The English Staffordshire Bull Terriers are commonly known as "Staffies and affectionaly" or "security" in the United Kingdom, where are the seventh most popular dog.
Its origins began in the 17 th century, the demand for the Bulldogs Refused Because priming takes the sport Became illegal (this is a difficult, sport to continue to hide and smuggle). It was much Easier to keep an illegal dog fight a bear fight illegal, as dogs growing niche to be less visible. The fighting dogs kept a dog with agility, Tenacity, and strength of the jaw. To play the English Staffordshire Bull Terrier, the Bulldog was a bit 'of terrier blood introduced in his lineage.
One of the vagaries of an English Staffordshire Bull Terrier, is that the ring, They were known for Their courage and Tenacity, there was no way a Staffordshire terrier was let go Because his jaw set around another dog. One of the strange anomalies of dog fighting was the fact That They went, until Often They were one of the dogs were killed or mortally Wounded. However, as large sums of money have been conducted on the results, and men should enter the ring to check the status of your investment, this means That the dogs had to be good with people if They had made up his hands!
Despite all this, the ferocity of the dog pit were excellent with children and, paradoxically, Because They were held by working-class men used them for WHO a little 'extra cash as combatants. When dogs were injured, and that 'was Whenever I went into the pit, were taken away Often the cart with the baby on the way home!
In 1835, the Animal Protection Act was adopted in England, WHO made illegal dog fighting, but the Staffordshire bull had loved men of Staffordshire WHO wanted to get the breed Recognized for the show, and then the race of this Dog exception would be maintained.
To differentiate the English bull terrier, was named the Staffordshire Bull Terrier, internationally, is known as the Staffordshire Bull Terrier, English Staffordshire Bull Terrier Irish and differentiate. The English Staffordshire Bull is an English breed of dog and should not be confused with the English bull dog, his older cousin is the American Staffordshire Terrier or Bull Terrier.
It 'a powerful dog, with a large head, the which is reduced to a very strong muscled neck and shoulders positioned directly spaced forelimbs. She has a fawn or a black coat and blue markings Often very different whites give the dog something pirate, as he did a white ear and eyes.
Ideal Weight: 30-45 pounds or 13-20 kg
Average size: 17-19 cm 43-48 cm
Life expectancy: 10-12 years