American Staffordshire Terrier
These furballs of energy are known as loyal companions because they can hardly live without human affection and will do just about anything to please you. AmStaffs love to play with the kids, and they have the hearty stock to take a (gentle) pounding.
They’re also intelligent and have a wonderful silky and short coat to caress while they’re at your beck and call 24/7.
Temperament: Confident, smart, good-natured
Height: 18-19 inches (male), 17-18 inches (female)
Weight: 55-70 pounds (male), 40-55 pounds (female)
Life expectancy: 12-16 years