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Toy Manchester Terrier Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Toy Manchester Terrier so you can get to know the breed more.

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OriginUnited States United Kingdom
Other Names
What other names does the Toy Manchester Terrier have? The dog breed also known as...
Black and Tan Manchester (Toy), Black and Tan Terrier (Toy), English (Toy) Terrier
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Purebred
AKC Group
Is Toy Manchester Terrier recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1886 as a Terrier & Toy breed.
FCI Group
Is Toy Manchester Terrier recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Price
How much does the Toy Manchester Terrier puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it? Toy Manchester Terrier price:
$600-$1000
If you choose to purchase the Toy Manchester Terrier, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Toy Manchester Terrier for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Toy Manchester Terrier gets to a happy place.

General Appearance

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Toy Manchester Terrier size:
Small
Weight
How much does the Toy Manchester Terrier weigh? Toy Manchester Terrier weight:
6-10 pounds (3-5 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of the Toy Manchester Terrier? Toy Manchester Terrier average weight:
8 pounds (3.5 kg)
Height
How tall is the Toy Manchester Terrier? Toy Manchester Terrier height:
10-12 inches (25-30 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido? Toy Manchester Terrier average height:
11 inches (27.5 cm)

Hair & Care

Coat
What type of coat does the Toy Manchester Terrier have? What does this canine coat look like?
Flat
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Toy Manchester Terrier's coat?
TanBlack
Grooming
How to groom the Toy Manchester Terrier and how often?
Effortless: The Toy Manchester Terrier requires minimal grooming. Seasonal flea treatment is needed, but cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't necessary. Ears and eyes should be cleaned sometimes to avoid infections. Toy Manchester Terrier is one of the best choices if you don't have the time, skill or money to take care of a high maintenance dog. Highly recommended for beginners.
Shedding Level
How much do Toy Manchester Terrier dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Black and Tan Manchester (Toy)? Toy Manchester Terrier shedding level:
Toy Manchester Terriers shed none to minimal. Having a puppy from this breed you don't have to be afraid of your couch or car covered by dog hair. Toy Manchester Terrier dogs could be the best choice if you don't tolerate dog hair.

Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Toy Manchester Terrier have? What characteristics does the breed have?
HuntingEnergetic
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Toy Manchester Terrier? Are they intelligent?
Smart: Toy Manchester Terrier's has great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.
Trainability
Are Toy Manchester Terrier dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Toy Manchester Terriers are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Toy Manchester Terrier is a playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Toy Manchester Terrier sensitivity:
Toy Manchester Terriers are less sensitive than other dog breeds. They aren't receptive to their owner's emotions and handle soft punishment quite well. They don't mind an always changing daily routine, a hectic household, young children, noisy or office environment and frequent guest visits.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they?
Toy Manchester Terriers are average dogs regarding their affection level. Some breeds are forthcoming and friendly, while others are independent and don't bond too closely to their owners.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Black and Tan Manchester (Toy) need? Toy Manchester Terrier social needs:
Toy Manchester Terriers are a social breed. They enjoy being around people or other animals. This breed doesn't tolerate being left alone.
Barking
Do Toy Manchester Terrier dogs bark a lot? Why does my Black and Tan Terrier (Toy) bark?
Average: The Toy Manchester Terrier barks occasionally. They can change their barks depending on their emotional level and what they're trying to say. Different barks could mean the same and same barks could have a different meaning. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability
Is Toy Manchester Terrier good as a watchdog?
Toy Manchester Terriers are not the best watchdogs. They aren't very territorial and protective about their property, so they probably won't alert you if they sense something different.
Territorial
Do Toy Manchester Terrier dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their territory?
Toy Manchester Terriers strongly protect their territory. This breed is a complete security guard, so you don't have to be afraid in case of danger.
Biting Potential
Do Toy Manchester Terrier bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Black and Tan Manchester (Toy)? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Toy Manchester Terrier? Why do dog bites happen?
Low
The Toy Manchester Terrier has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Toy Manchester Terrier do?
Toy Manchester Terriers have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Toy Manchester Terriers need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Toy Manchester Terrier to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Toy Manchester Terrier roam?
Wanderlust potential of the Toy Manchester Terrier is strong enough to escape from home. They have a strong desire for exploring the world. Safer to walk them on a leash unless you teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Toy Manchester Terrier have high prey drive?
Toy Manchester Terriers have a high impulse to chase and catch something. Cats or any other small animals are in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Toy Manchester Terrier dogs are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Toy Manchester Terrier good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Toy Manchester Terriers are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle. They need to be outside in the garden, or you must walk them for a few hours every day.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Toy Manchester Terriers adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Toy Manchester Terriers do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Fighting Dog
Where Toy Manchester Terrier dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they friendly with strangers?
Toy Manchester Terriers are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Are Toy Manchester Terrier dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Toy Manchester Terrier and children:
Toy Manchester Terriers are not the most kid-friendly dogs. If you have children, you may have to reconsider your choice for having a puppy from this breed.
Cat Friendly
How well do Toy Manchester Terrier dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats?
Toy Manchester Terriers are not cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is Toy Manchester Terrier good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Toy Manchester Terrier dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Toy Manchester Terriers are average friendly towards other dogs.
Office Friendly
Are Toy Manchester Terriers good office dogs? Do Toy Manchester Terriers make good office friendly dogs? Can Toy Manchester Terriers be office dogs?
No
Toy Manchester Terrier is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Toy Manchester Terrier dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Black and Tan Manchester (Toy) temperament with senior people? Are Toy Manchester Terrier dogs good for elderly owners?
Toy Manchester Terriers are not the best breed for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Toy Manchester Terrier dogs get along with other pets? Are Toy Manchester Terrier dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Toy Manchester Terriers do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Toy Manchester Terrier breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
Yes
Toy Manchester Terriers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Toy Manchester Terrier be a service dog?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). Toy Manchester Terrier is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Toy Manchester Terrier be a therapy dog?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and to people with anxiety disorders or autism. Toy Manchester Terrier is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Toy Manchester Terrier be a sniffer dog?
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones. Toy Manchester Terrier is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Toy Manchester Terrier be a search and rescue dog?
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people. The Toy Manchester Terrier is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Toy Manchester Terrier be a boat dog?
Not really
Toy Manchester Terrier breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Toy Manchester Terrier be a drafting dog?
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination. Toy Manchester Terrier is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Health Factors

