Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Staffy, Staff, SBT, Stafford, Staffy Bull, Staffross

Staffordshire Bull Terrier Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Staffy, Staff, SBT, Stafford, Staffy Bull, Staffross

Breed characteristics

  • Popularity: 5
  • Training: 5
  • Size: 2
  • Mind: 5
  • Security: 10
  • Relations with children: 8
  • Dexterity: 7
  • Shedding: 5


Staffordshire Bull Terrier bred by crossing a bulldog, Smooth Fox Terrier and English Terrier to participate in dogfights in the 19th century and was called by the old style pit bull terrier. After dog fighting has been banned, the breed began to be used as a companion. At the end of the 19th century, this the dog was introduced to the USA where it was changed to American Staffordshire Terrier.


It is a medium sized, strong and muscular dog that inspires power. She has a strong and wide chest. Head short, skull wide and flat. Staffordshire Bull Terrier a short, wrinkled forehead and a powerful muzzle with a black nose. Eyes medium sized, round, almond-shaped and black. The ears are small semi-permanent or straight. The Staffordshire Bull Terrier is thick, powerful neck. The tail is medium in size, tapered and low. Wool has short, soft and thick hair. May have different colors: black, red, light brown, white or blue, and any combination that does not contain white color. Although he was bred to to be a small, fast fighting dog, those days are long gone. Staffordshire Bull Terrier is wonderful today a companion known for his courage, intelligence and love for to children.

  • Should not live in the yard, companion dogs must live with family
  • May be aggressive with unfamiliar dogs, Staffordshire bull terrier must walk on a leash
  • Staffs are smart, but they like to do many things in their own way.
  • He loves comfort and is willing to join you on the couch. or beds if you allow
  • Low maintenance
  • Stafford needs early socialization, especially if you want him to be friendly with others to animals
  • Staffordshire Bull Terrier loves to chew, especially during puppyhood. Give him tough and durable toys
  • Like all terriers, staffords love to dig
  • Staffordshire Bull Terriers do not tolerate heat very well, watch in warm time so that they do not overheat
  • Strongly developed predator instinct, can manifest itself on small animals and cats
  • Staffordshire Bull Terriers have a high pain threshold and can endure injuries without pretending
  • Staffordshire bull terrier will protect family members but he not too concerned about the property. Can meet friendly thieves


It’s smart, bold, tenacious, lively, agile, balanced, calm, energetic dog. Staffordshire Bull Terrier obedient and devoted to his master, very loving and tolerant with children. IN England he is known as the “dog nanny” because of his innate love for to children. He is generally friendly with people. If the bull terrier spoke with other pets from an early age he will not have problems when they grow up.


Staffordshire Bull Terrier is a muscular and stocky breed. which exudes strength, courage and athletic ability. They are bold, tenacious, and careful. Staffordshire bull terrier has fearless, protective and independent. Their most distinctive and vibrant features – a wide head and expressive face.


Despite the original purpose of breeding, Staffordshire The bull terrier is known today as a companion and favorite of the family. This The breed is reliable, gentle and affectionate with children. They come out great guardians and watchdogs. They are not suitable for homes with others. dogs or small animals. Staffordshire Bull Terrier is not Recommended for an inexperienced owner.


Training should be conducted by an experienced dog breeder. Staffordshire bull terrier is a smart dog that learns very quickly, but sometimes maybe a little stubborn. The preparation must be solid consistent without being harsh or cruel. Dogs must be socialized from a very young age, with other small pets and other dogs.

The Staffordshire Bull Terrier is very fond of running, playing with the ball. After he gets enough exercise he will keep calm indoors.

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The Staffordshire Bull Terrier does not require much maintenance. Brushing if necessary, bathing every two months will be enough. The breed is practically odorless and therefore does not require frequent swimming


Stafford – a medium-sized dog, almost odorless, does not require a lot of care and gets along well in the apartment.

Common diseases

Staffordshire Bull Terriers are generally healthy but possible following deviations:

  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Patellar dislocation
  • Cataract
  • Demodecosis


Initially, these dogs were used to persecute rats. Today staffordshire bull terrier is used as a watchdog and like a companion dog.

Breed Information

A country England
Life span 12-14 years old
Height Males: 36-41 cm Bitches: 33-38 cm
Weight Males: 11-17 kg Bitches: 10-16 kg
Long wool short
Colour white, black, red, fawn, blue or brindle (white marks on chest, extremities, muzzle and tail)
Group fighting
Price 1000 – 1800 $

Breed photo

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