Not much can be said about the hindquarters bit of the standard as it is fairly clear and concise. When you are looking at a dog’s rear assembly, their are multiple points to look at. BUT, they cannot be viewed as separate points. They have to be viewed as one assembly and how it fits together. Continue reading “Hindquarters”
“ Height at shoulder: 14 to 16 inches. Weight: Dogs, 28 to 38 pounds; bitches, 24 to 34 pounds, these heights being related to weights. Non-conformity with these limits is a fault. In proportion, the length of back, from withers to tail set, is equal to the distance from withers to ground.” Continue reading “Size, Proportion, Substance”
From the past history of the Staffordshire Bull Terrier, the modern dog draws its character of indomitable courage, high intelligence, and tenacity. This, coupled with its affection for its friends, and children in particular, its off-duty quietness and trustworthy stability, makes it a foremost all-purpose dog.
Continue reading “Temperament”
With the exception of the noted images, we do not own the rights to these but have made efforts to locate whoever does own the usage rights. We will gladly remove them if anyone objects. Otherwise we feel these are useful illustrations. Thank you to Griet Coetzer (Zeracious) for the use of the center illustrations. Continue reading “Illustrated Standards”