The American Staffordshire Terrier is the most tenacious and stubborn athlete in the canine specie.
Height, weight: from 43 to 48 cm high. Weighs around 25 kg. Muscular and compact structure.
Fur, color: short and straight. In all different colors, except completely white, black and fiery brown.
Appropriate for: steadfast owners, with a lot of experience and who love sports.
Not Appropriate for: those who like to relax in the park, or leave it alone in the yard, all day. Elderly or weak people, children, or for those who think that the dog will train itself.
As a member of the family: if it has a good training and the entire family knows how to deal with it, it will turn out to be an excellent companion and guardian.
Breed’s character: very strong, a quality of fighting dogs. It physical resistance, strength, and instinct to hunt, make it hard to control if you’re not experienced in training this type of dog. For this reason, it must be trained to have complete control when around people or other animals. Its upbringing and training must be meticulous and firm.
Common sicknesses: it’s a very resistant breed. it’s advisable to take care of its hair.
Life expectancy: up to 14 years.