Undoubtedly one of the world’s most courageous and versatile dogs, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier proves to be an excellent companion for family and a flawless watchdog. He is spirited, talented and able to overcome any task set before him. His loyalty knows no bounds and his rightly proud owner is the center of his universe. For the owner seeking a close canine pal and a readily trained companion, the Staff is a brilliant selection. Illustrated with over 135 color photographs, this introductory guide provides discussions on breed history, characteristics and standard, as well as puppy selection, feeding, training, preventative health care and showing. The new owner will welcome advice about puppy-proofing the home, preparing for the pup’s arrival, housebreaking and preventing puppy problems. Helpful hints and important information are highlighted to provide easy access to everything the reader needs to know about life with a Staffordshire Bull Terrier from puppyhood to the senior years.