Books in the A Practical Guide for Owners and Breeders series explore in detail all aspects of owning and caring for individual breeds of dog. They include information on Breed standard; choosing a puppy or rescue dog; care at every stage of life - from puppy through to the elderly dog; diet and training; healthcare and breed-specific health issues; breeding and whelping and, finally, showing. Author James Beaufoy covers the Staffordshire Bull Terrier. Written in an accessible style, this book focuses on providing practical information about caring for your Staffordshire Bull Terrier, and will be an essential resource for all dog owners and professionals.
James Beaufoy has over fifty years' experience of owning, breeding, showing and judging Staffordshire Bull Terriers. As an International Championship Show Judge he has frequently judged the breed in both the United Kingdom, including at Crufts, and internationally. A breeder of sound and healthy Staffordshire Bull Terriers, he has seen his Wyrefare Staffords firmly established in both home and show ring. His bitch and stud dogs have produced champions of the breed with international showing success. He served initially as Show Manager for the Staffordshire Bull Terrier Club, and for most of the last forty years he has the post of Club Secretary.