Staffordshire bull terrier

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Staffordshire bull terrier

a small (24-38 lb), very muscular and solidly built dog with broad head, moderately short muzzle, half-pricked ears and medium length tail. The coat is smooth and short and comes in many colors. See also american staffordshire terrier.
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In fact, as any good Staffie owner will tell you, they are the most loyal of dogs.
But I, like my colleagues across the RSPCA, really want people to know that Staffies can make wonderful pets and many Staffies in our care are well-behaved, affectionate and playful.
Lucy Daniels, of Halesowen, said she had owned a Staffie for 25 years.
Ruby tried to fight back at first and get herself free, but a Staffie has big jaws and she couldn't help herself.
Linda was in hysterics and I managed to drag the Staffie away and it ran off.
The frightening thing was that the Staffie had Nellie by the head and wouldn't let go.
I HAVE been the owner of Staffordshire bull terriers and cross Staffies for years, one of which was from Birmingham Dogs' Home.
DOGS FOR HOMES: Lara (151) is a Staffie cross, approximately one to two years old.
45pm) STAFFORDSHIRE bull terrier crosses, the canines that tabloids sometimes call 'devil dogs', are both one of the most sought-after breeds in the country and the most frequently abandoned; one in three of Battersea Dogs Home's total intake is a Staffie cross.
They can make fantastic, loving pets, but their appearance means that one in three of dogs' homes total intake is a Staffie or a Staffie cross.
Mrs Smith confirmed the attack on September 18 had lasted for more than half-an-hour and said both she and the owner had received minor injuries as they battled the out-of-control Staffie.
The poor little mutt, who looks likes a staffie cross, was initially knocked down by a car.