Vet demands ban on dog breed after woman ‘mauled to the bone’

Vet demands ban on dog breed after woman ‘mauled to the bone’

Emergency services at the scene of the attack in Macarthur (Picture: Seven)Dr Kovac does not want existing American Staffordshire bull terriers to be put down.Dr Kovac believes American Staffordshire bull terriers should not be bred in Australia (Picture: Supplied)‘Most of the time they won’t be killers.

Puppy put down after being torn to shreds by Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Puppy put down after being torn to shreds by Staffordshire Bull Terrier

’Polar meant everything to us all, he made this family complete,’ owner Kristie Skinner said (Pictures: Triangle News)A four-month-old puppy has been put down after being savagely attacked by a Staffordshire Bull Terrier in the street.

The pet project helping to get rough sleepers in the UK off the streets

The pet project helping to get rough sleepers in the UK off the streets

Photograph: Christopher Thomond/The Guardian The charity has 1,060 active patients, which includes 397 staffordshire bull terriers like Poochie, 93 cats, two rabbits and one ferret – and these pets provide crucial companionship and a sense of responsibility to people experiencing homelessness in different ways, from people sleeping on a friend’s sofa or living in temporary accommodation to those having to bed down on the streets.

Woman's mini felt model of her dog looks 'like it's had a stroke'

Woman's mini felt model of her dog looks 'like it's had a stroke'

Oh dear (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)Emma Allen was left in fits of giggles after ordering a mini felt replica of her Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Missy – and ended up getting one that looked ‘like it’s had a stroke’.

Dodger the Staffy is every pensioner’s best friend

Dodger the Staffy is every pensioner’s best friend

The Staffordshire Bull Terrier with residents Valerie and George Cook (Picture: Susannah Ireland) The couple love Dodger’s monthly visits with owner Karen Gee (left) (Picture: Susannah Ireland) Dodger ‘knows how to behave with different residents’ (Picture: Susannah Ireland) Karen Martindale, manager of the care home, is a fan of her monthly visitor (Picture: Susannah Ireland).

Rescued dog gets ’emotional support lizard’ after being saved from starvation

Rescued dog gets ’emotional support lizard’ after being saved from starvation

Skye was taken in by the RSPCA after she was dumped outside an animal shelter in January 201 (Picture: SWNS) Staff said the six-year-old Staffordshire Bull Terrier was the skinniest they had ever rescued and even nicknamed her ‘X-ray dog’ (Picture: SWNS) New owner Hayley Wessier, 30, took Skye in and she immediately became best friends with Hayley’s pet lizard George.

Sad and shocking! Adorable puppy found dumped 'COLD' and 'ALL ALONE' in car park

Sad and shocking! Adorable puppy found dumped 'COLD' and 'ALL ALONE' in car park

The case of Snoop the Staffordshire bull terrier-type pet shocked animal lovers globally after CCTV images showed a man getting out of a car with the pet and its bed then deserting it on the pavement on the other side of the road.

Heartbreaking moment dog chases after owner who had just dumped him in street

Heartbreaking moment dog chases after owner who had just dumped him in street

CCTV footage captures the cruel owner taking a white and black Staffordshire bull terrier from a car and leading it to the other side of the road.

Dog owner caught on CCTV dumping pet at roadside and ‘callously’ driving away

Dog owner caught on CCTV dumping pet at roadside and ‘callously’ driving away

The latest CCTV footage shows a car in Stoke-on-Trent pulling up at the side of the road and a man leaving the passenger side carrying a dog bed and leading a black-and-white Staffordshire bull terrier-type dog.

Baby boy fighting for life after being attacked by dog

Baby boy fighting for life after being attacked by dog

The baby, who is yet to be identified, was attacked at 1.47am on Sunday at a house in Yaxley, near Peterborough, Cambridgeshire (Picture: SWNS)A 28-year-old-man and a 31-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of child neglect and two Staffordshire Bull Terriers have been seized following the incident.

Woman tried to fix her dog’s broken leg at home instead of taking her to vet

Woman tried to fix her dog’s broken leg at home instead of taking her to vet

The court’s ruling means the Staffordshire bull terrier can finally be rehomed (Picture: BPM)‘I took her for veterinary treatment and it was discovered the break was made more complicated by the fact she had not been treated for nine days.

Cats Trapped in Burning Garage–Saved by Unlikely Hero

Cats Trapped in Burning Garage–Saved by Unlikely Hero

it was the family’s Staffordshire Bull Terrier, named Stan, whose barks alerted the family of the fire, saving the lives of the two cats trapped inside. He also proved that dog-cat stereotypes are utterly useless. Stan even broke breed stereotypes.

7 Interesting Facts About Pit Bulls

7 Interesting Facts About Pit Bulls

Here’s an interesting dog fact for you: Did you know a Pit Bull is not a specific dog breed? The term is usually used to refer to one or several different bully breeds, including the American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier (also known as Amstaff dogs), English Staffordshire Bull Terrier and the Bull Terrier.

Dog with cancer needs to find a home to live out her final days

Dog with cancer needs to find a home to live out her final days

Little Charley the Staffordshire bull terrier was brought into the Blue Cross rehoming centre in Burford, Oxfordshire in June – and has remained there ever since (Picture: Blue Cross)Laura Crofts, rehoming manager, said it could be ‘a few weeks, a few months or a few years’.