Toy Manchester Terrier has its miniature version. Toy Manchester
Terrier is a small breed very affectionate. It is an ideal dog for
apartment. He was a loyalty without boundless with his master. He is
very independent with people who are not a part of his circle of
entourage. He snob the foreigners. He has the reputation to get
indeed with the children and not look for quarrel with the other
dogs. He is very intelligent like learning and is endowed with an
exceptional memory and he removes a pride of his realizations.
Long, narrow, tight skinned, almost flat, with a slight indentation
up the forehead, slightly wedge shaped, tapering to the nose, with
no visible check muscle and well filled up under the eyes level in
mouth, with tight lipped jaws.
Are white and strongly developed with a true scissors bite. Level
bite is acceptable.
Small, bright, sparkling and as near black as possible, set
moederately close together, oblong in shape, slanting upwards on the
outside, they should neigher protrude nor sink in the skull.
Of moderate size, set well up on the skull and rather close
together, thin moderately narrow at base, with pointed tips
naturally erect carriage. Wide, flaring, blunt tipped or "bell" ears
are a serious fault; cropped or cutted ears shall disqualify.
Neck and Shoulders:
The neck should be of moderate lenght, slim and graceful; becoming
larger as it approaches and blends smoothly with the sloping
shoulders, free from throatiness; slightly arched from the occiput.
Narrow between the legs, deep in the brisket.
Moderately short, with robust loins, ribs well sprung out behind the
shoulders; back sligtly arched at the loin, and falling again to the
joining of the tail to the same height as the shoulder.
Forelegs straight and well under body. Hind legs should not turn in
or out as viewed from rear, carried back; hocks will let down.
Compact, will arched, with jet black nails, the two middle toes in
the front feet rather longer than the others; the hind feet shaped
like those of a cat.
Moderately short and set on where the arch of the back ends; thick
where it joins the body tapering to a point; not carried higher than
Smooth, short, thick, dense, close and gloxy; not soft.
Jet black and rich mahogany tan, which should not run or blend into
each other but meet abruptly, forming clear well-defined lines of
color division. A small tan sport over each eye, a very small tan
spot on each cheek; the lips of the upper and lower jaws should be
tanned, extending under the throat, ending in the shape of the
letter V; the inside of the ears partly tanned. Tan spots, called
rosettes on each side of the chest above the front legs, more
pronounced in puppies than adults. There should be a distinct black
"pencilmark" parch on the front of each foreleg between the pastern
and the knee. Tan on the hind legs should continue from the
pencilling on the feet up the inside of the legs to a little below
the stifle joint; the outside of the hind legs to be black. There
should be tan under the tail and on the vent, but only of such size
as to be covered by the tail. White in any part of the coat is a
serious fault and shall disqualify whenever the white shall from a
patch or stripe measuring as much as one-half inch in its longest
The Manchester Terrier is neither aggressive nor shy. He is keenly
observant, devoted, but discerning. Not being is sparring breed, the
Manchester is generally friendly with other dogs. Excessive skyness
or agressiveness should be considered a serious fault.
Not exceeding twelve pounds. All dogs weighing more than 12 pounds
shall be disqualified.