Manchester Terrier Breeders Shreveport LA

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Wise Catahoulas
(318) 390-9386
1243 Oliver Rd
Haughton, LA
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Martin Animal Hospitals
(318) 222-9317
1302 Youree Dr
Shreveport, LA

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Davis Animal Hospital
(318) 868-8493
935 E 70th St
Shreveport, LA

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Riverside Animal Hospital LLC
(318) 742-1521
1000 Westgate Ln
Bossier City, LA

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University Veterinary Hospital
(318) 797-5522
7700 E Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA

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Martin Animal Hospitals
(318) 221-0726
3112 Hollywood Ave
Shreveport, LA

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Animal Clinic E 70th
(318) 797-3261
2999 E 70th St
Shreveport, LA

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Airline Animal Health
(318) 746-6465
2633 Viking Dr
Bossier City, LA

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Bossier Animal Hospital
(318) 746-7821
3308 Industrial Dr
Bossier City, LA

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Companion Animal Medical Center
(318) 688-0642
7025 Pines Rd
Shreveport, LA

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Manchester Terrier - Guide to Manchester Terriers

Description: Manchester Terriers come in two varieties - Standard and Toy and the only differences are their ears and sizes. The Standard calls for folded, erect or cropped ears, yet the Toy variety has only naturally erect ears. As for size, the Standard should be between 12 and 22 pounds, while the Toy must not exceed 12 pounds. Manchester Terriers are muscular, sturdy, sleek, smooth-coated and elegant.

John Hulme of Manchester, England is credited for developing the breed by crossing a Whippet with a cross bred terrier. The breed was primarily used for ratting - for both health and sanitation purposes as well as in competition and sport. Manchester Terriers proved to be experts in their field.

The first Manchester Terrier was recognized by the American Kennel Club (AKC) in 1887. Both varieties were originally classified as two separate breeds with the AKC, however, in 1959 they were grouped together as one breed - two varieties - Toy and Standard.

Height: According to AKC Standard, the height of a Manchester Terrier when measured from the ground to the highest point of the withers, should be slightly less than the length.

Weight:
According to the AKC standard, weight for a Manchester Terrier must be over 12 pounds (5.4kg), but not more than 22 pounds (9.97kg). As for the Toy variety, weight must not exceed 12 pounds (5.4kg)

Coat Type: The Manchester Terrier's coat is short, dense, glossy and firm in texture. The coat is easy to maintain - very little grooming is required - just a periodic brushing. Standard Manchester Terrier is an average shedder while the Toy variety barely sheds at all.

Color: The Manchester Terrier's coat is jet black and a rich mahogany tan. These two colors should have definitive lines of separation and not blend.

Temperament: Manchester Terriers are devoted, high spirited and willing to please its owner. They are intelligent and learn quickly. It is very important this breed is thoroughly and properly trained / socialized as a puppy otherwise they may show aggression. Manchester Terriers must always view their owner as its leader and children need to be capable of leadership skills. This breed does not like to left alone for long periods - they will become bored and might show disruptive behaviors such as excessive barking. Manchester Terriers thrive on attention and affection and want to be with their owner or family. They can be independent and headstrong. The Manchester Terrier needs d...

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