American Staffordshire Terrier.
- Country of origin: United States
Current and Fighting dog, companion dog
- Shoulder height
- Males between 45.7 and 48.3 centimeters.
Bitches between 43.2 and 45.7 centimeters.
- The American Staffordshire Terrier has a medium-sized head. The cheek muscles are clearly developed. The ears are set on high and are partly folded. The eyes are round and wide apart. They have a scissor bite.
- They have a very muscular body with a stocky physique. The back is short and strong and the ribs are well sprung. The tail is set low. The American Staffordshire Terrier has a wide deep chest. The neck is heavy.
- Short, shiny coat.
- Everything is allowed. The most common colors are, red and beige and brindle.
- American Staffordshire Terriers are honest, affectionate, active and rambunctious dogs. They are very watchful, brave and tenacious. They are attached to the family and normally obedient.
- They are friendly to children. Because the American Staffordshire Terrier can be quite boisterous, it is best suited for the somewhat older children. the males sometimes want to be dominant towards other dogs. A well-behaved American Staffordshire Terrier will protect your family if necessary. Once socialized with other pets, interacting with them will present little to no problems.
- They are a very active dog and can play for hours on end. If you have a garden, he can determine part of his own exercise needs. They are suitable for walking or swimming next to the bicycle. ball games are their favorite.
- These dogs are intelligent and eager to learn. They learn quickly and enjoy doing all kinds of things for you. It is not a dog for everyone. A capricious boss is totally unsuitable for this breed. They are very strong and when they do not experience sufficient leadership, especially walking is no fun. Be very consistent. Teach the puppy not to pull on the leash and if necessary, implement a strong discouragement policy against leashes to other dogs.