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Staffie

The Staffordshire Bull Terrier is a medium-sized, short-coated breed of dog of English lineage and may be considered to be within the pit bull type.

Life span: 12 – 14 years

Weight: Female: 11–15 kg, Male: 13–17 kg

Height: Female: 33–38 cm, Male: 36–41 cm

Temperament: Reliable, Fearless, Affectionate, Bold, Loyal, Intelligent, Courageous

Colours: Black, White, Brindle, Fawn, Brindle & White, Black & White, Blue, Red & White, Fawn & White, Red, Blue & White

Origin: England

Hypoallergenic: No

Health Concerns: hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia, patellar luxation, and juvenile cataracts. Staffords also suffer from a fairly high rate of allergies that can cause skin itching and secondary infections.

Did you know: Despite a fierce appearance, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier is a lover, not a fighter. … In England, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier is nicknamed the “nanny dog” because of its reputation as a child’s playmate and guardian