American Staffordshire Terrier

The American Staffordshire Terrier is a strong dog breed recognized for its size; however, they are also affectionate and loving.


The American Staffordshire terrier’s origins might be traced back to nineteenth-century England. The terriers and bulldogs of that time had been crossed to make dogs with desired characteristics of each breed. The results were energetic and agile terriers with bulldog-like willpower and faith.

Physical Appearance

The American Staffordshire Terrier is strong and sturdy, with a large head and full cheeks. Its rose ears are often cropped small.


16-19 inches


40-60 lbs.

Life Span:

Ten to fifteen years


  • Faithful
  • Daring
  • Friendly
  • Tenacious
  • Cautious
  • Devoted

Susceptible to Diseases

  • Acetabular dysplasia
  • Thyroid problems
  • Demodectic mange
  • Cerebellar-ataxia
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Luxating patella
  • Canine Elbow dysplasia

Care and Grooming

Grooming of American Staffordshire Terrier isn’t a problem. They do shed; therefore, their coat must be brushed using a stiff bristle brush and cleaned lightly with a moist cloth to keep it gleaming and gorgeous.