News

In this section are various articles of interest, some written by ourselves, some taken from other publications.

Our Visit to the Heritage Centre

We visited the Staffordshire Bull Terrier Heritage Centre on Saturday 2nd November and what a fantastic time we had! There was so much to see that we will definitely be going back again. Some of the exhibits had been kinly donated by Stafford owners and enthusiasts whose memorabilia has been collected over a number of years. It includes Trophies and prizes from various shows around the country. There were a lots of statues and figurines of Staffords, some in brass - like the one above - and some in pottery. They also have…

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The SBTC Training Club: June 2013

"Tess is a regular at the Staffordshire Bull Terrier Club Handling. The training club venue of The Staffordshire Bull Terrier Club Training Club is held every Tuesday evening at Pelsall Labour Club Church Road Pelsall Walsall WS3 4QW 8.00 pm to 10.30 pm with a fantastic car park at the rear with simple access to…

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Staffordshire bull terriers are 'perfectly harmless', says minister - Telegraph

The dogs, affectionately known as "Staffies", are not on the government's banned list and most of the breed posed no threat to humans, according to Jim Paice, the agriculture minister. Mr Paice told MPs that he had grown up with bull terriers as a child and backed a campaign to "reclaim the breed's…

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SBT Breed Council Cause of Death Survey

The Staffordshire Bull Terrier Breed Council of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is conducting an age at, and cause of, death survey on SBT's which have died post-1995 in the British Isles. The objective is to establish the normal lifespan…

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Children & Dogs

The most frequently bitten people are children. By the age of 14, about half of all children have been bitten by a dog. The overwhelming majority of bites occur in children under nine years of age, sometimes resulting in both physical and emotional damage. Through an understanding of canine behavior and preparation for what to do in the event of a canine confrontation, many such bites can be avoided. Most dogs are fun and safe to be…

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Symtoms Of Pain In Dogs

Symptoms of Pain and Illness in Dogs Dog owners, who recognize the early signs and symptoms of illness or pain in their dogs, will not only relieve their loved…

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