american staffordshire terrier

  • Adopt a dog or cat for the 4th of July

    Adopt a dog or cat for the 4th of July

    Fifty-six men signed the Declaration of Independence, which was adopted on July 4, 1776; here are 27 adoptable animals who share their names with those who signed the document.

  • A dog like that

    A dog like that

    The young man at the feed store was chatting with me about chickens when he offered to carry my bag out to the car for me. As I opened the back of my station wagon, he froze and asked, “Is that your dog?” I looked at Lill, my cropped-ear American Staffordshire Terrier co-pilot, sleeping in […]

  • North Carolina legislators file dog breed restriction bill

    North Carolina legislators file dog breed restriction bill

    A bill introduced Tuesday in the North Carolina House of Representatives aims to designate six “aggressive” dog breeds and to regulate the ownership of those breeds and breed mixes. House Bill 956 classifies the Rottweiler, Mastiff, Chow Chow, Perro de Presa Canario, Pit Bull (including the American Staffordshire Terrier, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier and the […]

  • Fire department rescues, then adopts dog

    Fire department rescues, then adopts dog

    Everyone knows that the traditional firehouse dog is the Dalmatian, but the new Haines City, Fla., Fire Department is not of the white-and-black-spotted variety. Instead, the firefighters have adopted the adorable American Staffordshire Terrier mix they recently rescued. Members of the department rescued the Staffie mix earlier this year after they found her tied to […]

  • Five cat and dog videos for Friday, March 30, 2011

    Five cat and dog videos for Friday, March 30, 2011

    Can we all get along? It’s Friday, and time for five weekly videos. Today’s theme is togetherness: a cat plays mama to baby squirrels, two cats engage in some heavy petting, a puppy plays with a black cat, an American Staffordshire Terrier is overwhelmed by four kittens, and a Pit Bull shows a little tenderness […]

  • A dog and four kittens

    A dog and four kittens

    An American Staffordshire Terrier dog is surrounded by four kittens: Which one will he pay attention to first?