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  • noun Plural form of Staffie.

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Examples

  • Staffordshire bull terriers - "Staffies" - and dogs crossbred with them, are among the most common found in kennels at Battersea.

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  • I watched the home's head of behaviour Pat Moore perform the final tests on two recent arrivals, Ska and Brandy, both Staffordshire Bull terrier types - 'Staffies' in the jargon.

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  • Then, when I was feeling slightly more reasonable, I wanted swingeing new laws introduced that would ban not just American pit bulls but all the other ones that are currently legal like Staffies, mastiffs, Canary dogs — in fact anything more dangerous than a pug.

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  • Staffies have been poorly trained and badly treated, and then abandoned when their owners find them too hard to manage.

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  • Mr Woodley says: "From the numbers we take into our dog centres, it's clear that increasing numbers of Staffies have been poorly trained and badly treated, and then abandoned when their owners find them too hard to manage."

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  • "I suspect a lot of people don't know whether they've got American Staffies or pit bulls and it's up to council officers to identify them," he said.

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  • Staffies can look mean - they're stocky, with powerful jaws - but their appearance belies their gentle nature.

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  • RSPCA inspector Tony Woodley said: Staffies have been adored family pets in Britain for well over a century but we've certainly seen a change in the way that the breed has been treated in recent years.

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  • Some dog experts believe the Staffies' poor image is all down to the owner.

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  • He has worked with hundreds of Staffies over the years, and says the solution is simply better training for dog owners.

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