[VIDEO] A Playful American Staffordshire Terrier Puppy

video Playful American Staffordshire Terrier puppy

In this video, we get to watch a happy and playful American Staffordshire Terrier puppy playing with his parent.  That outgoing, confident personality in this puppy is typical of this breed, according to Dog Breed Info.  They make a wonderful family dog because they are loyal, affectionate, intelligent, good-natured, and amusing.

They are wonderful with children too because they are gentle and loving.  What makes this courageous guard dog happy is to please his owner. For the last 5 decades, careful breeding has produced this friendly and trustworthy dog that’s especially good with children.  They are very protective of their owner.  If anyone threatens their loved ones, they will protect them with their life.

Characteristics of an American Staffordshire Terrier

Dog Breed Info recommends that if you have an American Staffordshire Terrier, to start socializing the puppy as early as possible.  Some may be aggressive toward other dogs, but early and thorough socialization will help a great deal with this.  Expose them to a variety of situations, people, sights, sounds, so they become familiar with more people and dogs outside of their family.

Exercise needs of a Staffordshire Terrier

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This is a dog that needs his exercise.   Make sure he has that so he is easier to handle.  Take him for a long walk, or take him jogging with you, or running.  This breed actually prefers warmer climates.  They would be good with dog sports like agility,obedience, and tracking because they are athletically built and intelligent.  And while you are training them, you might discover that there is a clownish nature in them, because they might put a twist in your training program.  So make your training fun and interesting for them.  Be patient in training them.  Be kind, and be firm.  This is a dog that wants a job, and be part of the family.  He is very people-oriented.  You can read more about this breed here.  Do you have experience with an American Staffordshire Terrier?  Share your comment at the bottom of this page.

If you enjoy watching this video, here is a video of a puppy learning to socialize at the dog park.

Article source:  Dog Breed Info


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