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Breed: Staffordshire Bull Terrier
Country of Origin: England
AKC Group: Terrier
Function: Dog-fighting (at that perticular time when it was developed) now it is only a companion
Life Span: Under 10 years
Appearance: Medium sized
Color: black, blue, fawn or brindle, often with white markings.
Coat Type: Short
Grooming: The smooth, shorthaired coat is easy to groom. Brush every day with a firm bristle brush, and bathe or dry shampoo as necessary. The coat will gleam if rubbed with a piece of toweling or chamois.
Height: 13-16 inches
Weight: 23-38 pounds
Activity Level: High
Watch Dog: Yes
Protection: Yes
Intelligence: High
Trainability: High, but needs constant training
Good With Children: Yes
Good With Pets: Ok
Good With Strangers: Ok
Character: Affectionate
Home Environment: Fenced yard
Best Owner: Active
Potential Problems:  
Physical: Prone to tumors and cataracts. Hip dysplasia is occasionally seen.