American Staffordshire Terrier Pedigrees

Browse over 41,200 dogs in our American Staffordshire Terrier database.

Height:
17 to 19 inches

Weight:
50 to 60 pounds

Lifespan:
10-15 years

About American Staffordshire Terriers

The American Staffordshire Terrier, also known as the Amstaff, is a medium-sized, muscular and athletic breed that descends from American Pit Bull Terriers and was originally bred for bull-baiting in England. The breed was later developed in America and used as a farm and watch dog. Despite its origins as a fighting dog, the American Staffordshire Terrier is now known for its friendly and affectionate personality, making it a popular family pet. It's important to distinguish the American Staffy from Staffordshire Bull Terriers, which is a different breed recognized in England

Amstaffs are known for their loyalty, courage, and protective instincts, making them excellent guard dogs. They are also highly intelligent and trainable, and excel in obedience and agility trials. They are active and energetic dogs that require daily exercise and mental stimulation, making them well-suited for experienced dog owners who are familiar with the breed. The breed is highly social and loves to be with its owners, making it a great choice for families. However, because of their strong personalities and potential for aggression, early socialization and training is important for this breed. With their muscular build and distinctive short coat, the American Staffordshire Terrier is a distinctive and impressive breed that is well-regarded by many dog owners and enthusiasts.


AmStaff Health & Genetics

The American Staffordshire Terrier is a generally healthy breed with an average weight of 50 to 60 pounds (22 to 27 kg), average height of 17 to 19 inches (42 to 50 cm), and a lifespan of 10-15 years. However, like all breeds, they are prone to certain genetic health issues, including hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia, cataracts, and allergies. It is important for potential owners to research the health history of the breed.

In terms of genetics, Amstaffs are highly variable in terms of their size, color, and appearance, but they are typically muscular and athletic in build with a short, smooth coat that comes in a range of colors, including black, blue, brindle, and fawn. This breed is also prone to certain genetic disorders, including hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia, and cataracts. It is always important for potential owners to research the genetic health of the breed and to obtain a health certificate from the breeder before acquiring an American Staffy. Responsible breeding practices and genetic testing can help to minimize the risk of these genetic health issues and ensure that American Staffordshire Terriers remain healthy and happy for years to come.

American Staffordshire Terrier Pedigree Reports

You'll find a sample 5 generation American Staffordshire Terrier pedigree from our database below. To learn more about the dog's lineage, click on any ancestor in the pedigree to dig deeper. Hovering your mouse over the icons will bring up photos, health, genetic and additional information such as color, unique markings and show titles. Inbred ancestors are highlighted with matching colors within pedigree charts so you can easily spot them. Each pedigree report also contains additional reports for offspring, siblings, linebreeding, inbreeding and test matings. Our knowledgebase also offers additional resources to help you read and understand pedigrees.

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Male American Staffordshire Terrier 2015
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American Staffordshire Terrier

Sep 13, 2008

 
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May 30, 2008

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Mar 1, 2004

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American Staffordshire Terrier

Dec 3, 1999

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