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Toy Manchester Terrier
2013-09-23 11:01:25

The toy Manchester terrier is a breed of domestic dog that originated in the United Kingdom and Britain. The breed was developed in the nineteenth century when a whippet, black and tan terrier, and other breeds were crossed to create an effective rodent hunter. The breed was popular in America during the 1920’s, when it was known as the toy black and tan terrier and when the name was changed...

Tenterfield Terrier
2013-09-12 12:03:01

The Tenterfield terrier is a breed of domestic dog that originated from Australia. The breed originated from small rodent hunting dogs that traveled with white settlers from England to Australia. It is thought that the popular miniature fox of the nineteenth century was this breed, and by the 1920’s, the breed was an established household pet and rodent hunter. The breed received its current...

Sealyham Terrier
2008-09-05 15:40:30

The Sealyham Terrier is a Welsh terrier created by crossing the Basset Hound, Bull Terrier, Fox Terrier, West Highland White Terrier, and the Dandie Dinmont Terrier. It was developed in Sealyham, Harverfordwest, Wales by Captain John Edwards to quarry small game. The breed was officially recognized in the early 1900s and can still be found today in South Africa and the UK. At one time, the...

Old English Terrier
2008-05-27 23:11:20

The Old English Terrier, or the black terrier was developed as a working and sporting breed in England. It was established during the 17th and 18th centuries. The breed can have one of two types of coat: smooth or rough. The breed was developed based on the type of work it was needed for, leading to such variations. The breed had spread throughout the world by the earlier part of the 19th...

Miniature Fox Terrier
2008-05-27 22:26:19

The Miniature Fox Terrier is a lightweight Australian breed developed for hunting rats, rabbits, and other vermin. The breed was most likely a cross between smaller Fox Terriers and Manchester Terriers. This cross was later mixed with other toy breeds such as the Whippet and the English Toy Terrier in order to make it smaller and quicker. The breed was identifiable in the late 1800s and began...

Miniature Bull Terrier
2008-05-27 17:59:27

The Miniature Bull Terrier is a miniaturized version of the Standard Bull Terrier which was officially recognized in 1991. It was bred using selective breeding, and was at one point becoming so small and frail that the weight limit had to be replaced with a height limit in the breed standard. The breed generally stands at least 10 inches high, but no more than 14. It tends to weigh 20 to 35...

Lakeland Terrier
2008-05-27 16:40:41

The Lakeland Terrier was originally bred in England's Lake District for the purpose of hunting vermin. The breed descended from the Fell Terrier, Old English Black and Tan Terrier, Dandie Dinmont Terrier, Bedlington Terrier, and Border Terrier. It was originally bred during the 1800s and is currently one of the oldest still-used working terriers. The breed is excellent for rabbit and fox...

Glen of Imaal Terrier
2008-05-24 21:57:41

The Glen of Imaal Terrier was developed in Ireland as a hunting breed. It is a dog in the terrier group which excels in fox hunting and badger baiting. The breed stands about 14 inches tall on average and weighs approximately 35 pounds. Its coat is medium long and is brindle, blue, or a wheaten color. The breed has a high prey drive, and can tend to be dog-aggressive if not properly...

English Toy Terrier
2008-05-22 20:00:21

The English Toy Terrier is a toy terrier often confused with the Toy Manchester Terrier. The two are very similar, but are in reality separate breeds. The two breeds have similar breed standards; however, the English Toy Terrier is a lighter dog than the Manchester. It also has "candle flame" ears. The breed is currently facing extinction, and the UKC is making a valid attempt to keep this...

Dandie Dinmont Terrier
2008-05-22 12:05:59

The Dandie Dinmont Terrier is a small terrier developed near the border of Scotland and England to hunt otters and badgers. It was first bred in the 17th century and is named after a farmer in a novel by Sir Walter Scott. The breed's colors, mustard and pepper, were also adopted from the novel. The Dandie Dinmont Terrier Club was formed in 1875, making it one of the oldest pedigree breed...

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