Height:? Males 14 – 16 inches (36 – 41cm)??? Females 13 – 15 inches (33 – 38 cm)
Weight: Males 25 – 38 pounds (11 – 17 kg)?? Females 23 – 35 pounds (10 – 16 kg)
Prone to cataracts,?HC and PHPV (both eye complaints), although through screening of both parents this can be avoided. DNA work in the UK is very nearly complete as to cure this (people should ensure they buy from eye tested parents, and that puppies are screened at a few weeks old).?Hip dysplasia is occasionally seen. Prone to?mast cell tumors. Puppies are prone to having an elongated soft palate. Like all the bully type breeds, Staffordshire Bull Terriers often have gas problems.
The Staffordshire Bull Terrier will do okay in an apartment if it is sufficiently exercised. It is very active indoors and will do okay with a small yard.