Facts about the Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Facts are statements that are considered to be true and often contrasted with opinions and beliefs. Unusual and interesting facts about the Staffordshire Bull Terrier, including some useful statistics will fascinate everyone from kids to adults. Fact 1 - Introduction and Definition: These dogs were bred in the 1800s in England as hunting dogs and a bull - fighters. They are strong and muscular, with powerful jaws. Staffordshire bull terriers used in the persecution of rats. For this purpose 100 rats were placed in a ring or a hole, and dogs competed who kill more rats for one minute. Fact 2 - The Origin of Species: The Staffordshire Bull Terrier breed originated in Staffordshire in England, hence the name. They were derived from a variety of bulldogs and terriers. They are associated with the American pit bultererovm and Staffordshire Terrier. Fact 3 - Weight Staffordshire Bull Terriers range from 30 to 40 pounds. Fact 4 - Size: height varies from 17 to 19 inches to the shoulder. Fact 5 - Alternative nickname: "Dog Nanny", as it is friendly with children, regardless of their origin. "Terriers" is the word "Terra" - the land and the "dog of the earth" in the literal sense means the French name «Chien terrier" Fact 6 - coat and color Staffordshire Bull Terriers: wool, as a rule, short, dense and smooth variety of colors, including red, yellow, white, blue or black with brindle markings. Fact 7 - The Life Staffordshire Bull Terrier: Life expectancy of this breed is between 12 and 14 years Fact 8 - After the first year of life, dogs are considered adults - it is equivalent to 16 human years! Fact 9 - Selection of Staffordshire Bull Terriers as Pets! Think about:How much will it cost to feed and train a dog? How much time will it take to care for a dog? How long would it take to walk the dog on a daily basis? How much will it cost the vet, treatment and vaccinations? Fact 10 - Every breed of dog is susceptible to certain health problems. Staffordshire bull terriers are ill:- Cataracts - Hip dysplasia (abnormal development of the hip joint) Fact 11 - the breed was registered by the AKC (American Kennel Club) in 1974 Fact 12 - Breeding Staffordshire Bull Terriers were engaged only in the 19th century. Fact 13 - It is estimated that 85% of dogs visit the vet every year.