The Purpose of the Club shall be:

a)    to encourage and promote the breeding of purebred Kerry Blue Terriers (hereinafter, sometimes referred to as the “breed”) and to do all possible to bring their natural qualities to perfection;

b)    to urge members and breeders to accept the standard of the breed as approved by the American Kennel Club (hereinafter, sometimes referred to as the “AKC”) as the only standard of excellence by which Kerry Blue Terriers shall be judged (hereinafter, the “Standard”);

c)    to do all in its power to protect and advance the interests of the breed by encouraging sportsmanlike competition at dog shows and obedience trials;

d)    to conduct sanctioned matches (breed ring, obedience, and agility etc.), and specialty shows under the rules of the AKC.

e)    to help educate the general public as to the character of the breed.

                                                                                                                       -taken from the Bylaws document