American Staffordshire Terrier Info & American Staffordshire Terrier Breeders

The American Staffordshire Terrier, also known as Amstaff is medium-sized, with a short coat. The Bulldog/Terrier cross has had several names, including Bull-and-Terrier Dog, Pit Bull, or Half and Half. It assumed the name of Staffordshire Bull Terrier in England. The breed found it's way into America as early as 1870 and in 1936 was accepted by the American Kennel Club as the American Staffordshire Terrier - to reflect difference from the Staffordshire Bull Terrier of England.


According to the American Kennel Club "The Am Staff is a people-oriented dog that thrives when he is made part of the family and given a job to do. Although friendly, this breed is loyal to his own family."


The American Staffordshire Terrier should give the impression of great strength for his size, a well put-together dog, muscular, but agile and graceful, keenly alive to his surroundings.


While ancestors were bred for dog fighting, the American Staffordshire Terrier is bred today as a companion and show dog.  Early socialisation and proper training is recommended with the breed.


Photos courtesy of Malagorlad Amstaffs.


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Source: Wikipedia

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Registered American Staffordshire Terrier Breeders

Acchindra American Staffordshire Terrier - Fraser Coast area, QLD
We are small kennel located in the Wide Bay Area. Breeding for type, ... read more
Amseraphs - American Staffordshire Terrier Breeder - Sydney, NSW
The American Staffordshire Terrier is our passion... We pride ourselves in ... read more
Anican American Staffordshire Terrier Breeder - Melbourne, Vic
We are a small kennel located in Melbourne, Victoria. During our time in this ... read more
BellaWest Amstaffs -  American Staffordshire Terrier Breeder - Coffs Harbour, NSW
Bellawest is a Registered American Staffordshire Terrier Kennel based in New ... read more
Elitemorpar Kennels - American Staffordshire Terrier Breeder - Blackwater, QLD
Elitemorpar are a small breeder of some fantastic quality pups with fantastic ... read more
Icerainstafs - American Staffy Breeder - Shepparton, VIC
The home of Icerainstafs (My prefix) breeder to better the breed and shower of ... read more
Malagorlad Amstaffs - American Staffordshire Terrier Breeder  - Melbourne, VIC
Malagorlad Amstaff championship bloodlines with grandparents being grand grand ... read more
Newbelle American Staffordshire Terrier Breeder - Illawarra, NSW
We are a small family kennel situated on the South Coast NSW, Australia. We ... read more
Pawtucket Amstaffs - American Staffordshire Terrier Breeder - Pakenham, Victoria
Pawtucket kennels are a small kennel which believes in breeding to the standard ... read more
Rebbull Kennels -  American Staffordshire Terrier Breeder - Bathurst, NSW
Rebbull American Staffordshire Terriers - Movement, Style and Grace. Our kennel ... read more
Redwhitenblu Amstaffs - American Staffordshire Terrier Breeder
Breeding occasionally for type, temperament and soundness.
Our dogs are raised ... read more
Staffwild American Staffordshire Terriers - Brisbane, QLD
Small kennel based in Brisbane breeding correct breed type, to standard with ... read more
Tamf - American Staffordshire Terrier Breeder - Newcastle, NSW
Breeder of American Staffordshire Terriers. Made with love. read more
Tredanky American Staffordshire Terrier Breeder - Brisbane, QLD
Here at Tredanky Stafs we offer high quality bred American Staffordshire ... read more