Manchester Terrier

  • Size

    Toy and Small/Medium
  • Height

    17 inches
  • Weight

    Toy – 7 to 12 pounds, Standard – 12 to 22 pounds
  • Coat

  • Color

    Black and tan
  • Energy

  • Activities

    Conformation, Obedience, Agility, Coursing, Earthdog Trials, Herding
  • Indoor/Outdoor


The lively Manchester Terrier is an agile, compact dog originally bred to hunt rats. Sturdy yet elegant, the breed has two size varieties: Toy and Standard. He is loyal, courageous and alert, making him an excellent companion and watchdog. This intelligent, charming dog can be quite energetic, so moderate exercise on a leash is important. The sleek coat of the Manchester Terrier requires minimal grooming.

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