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Bullboxer Pit vs American Staffordshire Terrier vs Staffordshire Bull Terrier – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

"Find similarities and differences between Bullboxer Pit vs American Staffordshire Terrier vs Staffordshire Bull Terrier" Compare Bullboxer Pit and American Staffordshire Terrier. Which is better: Bullboxer Pit or American Staffordshire Terrier or Staffordshire Bull Terrier?
Name Bullboxer Pit American Staffordshire Terrier Staffordshire Bull Terrier
OriginsUnited States United States England
Group Designer Dogs Hunting Dogs Hunting Dogs
Popularity Rank6048382
Reviews257
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Other Names Cross between the Boxer and American Pit Bull Terrier.
Pixoter
American Bullboxer
Amstaff, Stafford, Staffy Staffy, Staff, SBT, Stafford, Staffy Bull
Breed Type Cross Breed Purebred Purebred
AKC Group Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1936 as a Terrier breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1974 as a Terrier breed.
FCI Group Not recognized by FCI. Recognized by FCI in the Terriers group, in the Bull type Terriers section. Recognized by FCI in the Terriers group, in the Bull type Terriers section.
Breed Recognition Not recognized by any clubs. No set American Canine Registry
American Kennel Club
America's Pet Registry
Canadian Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Federation Cynologique Internationale
Kennel Club of Great Britain
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
American Canine Association, Inc.
Australian National Kennel Council
Continental Kennel Club
National Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
Price 400-800 $800-$1000 $1500-$2000

General Appearance - Bullboxer Pit vs American Staffordshire Terrier vs Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Size Large Medium Medium
Weight 50-75 pounds (25-34 kg) 57-67 pounds (25-30 kg) Males 25-38 pounds (11-17 kg), Female: 23-35 pounds (10-16 kg)
Avg. Weight 62.5 pounds (29.5 kg) 62 pounds (27.5 kg) Males 31.5 pounds (14 kg), Female: 29 pounds (13 kg)
Height 16-20 inches (41-51 cm) Male: 17-19 inches (43-48 cm), Female: 16-18 inches (41-46 cm) Male: 14-16 inches (36-41 cm), Female: 13-15 inches (33-38 cm)
Avg. Height 18 inches (46 cm) Male: 18 inches (45.5 cm), Female: 17 inches (43.5 cm) Male: 15 inches (38.5 cm), Female: 14 inches (35.5 cm)

Hair & Care - Bullboxer Pit vs American Staffordshire Terrier vs Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Coat Short Fine Smooth
Colors Tan
Brown
Yellow
Black
Brown
Blue
White
Black
Brindle
Red
Blue
Fawn
White
Black
Grooming
Easy to groom: The Bullboxer Pit doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Effortless: The American Staffordshire Terrier requires minimal grooming.
Effortless: The Staffordshire Bull Terrier requires minimal grooming.
Shedding Level
Bullboxer Pits shed above average.
American Staffordshire Terriers shed none to minimal.
Staffordshire Bull Terriers shed none to minimal.

Characteristics - Bullboxer Pit vs American Staffordshire Terrier vs Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Temperament Powerful
Faithful
Energetic
Loyal
Guarding
Active
Attentive
Devoted
Loyal
Intelligent
Courageous
Friendly
Tenacious
Affectionate
Courageous
Intelligent
Bold
Fearless
Reliable
Intelligent Rank
Smart: Bullboxer Pit's has great intelligence.
Smart: American Staffordshire Terrier's has great intelligence.
Average: Staffordshire Bull Terrier's has average obedience intelligence.
Trainability
Bullboxer Pits are easy to train.
American Staffordshire Terriers are easy to train.
Staffordshire Bull Terriers are quite easy to train.
Playfulness
The Bullboxer Pit is a playful breed.
The American Staffordshire Terrier is a playful breed.
Staffordshire Bull Terriers, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Sensitivity Level
Bullboxer Pits have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
American Staffordshire Terriers have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Affection Level
Bullboxer Pits are highly affectionate dogs.
American Staffordshire Terriers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Staffordshire Bull Terriers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
Bullboxer Pits are a social breed.
American Staffordshire Terriers are a social breed.
Staffordshire Bull Terriers are a social breed.
Barking
Average to high: The Bullboxer Pit is a vocal breed.
Average: The American Staffordshire Terrier barks occasionally.
Low: The Staffordshire Bull Terrier barks none to minimal.
Watchdog Ability
Bullboxer Pits are good watchdogs.
American Staffordshire Terriers are average watchdogs.
Staffordshire Bull Terriers are average watchdogs.
Territorial
Bullboxer Pits are extremely protective guard dogs.
American Staffordshire Terriers are average defenders.
Staffordshire Bull Terriers are average defenders.
Biting Potential Low
The Bullboxer Pit has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The American Staffordshire Terrier has a low chance of biting somebody.
Moderate
The Staffordshire Bull Terrier has an average chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Bullboxer Pits have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
American Staffordshire Terriers have a strong tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Staffordshire Bull Terriers have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Bullboxer Pits have average wanderlust potential.
American Staffordshire Terriers have average wanderlust potential.
Wanderlust potential of the Staffordshire Bull Terrier is strong enough to escape from home.
Prey Drive
Bullboxer Pits have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
American Staffordshire Terriers have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen.
Staffordshire Bull Terriers have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Apartment Friendly
Bullboxer Pits are not apartment-friendly dogs.
American Staffordshire Terriers are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle.
Staffordshire Bull Terriers are not the best choice for an apartment lifestyle, but they don't mind being inside if you walk them several times every day.
Adaptability
Bullboxer Pits don't adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
American Staffordshire Terriers adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Staffordshire Bull Terriers adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Bullboxer Pits do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
American Staffordshire Terriers do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Staffordshire Bull Terriers do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Fighting Dog Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Yes
In history, this breed was unfortunately used for combat dog.
Yes
In history, this breed was unfortunately used for combat dog.

