What is the difference between English Staffy and American Staffy?

What is the difference between English Staffy and American Staffy?

Yes, I agree with you, the American Staffordshire Terrier is often affectionately called a Staffy, but their actual nickname is the AmStaff….Staffordshire Bull Terrier Vs. American Staffordshire Terrier.

Staffordshire Bull Terrier American Staffordshire Terrier
Life Expectancy 12 to 16 years 12 to 16 years

How can you tell the difference between a pitbull and an American Staffordshire Terrier?

The Pit bull is taller, heavier, and more muscular than the Amstaff. It also exhibits more aggression and power than its counterpart. Pit bulls are known to be passionate, aggressive, and physically powerful, while Amstaffs are generally affectionate, protective, gentle, energetic, and intelligent.

Is American Staffordshire a pitbull?

American Staffordshire Terriers have much in common with American Pit Bull Terriers, even though they have been bred separately for more than 50 years. They are considered a “Pit Bull” breed and are targeted by Breed Specific Legislation.

What does an American Staffordshire Bull Terrier look like?

The American Staffordshire Terrier is strong, muscular, and stocky, with a broad head and full cheeks. Its “rose” ears (in which the top folds over and back) are sometimes cropped short.

Are English Staffies good pets?

English Staffies are friendly, family dogs that can be very gentle and affectionate. As with any breed of dog, if they are mistreated at the hands of bad owners, they can become aggressive, however this breed is not considered dangerous or problematic.

Are English Staffies inside or outside dogs?

Your Staffy needs to be sleeping indoors with the rest of the family. Where your Staffy sleeps in the house is up to you and your Staffy. Some owners prefer the dog to be downstairs or in another room; others allow their Staffy to sleep in the bedroom, even in the same bed.

Are American Staffies good dogs?

An incredibly trustworthy dog, the American Staffordshire terrier is playful, gentle and tolerant. The breed is good with children and other animals, but not necessarily other dogs. The American Staffordshire terrier is a bundle of muscles in an agile package.

Why are blue Staffies so expensive?

Blue Staffordshire Terriers are so expensive because of supply and demand. Anything deemed rare or difficult to obtain commands a higher price, in some cases a massive amount more. Currently, pedigree Blue Staffies can command 2.5 times the cost of an average-priced pedigree Staffy puppy.

Is a Staffordshire terrier a bully breed?

What are bully breeds? Bully breed is a generic term used to identify a variety of terrier-type dogs such as American Pit Bull Terriers, Bull Terriers, Bullmastiffs, Staffordshire Terriers, Boston Terriers, Boxers and French Bulldogs.

Is a blue nose pitbull a Staffordshire?

The Blue Nose Pit Bull is a recent breeder’s invention. Blue nose pit bulls are usually either American Staffordshire Terriers or American Pitbull Terriers. Or they are a cross between the two.

Are Staffies good with kids?

Staffies have an excellent reputation around kids and are known to be loving and kind to children. However, the Staffy is a pretty boisterous dog when young and can be like that for several years, so young children and toddlers can easily be bowled over and hurt if they happen to be in the wrong place.

How do you tell if my dog is a pitbull?

If the dog before you has many of the following physical characteristics, he/she should most likely be identified as a pit bull or pit mix:

  1. Very short, hard, glossy coat of any color or markings.
  2. Ears that are either cropped or medium-sized and folded.