Manchester Terrier
The gentleman's terrier is an active and well-mannered companion.
Height: Toys, 10 to 12 inches at shoulder; Standards, 15 to 16 inches at shoulder
Weight: Toys, up to 12 pounds, Standards, 12 to 22 pounds
Coat: short and shiny
Life span: 14 to 16 years
Breed Group: Terriers
This lively, spirited dog is a true terrier. Bred in Manchester, England, for the common man's sports of rat killing and rabbit coursing, he's got game and he loves to show it. The Gentleman's Terrier (as he is known in Victorian England) is not a sparring dog but loves a good chase, making him a flyball and agility rock star.
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General Characteristics
Amount of shedding
Dog friendly
Drooling potential
Friendly toward strangers
Heat tolerance
Need for exercise
Predatory tendencies
Watchdog ability
Affectionate with family
General health