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
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
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.