Facts & Origin
American Staffordshire Terrier and Rottweiler mix - a hybrid breed.
The American Staffordshire Terrier is a mix of the Staffordshire Terrier and the Rottweiler. This mixed breed is known for being loyal, protective and loving. They are also known to be intelligent, obedient and good with children. The American Staffordshire Terrier is a great family dog that is comfortable in any home.
What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?
The Staffweiler is a large, muscular dog with a short, thick coat. They usually weigh between 35-45 kg and are 58-70 cm tall. They have a broad head with a strong jaw and high set ears. The eyes are dark and the tail is thick and muscular.
|Origin||USA - Germany|
|Life expectancy||8 - 15 years|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of Amstaff and Rottweiler mix - Such is probably his nature.
There are many different types of American Staffordshire Terrier and Rottweiler mixes. The most common is the Black-and-Tan mix, which is a cross between a Black-and-Tan American Staffordshire Terrier and a Rottweiler. These dogs are usually loyal and protective of their family. They can be aggressive toward other dogs, but with proper training and socialization, they can be good with other pets and children. Other popular mixes include the Blue and Tan, the Red and Tan, and the Brindle.
What diseases can occur in American Staffordshire Terrier and Rottweiler mix.
The Rottweiler-Staffordshire Terrier mix is a strong and loyal breed, but it is also prone to certain health problems. Some of the most common health problems in this breed include.
- Hip and elbow dysplasia,
- von Willebrand disease, and
- Eye problems such as entropion and ectropion.
Hip and elbow dysplasia are both genetic and can cause joint problems and pain later in life. Von Willebrand disease is a bleeding disorder that can also be passed from parents to puppies.
Eye problems are also quite common in Staffweilers and can sometimes be corrected with surgery. If you are considering adding one of these mixed breeds to your family, be sure to talk to your veterinarian about the potential health risks and what you can do to avoid them.
What does this mixed breed look like?
This mixed breed has a short, dense coat that is black with brown or red markings. The American Staffordshire Terrier-Rottweiler mix is a medium to large dog with a muscular build.
Hip dysplasia (HD)
Hip dysplasia (HD) is a genetic condition in dogs where the hip joint is not shaped properly. This leads to pain, stiffness and restricted movement.
Elbow dysplasia (ED)
Elbow joint dysplasia is a chronic disease complex of the elbow joint of fast growing dog breeds.
Can occur frequently in dogs and can sometimes be treated with medication.
In some breeds, joint damage can occur later in life, affecting the musculoskeletal system.
The average life expectancy of an American Staffordshire Terrier and Rottweiler mix is 10 to 12 years.
An American Staffordshire Terrier and Rottweiler mix usually weighs between 35-45 kg.
American Staffordshire Terriers and Rottweiler mixes come in a variety of colors, including black, brown, white, brindle and red.
An American Staffordshire Terrier-Rottweiler mix usually has a short, dense coat that is easy to groom.