Manchester Terrier Rescue Information: The Manchester Terrier is an intelligent, devoted, and lively dog. Manchester Terriers are fast learners, eager to please, and want to be with people. Manchester Terriers do fine with children if socialized with them from an early age. This breed may behave in a dog-aggressive manner. Manchester Terriers can live in an apartment with sufficient exercise and need to be protected from excessive heat.
Manchester Terrier Trivia: Manchester Terriers are also known as Rat Terriers. During the reign of Queen Victoria, some Toy Manchester Terriers were bred to weigh only two or three pounds. Manchester Terriers are excellent ratters. The Manchester Terrier is an antecedent of the Doberman. Manchester Terriers have been popular in the U.S. and England since the nineteenth century.