English Bull Staffy

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English Bull Staffy History

The English Bull Staffy is a medium-sized, muscular, short-haired, bull-type terrier. The English Bulldog and the English Staffordshire Terrier are close relatives. The origins of this hybrid are unclear, but it is believed that a cross between the two breeds occurred sometime in the 1800s. The hybrid was incorrectly named “Staff-Bull”, which became “Staff-bull” (the “t” was dropped), “staffie”, and eventually “Staff”.

Time of Origin

Unknown

Country of Origin

Unknown

English Bull Staffy Physical Characteristics

The English Bull Terrier is a medium-size, short-coated, terrier-like breed of working dog. It is a sturdy and compactly built, with a short, hard, wiry, weather-resistant outer coat and a soft, dense undercoat. It is muscled powerfully for its size. Its head is large, with a prominent, wide skull, and is carried high. Its muzzle is moderately long, and tapers slightly to the nose. Its ears are set low, close to the cheeks, and its triangular eyes are generally dark brown in color. It is a strong, active, spirited, and courageous breed. It possesses a natural instinct to guard, and is suspicious of strangers. It is highly intelligent, quick to learn, and eager to please its master. It is a powerful, determined, and tenacious fighter.

Eye Colors

Brown

Nose Colors

Black

Coat Colors

Brown, Gray

Height Range

Male Height Range: 15 – 18 inches

Female Height Range: 15 – 18 inches

Weight Range

Male Weight Range: 55 – 67 lbs

Female Weight Range: 55 – 67 lbs

English Bull Staffy Health

Description of breed health.

Lifespan

10-14 yrs

English Bull Staffy Health Concerns

Hip Dysplasia, Entropion

English Bull Staffy Temperament and Behaviour

English Bull Staffies are extremely loyal to their families, but can be wary of strangers. They are usually friendly and outgoing, and love to play. They are protective of their families and will usually bark when they sense danger. They are considered to be adaptable and relatively healthy, but they may suffer from hip dysplasia and eye problems.

English Bull Staffy Activity Requirements

English Bull Staffies are a medium-sized, muscular dog that is known for its strength and athleticism. They are an intelligent and active breed that enjoys being outside. While they are not a high-energy dog, they do require a fair amount of exercise. A daily walk or jog or an energetic game, such as fetch or tug, will help keep their body in shape and healthy. While English Bull Staffies do need regular exercise, they are adaptable and can do well in homes without a lot of space or time to devote to their dog. They are smart, loyal, and eager to please, making them an ideal pet for owners who like to spend time outdoors.

Miles Per Day

12 miles

Activity Per Day

60 minutes

Daily Food

3 cups

Kennel Club Recognition

American Kennel Club

Not Recognized

English Bull Staffy is part of the Unclassified group.

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The Kennel Club

Not Recognized

English Bull Staffy is part of the Unclassified group.

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Australian National Kennel Council

Not Recognized

English Bull Staffy is part of the Unclassified group.

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Canadian Kennel Club

Not Recognized

English Bull Staffy is part of the Unclassified group.

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