American Staffordshire Terriers

The American Staffordshire Terrier is not a new breed. Although it gained American Kennel Club registration and recognition in 1936, it has been developed since the early 1800s as a result of crosses between the bulldogs of that time and game terriers.

Although the early ancestors of this breed came from England, the development of the American Staffordshire Terrier is the story of a truly American breed. , the American Staffordshire Terrier in now larger and bigger boned than its British cousin

Compact and powerfully built, the Am Staff stands up to 19 inches at the shoulder. He has a short, smooth, coat that comes in any colour or combination of colours. Grooming needs are minimal. He cannot be exposed to extremes in temperature for extended periods of time.

The American Staffordshire Terrier is a fearless and courageous dog. Despite his roots, today the Am Staff is patient, reliable, loving, and extremely devoted to his family. Known for being good with children, the Am Staff is gentle and good natured enough to accept their sometimes rough play. A loyal companion, the Am Staff tolerates other household pets well. The Am Staff is a very versatile breed with an eager to please personality. Am Staffs excel at weight pulling, tracking, agility, flyball, and as therapy dogs to children, the elderly and the infirm.

Intelligent, alert, and strong-willed, he benefits from early obedience training and socialization.. His terrier nature requires an owner who is strong and confident without being overbearing. The Am Staff has a high activity level and needs regular exercise. He can live well in either the city or country but must have a fenced backyard. Life span is generally between 9 and 14 years provided they are given plenty of loving attention and a good diet.


About Mon Shan Misch

Welcome to Mon Shan Misch breeder of the American Staffordshire Terrier.

Based on the gold coast we are registered breeders with the canine control council of Queensland.

Mon Shan Misch are committed to the improvement of the breed and producing pups of an excellent nature and fantastic family pets. All our dogs and pups are raised as part of the family , therefore we are very particular about the new homes they will go to.

We are always available for any queries or advice our new puppy owners may have.

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