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What is a Staffador?

What is a Staffador?

The Labrastaff is a mixed breed dog — a cross between the Labrador Retriever and Staffordshire Bull Terrier dog breeds. Athletic, loyal, and intelligent, these pups inherited some of the best qualities from both of their parents. Labrastaffs are also sometimes known as Staffadors and Staffy Labs.

What two dogs make a Staffordshire Bull Terrier?

The Staffordshire bull terrier was developed in England during the 19th century for dogfighting. To create a faster and more compact dog breed, bulldogs were crossed with small terriers, most likely Manchester terriers and similar breeds.

What can Staffies be crossed with?

Most Popular Staffordshire Bull Terrier Cross Breeds

  • Staffordshire Bull Terrier x Bullmastiff cross.
  • Staffordshire Bull Terrier x American Bulldog cross.
  • Staffordshire Bull Terrier x Pitbull cross.
  • Staffordshire Bull Terrier x French Bulldog cross.
  • Staffordshire Bull Terrier x Labrador cross.

Are Springadors big?

The Springador is a large dog. As is always the case with newer dog breeds, exact size standards might vary. Most weigh in at 50 to 90 pounds and range in height from 18 to 24 inches. Female Springadors are sometimes smaller than their male counterparts.

What is the life expectancy of a Staffy cross?

Vital Stats

Size: Medium
Coat: Short-haired and low maintenance
Exercise: 1+ hours per day for adult dogs
Life span: 10+ years
Breed group: Terrier

How big does a Staffy cross grow?

A fully grown Staffy will grow to reach between fourteen and sixteen inches and weigh between twenty-four and thirty-eight pounds. Their average life span is between twelve and fourteen years.

Are Staffy dogs aggressive?

Are English Staffies Aggressive? English Staffies are friendly, family dogs that can be very gentle and affectionate. As with any breed of dog, if they are mistreated at the hands of bad owners, they can become aggressive, however this breed is not considered dangerous or problematic.

Is a Staffordshire a pitbull?

American Staffordshire Terriers have much in common with American Pit Bull Terriers, even though they have been bred separately for more than 50 years. They are considered a “Pit Bull” breed and are targeted by Breed Specific Legislation. Some insurance companies won’t cover households that have this breed.

Are Staffies the same as pit bulls?

The main differences between Staffordshire bull terriers and Pitbulls are size, color, temperament, and the shape of their face. Pitbulls are much larger and taller than Staffordshire bull terriers. They also have a lean and muscular build and have various colors and markings.

How much does a Springador cost?

You will have to pay around $500 to $600 for a healthy, screened, and well-adjusted pet Springador, although prices may be a little higher or lower than these. Because this is a mixed breed, it can be found in local shelters and may not be recognized as a Labrador and Springer cross.

How much exercise does a Staffy need?

How much exercise does a Staffordshire Bull Terrier need? Staffies tend to have bags of energy and will gladly accompany their owner on as many as 3 walks a day. As a minimum, your Staffie will need 2 walks a day with some energy-filled playtime in the middle.