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American Staffordshire Terrier Info

American Staffordshire Terrier Breed Information

Learn all about American Staffordshire Terriers at Petstew.com. If you’re interested in adopting or buying a American Staffordshire Terrier, or just a dog lover, you should research all details including the American Staffordshire Terrier breed temperament, coat, colors, shedding, health, grooming requirements, and more.
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Lifespan: 9-15 years Height: 16-19" Shedding: Moderate Litter Size: 4-8 pups
Group: Terrier Weight: 55-70 lbs Hair Length: Short Size: Large

Breed Overview

The American Staffordshire Terrier is a Large dog breed, with a starting weight of 55 lbs that can reach 70 lbs. It is officially part of the Terrier group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The American Staffordshire Terrier breed has a typical lifespan of 9 to 15 years, Short hair, and have Moderate shedding. Breeders interested in the American Staffordshire Terrier should know that the average litter size is between 4 to 8 puppies.

American Staffordshire Terrier Breed Characteristics

Group Terrier Drooler no
Size Large Guard Dog yes
Origin United States Easy to Train
Kid Friendly yes Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly yes Active Indoors yes
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly no Yard Needs none
Intelligent Grooming Requirements weekly
Barks Dangerous no

American Staffordshire Terrier Temperament

excellent companion with both children and adults, as well as an excellent guard dog, loyal, courageous, willing and very eager to please its master

Health Problems

hip dysplasia and hereditary cataracts

American Staffordshire Terrier Coat

American Staffordshire Terrier Dog Colors

combinations of white, black tan and liver

Recognized By

CKC, FCI, AKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, ACR

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