He's a lover, not a fighter.
Height: Staffords stand 14 to 16 inches at the shoulder, with males being taller.
Weight: Male Staffords weigh 28 to 38 pounds; females, 24 to 34 pounds.
Coat: short
Life span: 12 to 14 years
Breed Group: Terriers
Although he was created in 19th-century Britain to be a small, fast fighting dog, those days are long past. The Staffordshire Bull Terrier of today is a fine companion known for his courage, intelligence and love of children.
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General Characteristics
Cold tolerance
Drooling potential
Friendly toward strangers
Heat tolerance
Need for exercise
Predatory tendencies
Potential for weight gain
Watchdog ability
General health
Good for novice owners