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Manchester Terrier

Purebred Dog Breed

Description

A small, black, short-coated dog with distinctive rich mahogany markings and a taper style tail. In structure the Manchester presents a sleek, sturdy, yet elegant look, and has a wedge-shaped, long and clean head with a keen, bright, alert expression. The smooth, compact, muscular body expresses great power and agility, enabling the Manchester to kill vermin and course small game.

Coloring

Jet black and rich mahogany tan.

Temperament

The Manchester Terrier is keenly observant, devoted, but discerning. Not being a sparring breed, the Manchester is generally friendly with other dogs.

Origin

The Manchester Terrier originates in Manchester, England, and traces its origins to a breed called the Black and Tan Terrier, whose use in England as a ratter goes back to the Middle Ages. ManchesterÆs are the product of Whippets and Black and Tan Terriers, which produced the dog of today.

Care Level

Easy

petkey™ Breed Statistics

# Registered Pets 140
Males 81 (57.86 %)
Females 59 (42.14 %)
Microchip Count 116 (82.86 %)
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