Good With - Bullboxer Pit vs American Staffordshire Terrier vs Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Stranger Friendly
Bullboxer Pits are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
American Staffordshire Terriers are stranger friendly dogs.
Staffordshire Bull Terriers are stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Bullboxer Pits are kid-friendly dogs.
American Staffordshire Terriers are kid-friendly dogs.
Staffordshire Bull Terriers are kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Bullboxer Pits are not cat-friendly dogs.
American Staffordshire Terriers are not cat-friendly dogs.
Staffordshire Bull Terriers are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Bullboxer Pits are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
American Staffordshire Terriers are not dog-friendly.
Staffordshire Bull Terriers are not dog-friendly.
Office Friendly No
Bullboxer Pit is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Yes
American Staffordshire Terrier is one of the best dog breeds for office environment
No
Staffordshire Bull Terrier is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Bullboxer Pits are usually recommended for elderly people.
American Staffordshire Terriers are usually recommended for elderly people.
Staffordshire Bull Terriers are usually recommended for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Bullboxer Pits do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
American Staffordshire Terriers do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Staffordshire Bull Terriers usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners No
Bullboxer Pits are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Yes
American Staffordshire Terriers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
No
Staffordshire Bull Terriers are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Yes
This breed makes good as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Therapy Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Boat Dog Yes
Bullboxer Pit breed usually likes being on a boat.
Not really
American Staffordshire Terrier breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Staffordshire Bull Terrier breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.

Health Factors - Bullboxer Pit vs American Staffordshire Terrier vs Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Health Issues
Bullboxer Pits are commonly healthy dogs.
The American Staffordshire Terrier is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Staffordshire Bull Terrier is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems Obesity
Cardiomyopathy
Hip Dysplasia
Demodectic Mange
No set Cataracts
Distichiasis
Mastocytoma
Persistent Hyperplastic Primary Vitreous
Life Expectancy 10-14 years 12-14 years 12-14 years
Hypoallergenic No No No
Energy Level
Bullboxer Pits are high energy dogs.
American Staffordshire Terriers have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Staffordshire Bull Terriers have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Exercise Need
Bullboxer Pits need a lot of exercises.
American Staffordshire Terriers need quite a lot of exercise.
Staffordshire Bull Terriers need quite a lot of exercise.
Sleeping Need
Bullboxer Pits don't need too much sleep.
American Staffordshire Terriers sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Staffordshire Bull Terriers sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Avg. daily food consumption 5 to 6 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 2.5 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 1 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
Average to High.
Low to Average.
Average to High.
Weather & Climate Prefers average to warm weather conditions Prefers average to warm weather conditions Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness Low
The Bullboxer Pit has a low chance of bad smell.
Medium
The American Staffordshire Terrier has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Staffordshire Bull Terrier has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Bullboxer Pit drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed.
The American Staffordshire Terrier is an average drooler.
The Staffordshire Bull Terrier is an average drooler.

Reproducibility - Bullboxer Pit vs American Staffordshire Terrier vs Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Gestation Length 60-64 days 60-64 days 60-64 days
How often can the have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Litter Size 5-9 puppies 5-10 puppies 5-7 puppies

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