Saturday, January 24, 2009

Manchester Terrier

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. Except for size and ear options, there are no differences between the Standard and Toy varieties of the Manchester Terrier. The Toy is a diminutive version of the Standard variety.

The Manchester Terrier is a devoted affectionate dog who makes a good house pet and watch dog.

Did You Know
The Manchester Terrier was known long ago as ''the gentlemen's terrier''. The Manchester was bred in England in the district of Manchester to kill vermin and course small game. There are two varieties of the Manchester Terrier, the toy and the standard

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