|FCI Dog Group||Group 3 Terriers. Section 3 Bull type Terriers. Without working trial.
The Staffordshire Terrier should give the impression of great strength for his size; a well put together dog, muscular, but agile and graceful, keenly alive to his surroundings. It should be stocky, not long-legged in outline.
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Male: 46-48 cm Female: 43-46 cm
Female: 28–40 kg Male: 28–40 kg
From 300 to 400 g. daily
The most frequent hair colors of this dog are white, black and tan.
Regular, although it is dominant
Guard dog and companion
It is a very energetic and reckless dog, especially with other congeners. Although with people it manifests a pleasant, docile character.
Sharing origin with the Staffordshire Bull Terrier, the American Staffordshire Terrier is a breed of American origin, bred since approximately 1870 as a fighting and guard dog.
In 1936, the American Kennel Club recognized AmStaff as a breed unto itself. Four years later, in Illinois, the Staffordshire Terrier Club would be formed and in 1972 "American" was added to the name of the breed.
The dog actor Pete , who came to star in several comedies, contributed greatly to the popularization of the breed, diluting his fame as a fighting dog in favor of being a faithful companion for children.
Despite being considered a dangerous breed, the American Staffordshire Terrier is a sociable dog that is very protective of children. Although it is not difficult for it to be friendly with other pets, it is advisable to take adequate safety measures, due to the not inconsiderable strength of this breed, when walking or introducing it to other animals.
Hip dysplasia, cardiac disease, and skin and coat allergies.