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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.
Manchester Terrier profile on DogTime.com
General Characteristics
Amount of shedding
  
  
  
  
  
Dog friendly
  
  
  
  
  
Drooling potential
  
  
  
  
  
Friendly toward strangers
  
  
  
  
  
Heat tolerance
  
  
  
  
  
Need for exercise
  
  
  
  
  
Predatory tendencies
  
  
  
  
  
Vigor
  
  
  
  
  
Sensitivity
  
  
  
  
  
Watchdog ability
  
  
  
  
  
Affectionate with family
  
  
  
  
  
General health