Health Issues
Is it a healthy breed? Do Toy Manchester Terrier dogs have health problems?
Toy Manchester Terriers tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds. Regular vet check-ups are needed.
Life Expectancy
How long do Toy Manchester Terrier dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Toy Manchester Terrier be?
14-16 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Toy Manchester Terrier breed hypoallergenic?
No
Toy Manchester Terriers don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Toy Manchester Terrier have?
Toy Manchester Terriers have a higher energy level than other dog breeds. If you want a dog for snuggling on the couch, this breed isn't the perfect choice for you.
Exercise Need
How much exercise does this dog need? How much exercise do Toy Manchester Terrier dogs require per day?
Toy Manchester Terriers need quite a lot of exercise. Daily walks should be on schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does this fido need?
Toy Manchester Terriers are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Avg. daily food consumption
How much food does the Toy Manchester Terrier need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
1/4 to 1/2 cup of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Toy Manchester Terrier risk for obesity:
Average to High. If you don't pay attention to the Toy Manchester Terrier's weight, he can easily gain weight. More than one daily walk should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding. If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Toy Manchester Terrier's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot and cold weather & climate?
Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Toy Manchester Terrier can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
Medium
The Toy Manchester Terrier has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling tendency
Does the Toy Manchester Terrier drool?
The Toy Manchester Terrier is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Toy Manchester Terrier could be a perfect choice for you. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool minimal compared to others, just like the Toy Manchester Terrier. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long is the Toy Manchester Terrier pregnant? How long does it take to have this dog puppies? Toy Manchester Terrier pregnancy time period:
60-64 days
Reproductive cycle of the female Toy Manchester Terrier: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days. During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge. The second part is the Estrus when the bitch is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days. The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color. The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the bitch’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.
How often can the Toy Manchester Terrier have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Toy Manchester Terrier have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
2-4 puppies

Pros & Cons of Toy Manchester Terrier

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: Toy Manchester Terrier's has great intelligence.
  • Trainability: Toy Manchester Terriers are easy to train.
  • Grooming: Effortless: The Toy Manchester Terrier requires minimal grooming.
  • Shedding Level: Toy Manchester Terriers shed none to minimal.
  • Drooling tendency: The Toy Manchester Terrier is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
  • Mouthiness: Toy Manchester Terriers have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
  • Adaptability: Toy Manchester Terriers adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Toy Manchester Terriers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Cons
  • Health Issues: Toy Manchester Terriers tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
  • Hypoallergenic: Toy Manchester Terriers don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Apartment Friendly: Toy Manchester Terriers are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle.
  • Weight Gain Potential: Average to High.
  • Watchdog Ability: Toy Manchester Terriers are not the best watchdogs.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: Wanderlust potential of the Toy Manchester Terrier is strong enough to escape from home.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Toy Manchester Terriers do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
  • Child Friendly: Toy Manchester Terriers are not the most kid-friendly dogs.
  • Cat Friendly: Toy Manchester Terriers are not cat-friendly dogs.
  • Office Friendly: Toy Manchester Terrier is not the best dog breed for office environment.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Toy Manchester Terriers are not the best breed for elderly people.

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