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The Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Britain’s Most Popular Dog

The Staffordshire Bull Terrier, also affectionately known as a Staffie, is a breed of small to medium sized dog, short-haired, that was developed in Staffordshire, England, where else? and northern parts of midlands city Birmingham. The breed first originated by crossing the Bulldog and Black and Tan Terrier, and evolved over time with the excess of other breeds for refinement of purpose which, in mid-19th century Victorian England, was varmint control and dog fighting. The Staffie is considered [...]

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Do Staffordshire Bull Terriers Make Good Pets?

Do Staffordshire Bull Terriers Make Good Family Pets? Staffordshire Bull Terriers have a reputation as a status symbol, so people cant imagine them as family pets – but this couldn’t be further from the truth. A survey conducted showed that nearly 75% of people would definitely or probably not consider re homing a Staffie. However, 80 per cent of people acknowledged that the breed’s bad reputation was down to irresponsible owners, and not the dogs themselves. [...]