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English Toy Terrier


English Toy Terrier profile

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Lifespan: 14-16 Years

Avg height: 25-30cm

Avg weight: 3-4kg

Coat type: Short, smooth, glossy coat.

Coat colours: Black and tan.

Originally bred for: Hunting small rodents.

Breed traits: Inquisitive, playful, reserved, gentle.

A little about the English Toy Terrier


The English Toy Terrier (also known as the Toy Manchester Terrier) is playful, gentle and sensitive. Whilst occasionally timid and reserved, the English Toy Terrier has retained its hunting instincts and loves to chase and explore. 



The English Toy Terrier may be predisposed to health conditions such as: Von Willebrand's disease, Cardiomyopathy, Legg-Perthes, Hypothyroidism, Patellar Luxation, Deafness and Progressive Retinal Atrophy. 

Please be advised the information provided is purely an indicator of breed traits and characteristics and that within some breeds there can be significant variation.