Staffordshire bull terrier
Staffordshire bull terriers, also known as Staffies and Stafs, can be wonderful dogs who have made loving family pets through many decades.
Follow our nation's relationship with Staffordshire bull terriers from the 1920s to the current day in our film. Find out how times have changed for these adorable dogs and get to know Staffies a little better.
Staffordshire bull terrier puppies have suffered a great deal from overbreeding and bad press in recent years and sadly, many have ended up in our care through irresponsible ownership.
However, Staffies with the right training can make wonderful pets and many of the Staffies in our care are well behaved, affectionate and playful.
Staffordshire bull terrier puppies for sale
If you're thinking of buying a Staffordshire bull terrier puppy think carefully about the commitment you're about to make.
A Staffy puppy will need lots of training and socialisation, so that they're able to enjoy the company of other dogs and the freedom of being off lead when they become adults.
If you're sure that a Staffy is the right breed for you and you can provide a 'forever' home then there are steps you can take to make sure you're buying from a reputable breeder.
Check out our advice on find a good puppy breeder to ensure you don't become a victim of the puppy trade.
Consider adopting a Staffie from us
Alternatively why not take a look at the Staffordshire bull terriers in our care? Before going to a new home all of our dogs:
- are microchipped,
- vaccinated (where appropriate),
- neutered (where possible),
- given a health check
- come with six weeks' free pet insurance from More Than.
When searching for dogs in our care you can choose to filter by breed and age, and if none are suitable for your family, you can even sign up for email alerts.