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
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.
American Staffordshire Terrier
adopted from Dane County Humane Society, Wisconsin
Dubai Following a controversy surrounding the death of a toy poodle caused by an American Staffordshire terrier
at Dubai Pet Show, the debate rages about whether certain breeds of dog, including all types of pitbulls, should be banned as pets.
Summary: DUBAI -- The organisers of the Dubai Pet Show have been forced to revise its admission procedures for dogs after a poodle was mauled to death by an American Staffordshire terrier
, a breed prohibited by the Dubai Municipality.
The striker, 20, has been forced to leave his beloved one-year-old American Staffordshire terrier
with his parents back in London after joining Albion on loan last month.
Personally, I don't want to have to work that hard, but I know there are many dedicated lovers of American Staffordshire terriers
, rottweilers, Akitas and other breeds who do.
Ohio prohibits pit bulls (and at the local level, many municipalities also ban the breed), Rottweilers, English Bull terriers and American Staffordshire Terriers
, to name a few.
Bylaws specifically exclude Staffordshire Bull Terriers or American Staffordshire Terriers
registered with the Canadian Kennel Club.