AMSTAFF || El origen del american staffordshire terrier 🍂 Historia, Caracteristicas, Accion

The American Staffordshire Terrier descends
of the Old English Bulldog and Old English breeds Terrier. The dogs resulting from this crossing
they came to the United States in the 19th century and already in 1898 the first representatives were presented
of this new race. In its beginnings, this dog was used
in dog and bull fights, activities that are considered illegal in much of the
world. Currently, the American Staffordshire Terrier has stopped being an aggressive dog
to be a nice companion dog American staffordshire terrier is a breed
canine that gives the impression of great strength, in relation to its size. It’s a good dog
Solid and muscular, although agile and elegant. He is always attentive to what surrounds him. his
body must be picked up, neither raised nor agalgado Its value is notorious. HISTORY.
The origin of the American Staffordshire or amstaff (AST), Terrier is quite complex. The race started
to develop approximately in the years 800 before Christ, when the Phoenicians in
their business activities, they brought to england For the first time, a line of Molossian dogs
large sized Asian children, which were started to cross with the dogs that were in england
at that time. The dogs resulting from those crosses were used to fight
and capture large and aggressive animals, such as wild boars, bears or big cats. Subsequently around 400 before
Christ came to the coasts of England another Molossian lines of great strength, known
like the alano. The farmers and butchers of england transformed
Alano in the first true Bulldog English that at that time was called
Bulldogge The Bulldogge was developed with the only
purpose of being a prey dog ​​for the bulls, however, was also used
to fight against bears, lions and other ferocious carnivores. These scheduled fights were
known as catches and consitian in subjecting a bull to the attacks of one or several
dogs. In this task, both the bulls and the dogs were very mistreated and in
Sometimes dogs in the worst case they ended up gored, disembowelled, trampled,
or with fractures of the skull, ribs or culumna spinal cord, when thrown into the air by
bulls, and hit the ground. In 1835, once the fights against
bulls in Great Britain, the breeders that they appreciated the fierceness, courage and tenacity
of the Bulldogge focused their attention on the breeding of dogs to use as animals
of fight. Staffordshire coal miners they crossed to the Bulldogge with fussy Terrier
and they continued with the tradition of fighting through clandestine fights that still
They are celebrated today. From these crosses between the Bulldogge and the Terrier
came the Bull and Terrier and the Staffordshire Terrier. These dogs arrived in the United States
around 1870 as polyvalent dogs for the farms and as guardians of the
borders. They excelled in their services to people at the borders and soon you
They gained the reputation of being one of the best dogs that you could have. To increase
the utility of the dog in its new medium of life at the borders, the Bull breeders
and Terrier began selective breeding in after a larger dog. The dog
Bull and Terrier became an adept to almost anything and played many
papers, which included the shepherd dog, cattle protector, eliminator
of vermin, dog pulling weights, dog guardian and family companion. After several contributions, finally,
the dogs began to have other names, like Pit Dog, Pit Bull Terrier, American Bull
Terrier and even the Yankee Terrier. These imported animals were developed to
happen to be characteristic races, between them the American Pit Bull Terrier and the American
Staffordshire Terrier. The United Kennel Club (UKC) American recognized the former
mentioned Bull and Terrier as American Pit Bull Terrier in 1898. The race quickly became popular and began
to appear in advertising campaigns of products such as shoes, jeans, discography
and television programs. The American Pit Bull Terrier was now all
an international symbol that represented to the United States. to the world. The popularity
of this breed was at its highest point and people recognized him as the robust animal,
strong and charming that is. The American Kennel Club turned its back on
Pit Bull breeds until 1936, year in which who recognized the American Pit Bull Terrier
under the alias of Staffordshire Terrier, named So in honor of the Staffordshire miners
(England), which had a lot to do with the creation of the original English fighting race.
