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i have a dog who when we bought we thought he was a staff bull terrier but lately some has said he h

cross between staff and pittbull

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  • Lisa DudleyLisa Dudley Columbus areaPosts: 780Member
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    Without seeing a picture we can't really tell. For all practical purposes your dog will fall into the catch-all description of "pit bull" If you are in an area that has BSL you will have to follow the guidelines.
  • Chris & Brian CrawfordChris & Brian Crawford Posts: 1,879Member
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    It would really help if we could see a picture of your dog. Personally, I wouldn't worry too much about someone saying that he looks "like a cross between Staff and Pit Bull". First, most people can't tell the difference between an American Staffordshire Terrier and an American Pit Bull Terrier, since the two breeds are very closely related and share many of the same traits and characteristics. People generally call all of the breeds that look similar "pit bulls". Second, this might be someone who doesn't know what a Staffordshire Terrier is, so they see the dog and say, "That looks like a Pit Bull or mixed with a Pit Bull!" I wouldn't put too much stock in it. I've gotten some really dumb comments from people who supposedly know "a lot" about German Shepherds, like folks asking me if my purebred is mixed with Malinois because she's "so small" (she's almost the max. hight under the standard). And someone asked me if she was "mixed with K-9". Duh.
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