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Judging Preserving Rant Sportsmanship

Watch your words

Recently I have been hearing about some Stafford enthusiasts who are more concerned with making sure their egos are fed...
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Education Preserving

State of the Stafford

When I, along with other breeder judges, were asked to briefly speak on The State of the Stafford for an...
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Behavior Breed Standard Education Temperament

Expected Temperament

Temperament: From the past history of the Staffordshire Bull Terrier, the modern dog draws its character of indomitable courage, high...
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Breed Standard Education Judging Mentoring Preserving

Judging the Stafford

Part two The first thing a Stafford judge should do upon entering the ring is to have a quick overall...
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Breed Standard Education Health Judging Preserving

Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome

Brachycephalic airway syndrome (BAS), also sometimes referred to as Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome (or BOAS) refers to a group of...
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Education Judging Mentoring

Understanding Your Mentorship

Recently I was ring stewarding for a provisional judge in Staffords who proceeded to excitedly tell me she was mentored...
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Breed Standard Breeding Education Preserving

Exaggeration

Let's discuss exaggeration in the Staffordshire Bull Terrier. General Appearance KC: Smooth coated, well balanced, of great strength for his...
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Breeding Preserving

Showsight Magazine Interview

Wavemaker Staffords | Jim & Lynn Caswell Purebred Staffordshire Bull Terrier Breeders BY JIM & LYNN CASWELL OCTOBER 5, 2022 Interview with...
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Judging

Judging the Stafford

Part One I have recently been approved to judge my beloved breed, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier. It's not something I...
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Breed Standard Education Judging Mentoring Preserving

Faults

In the country of origin, UK, at the end of the written Breed Standard for the Staffordshire Bull Terrier it...
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Breed Standard Education History Judging Mentoring Preserving

The Name Explains The Breed

The Staffordshire Bull Terrier is a balanced blend of Bull plus Terrier but when we say we strive for an...
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Breed Standard Breeding Education History Judging Mentoring Preserving

Balanced • Blend Bull + Terrier without Exaggeration

Felix #2 Stafford
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Show News

Breed Standings

What a terrific surprise for us at the first AKC All-Breed event held at the spectacular World Equestrian Center -...
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Preserving

Register of Honor & Versatility Awards

Thank you SBTCA for this recognition! We are super proud to post the following:
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The Shops at TSK

https://thestaffordknot.com/shop/ If you haven't yet been to The Stafford Knot website to read 100's of articles, watch Breeder Education Series...
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Show News

MCKC

Fantastic news - Felix wins BISS at Montgomery County Kennel Club under Judge Jason Nicolai (Homebrewed Staffords) and makes the...
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Breeding Education Health History Preserving Puppy Buying rescue Temperament

“I don’t want a show dog, I just want a pet.”

“I don’t want a show dog, I just want a pet.” This is one of the most pervasive sentiments that...
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Behavior Education Judging Mentoring Rant Sportsmanship Training

Just be decent

Anytime your name appears on a list that someone took the time to calculate and post and its some sort...
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Behavior Breed Standard Breeding Education Health Mentoring Preserving Puppy Buying Temperament Whelping/Breeding

But I cant find a BLUE puppy!

I see a lot of people new to the world of Staffords say that they are looking for a ‘blue’...
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Breeding Education Mentoring Puppy Buying

Looking for a Stafford puppy?

We receive emails and calls (sometimes even texts) almost daily from people looking to add a Stafford puppy to their...
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