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American Staffordshire Terrier

Size: Medium / Large

Weight: 40-55 lbs (Female) 55-70 lbs (Male)

Height: 17" - 18" (Female) 18"-19" (Male)

Life Span: 12 - 16 years

Health Problems: CHD; PRA; cerebellar ataxia

Origin: United States

Also Known As: Pit Bull Terrier

Group: Terrier

Category: Companion Dog, Guard Dog

Exercise Needs

The American Staffordshire Terrier requires regular brisk exercise since they do have a high energy level. It is not recommended to leave them alone in the backyard

Grooming Needs

The American Staffordshire Terrier needs minimal grooming: occasional brushing and bathing.


The American Staffordshire Terrier is usually protective of its family. This breed tends to be stubborn, tenacious and fearless.

Compatibility with Kids

Supervision is recommended around younger children.


Originally bred in the 1800s for bullbaiting and dog fighting

Dog Food for Your American Staffordshire Terrier

Large Breed Puppy 15 lb. Front Counter

Large Breed Puppy

Lower protein and fat levels than our Puppy Select Formula.

Large Breed Adult 15 lb. Front Counter

Large Breed Adult

Carefully formulated for the care and nutrition of large breed dogs.

Reduced Fat 6 lb. Front Counter

Reduced Fat Formula

30% less fat than Bil-Jac Adult Select.