Category: Terrier Dogs
Facts about Manchester Terrier Dogs, "Scientific name for Manchester Terrier Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". The Manchester Terrier Dog is a dog bred in England and he actually originates from the Tan and Black Terrier. It is a Fact a Manchester Terrier Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Manchester Terrier Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the dogs eye protected and moist. Manchester Terrier Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals. Manchester Terrier Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
They come in two breeds: the Toy breed and the Standard breed. The toys average height 10 to 12 inches (25 to 30 cm). The Toy average weight 6 to 8 pounds (2.7 to 3.6 kg). The average standard height 15 to 16 inches (39 to 40 cm)
Standard average weight for males 18 pounds (8.1 kg). Standard average weight of Manchester Terrier Dogs of a females is 17 pounds (7.7 kg)
Originally, Manchester Terrier Dog were bred to hunt and kill rats and vermin. Manchester Terrier Dog is a good work dog as well as a playful dog.
The Manchester Terrier Dog is a powerful and spirited dog who is cunning, intelligent featuring great agility. Because of his independent nature, he can be trained with ease. Being a faithful, devoted and discerning dog, Manchester Terrier Dog is quite lovely and can be trusted with the children. They need excellent pack leaders to prevent development of behavioral issues. They like staying with the people although they can become bored with similar routines. He should be socialized while he is still young to prevent it from being to aggressive. The Manchester Terrier Dog shouldn’t be trusted with non-canine home animals.
Body And Shape
The Manchester Terrier Dog has a smooth, muscular and compact body with a head, which is narrow, long and flat with a small protrusion at the forehead. The Manchester Terrier Dog breed has a light stop that can be easily seen from the side. They have v-shaped ears, which are semi-erect with a front flap that normally folds over. The Manchester Terrier Dog has small almond shaped eyes, which are usually dark to black in color. The teeth meets at the scissors bite while the nose his black.
Manchester Terrier Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. It is a fact a Manchester Terrier Dog can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
Coat And Color.
The Manchester Terrier Dog is covered by either a black or a tan colored coat. The short coat means that they need little grooming. Nevertheless, it should be brushed on a weekly basis to prevent matting and get rid of the dead hair. They shade the hair occasionally.
The number one heath problems amongst Manchester Terrier Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that Manchester Terrier Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails. Some of the Manchester’s bloodlines are prone to glaucoma. Some of the breeds can suffer from bleeding disorder described as Von Willebrand's disease. This is rear but it normally heals quickly. The Manchester Terrier Dog may get heat bumps if they stay in the sun for long time.
A Manchester Terrier Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Manchester Terrier Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult Manchester Terrier Dogs they have 42 teeth. When Manchester Terrier puppies are born, they have no teeth and are deaf and blind. Manchester Terrier Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month.
Only humans and dogs have prostates and a dog doesn't have an appendix.
Manchester Terrier Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. It is a Fact a Manchester Terrier Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A Manchester Terrier Dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth.
If purchasing a Manchester Terrier Dog from a breeder, make sure to find a good breeder with references check at least two to three of the puppies that were purchased from this breeder.
In the 1960s the name Manchester Terrier was giving to the breed. In 1886 The breed was first recognized by the AKC (American Kennel Club).
Manchester Terrier Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 pant a lot.
Average body temperature for a Manchester Terrier Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
Female Manchester Terrier Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. Female Manchester Terrier Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born.
A Manchester Terrier Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants). All Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.