Staffordshire Bull Terrier - a tough Dog that Never Quits
The Staffordshire Bull Terrier is a dog that loves, plays
and works at full tilt. These dogs are full throttle in
everything they do, being very affectionate, courageous and
obedient, with a great sense of humor. These dogs are very
people friendly and excellent with children. They are in
general also good with other household pets. Be sure to
socialize your Staffordshire Bull Terrier puppy well and you
will have a great dog. These dogs are active, intelligent
Staffordshire Bull Terriers do tend to be chewers as
puppies, so be sure to provide a lot of
chew toys that can't
be chewed apart easily. Also do not let puppies chew on your
hands because this will develop a bad habit.
In the UK the Staffordshire Bull Terrier has won at the
highest level of agility and competitive obedience.
"Staffies," as they are affectionately called, are dogs that
love a challenge and variety in their training. Owners need
to watch over the dog to make sure that an injury doesn't
occur as they are curious and totally fearless and have
tendency to leap before they look. Staffordshire Bull
Terriers are not good swimmers either, so keep this in mind
if you live near or spend time on the water. Do not allow
these dogs off the leash unless they are in a safe area.
Some Staffordshire Bull Terriers can be difficult to
housebreak. This breed isn't recommended for most families
because they need a family in which everyone is a natural
authority over the dog. They also need consistency and rules
that place limits on their activities and behavior.
The male Staffordshire stands fourteen to sixteen inches in
height and weighs twenty-five to thirty-eight pounds. The
female dog can reach a height of thirteen to fifteen inches
and weigh between twenty-three to thirty-five pounds. Dogs
of this breed have a life expectancy of ten to sixteen
Staffordshire Bull Terriers are susceptible to cataracts, HC
and PHPV, these are all eye problems. They have also been
known to have problems with Hip Dysplasia and tumors.
Puppies of this dog breed have been known to have problems
with an elongated soft palate. And like all bulldog type
breeds they have a tendency towards digestive gas problems.
The Staffordshire Bull Terrier does fine in an apartment
setting provided they get enough exercise. A small yard is
good for them to play around in. These dogs are very active
indoors. They need a lot of exercise and have incredible
stamina. They need to taken on a daily walk or jog in order
to fulfill their physical and psychological needs.
The Staffie has a short-haired, smooth coat that is very
easy to groom. Brush with a firm bristle brush regularly,
bathe or dry shampoo when needed. The coat will shine if you
rub the dog with a towel or chamois.
Staffordshire Bull Terrier
Professional Dog Food & Exercise for the Staffordshire
Dr. Jane Bicks
The Staffordshire Bull Terrier is a stout dog
and remarkably good looking when he's kept at his best.
That includes: shiny coat, no dandruff, and well
An alternative, high quality food, frequent
brushing, and exercise will make you a proud owner.
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Non destructible chew toys are essential because
they love to chew.
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