The Manchester Terrier is a breed of dog of the smooth-haired terrier type. They are smooth haired, long tapering nose, narrow flat skull, eyes small and bright, chest rather deep than wide, only true color black and tan. In North America, the Manchester terrier is divided into two varieties: the Manchester terrier and the toy Manchester terrier, they have the same overall appearance. Manchester terriers are considered by most to be the oldest of all identifiable terrier breeds, finding mention in works dating from as early as the 16th Century. Check out our collection of Manchester Terrier dog names for male or female puppies.