American Staffordshire terrier

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American breed of muscular terriers with a short close-lying stiff coat

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The new ordinance, passed last year by the City Council, applies to American pit bull terriers, American Staffordshire terriers, Staffordshire bull terriers or mixed pit bull breed dogs.
Some of them might actually be one of these: The American Kennel Club (AKC) recognizes a breed called the American Staffordshire Terrier, and another called the Staffordshire Bull Terrier.
The dog, an American Staffordshire Terrier, was removed from its owner's house in Limassol after the Animal Party, following a report made to them by a member of the public, filed a report with Limassol police.
Summary: DUBAI -- The Dubai Municipality released Trip, the American Staffordshire terrier who killed a poodle at the Dubai Pet Show last month, to his owner after the dog remained calm for three weeks in its control.
The American Staffordshire Terrier which savaged a poodle to death at Dubai Pet Show on Friday is being held by the municipality.
The most common breeds that are prone to this injury are Akita, American Staffordshire Terrier, Australian Terrier, and Mastiff, but Trupanion has seen claims in a wide variety of breeds.
Even the name may feed fears: "Pit bull" sounds fierce, although it's generally used to describe several breeds, one of which sounds anything but - the American Staffordshire Terrier.
According to the American Kennel Club, the term ``pit bull'' has become a catch-all reference to several breeds of dogs, including the American pit bull terrier, the American Staffordshire terrier and the English bull terrier.
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