American Staffordshire Terrier

origin-iconOrigin:  United States

group-iconDog Breed Group: Hunting Dog

life-iconLife Span: 12-14 years

weight-iconWeight: 55-70 pounds (male), 40-55 pounds (female)

height-iconHeight: 18-19 inches (male), 17-18 inches (female)

Origin of Name:   The American Staffordshire Terrier, also known as the AmStaff or American Staffy is a medium-sized, short-coated American dog breed.

American Staffordshire Terrier Dog Breed
SizeTemperamentSheddingDroolingMonthly keeping cost
Medium Zero
High
Negligible
Hair Everywhere
Zero
Excess
Premium*Standard*

About American Staffordshire Terrier

  • Life Span*12-14 years
  • Getting a puppy homeHIgh
  • Popularity
    Star Super star
  • Availability
    Rare Easy to get
Introduction

AmStaffs are stocky, solid bull-type terriers standing 17 to 19 inces at the shoulder. The head is wide, the jaws very much characterized, the cheekbones articulated, and the dull, round eyes are separate wide. AmStaff development is coordinated and agile, with a springy step that promotes the variety's intrinsic certainty. The firm, lustrous coat comes in numerous patterns and colours. AmStaffers depict their canines as distinctly mindful of their environmental factors, game for anything, and adorable "character canines" around the house.

History

Many years ago in Great Britain, several dog breeds were created to excel in the sport of blood. They were expected to fight each other, or they were let loose in packs against a stationary bear or bull, with spectators betting on the dire consequences. Such rebellious pasts have long been illegal.

However, these sad spectacles left us a happy legacy: one of the most favorite breeds of today - the Bulldog, the Bull Terrier, and the American Staffordshire Terrier among them - have taken the form of fighting and biting dogs of the 18th and 19th centuries.

When it comes to the bull-type terrier breeds, everyone can agree that the common ingredient in their makeup was the bulldog. (Note that the bulldog of 200 years ago was a much different, more ferocious creature than today's beloved "sour".) The argument begins when breed experts try to cut the nails, which is a pyrex terrier breed. Live in the genetic background of Amstaff. Some suggest that such extinct breeds as the White English Terrier and the Black and Tan Terrier were part of the genetic mix that led to the creation of the Staffordshire Terrier, a precursor to Amstaff.

Whatever the actual genetic structure of AmStaff may be, we are certain that the working class interested in blood-sports gave birth to the stocky build and the jaws of the old-fashioned bulldog, the Terriers' innate to form the bull-type. Terrier breeds with courage and "gamble".

By the mid-1800s, the Staffordshire Terriers had immigrated to the Americas. American breeders developed a Staffordshire terrier that was larger than the English version. Eventually, the AKC recognized two variants as distinct breeds: the Staffordshire Bull Terrier and the American Staffordshire Terrier. Today's well-to-do Amshtaff is a more sweet companion than its pit-fighting ancestor and has long been a great American favorite. This is suggested by the many perspectives of the breed in our popular culture: In 1903, an AmStaff named Bud accompanied America for a ride on America's first cross-country auto trip (the subject of the Ken Burns documentary "Horiose Drive"); Patty, in the old 1930s "Our Gang" film comedy, was Amstaff, as in Tees, the dog in the Buster Brown Shoes logo; And America's most graceful American war dog was an AmStaff named Sgt. Stumby, a K-9 from World War I who counted three American presidents among his admirers.

General Appearance

The American Staffordshire Terrier must give the impression of its size, a well put dog, muscular, but agile and graceful, great strength for its surroundings to stay alive. It should be stocking, not long or wide or racy in the outer outline. His courage is cosmic.

Pros - Cons
Pros
This breed is super easy to train and very intellignet . Further requires minimum grooming. They shed little to nothing throughtout the year. They have little to no drroling tendency and can easily adadpt to lifestly changes. They love animals as well as human kids.
Cons
This dog breed is very prone to allergies and they don't deal with the either. They are not very friendly with other animals. This breed is not a great choice for pffice eviornment.
Breeding

The gestation period in lasts for 60-64 days

The primary period of the reproductive cycle of the female is called Proestrus and goes on for around 9 days. During this time the females begin to draw in males. The subsequent part is the Estrus when the bitch is receptive to the male. It goes on for around 3 to 11 days. The third part is the Diestrus. Usually, it happens around day 14. In this period the bitch's discharge changes for distinctive red and reaching its end. The vulva gets back to average, and she will no longer allow mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time span between heat periods ordinarily keeps going around a half year. The litter size ranges between 6 to 8 puppies at a time

American Staffordshire Terrier Grooming

American Staffordshire Terrier Training

American Staffordshire Terrier Nutrition

AmStaff should perform well on high quality dog ​​food, whether it is commercially manufactured or prepared with the supervision and approval of your veterinarian. Any diet should be appropriate for the age of the dog (puppy, adult or senior). Some dogs are at risk of being overweight, so watch your dog's calorie consumption and weight level. Treatment training can be an important aid, but giving too much can lead to obesity. Know which human foods are safe for dogs, and which are not. If you have any concerns about your dog's weight or diet, check with your vet. Clean, fresh water must be available at all times.

American Staffordshire Terrier Exercise

An athletic, energetic dog such as the American Staffordshire Terrier requires a lot of exercise. Leaving a dog in the yard all day is not the right approach, though: yes, he can run around, but AmStaff is a folk-oriented dog that thrives on being part of a family. A long game session with her boss develops her physical and psychological health. In addition, many AmStaffs enjoy participating in canine sports such as obedience, agility and dock diving. AmStaffs are trained in search and rescue and excel at it.

American Staffordshire Terrier Health

The M staff is a strong, healthy breed, and a responsible breeder will screen breeding stock for these health conditions such as canine hip dysplasia, heart disease, and skin and coat allergies. A genetic test has recently been developed for cerebellar ataxia, which causes a progressive decline in muscle coordination, first appearing between 3 and 5 years old; Now, by identifying dogs with mutations, breeders can avoid producing them in their blood. As with all breeds, the ears should be checked regularly, and the dog's teeth should be brushed frequently.