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American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier so you can get to know the breed more.

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Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed American Bulldog and Staffordshire Bull Terrier mix

American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier Price and Availability

Price
How much does the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of an American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier in the United States? How much money is an American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier?

Where to buy an American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier with a good pedigree?

$500-$600
If you choose to purchase the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier gets to a happy place.
Availability
How easy is it to get a American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier? How many American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier are there in the world?
Frequent: The American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier is easier than average to get. Maybe there is some risk of overbreeding, as it is a popular breed.

Due to its popularity, inbreeding may occur. A new study shows that inbreeding contributes to the incidence of disease and health problems.

So be careful and seek the help of an experienced person or a professional, in making your decision.

American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier Size

Size
Is an American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier small, medium or large dog?

How big do American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier get?

What is the average size of an American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier?

Large
Weight
How much does the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier weigh? How much should an American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier weight? What is the normal weight of an American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier? How much does a full-grown American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier weight?
Male: 50-60 pounds (23-27 kg), Female: 40-55 pounds (18-25 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of an American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier?
Male: 55 pounds (25 kg), Female: 47.5 pounds (21.5 kg)
Height
How tall is the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier? American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier height:
Male: 22-28 inches (55-70 cm), Female: 20-26 inches (52-65 cm)
Average Height
What is the average height of an American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier?
Male: 25 inches (62.5 cm), Female: 23 inches (58.5 cm)

American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier Grooming, Hair and Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
FineSmooth
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color are proper American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier coats?
Black Red Blue White BrownFawn Brindle
Grooming
How to groom the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier and how often? How often should I take my American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier to the groomer?
Effortless: The American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier requires minimal grooming. Seasonal flea treatment is needed, but cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't necessary.

Ears and eyes should be cleaned sometimes to avoid infections. American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier is one of the best choices if you don't have the time, skill, or money to take care of a high-maintenance dog.

Highly recommended for beginners.
Shedding Level
How much do American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier? Do American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs shed a lot?
American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs are low shedders. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. The amount and frequency of hair loss mostly depend on their health status and breed type.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
How often does the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier need a bath? How often should you give an American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier a bath? Can I bathe my American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier every day?
4-6 weeks
Average. Experts recommended at least every 4-6 weeks for this family pup. According to a study, 56% of pet parents don’t bathe their dogs as frequently as they should, and 60% use the sniff test when deciding when it’s bath time.

Bathing your dog is beneficial to them in more ways than just one. It’s also a good time to look for unusual scratches, bumps, fleas, and other irregularities. When their hair is wet and flat against their body, these details are more visible.

American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier Personality / Temperament

Temperament
What kind of personality does the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
LovingEnergeticAlertCourageousIntelligentAffectionateReliableGentleGoingSocialBoldFearless
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier? Is the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier breed dumb or smart?
Average: It takes patience to teach this breed any tricks or commands, but the effort is worth it. They understand and remember new commands after an average of 25-40 repetitions.

The American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier ranks average in the intelligence ranking of dogs.

Trainability
Are American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training? How hard is it to train an American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier?
American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs are quite easy to train. Sometimes they can be challenging, but if you're consistent in teaching new commands they will obey for sure.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier is a playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs don't tolerate irregular daily routines, noisy households, and frequent guest visits really well.

They are receptive to their owner's emotions and make wonderful family companions.

Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Is an American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier a good family dog?
High: American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving, and affectionate dogs toward their handlers. They enjoy quality time with their owners despite the activity and are considered great therapy dogs for those in need. This breed responds strongly to their handler's emotions because they bond closely. Their happiness is your happiness.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier need? American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier social needs:
American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs are a social breed. They enjoy being around people or other animals. This breed doesn't tolerate being left alone.
Barking
Do American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier bark?
Low to Average: The American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier rarely barks. This breed could be a good choice if you're looking for a quiet breed. They don't bark unless there is a good reason.

Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention-seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.

Watchdog Ability
Is American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs are good watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're consistent in their effort. Good vocal cords and a sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're territorial and protective about their property, so the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs will alert you if they sense something different.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs have aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs strongly protect their territory. This breed is a complete security guard, so you don't have to be afraid in case of danger.
Biting Potential
Do American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier? What are the odds of getting bitten by a American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier? Why do dog bites happen?

Moderate

The American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier has an average chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Bite Force
Does the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier has a hard bite? What is the bite force of an American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier? How much bite force does an American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier have?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier bite force: Ordinary. Average dogs have a bite force between 200 and 400 PSI.

The American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier, and many others, have a fearsome presence because they have significant jaw strength, so it is important not to anger the dog and have it around strangers until it is fully trained.

However, they are usually quite calm and good companions, they work well in families and are easy to care for.

Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier do?
American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs have a lower than average tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs need to be taught a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier roam?
American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs have average wanderlust potential. Sometimes they like to explore the world and they might escape once or twice, but usually, they prefer staying safely at home. Safer to teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier have high prey drive?
American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs 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. Training can help to achieve good behavior.
Apartment Friendly
Is American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat? Can you have an American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier in an apartment?
It is not the best choice if you want to keep them indoors, however, with careful exercise and several walks a day, they will tolerate the indoor environment, so it is possible to keep American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier indoors.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
How long can an American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier be left alone? How long can you leave an American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier alone?
American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs 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 Bully Staffy Bull Terrier Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier temperament with other people:
American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs are average friendly towards strangers.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs get along with other pets? Are American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Child Friendly
Are American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier temperament with children:
American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs are kid-friendly dogs. This breed is a good choice if you have children.
Cat Friendly
How well do American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats? Can the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier breed live with a cat?
American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs get along with other dogs?
American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs are not the most dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier is not a good choice.
Good For First Time Owners
Is American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners? Is American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier breed suitable for first-time owners?
Yes
American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Are American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs good office canines? Do American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs make good office-friendly pets? Can they be office dogs?
No
American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier temperament with senior people? Are American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs good for elderly owners?
American Bully Staffy Bull Terriers are usually recommended for elderly people.

American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier Health

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
The American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems
What genetic/health problems does the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier breed? Most common health risks of American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier:
CataractsHip DysplasiaAllergiesCancerEntropionCherry EyeEctropionElbow DysplasiaDistichiasisMastocytomaPersistent Hyperplastic Primary Vitreous
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier see the vet?
Average
The American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year. If your dog shows any symptoms, call your veterinarian.
Life Expectancy
How long do American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs live? How old can a American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier be? What is the age limit of the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier? How many years can the oldest American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier live?

What is the average life expectancy / lifespan of an American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier?

How long is the lifespan of an American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier?

12-14 years
The average lifespan of American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier: 13 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier breed hypoallergenic?
No
American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reactions. Some dog breeds are even considered to higher possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier have? What is the activity level of the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier?
American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs have a higher energy level than other dog breeds. If you want a dog for snuggling on the couch, this breed isn't the perfect choice for you.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much exercise does an American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier need? How much exercise do American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs require per day?

Do American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs need a lot of exercises?

American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs need quite a lot of exercise. Daily walks should be on schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier breed need?
American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs like sleeping so they do sleep a lot. They're not the most active dog breed. If you live an active life, this breed can be a bad choice for you.
Average daily food consumption
How much food does an American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier need? What dog products should I buy? How much food does an American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier breed eat per day? What is good dog food for American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier? How much food should I feed my American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier?
3 to 5 cups of a high-quality dog food daily, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
How easy to gain weight for this dog? American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier risk for obesity:
Average: The American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier has an average risk for obesity. Daily walks should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding.

If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier weight regularly.

Weather and Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot or cold weather and climate?
Tolerates warm and cold weather
Dogs that tolerate hot and cold weather are typically those that have a double coat of fur. Dogs with a double coat of fur have a layer of fur that insulates their skin and helps protect them from the cold and the heat.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?

Medium

The American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling Tendency
Does the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier drool?
The American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool more than others, just like the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier.

If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier As a Working Dog

Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier be a guide dog? Are they used as seeing-eye dogs?

Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act).

American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier is not the best breed for service purposes.

Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier be an emotional support animal?

Not really

This breed is generally not used as a therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and people with anxiety disorders or autism.

American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.

Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier be a sniffer dog?

Not really

They are not typically employed for this type of work, but there may be exceptional cases. 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.

American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier is not the best breed for detection purposes.

Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier be a search and rescue dog?

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as a search and rescue dog. The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and locating missing people.

The American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier is not the best breed for SAR purposes.

Boat and Sailor Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier be a boat dog?

Not really

American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.

Boat dogs were typically bred for their strength, stamina, and water resistance, as they were often required to perform tasks such as pulling in fishing nets, and jumping into the water to retrieve ropes or lines, or helping to move cargo.

Sailor dog is a type of dog that was bred to accompany sailors on their voyages. They were typically used for three purposes: as a working dog, a watchdog, and as a companion. A boat dog is a term used to describe a type of dog that was traditionally bred and used as a working dog on boats.

Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier be a drafting dog?

Yes

A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination.

American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier breed is a good choice for drafting purposes.

Fighting Dog / Military Dog
Where American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs used as fighting / military dogs in history?

Not really

In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long is an American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier pregnant?How long does it take to have puppies? How to tell if the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier breed is pregnant?

60-64 days

Reproductive cycle of the female American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days.

During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge.

The second part is the Estrus when the female is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days.

The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color.

The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the female’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating.

The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.

Litter Frequency

Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier have in a litter? How many puppies can the American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier breed have for the first time? How many puppies does an American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier have? How many puppies can an American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier give birth to?
5-7 puppies

American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier Recognition

AKC Group
Is American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.

American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Grooming: Effortless: The American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier requires minimal grooming.
  • Shedding Level: American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs are low shedders.
  • Watchdog Ability: American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs are good watchdogs.
  • Mouthiness: American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs have a lower than average tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people.
  • Adaptability: American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
  • Child Friendly: American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs are kid-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: American Bully Staffy Bull Terriers are usually recommended for elderly people.
  • Good For First Time Owners: American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
  • Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog: A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reactions.
  • Drooling Tendency: The American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs 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.
  • Cat Friendly: American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
  • Dog Friendly: American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier dogs are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
  • Office Friendly: American Bully Staffy Bull Terrier is not the best dog breed for office environment.

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