American Staffordshire Terrier
Size: Medium / Large
Weight: 50 - 65 lbs.
Height: 17" - 19"
Life Span: 12 - 14 years
Health Problems: CHD; PRA; cerebellar ataxia
Origin: United States
Also Known As: Pit Bull Terrier
Category: Companion Dog, Guard Dog
The American Staffordshire Terrier requires regular brisk exercise.
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
Not recommended with children because unpredictable fighting nature.
Originally bred in the 1800s for bullbaiting and dog fighting