About this group
Spirited, super-friendly and almost permanently stuck in fifth gear, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier is a small muscular dog with a big soft heart. Staffies are overwhelmingly fond of people, which is why they never make great guard dogs – any intruder encountering a Staffie would be ‘tackled’ only by an excited leg-pawing and a good face-licking. And few dogs can compare to the Staffie in his fondness for children: hence his nickname, ‘the Nanny dog’.
For these reasons, Staffie owners are rightfully frustrated by the bad image their pals are sometimes given. As RSPCA chief vet, Mark Evans, said: "Staffies have had a terrible press, but this is not of their own making - in fact they're wonderful dogs. If people think that Staffies have problems, they're looking at the wrong end of the dog lead! When well cared for and properly trained they can make brilliant companions.”
Staffies have energy to burn in abundance, so regular exercise is a must. And because they’re so incredibly fond of people, they’re happiest in company; owners should try to avoid leaving them alone for long stretches of time.
By joining this group you use the buying power you share with other Staffie owners to get a better deal on insurance. We have a 10% discount offer available with Lifetime Pet Cover, so please join the group to find out more.
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Community questions and answers
My Staffordshire is crossed with a beagle
How to join the group,,,,View answer
I've got the love of my life Staffie Rox and it's fantastic they finally get something rather than abuse !! How do I join the group so I can re-insure my boy Cheers fellow Staffie lovers
Pre-existing Conditions Covered with Lifetime Pet Cover - 11year Old Staffordshire Bull TerrierView answer
The quote I got from Lifetime Pet Cover, is higher than my current insurer Animal Friends. I tried LV, but much more than Animal Friends. What has interested me about the Lifetime Pet Cover T&C's is that they state: However a condition will cease to be a pre-existing condition if a) there have been no symptoms or clinical signs of the condition; and b) You have not consulted any vet with respect to the Condition; and c) Your pet has not received any treatment for or in connection with the condition for a continuous period of 24 calendar months. If your pet has a chronic condition, cover will not be provided by this policy. Staffordshire Bull Terriers are one of many breeds that seem to be prone to Mast Cell Tumours and the wording above, seems to be indicating that if my boy doesn't have any symptoms/clinical signs or has received treatment for a mast cell tumour in 24 months, he would be covered. I am curious to know if anyone is with Lifetime Pet Cover and had come across any issues when claiming?
insurance for two staffsView all 4 answers
How much for two staffs
Hi Caz, the best way to find out is to join the group and get a quote. Remember that clicking through Bought By Many will mean you have a 20% discount automatically applied to your quote. Kind regards, Helen
There having a laugh i already had some quotes and saw this siote today so thought id give it a go for my staffie and a chihuahua. After getting a quote it was double the amount of a couple of other companies!!!
Hi Dave Sorry to hear that your quote didn't work out. How insurers decide their prices is sometimes a bit hard for us to understand too...! Can I ask where you found the cheaper cover? Our deal is usually excellent for multi-pet policies so it'd be great to know where we find a better deal for our members. Hopefully you've found some good cover at a good price. Cheers, David
how much for full insuranceView answer
Mine is a staffie cross mastiff age 4 no previous medical problems i would like dental care as well as veterinary care
My staff is a cross shatpeiView all 2 answers
my staffy is a cross. How will the insurance be worked out
Hi Rhonda, thanks for getting in touch. You can still join this group and get a quote, just select 'cross breed' when you go through and you can input the exact mix there! I hope that helps. Kind regards, Heidi
Staffordshire cross labradorView all 2 answers
Can I insure my staff cross labrador pup here
You certainly can Cathy. Just select 'join the group' then 'get a quote' and you can fill the details in for your pup. I hope it helps! Kind regards, Heidi