Source – bullymix.com
This particular dog breed is the family member of pit bulls and that is the reason most of the people get confused between these two dog breeds. They have a small hair coat which comes in a variety of colors which includes white, brown, black and even mixture of all the mentioned colors. The average height of a male dog is near about 17-19 inches and they might weight in between 50 to 60 pounds whereas a female dog would height between 16-18 inches and may reach up to 60 pounds. Due to season changes they shed hair heavily two times a year which is nothing to worry about. Well this dog doesn’t needs t6o much of grooming you even don’t have to give him a bath everyday rather they are recommended to wash only if they get too dirty and that too few times a year and the best thing is that they don’t care that typical dog odor with them.
Personality and characteristics:
Source – championshipbreeders.com
It is said that American Staffordshire terrier is a family word who loves being near to humans. They are jolly as well as active and love to spend time with human, they love pampering and those endless cuddles are something which makes them happiest than anything else. Though they come from the family of guard dogs but they never attack any stranger unnecessarily rather they would try to play and love anyone. Barking, chewing and even digging is quite common for them as they often repeat these things when they get bored. Well they are muscular and that is the reason that they might pull you wherever they want to go. This dog breed needs to be socialized well and you have to be tough enough while training them as they might not understand your instruction every time. Though they are friendly and comfortable with humans but they are too aggressive for other animals and even dogs as they are protective about their own territory. They are quite smart dog so you won’t have to work too hard while training them and making then understand things.
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They don’t suffer a lot and said to be a healthy dog as well but still they do face some health complications. They often they infected and get skin allergies, urinary-tract infections are also quite common for them and they also suffer from autoimmune-diseases. They also easily get affected by heart disease but even these diseases are rarely found on them as they do their exercise properly but if you ever find any health issue you should always rush to a vet without waiting for a second thought.
These were some important information that you had to know if you have a planning of getting one American Staffordshire terrier puppy in your home.