American Staffordshire Terrier

Fast Facts

  • Energy Moderate
  • Size Medium
  • Trainability Responsive
  • Overview

  • Good-natured, confident and friendly, the American Staffordshire Terrier, or AmStaff, is a steadfast and versatile companion. Contrary to their reputation, the American Staffordshire Terrier is a kind, friendly and affectionate pet; they adore their family; love to go on long walks; are generally accepting and patient of strangers, and especially children. 

    American Staffordshire Terriers are independent thinkers who excel in training but tend to do things their own way - they need an experienced leader who is dedicated to showing them the correct way to behave. 

    Sweet-natured, family-oriented, and affectionate, these lovable goofballs are friendly and seldom inclined to be shy or aggressive toward people. Though, they are unlikely to enjoy the company of other dogs.  

    AmStaffs are active dogs who need frequent exercise and socialization to stay fit, happy and healthy. They sport a tight-fitting coat that comes in several colors and is easy to groom and keep clean.  If you’re looking for an affectionate, courageous and truly loyal companion, then the American Staffordshire Terrier is the playful companion that will shower you with affection for years to come. 

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