Staffordshire Bull Terrier Breed

The fearless, formidable, famous English Staffie

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Staffordshire Bull Terrier Breed Description

Life Expectancy
10-12 years
Learning Rate
Litter Size
5 to 10
Dogs: 25-38 pounds
Bitches: 23-35 pounds
Dogs: 17-19 inches
Bitches: 16-18 inches
Country of Origin
USA, 19th century
AKC Terriers
FCI Group III.: Terriers
TKC Terrier
Other Names
Staff, Staffy
Staffordshire Bull Terrier

The Staffordshire Bull Terrier is a very muscular, stocky, yet agile dog. It is extremely strong for its size. It has a broad, powerful head, short muzzle, and very strong jaws. The Staffordshire Bull Terrier is powerful, reliable, and very protective. With its own family it is devoted, gentle and loving.

Staffordshire Bull Terrier dog

Training can be a challenge because of its pushy yet sensitive character. Its natural temperament towards people is gentle and loving, unfortunately some have been improperly handled giving the Staffordshire Bull Terrier a bad rap. It should never be confused with the Pit Bull Terrier. Classed by AKC as ” Staffordshire Terrier” and by UKC as “Pit Bull Terrier.” The Staffordshire Bull Terrier, is generally of larger bone structure, head size and weight then its cousin the Pit Bull Terrier.


Staffordshire Bull Terrier dog

The Staffordshire Terrier is a good-natured, amusing, extremely loyal and affectionate family dog. It is good with children and adults. . It needs firm, kind training to control its defensive instinct; its basic temperament towards people is gentle and loving. It is almost always obedient; this dog wants nothing more then to please its master. It can be difficult to housebreak.

This is not a dog for a timid owner; it needs a firm, consistent, but gentle hand. This breed is an intelligent, excellent watchdog and guard dog that is very full of life.

Staffordshire Bull Terrier dog

This dog is highly protective of its owner and the owner’s property. It has given outstanding results as a guardian of property, but is at the same time esteemed as a companion dog. It is very important to socialize this dog very thoroughly when young to combat aggressive tendencies and be sure to keep the dog under control when other dogs are present.

This breed has a very high tolerance for pain. The Staffordshire Terrier must have plenty of regular exercise. This is not a breed for placate or overbearing personalities.


Staffordshire Bull Terrier colors

Red, fawn, white, black or blue, with white, any shade of brindle.


Staffordshire Bull Terrier coat

Smooth, short and dense. It is easy to groom. Brush on a regular basis with a firm bristle brush, and bathe or dry shampoo as necessary. A rub with a piece of toweling or chamois will make the coat gleam. This breed is an average shedder.

Health Issuess

Health Issues

Generally a very healthy breed. Some are prone to hip dysplasia and hereditary cataracts. To help prevent the chance of hip or elbow dysplasia developing make sure your dog is on a healthy, well proportioned diet, and avoid excessive running and jumping while still a puppy as this can be hard on the developing joints. Prone to hives caused by stress or insect bites.

To minimize the risk of your Staffie developing any hereditary health issues, you should buy a Staffie dog from a reputable breeder.

Living Environment

Staffordshire Terriers will do okay in an apartment if it is sufficiently exercised. It is very active indoors and will do okay without a yard. It does best with a fenced yard. Adapts well to both urban and country living.

Living environment

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