But don’t worry, because they are so many dogs that make excellent companions for young kids.If you’re on the search for a gentle dog that’s tolerant of loud noises, messy rooms and odd schedules, these breeds are for you.Staffies are not well-suited for quiet, indoor families as the breed does best with plenty of exercise and fun.That said, they make wonderful companions for children and are extremely affectionate.This week, I'm joining forces with State Farm, the American Veterinary Medical Association, the US Postal Service and other organizations to promote National Dog Bite Prevention Week.Now more than ever, awareness needs to be raised about how to prevent dog bites from occurring.
They are very social dogs that make excellent family companions and do well with small children.
They make excellent family companions and are suitable for those with small children.
Although this active and muscular bully breed may look intimidating to some, Staffordshire Bull Terriers are actually very social and loving dogs.
If you're like me and are concerned about this issue, then the latest statistics will alarm you, because dog bites in the United States and Great Britain are growing. And as if these numbers weren’t bad enough, according to 2010 statistics, there were approximately 4.5 million reported dog bites in the US, 800,000 of which were serious enough to require medical attention.
Over a sixteen year period the number of hospital admissions caused by dog bites in the U. nearly doubled, increasing from 5,100 in 1993 to 9,500 in 2008, according to a report by the U. Over the last ten years dog bites have increased 50% in England and 150% in Scotland.