Breed Standards for the Manchester Terrier
The Manchester Terrier is perhaps the sleekest and raciest of all terriers, with a smooth, compact, muscular body, slightly longer than tall, and a slightly arched topline.
Resembles a blunted wedge in profile and from front, Small almond shaped eyes, Naturally erect, button, or cropped ear.
Tapered tail carried in a slight upward curve.
Black and tan, with a black thumbprint patch on the front of each foreleg and pencil marks on the top of each toe.
Weight is 12 to 22 pounds; height is 15 – 16 inches.
Impeccably clean, independent, reserved with strangers, yet sensitive.