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.