Manchester Terrier Breeders Somerset KY

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Somerset Animal Hospital
(606) 679-1266
125 Highway 2227
Somerset, KY

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Massey William D Dvm
(270) 866-8543
658 Puncheon Loop Rd
Windsor, KY

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Galafrey
(812) 422-5560
7440 Princeton Olney Rd
Dawson Springs, KY
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Brussels Griffon

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Redwing Kennel
(270) 526-3151
PO Box 37
Dunbar, KY
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Irish Red And White Setter

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Glenwal Tibetans
(859) 527-3865
1444 Jones Nursery Rd
Lexington, KY
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Tibetan Spaniel

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Animal Care Center of Somerset
(606) 678-0302
100 Rowena Dr
Somerset, KY

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Jans Snow Dogs
(606) 280-5440
2721 Highway 26
Corbin, KY
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Shiba Inu

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Twin Cedars Border Collies
(606) 422-4939
75 Maggie Ln
Irvine, KY
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Border Collie

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Bellehound Kennels
(859) 428-1423
1460 Lemon Northcutt Rd
Dry Ridge, KY
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Thai Ridgeback

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Big Mac Boxers
(859) 802-3179
1124 Cape Cod Cir
Crittenden, KY
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Boxer

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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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