Height: Staffords stand 14 to 16 inches at the shoulder, with males being taller.
Weight: Male Staffords weigh 28 to 38 pounds; females, 24 to 34 pounds.
Life span: 12 to 14 years
Breed Group: Terriers
Although he was created in 19th-century Britain to be a small, fast fighting dog, those days are long past. The Staffordshire Bull Terrier of today is a fine companion known for his courage, intelligence and love of children.