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Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Breed Standards for the Staffordshire Bull Terrier

General Appearance:

The Stafford is slightly longer than it is tall, and relatively wide, giving it a low center of gravity and firm stance.

Head:

Medium-sized round eyes; Distinct stop, short foreface; Head short, deep, broad skull, pronounced cheek muscles; Ears rose or half prick, not large

Tail:

Medium length, carried low

Color:

Red, fawn, white, black, or blue, solid or with white; any shade of brindle or brindle with white

Gait:

Should be powerful and agile

Coat:

Smooth, short, and close

Size:

Weight: male: 35-40 lb; female: 30–35 lb

Height: male: 18-19”; female 17-18”

Temperament:

A fun-loving character that loves playing with its family and friends. It is typically playful, companionable, amiable, docile, and generally responsive to its owners wishes