The Toy Manchester Terrier was bred from and is a variety of the Manchester Terrier. Created in 19th Century North America, the Toy Manchester Terrier is recognized in the Toy Group of both the American Kennel Club (AKC) and the Canadian Kennel Club (CKC). Overseas, however the Kennel Club of the United Kingdom and the Federation Cynologique Internationale (FCI) fail to recognize the Toy Manchester.
For more information on the origin of this breed, please see the History section of the Manchester Terrier article.
The Toy Manchester Terrier weighs less than, and including, 12 pounds. Unlike the Standard Manchester Terrier which can be found witrh three ear varieties, the only acceptable ears for a toy Manchester Terrier are naturally erect ones.