Manchester Terrier

KC Pedigree, Medium

Doesn't moult much

Not good for first time owners

The Manchester Terrier was bred as a dog for the city. He was in charge of rat control in the mills during the industrialisation of the mid 19th century.

FACT SHEET

Attractive to ...

An urban dweller with a rat infestation.

Not the best for ...

Country types who are fans of rats.

Aliases

Manchesters

Cross between

None

Origin

United Kingdom

Size

Medium
Average size - could pick up if you had to in an emergency

Exercise Needs

Medium (About an hour)
Doesn't have to be a solid hour, you can give them lots of short walks.

Coat

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

Shedding

Doesn't moult much
But all dogs shed dander so if you're allergic, make sure you'll be ok

Life expectancy

13 years

Good first dog?

No

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