American staffordshire terrier dog pictures
The American Staffordshire Terrier (AKA AmStaff or Pit Bull) origin came from England. The breed is thought to have come about as a mix between the early Bulldogs which were more active and longer legged, and a game terrier. Similar to the American Pit Bull Terriers, although not as stocky built. This breed thrives to please family and will protect them with its life. Coat can be any number of colors. Can live in small places, although needs regular daily exercise. Health problems that can arise are canine hip dysplasia, congenital heart disease, elbow dysplasia, thyroid dysfunction, cataracts, and ataxia. Average life expectancy ranges 12 up to 16 years in some cases.