They have also won the best in show title at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on four occasions, and have been linked to the President of the United States on several occasions, with owners including Richard Nixon and Harry S. Despite its name, the Staffordshire Terrier was first bred in the nineteenth century in Birmingham, West Midlands, rather than in the English county of Staffordshire where it was then later bred. In 1650, Robert Brooke sailed from England to Crown Colony in North America with his pack of hunting dogs, which were the root of several strains of American Hounds. Height and weight should be in proportion. These dogs remained in the Brooke family for nearly 300 years.
The American Hairless Terrier does not have dental issues (absent premolars) or other characteristics associated with the dominant hairless gene. A height of about 18 to 19 inches (46 to 48 cm) at shoulders for the male and 17 to 18 inches (43 to 46 cm) for the female is to be considered preferable. There does not seem to be any gender preference among dogs as pets, as the statistical data reveal an equal number of female and male dog pets. Its coat is short and generally smooth. The early ancestors of this breed came from England, where until the first part of the 19th century, the Bulldog was bred in England.
Eye color is usually brown, but heterochromia also occurs, although considered a cosmetic fault. Standard or Performance types are generally more athletic with longer muzzles and a more square head. While the goal of the breed was originally to produce a working farm utility dog that could catch and hold wild boar and cattle, kill vermin, and guard an owner's property, when properly trained, exercised and socialized, this breed can become a great family pet. The color conformation is quite varied, but solid black or any degree of merle is considered a cosmetic fault, and a blue color is a disqualification by the NKC Breed Standard. One quality that the American Foxhound is famous for is its musical howl that can be heard for miles. Matings between hairless AHTs will produce completely hairless litters. The American Hairless Terrier does not have dental issues (absent premolars) or other characteristics associated with the dominant hairless gene. The American Staffordshire Terrier also known as Amstaff is a medium-sized, short-coated American dog breed. Breeds listed here may be traditional breeds with long histories as registered breeds, rare breeds with their own registries, or new breeds that may still be under development. There does not seem to be any gender preference among dogs as pets, as the statistical data reveal an equal number of female and male dog pets.