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So I'm still working on my research paper and getting a lot of information, but I have read on here and know that the UKC recognizes the American Pit bull terrier and the Staffordshire bull terrier, while the AKC recognizes the American Staffordshire terrier and the Staffordshire bull terrier.

So what's the difference between the two? (AKC and UKC)
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The APBT and the AmStaff are roughly the same thing. Think of it as the AmStaff being the show type and the APBT being the working type. A Staffordshie Bull Terrier, or Staffy, is a different breed from the other two. Saffies are smaller and stockier, while the AmStaffs/APBTs are slightly larger and leanier. It can get be very confusing to understand the differences between all the bully breeds. Esspecialy since everyone seems to have a different name for the exact same thing, or people will lie and say they're dog is one of the other breeds and not a "Pit Bull". Here's some pictures that ma help illustrate the differences.



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I'm not too fond of the UKC ones. They're okay, just too much like an Am. Staff for me.
That's probably because AmStaffs are registered as APBT's with the UKC.

I swear, even if everyone's on different dog forums, everyone somehow knows each other. :confused:
Try googling someones screen name. It's amazing how many different forums you can find that way ;)
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