Name: Manchester Terrier
Country of origin: England
Size Type: Small Dog Breeds
Group: Terrier breed
Life span: 14 – 16 years
Temperament: cheerful, dedicated, active, alert, sharp, discerning
Height: Female: 39 – 42cm; Males: 37 – 40cm
Weight: 7.5 – 8kg
Color: Black, Tan-brown-tan, Blue and brown, Black and brown-tan, Blue
Price of puppies: $550 – 650USD
Small, black, short-haired terrier with a rich mahogany tan and a slender tail. The Manchester is a healthy, robust yet elegant terrier with a wedge-shaped long, dry head. He has a piercing, clear and wary look. A strong, compact, muscular body speaks of great strength and agility and allows the terrier to kill predators and chase small game. Standard Manchester differs from Toy Manchester in body size and ear shape. Otherwise, they are similar. The weight of a toy manchester must not exceed 5.44 kg. It is suggested that clubs divide them by weight as follows: 3.18 to 5.44 kg. The length of the Manchester Terrier, measured from the shoulder joint to the point of the buttock, is greater than the height of the dog at the withers. The muscles and bones are sufficiently developed to provide the dog with mobility and endurance. Standard Manchester must be no less than 5.44 kg and no more than 10.89 kg. Weight exceeding 9.98 kg is considered a defect. It is suggested that clubs divide dogs by weight as follows: 5.44 ~ 7.26 kg. and 7.26 ~ 9.98 kg.
The Manchester Terrier is not aggressive, not shy – he is loyal, observant, and perceptive. Manchester is friendly with other dog breeds. Excessive cowardice or aggressiveness is considered a serious vice.