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Staffordshire Bull Terrier

 

Brothers and Sisters, 
I bid you beware
Of giving your heart to a dog to tear. 
- Rudyard Kipling, The Power of the Dog


Staffordshire Bull Terrier puppies

Horsinaround Staffordshire Bull Terrier puppies

Staffordshire Bull Terrier adult
"Oscar"

Developed in the British Isles by crossing the Old English Bulldog and a terrier, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier was originally bred for bull-baiting and dog fighting.  

When blood sports were outlawed in England, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier became a family pet, watchdog, and guard dog.

Standing 14 to 16 inches at the shoulder, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier has a short, dense, and smooth coat that comes in red, fawn, white, black, blue, or brindle. Any one of these colors with white is also common.

The Staffordshire Bull Terrier is very strong for his size. He is muscular, active, and agile. This breed is very attached to his people and is very fond of children. However, he is a strong-willed animal and can be stubborn. He needs firm handling and constant training as he has a strong instinct to fight with other dogs. Fortunately he is also a quick learner. 

He should be socialized to other animals, particularly other dogs, from a very young age. This breed has a high energy level and requires a good daily run.

 
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 The Staffordshire Bull Terrier Club of Canada 

The Pit Bull Co-op

 

 

 
 

 

 

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Photos displayed above courtesy of:
Mary Carr, Horsinaround Terriers
British Columbia



British Columbia 

Kennel/Website

Mary Carr
5735 Takala Road
Ladysmith, BC  V9G 1M2
(250) 245-4864
Email:
mcarr.1@shaw.ca

Horsinaround Terriers


Ontario 

Kennel/Website

Candy Beauchamp
3 Catalina Drive
Nepean, ON  K2H 7X2
(613) 596-9323

Ashmount


Terri Kelly
RR#2
Prescott, ON  K0E 1T0
(613) 924-4343
Email:
tebralmist@aol.com

Tebralmist


Clive and Coleen Wilkinson
110 Birchwood St.
Sault Ste. Marie, ON  P6A 5R8
(705) 946-3771
Email:
cwilkinson@sympatico.ca

Scalawag Reg'd


 

 

 
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Staffordshire Bull Terrier Club of Canada
Candy Beauchamp 
(613) 596-9323

Pitbulls for Life Foundation of Alberta

 

Did you know?


The Staffordshire
Bull Terrier's stocky
build and short legs have
led to his nickname
the "keg on legs"!

 

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