Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Bred for bull-baiting in England, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier today is a friendly, loyal family dog. Read more Staffordshire Bull Terrier information.
Staffordshire Bull Terrier Information

Average sizes and life expectancy of the breed


13-16 Inches


23-28 Lbs.


12+ Years

Staffordshire Bull Terrier Information

Staffordshire Bull Terriers are a type of short-haired terrier originating from England. They were originally bred for bull-baiting, but today they are primarily kept as pets.

Staffordshire Bull Terriers are muscular dogs with short, thick fur that can be any color or combination of colors. They have wide heads and large jaws, and are known for being friendly, loyal, and protective.

Staffordshire Bull Terriers are typically good with children and make excellent family pets.

Exercise Needs

Staffordshire Bull Terriers need moderate exercise. A daily walk or play session is sufficient to keep them happy and healthy.


Staffordshire Bull Terriers are intelligent dogs that are relatively easy to train. They respond well to positive reinforcement techniques such as rewards-based training.

Health Issues

Staffordshire Bull Terriers are generally a healthy breed, but like all breeds, they are susceptible to certain health conditions. Some of the health concerns that have been seen in Staffordshire Bull Terriers include hip dysplasia, heart disease, and allergies.


Staffordshire Bull Terriers have short, easy-to-care-for coats that only require occasional brushing.

Breed Identification


Black, Blue, Fawn Or Brindle, Often With White Markings



Breed Care


Once a week


Up to 1 hour per day


hip dysplasia, heart disease, allergies

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