American Staffordshire Terrier Dog For Adoption in LAND O LAKES, FL
I'm Jupiter. Lil blk dog in back was my GF Faith. She passed away suddenly (tumor) 7 days ago. Grey BF cat Roscko was the 17 yr old BFF of Jupiter who passed away yesterday. I'm very sad & need a new home. The energy here is sad & not happy. My owners are not dealing with it well. I'm 8 yrs old, good with other animals-2 cats, 2 dogs, and 3 turtles. Good with kids-3 nieces, 10 nephews, and ranging from 8 months to 12 yrs old.
American Staffordshire Terrier
More About American Staffordshire Terrier Breed
||The American Staffordshire Terrier is often called "all-American" dog. The breed is loyal and brave, making it a great family pet.
||Any solid or partial color, but more than 80% white. Black & tan or liver are less preferred.
||Hair is short and shiny.
||American Staffordshire Terriers are loyal and tenacious. They make great watch dogs and can be quite domineering over other dogs.
||This breed gets along fine with cats or other pets, as long as proper socialization has taken place early on. They make good family dogs, as long as the family can handle the level of activity required. This is a good watchdog and may readily fight other pets.
||The American Staffordshire Terrier needs dead and loose hairs removed regularly with a rubber brush.Coat care is minimal.
||This breed is quite willful, so must be trained proper leash behavior at an early age. With the right approach, this dog can be well-trained on a variety of skills.
||The American Staffordshire Terrier needs a lot of exercise and appreciates a big hard to run and play.As one of the breeds popularly considered a "pit bull," public acceptance may sometimes be low.
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||This breed is usually healthy, but may be prone to hip dysplasia, cataracts, or congenital heart disease.
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