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Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Breed Information Staffordshire Bull Terrier

General Description

Staffordshire Bull Terriers are a solid and muscular breed. They have very short, but silky, smooth hair. They can be a variety of colours.

Character and Temperament

Staffordshire Bull Terriers are an excellent family dog, and exceptionally good with children. They are a very intelligent breed and easy to train, although they must be socialised at an early age because they have a tendency to be boistrous. They are very much a part of the family and don't like being left alone.

Food

No special requirements.

Exercise

They have lots of energy and love to play. They need a good 2 hours of exercise a day.

Grooming

A good brush once a week will suffice, they moult very little and are generally very clean dogs.

Origin

Great Britain, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier is the result of a Bulldog Terrier cross.

Other_info

Staffordshire Bull Terriers became popular in the early 19th century when dog fighting was common. Although they were also used for ratting.

Stats

Average Dog Size

14-16

Average Dog Weight

25-35

Average Bitch Size

14-16

Average Bitch Weight

26-36

Average Litter Size

4-5

Average Life Expectancy

12-14


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