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Manchester Terrier


Manchester Terrier profile

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Lifespan: 13-15 Years

Avg height: 38-41cm.

Avg weight: 5-10kg

Coat type: Smooth, short coat.

Coat coloursBlack, black & tan, tan, blue, blue & tan.

Originally bred for: Hunting vermin, in particular rats and mice.

Breed traits: Elegant, lively, gentle, keen, alert. 


A little about the Manchester Terrier


The Manchester Terrier is a breed that makes an excellent house dog, as they are clean and responsive. Although loyal and loving to their owner, they also love to be busy playing games, walking and sometimes digging. 



Cardiomyopathy, Von Willebrands disease, hypothyroidism, Legg- Perthes, Patella Luxation, deafness, 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.