About the Manchester Terrier

Unlike other terriers, the Manchester was bred for an urban setting. Though an excellent hunter, the Manchester Terrier is especially suited to agility due to their love of the chase.

The Manchester Terrier is packed with personality, often thought of as one of the more well-mannered terriers. Their loyalty and intelligence make them terrific companions and skilled watchdogs.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

United Kingdom
Avg life expectancy
14–16 years

Enthusiastic / Alert / Friendly / Lively / Loyal

Key facts

  • Makes a great watchdog
  • Garden not essential
  • Requires minimal grooming