Main characteristics of the

American Staffordshire

The American Staff is often likened to other breeds with similar physical characteristics. According to the American Kennel Club (AKC) standards, the AmStaff is a medium-sized dog.

  • Physical activity

    Regular physical activity and practising a canine sport are advisable.

  • Care

    With its short coat, the Am Staff does not require any special care.

  • Behaviour

    It is a patient, kind, obedient, affectionate, and highly intelligent dog.

  • Hygiene

    The AmStaff does not require a great deal of care, a bath every two months is enough.

  • Health

    The American Staff enjoys robust health, it does not suffer from hereditary illnesses.

  • Guarding ability

    This sociable and welcoming dog is also a naturally good guard dog.


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Introduction to AmStaffs

by their owners

Who better to tell you about American Staffordshires than their owners? They describe their dogs to us:

  • Sylvain

    Beni owner

    I adopted Beni when he was tiny from a known breeder and he grew up in our family. He is very important to all members of the family, he is unbelievable. Able to stay with my daughter when she is sad to comfort her, coming to walk with me in the forest or following my wife when she goes into town.

  • Fanny

    Heros owner

    I am delighted to be able to talk to you about Heros, because it upsets me when I hear so many outrageous things about this breed. Heros is amazing, I have never seen such a kind and patient dog, my brother’s children can play with him for hours, he is a gem. My little sweetheart does not have an ounce of malice. I take him everywhere and I hate the way some people look at him, but after a few minutes they quickly change their minds.

  • Marc

    Drago owner

    I have always liked the size of the AmStaff, it is a dog which suits me perfectly. I love to run and do sport with Drago. In terms of his character, I would say that he is a lively and highly intelligent dog. It only takes one look for us to understand each other, for me he is the perfect companion, he is my first AmStaff and frankly choosing this breed is the best decision I have made.

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