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American Staffordshire Terrier Club of SIAKC
Standard

The breed standard for the American Staffordshire Terrier (adapted for petz)

Eyes
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Dark coat colors should have dark grey or dark brown eyes. Reds should have brown eyes, while greys should have grey eyes. Except for black, the eye color cannot be lighter than the predominant coat color.

Coat Colors
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Any color, solid, parti, or patched is allowed. All white or 80% white heavily faulted. Black and tan, and liver are not to be encouraged. An all black may have tan points on the muzzle, feet, OR eyebrows, but not on two or more of these places.

Head
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Tail
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The tail should be rather short and curve slightly. Never docked.

Faults and Disqualifications:
DQs:
 
Unregulated Black and Tan markings (see coat colors)
 
Unrealistic eye color or light eyes
 
Improper tail length
 
Nose color other than black
 
Faults:
 
Underweight or Overweight
 
Tail carriage incorrect
 
Overshot or undershot jaw
 
 

Neck, Shoulders, and Back
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Neck: Should be heavy and slightly arched tapering from the shoulders to the back of the skull.
Shoulders: Should be strong and muscular.
Back: Fairly short with a slight sloping from the shoulders to the rump.
Body: Chest deep and broad