Manchester Terrier (Toy)

The Manchester Terrier is named after the English city where much of the breed’s early development took place. Sleek dogs who possess a terrier’s ratting instinct and the graceful contours of coursing hounds, Manchesters are spirited, bright, and athletic. They combine the streamlined grace of a coursing hound and the instincts of a fearless Rat Terrier. These racy dogs come in two size varieties: Toy (not exceeding 12 pounds) and Standard (not exceeding 22 pounds).

Judging a Manchester Terrier | The Newbie - Just Do It!

Judging a Manchester Terrier | The Newbie – Just Do It!

Judging a Manchester Terrier | Despite two decades in the breed and a successful breeding program, judging was not something I seriously considered until the second half of 2020 as dog shows began to open up following the COVID-19 lockdowns. ...