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The following table provides facts and information about the American Staffordshire Terrier dog breed. From Origin to eating habits and quantities, you will find all of the common and necessary facts about the American Staffordshire Terrier breed. Leave us as a comment with suggestions on other topics to cover and your thoughts!

American Staffordshire Terrier Dog Breed Facts

Origin – United States of America
Dog Group – Terrier Group
Height – 17 inches – 19 Inches Depending (Standard Size)
Weight – 62-88 Pounds (Standard Size)
Life Span – 10-15 Years
Eating Requirements – There is always variability in feeding requirements from dog to dog as all dogs are unique. The American Staffordshire Terrier needs a balanced mixture of nutrients as most dogs do. It is recommended to mix high quality dry food with either canned food or broth. Vegetables, fruits, cottage cheese, and cooked eggs are also enjoyed by this breed but should be a small part of their total diet. Low quality food should be avoided at all costs.
Coat Style – Short Coat
Coat Colors – Brown, Blue, Sable, Black, Fawn, Brindle.
Grooming Required? – Almost no grooming is required for this breed. Their coat is very short and consists of thin short hair. Regular brushing down to the skin is recommended. You may need to use a small amount of de-tangle solution if hair becomes matted/tangled. A stiff bristle brush is recommended. Every 4-8 weeks you should expect some shedding from your Staffie. Their ears, nails, coat, and mouth should be checked at least every 4-8 weeks to ensure everything looks healthy.
Gait – Springy with lack of roll or pace
Temperament – Fearless, Courageous, Devoted, Observant, Tenacious, Loyal, Happy, Friendly.
Exercise Needs – Some type of daily exercise/stimulation. They can live in apartments but do best with fenced in yards.
Activities – Any activity that requires exercise is great. Daily exercise is a must. American Staffordshire Terriers have also showed high levels of interest in obedience classes as they can get bored easily.
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