrier Dogs
Facts about Kerry Blue Terrier Dogs, "Scientific name for Kerry Blue Terrier Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". The Kerry Blue Terrier Dog is a variety of dog that is a native to Ireland, and it is habitually called as the Irish Blue Terrier. At first, the dog was bred to control pests, including rabbits, rats, badgers, otters, foxes and hares, but in due course, the Kerry Blue Terrier Dog breed became a common working dog, employed for an assortment of jobs, as well as herding sheep and cattle, and as a protector dog.
Kerry Blue Terrier Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
It is a Fact a Kerry Blue Terrier Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Kerry Blue Terrier Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the Kerry Blue Terrier Dogs eye protected and moist. Kerry Blue Terrier Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals.
A matured male Kerry Blue Terrier Dog will attain a maximum height, ranging from 18 to 20 inches (46 cm to 51 cm), whereas the female ones attain a height between 17 to 19 inches (44 cm and 48 cm). These breeds usually have a body weight, ranging from 33 to 40 pounds (15 kg to 18 kg.)
Kerry Blue Terrier Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. It is a fact a Kerry Blue Terrier Dog can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. Kerry Blue Terrier Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Kerry Blue Terrier Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult Kerry Blue Terrier Dogs they have 42 teeth. When Kerry Blue Terrier puppies are born, they have no teeth and are deaf and blind. Kerry Blue Terrier Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month.
Average body temperature for a Kerry Blue Terrier Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
Female Kerry Blue Terrier Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. Female Kerry Blue Terrier Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born.
A Kerry Blue Terrier Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants).
The Kerry Blue Terrier Dog breed is a well-built, average-sized dog, with a long head and in good ratio of the remaining parts of the body. The skull of the Kerry Blue Terrier Dog breed is even, with an extremely slight stop. They have a black colored nose, with spaced nostrils. The teeth of the Kerry Blue Terrier Dog, meet in level bite or a scissors. Their eyes are dark and small, and the Kerry Blue Terrier Dog breed appears with the small V-shaped ears, carried forward with the top crease of the ear somewhat above the level of the skull. The Kerry Blue Terrier Dog breed has a long neck, widening towards the withers.
The Kerry Blue Terrier Dog is energetic, good-humored and amusing. The breed has a status of making people giggle. They are affectionate with the relations, and they like to be with their owners at all times. The Kerry Blue Terrier Dog are alert, strong-minded and mischievous, and they enjoy roughhousing. The Kerry Blue Terrier Dog breed is a good watchdog, but will not assault except it is really friendly, getting together with strangers and typically performs well with other pets when introduced and administered appropriately.
The Kerry Blue Terrier Dog must be groomed at least once in six weeks. They as well, need to have to drag the hair out of the ear duct because they are prone to ear diseases while the ear hair gets excessively long, and dirt and wax have built up.
The average lifespan of the Kerry Blue Terrier Dog breed ranges from 12 years to 15 years.
The number one heath problems amongst Kerry Blue Terrier Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your Kerry Blue Terrier Dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that Kerry Blue Terrier Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails.
Only humans and dogs have prostates and a dog doesn't have an appendix.
Kerry Blue Terrier Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. It is a Fact a Kerry Blue Terrier Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A Kerry Blue Terrier Dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth. All Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
When purchasing a Kerry Blue Terrier Dog from a breeder, make sure to find a good breeder with references check at least two to three of the puppies that were purchased from this breeder.
Kerry Blue Terrier Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 pant a lot.
A Kerry Blue Terrier Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.