English Toy Terrier (Black and Tan)

KC Pedigree, Small

Moderate shedding

Not good for first time owners

The English Toy Terrier was miniaturised from the Manchester Terrier, a dog that kept down the rat population in the textile factories that boomed in the city from the industrial revolution.


Attractive to ...

Someone who wants a smaller, finer-boned Manchester Terrier, with erect ears.

Not the best for ...

Someone with hamsters, guinea pigs or other small furries. You will need high-level home and garden security to keep them from your ETT.


Black and Tan Toy Terrier, Manchester Toy Terrier

Cross between



United Kingdom


Small - but bigger than most cats

Exercise Needs

Low (Under 30 minutes)
A walk and a good sniff can be like reading a novel while doing a marathon for a little dog.


Dogs that you mainly just need to polish! But be warned - short haired dogs moult all the time!


Moderate shedding
All canines drop some hair, think of it as dog glitter!

Life expectancy

12 years

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