How Do You Select An American Staffordshire Terrier?
The American Staffordshire terrier, cousin to the American bull terrier, is descended from the bulldog and terrier and was first bred in the United States in the 1800s as a fighting dog. With its wide head and cropped ears, the American Staffordshire terrier is friendly and gentle with people. Choose an American Staffordshire terrier if you’re looking for a loyal watchdog and guard dog. This breed is very brave and defensive of its family and home. Think about getting an American Staffordshire terrier if you’re looking for a sweet family dog. While its guarding instincts are superior, if given proper training, this dog is very good with people and children. Know that this breed is not for everyone. It requires early socialization with people and other animals to work on its aggressive and dominant nature. This breed is also difficult to house-train. Understand that if given cause, the American Staffordshire terrier can be very combative, especially with other dogs, and has a very high