Toy Manchester Terrier

The Toy Manchester Terrier was bred from and is a variety of the Manchester Terrier. Created in 19th Century North America, the Toy Manchester Terrier is recognized in the Toy Group of both the American Kennel Club (AKC) and the Canadian Kennel Club (CKC). Overseas, however the Kennel Club of the United Kingdom and the Federation Cynologique Internationale (FCI) fail to recognize the Toy Manchester.

Breed Information

Breed Basics

Country of Origin: 
Size: 
Small 8-15 lb
LifeSpan: 
12 to 15 Years
Trainability: 
Moderate Effort Required
Energy Level: 
High Energy
Grooming: 
Rarely
Protective Ability: 
Good Watchdog
Hypoallergenic Breed: 
No
Space Requirements: 
House with Yard
Compatibility With Other Pets: 
May Be Okay With Other Pets If Raised Together
May Have Problems With Non-Canine Pets
Not Recommended For Homes With Small Animals
Litter Size: 
3-6 puppies
Names: 
Toy Manchester Terrier

Height/Weight

Males: 
Not to exceed 12 lbs
Females: 
Same

Kennel Clubs and Recognition

American Kennel Club: 
ANKC (Australian National Kennel Council): 
CKC(Canadian Kennel Club): 
UKC (United Kennel Club): 
History: 

 

For more information on the origin of this breed, please see the History section of the Manchester Terrier article.

 

Appearance: 

 

The Toy Manchester Terrier weighs less than, and including, 12 pounds.  Unlike the Standard Manchester Terrier which can be found witrh three ear varieties, the only acceptable ears for a toy Manchester Terrier are naturally erect ones.

 

Temperament: 

 

For more information see Temperament section of Manchester Terrier article.

 

Grooming Requirements: 

 

For more information see Grooming section of Manchester Terrier article.

 

Health Issues: 

 

For more information see Health section of Manchester Terrier article.

 

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