Size : 2.5-5.5 kg (6-12lb), 25-30cm (10-12in )
Grooming : time consuming
Colours : black and tan
Originally bred for hunting rats and rabbits, this dog appeared a little over a century ago and remain relatively rare . developed from runt Manchester terriers , it is also known as the toy Manchester terrier or black and tan toy terrier in different countries . the American and Canadian versions are slightly heavier . it has a distinctive look with a narrow , wedge shaped head and dramatic (candle flame ) ears .
This dog make a reliable small guard dog and lively companion with plenty of personality . it is well suited to city living , although problem can arise around other dogs.