In its infancy, the American Kennel Club (AKC) accepted 50 Staffordshire Terrier. Name
of the breed was changed in 1972 by the American Staffordshire Terrier, to differentiate it
of the Staffordshire Bull Terrier of England, the ancestor of American dogs, that
It was recognized by the AKC in 1974. From here on, the American Staffordshire
Terrier is considered a different breed the american pit bull terrier and its characteristics
have been emphasized in pursuit of beauty, shaping to dogs to fit the characteristics
physical exposed in the race standard. TEMPERAMENT AND BEHAVIOR.
It is a race that is by nature sociable and that enjoy human company. They are
protectors, especially of infants, and do not constitute a threat to children
of a home, you will know how to distinguish its limit when playing with them. Not being a race that
bark unnecessarily, they are also appreciated as guardians. It is possible that these dogs
they live peacefully with other animals If your presentation is made with tact and
early age, even showing up Friendly and protective with other pets. However, an American Stafforshire Terrier
will not reject the challenge of another dog, and of feeling threatened, either by an individual
or another animal, will not hesitate to respond. Is highly recommended that, when going out with the
dog, use the appropriate safety measures, lightweight collars for puppies and hangers,
if the owner considers it, for exemplary Adults. It is not recommended to take it loose.
Bear in mind that in some countries it is The use of muzzle in dogs of these
races when going out in public places. It is a breed that adapts easily to everything
type of environments, both urban and rural. On farms they are able to keep orderly
to livestock, and by its nature as a Terrier, they will control the population of vermin. GENERAL APPEARANCE: It should give the impression
of a great force, in relation to its size. This is a very solid dog and
muscular, although agile and elegant. Always he is attentive to what surrounds him. Her body
it must be picked up, neither raised nor agalgado. his
value is notorious. HEAD: Of medium length, large, view
from all sides. CRANIAL REGION: Skull: Broad.
Naso-frontal depression (stop): Marked. FACIAL REGION: Nose: It is clearly black. Muzzle: Medium length, rounded in
the top It descends in a sudden inclination below
of the eyes. Lips: They are joined by the edges and not
They are loose. Jaws and Teeth: They are well defined.
The lower jaw it must be powerful, so that it can grasp
hard. The upper incisors are in close contact
with the anterior face of the lower incisors. Cheeks: The cheek muscles are
well prominent. Eyes: They are round, dark in color. Is it so
well sunk in the orbits and well separated. There should be no depigmentation in the
eyelids Ears: Implanted high, they may or may not be
cut out Ears are preferable cropped, which must be short, carried
in the form of pink or semi-erect. It will be penalized the ears completely hanging. NECK: Heavy, slightly arched. Decrease
gradually from the shoulders to the insertion in the head. It is long
medium, without dewlap BODY.
Upper line: The back is quite short. There is a slight decline from the cross to
the rump, which tilts slightly until the birth of the tail.
Loin: Slightly arched. Chest: Well deep and wide. The ribs
they are tight, close together and well developed backward.
COLA: It is short, compared to the size Of the dog. Low implantation, decreases
gradually until it ends in a fine point. It does not appear or curled, nor
carried over the back. Neither It must be amputated. EXTREMITIES.
PREVIOUS MEMBERS: They must be straight and strong bones. With good separation like
to allow a good development of the thorax. Shoulders: Strong and muscular. The shoulder blades
They are wide and oblique. Metacarpals: Aplomados.
HINDQUARTERS: They are well muscled. Hocks: In low position and should not deviate
neither inward nor outward. Feet: Medium-sized, well-arched and
compact. MOVEMENT: It is elastic, without rolling or
amble. MANTLE.
Hair: It is short, tight, hard to the touch and glossy.
Color: All colors are allowed, but the coat with more than 80% white,
the black and tan coat and the liver should not be valued SIZE and WEIGHT: There must be a correlation
provided between size and weight. The height at the desirable cross should be: 46
to 48 cm in males and 43 to 46 cm in females. LIFE EXPECTANCY. From 10 to 15 years.

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