The Staffordshire Bull Terrier is a beloved dog breed known for its bold, courageous, affectionate, intelligent temperament and short, smooth coat. Classified as a terrier breed, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier is a medium dog with an average weight of 24-38 pounds and a height of 14-16 inches.
This breed typically has a 12-14 year life span and requires a moderate amount of exercise per day. As for grooming needs, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier has low grooming requirements.
In this guide, we’ll take a closer look at the Staffordshire Bull Terrier’s personality traits, exercise and grooming needs, as well as common health issues associated with the breed.
Staffordshire Bull Terrier Breed Information
Breed Group: terrier
Average Weight (lbs): 24-38
Average Height (in): 14-16
Life Expectancy (years): 12-14
Daily Sleep: 12-14 hours
Staffordshire Bull Terrier Appearance
Coat Type: short, smooth
Coat Colors: black, blue, brindle, fawn, red, white
Staffordshire Bull Terrier Temperament and Personality
Temperament: bold, courageous, affectionate, intelligent
Trainability: highly trainable, responds well to positive reinforcement
Exercise Needs: moderate
Grooming Needs: low
Staffordshire Bull Terrier Health
Common Health Issues: hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia, cataracts
To learn more about this breed, visit our Dog Breeds category.