It’s a bit confusing to understand the differences between the AKC-recognized American Staffordshire Terrier and the American Pitbull Terrier. Indeed, some breed registries consider the American Staffordshire Terrier and the American Pitbull Terrier the same breed, while others give them a separate designation with one being bred for the show ring, and the other with a history of being bred for pit fighting.
Let’s learn about the American Staffordshire Terrier, and see if this breed could be for you. Continue reading →
The BaxterBoo staff has signed up for the Furry Scurry, which is the nation’s largest pet dog walk that benefits the Denver Dumb Friend’s League, a shelter that has been serving our community for over 100 years! As the team lead, I was encouraging our staff to bring their dogs, dress them up, and just make it a super-fun day to benefit a great organization.
One of our fabulous warehouse guys, Jack, mentioned that he couldn’t bring his dog because she is a pit bull, and they aren’t allowed in Denver. I had heard about this law, but never before had I personally felt its impact. While I have yet to meet his dog Emma, I know that Jack is quite smitten with her, even running home on lunch breaks to check on her well being. He gets all mushy, even as a tough guy, when he talks about his sweet dog. Continue reading →