Staffordshire Bull Terrier Dog Breed Information, Images, Characteristics, Health

Basic Information - Staffordshire Bull Terrier for Sale

Group:
Terrier dog
Origin:
United Kingdom
Height Male:
36 - 41 cm14 - 17 inches
Height Female:
34 - 39 cm13 - 16 inches
Weight Male:
13 - 17 kg28 - 38 pounds
Weight Female:
11 - 15 kg24 - 34 pounds
Life Span:
12 - 15 Years
Litter Size:
5 - 7
Size:
Medium dog
Other Names:
bully, pit bull English Staffordshire Bull Terrier • Staffie • Staffy • Stafford • Staffordshire
Colors Available:
black or blue, white, any shade of brindle or any shade of brindle with white, Red, or any one of these colours with white, fawn
Coat:
Smooth, short and close
Shedding:
Minimal
Temperament:
Affectionate, Alert, Courageous, Curious, Friendly, Gentle, Independent, Intelligent, Loving, Playful, Responsive, Stubborn
Grooming:
Low maintenance
Trainability:
Easy
Hypoallergenic:
No
Kids Friendly:
Yes
New Owners Friendly:
No

History - Staffordshire Bull Terrier for Sale

staffordshire bull terrierThe Staffordshire Bull Terrier was first developed in the northern sections of Birmingham and in Staffordshire, England. The Staffie is a cross between a Black and Tan Terrie and the Bulldog, but had other breeds crossed in over time in order to create a bull-baiting dog and a fighting dog. In the Victorian age these sports were banned but dog fighting went underground and continues on some level today.

The Staffordshire Bull Terrier was exceptional at these “sports” due to his build, power and jaw strength. Today’s Staffie is a descendent of those early Bull Terrier crosses. Together with the Bull Terrier and the American Pit Bull, the Staffie also traces its roots back to those original English Bully dogs. All three breeds have the Bulldog in common.

After dog fighting and bull baiting were banned the Stafforshire Bull Terrier was further developed as a companion and pet. Still their reputation as fighting dogs cost them recognition in the official kennel clubs for some time. They finally made the UK registry in 1935, but it was not until 1974 that the American Kennel Club (AKC) accepted them.

Description - Staffordshire Bull Terrier for Sale

Description

staffordshire bull terrier puppyThe Staffordshire is a muscular, stocky and unusually strong breed, small to medium size in height and build. They have broad, powerful chests, wide set, strong legs, strong shoulders, broad head with a fairly short muzzle. Their ears are not cropped but they are short and fold over. The coat is stiff, close and short and the tail is medium and carried low. Most Staffies are brown, but they can be red, brindle with white, fawn, black, white or blue.

Health Problems - Staffordshire Bull Terrier for Sale

The breed is basically healthy, but they do have some hereditary health issues.

  • Hip and elbow dysplasia- can cause arthritis.

staffordshire bull terrier dog• Patella luxation otherwise known as a slipped kneecap- can cause pain and some lameness.

• Skin allergies and even a tendency toward Mange which is chronic in some forms and fatal in others.

  • Heat issues and breathing issues due to their short, compressed faces.

• Like most active dogs their size, they are susceptible to bloat which can be fatal if not treated immediately.

Caring The Pet - Staffordshire Bull Terrier for Sale

staffordshire bull terrier puppies1.Feeding the puppy Don’t over feed as he grows fast. Feed a high quality dog food for medium size puppies. Feed 1-2 and a quarter cups in 3-4 meals per day.

2.Feeding the adult Don’t exercise right before or after eating due to potential for bloat. Feed 1-2 times a day a high quality medium breed dog food.

3.Points for Good Health immense strength and power.

4. Games and Exercises They are terriers after all and they dig. Need a fairly large yard with a strong fence. They love to play ball, frisbee and can excel at cart pulling.

Characteristics - Staffordshire Bull Terrier for Sale

staffordshire bull terrier dogs1.Children friendliness The breed adores children but care should still be taken because they are so strong and their jaws are so powerful.

2.Special talents they adore children and they one of the most powerful jaws among canines.

3.Adaptability they need exercise and space, they are not apartment dogs.

4.Learning ability very smart, but very stubborn

Comparison with other breeds

  1. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs American Pit Bull Terrier - Breed Comparison
  2. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Bull Terrier - Breed Comparison
  3. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Schnauzer - Breed Comparison
  4. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Airedale Terrier - Breed Comparison
  5. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Fox Terrier - Breed Comparison
  6. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Bull and Terrier - Breed Comparison
  7. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Bedlington Terrier - Breed Comparison
  8. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Irish Terrier - Breed Comparison
  9. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Fox Terrier (Smooth) - Breed Comparison
  10. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Kerry Blue Terrier - Breed Comparison
  11. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Austrian Pinscher - Breed Comparison
  12. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Lakeland Terrier - Breed Comparison
  13. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Atlas Terrier - Breed Comparison
  14. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Jagdterrier - Breed Comparison
  15. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Blue Paul Terrier - Breed Comparison
  16. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Indian Bull Terrier - Breed Comparison
  17. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Irish Bull Terrier - Breed Comparison
  18. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Japanese Terrier - Breed Comparison
  19. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Brazilian Terrier - Breed Comparison
  20. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Old English Terrier - Breed Comparison
  21. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Scoland Terrier - Breed Comparison
  22. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Skye Terrier - Breed Comparison
  23. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Irish Staffordshire Bull Terrier - Breed Comparison
  24. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier - Breed Comparison
  25. Welsh Terrier vs Staffordshire Bull Terrier - Breed Comparison
  26. Wheaten Terrier vs Staffordshire Bull Terrier - Breed Comparison
  27. Wire Haired Fox Terrier vs Staffordshire Bull Terrier - Breed Comparison
  28. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs English Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  29. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs French Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  30. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Chow Chow - Breed Comparison
  31. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Poodle - Breed Comparison
  32. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Pembroke Welsh Corgi - Breed Comparison
  33. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Australian Shepherd - Breed Comparison
  34. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs American Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  35. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Dalmatian - Breed Comparison
  36. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Golden Doodle - Breed Comparison
  37. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Pomsky - Breed Comparison
  38. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Basset Hound - Breed Comparison
  39. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Border Collie - Breed Comparison
  40. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Sakhalin Husky - Breed Comparison
  41. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Other - Breed Comparison
  42. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Chinese Shar Pei - Breed Comparison
  43. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Olde English Bulldogge - Breed Comparison
  44. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs English Springer Spaniel - Breed Comparison
  45. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs American Cocker Spaniel - Breed Comparison
  46. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Old English Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  47. Staffordshire Bull Terrier vs Belgian Shepherd Dog (Malinois) - Breed Comparison

View/Compare Breeds

Popular Dog Breeds