The American Staffordshire terrier is a medium-sized, short-coated American dog breed. In the early part of the twentieth century the breed gained social stature and was accepted by the American Kennel Club as the American Staffordshire Terrier in 1936. The name was changed to reflect difference from the Staffordshire Bull Terrier of England. The Staffordshire Terrier was first bred in the nineteenth century in the English region of Staffordshire. The early ancestors of this breed came from England, where applications included farm use, guarding, dog fighting, and companionship. Until the...
|Breed Group:||Terrier Group|
|Place of Origin:||United States of America|
|Also Known As:||AmStaff, Amstaff, אמסטף, Stafordšyro terjeras|