Conformation

A Big Hit in the Big Apple

What better way to spend a cold Winter Day in New York City then to Host the Staffordshire Bull Terrier booth at the American Kennel Club (AKC) Meet the Breeds. This event has become a tradition for me and I truly enjoy doing it every year. If you aren't familiar with this event, I highly...

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Health

Working And Conditioning Your Dogs

From my love of Bull and Terriers every thing unfolds. When talking about improving the physical condition of the dog, we must also take into account its mental condition. The activity you use must also be fun for both you and the dog. In doing this we can achieve soundness of limb, peak fitness and...

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Conformation

Champions Of The Past

A varied collection kindly and quite generously shared with The Stafford Knot over the years by Mr. Brian Owens - ( Brystaff) The Stafford Knot, Inc. would like to send a very special THANK YOU to Mr. Brian Owen for allowing the use of his historical personal photo collection of early UK Champions. . .

By TSK Editor, ago
Breeding

Forequarters

The Scapula (shoulder blade ) muscle configuration is somewhat complicated and all we have to remember that correct angulation and layback of shoulder ensures the muscles are of the correct structure, e.g. short upper arm and upright scapula leads to bunchy shoulder musculature. The scapula is sandwiched at the top by two muscles: the trapezius...

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Breeding

Hints To The Novice

Exhibitors should not be in too great a hurry to *get there*. Knowledge can be aquired by actual experience and by paying for such. Experience is undoubtedly the best, and by gaining this slowly the desired object is more quickly achieved. When starting in the fancy go to someone of repute, state your wants...

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History

How It All Began

I should like to tell your readers how and when the Cradley Heath Club was formed at the ‘Old Cross guns’ where the hosts were Mr. and Mrs. Joe and Lil Mallen. I know that Joe claimed that while his wife was the licensee, he himself was just a customer. The purpose of the move...

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Memorium

Karyn Dawes Tribute

I am sitting at Karyn’s desk, drinking a Sammy Adams Summer Ale and eating chips. Yep, I am at Karyn’s and not drinking a Margarita! Just how weird is that? But I have to be honest ~ I don’t know how to make one because she always made them for me! There have been requests...

By TSK Editor, ago
Health

Preferred Surgery Protocol For Staffords

Anesthesia induction: Propofol or gas only. Maintenance anesthesia: Isoflurane or Sevoflurane only. Postop medication: Nux Vomica 30c immediately after extubation followed 15 minutes later by Arnica 30c then one dose Arnica 30c every 4-6 hours for 3 days as needed for pain. Directions for giving a liquid homeopathic remedy: Succuss or hit bottle twice against...

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