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a powerful short-haired terrier originated in England by crossing the bulldog with terriers

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Sidney is a Staffordshire bull terrier cross who is around two years old.
Labradors were also the most popular dog in the SR postcode district where Staffordshire bull terriers came second with 8.
The statistics, released as part of National Microchipping Month, revealed that since 2000, 20,000 dogs have been reported missing to Petlog, and Staffordshire Bull Terriers make up 12 per cent of those still missing.
Jordan, who appeared on the BBC's Inside Out on Monday, will tell youngsters about how he bought two puppies think-thinking they were Staffordshire bull terriers, a breed people are allowed to have as pets.
TWO dogs were attacked and mauled to death by a Staffordshire bull terrier in the Yermasoyia area in Limassol, according to a police report.
TV star Paul O'Grady has become patron of the Staffordshire Bull Terrier Club to try to help rid the breed of its devil dog reputation.
They insist the reputation of familyfriendly, pure–bred bull terriers is being unfairly tarnished – something owner Anna Murray would agree with.
Kerry Alun Evans, 25, of High Street, Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil, has denied 14 counts, including keeping or training pit bull terrier-type dogs in connection with an animal fight, having possession or custody of pit bull terrier type dog, and having equipment for use in connection with an animal fight.
The Staffordshire Bull Terrier is known for its intelligence, fearlessness and loyalty.
The tragic death of schoolgirl Jade Anderson, 14, who was mauled to death by two bull mastiffs and two Staffordshire bull terriers at a friend's house near Wigan last month has highlighted the dangers of keeping the dogs.
Who, in their right mind, puts a live cat in an upended wheelie bin then throws in a pit bull terrier to kill it?
Bull terriers, Staffordshire bull terriers and pit bull terriers are among the most frequent offenders, with around one in three of the dogs carrying out attacks from this bull breed group.
THE RSPCA found new homes for more Staffordshire bull terriers in 2009 than any other type of dog - despite their negative image as "status dogs".
THE fashion for bull terrier pets is leading to more of the dogs being abandoned as 17 Staffordshire bull terriers and Staffie-crosses were rehomed in the North East by the RSPCA last year.
The pit bull is not a breed, but a combination of many terrier and bull breeds, among them bull terriers and the Staffordshire bull terrier.