American Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Characteristics


Size:

50% Complete (success)

Grooming:

25% Complete (success)

Exercise:

75% Complete (success)

Intelligence:

50% Complete (success)

Good with Kids:

50% Complete (success)

Breed Description


Overview:

The American Staffordshire Terrier is a dog for highly experienced people. They are very brave and loyal to their handler. They are ideal family watch dog.

 

Country of origin:

United States of America

 

Size type:

Medium dog breeds

 

Character:

This is a brave dog which is loyal to its family, tenacious, tough on itself, will make a good watchdog, is boisterous with tremendous stamina, and dominant.

 

Breed group:

Terrier dog breeds (AKC)

 

Height:

45.7-48.4kg for dogs and 43.2-45.7kg for bitches

 

Weight:

28-40kg

 

Temperament:

The dogs of this breed make good family dogs provided the family is always consistent towards it and can cope with a boisterous dog. Enthusiast for this dog claim they are loving with children. This dog will protect the house. It will accept cats and other pets provided it is acquainted with them when they are young. Some examples of the breed can be rather eager to fight with other dogs.

 

Coat:

The coat is short and shiny. Any colour is permitted, although black and tan, liver, plain white, or more than 80percent white are less preferred. The most prevalent colours are broken red and beige with highlights, both with and without white patches.

 

Care:

Remove the dead and loose hairs from time to time with a rubber brush.

 

Training:

This dog is not suitable for people with little experience of dogs. Teach it when young not to pull on the lead because they are amazingly strong when fully grown. This breed can learn a great deal if well trained with a consistent approach. There are various examples of the succeeding with obedience trials.

 

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