Are Staffordshire Bull Terriers Friendly Or Dangerous To Strangers?
Wanting to adopt a Staffordshire Bull Terrier and want to know whether Staffordshire Bull Terrier are friendly or aggressive to strangers?
According to pet experts, Staffordshire Bull Terrier Dogs score out of 5 in the scale of breeds that are considered the friendliest dogs to strangers.
When it comes to deciding on a pet dog, you probably want one that is friendly, whether that's toward people, other pets, or both. In short, a happy-go-lucky pooch that gets along with everyone.
While most dogs are definitely fond of people, some are extremely sociable and love to meet new people all the time. Friendliness doesn't necessarily depend upon breed. Most dogs are friendly if they have been exposed to new people, places, and adventures as they were growing up.
So, generally, you can make any dog into a friendly dog if you ensure they have an energetic social life and a happy home. Just about all canines will be social with their owners, but some breeds were bred as guardians and can be wary and even hostile toward strangers.
Top 5 Friendly Dog Breeds
2. Poodles very energetic, social, and smart dogs that make extraordinary companions. They do extremely well in a range of different dog sports and enjoy the company of people, friend or stranger.
3. Pug is so adored partly due to its looks, but also because of its wonderful personality. Pugs are incredibly social, they love everyone and get along very well with other animals.
4. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is among the smallest spaniels, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel was bred mainly as a friend and lapdog. Due to this, they are incredibly friendly with their families and strangers, happily meeting as many new people as they can.
5. Boxer was initially bred as a guard dog in Germany, but there are very few working Boxers left. Today, most are active, smart family companions that are great for individuals and families alike. They are quite social dogs and enjoy meeting and playing with new people and other dogs.
Staffordshire Bull Terrier Information
The Staffordshire bull terrier is a fun-loving character that loves playing with its family and friends. It is typically playful, companionable, amiable, docile and generally responsive to its owner's wishes. Its love of a good game is rivaled only by its need for human companionship. It is also characteristically friendly toward strangers. Some can be strong-willed. Although it doesn't usually look for a fight, it is fearless and tenacious. It may not do well around strange dogs or sometimes even household dogs that challenge it. It is generally very good with children; although usually gentle, some can be rambunctious. In the United Kingdom the Stafford is known as the Nanny Dog, in reference to its eagerness and ability to assume the role of a child's nursemaid.
What to do if you lose your Staffordshire Bull Terrier
If your Staffordshire Bull Terrier Dog or any other pet has gone missing and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:
1. Report your missing pet details at Pet Reunite website here.
2. Report the lost pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups Here.
3. Visit the local vets to see if anyone has handed in your lost pet.
4. Telephone the RSPCA or Visit the RSPCA Lost Pets website and complete a Lost Pet Report.
5. Visit Lost Pets Pages of Animal Pounds.
What to do if you find a lost Staffordshire Bull Terrier
If you find a Staffordshire Bull Terrier Dog or any other pet and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:
1. List the found pet details at Pet Reunite website here.
2. Register the missing pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups.
3. Phone the Local Authority to collect the lost animal.
4. Take the pet to the local Animal Pound near to your suburb.
5. Take the animal to the local Vet who can scan the animal’s microchip and contact the registered pet owner.
Laws Regarding Missing Pets
1. It is against the law to keep any animal that you find.
2. Pets are generally considered property and it is illegal to take and keep someone else’s property.
3. You must contact your local animal control unit and file a FOUND AN ANIMAL report for any dog or cat you find.
4. To reclaim your lost dog, cat or other pet from the animal shelter you must pay a release fee.
5. If your dog or cat is unregistered, you will have to register your pet before you can take it home.