What kind of dog is an American Staffordshire Terrier?

American Bull Staffy. This mix is a cross between the American Staffordshire Terrier and the American Bulldog. The American Bulldog is a large, stocky breed, descended from the Old English Bulldog breed.

Is there a French Bulldog and American Staffordshire terrier mix?

Although the Frenchie Staff is smaller than some other mixes on this list, it still possesses a stocky, muscular build. It is a cross between the French Bulldog and the American Staffordshire Terrier. A trademark feature of the French Bulldog that your Frenchie Staff may inherit is the large bat ears.

Do you need to brush an American Staffordshire Terrier cross?

This cross is mostly low maintenance for grooming but may require more frequent brushing during heavy shedding periods. They also may inherit the Mastiff’s tendency to drool everywhere, meaning you may have to wipe your pup’s mouth a lot.

What kind of health problems do American Staffordshire Terriers have?

These include hip dysplasia, cerebellar cortical degeneration (degeneration of the brain), heart problems, and allergies. These hereditary health issues make it important to choose the best breeder possible and attend regular vet checks.

Are Staffordshire Terriers pit bulls?

Staffordshire bull terriers are smaller than American pit bull terriers. Staffordshire bull terriers and American pit bull terriers — commonly known as pit bulls — may look similar at first glance, but they’re two distinct breeds.

Are pit bulls and Staffies the same?

Staffordshire Bull Terriers and Pit Bulls may be different breeds, but they are very similar in a lot of ways. They are both strong sturdy dogs although the Pit Bull is slightly bigger in height and weight than the Staffordshire Bull Terrier. They are both loving and affectionate and full of energy.

Is a Staffordshire a Pitbull?

The American Staffordshire Terrier (affectionately shortened to Am Staff) is considered a “pit bull”. Although with many similarities, it is separate and distinct from its cousin breed, the American Pit Bull Terrier. The lack of understanding around this breed should come as no surprise.

Are Staffies dangerous?

Staffies are not dangerous. Staffies are intelligent, fearless and loyal. That’s why they are called nanny dogs. They protect the child. They are always eager to please. Unfortunately, these are the reasons why drug dealers/chavs use them as weapons!