Manchester & English Toy Terrier

bright, alert, spirited

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About

Country of origin: Great Britain
Breed group: Terriers - Group 3 (FCI); Terrier Group/Toy Group (AKC, KC)

Facts

Size: small/very small
Coat: short, smooth
Colour: black and tan
Life expectancy: 13-16 years

Characteristics

Keen, alert, cheerful with typical Terrier characteristics and a compact, elegant and sound appearance with substance.

Complex history

Originally known worldwide as Black & Tan and Toy Black & Tan Terrier, the breed diverged in the mid-20th century and is now known as Manchester Terrier (Standard and Toy varieties) in North America and as Manchester Terrier and English Toy Terrier (Black & Tan) in the rest of the world.
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