American Staffordshire Terrier vs Olde English Bulldogge

Compare the American Staffordshire Terrier to the Olde English Bulldogge. Use the tool below to compare temperament, size, personality, maintenance requirements, and everything else between American Staffordshire Terriers and Olde English Bulldogges.

Quick Summary

Below are a few quick comparisons between the two breeds.
  • Owner Experience - Both the Olde English Bulldogge and the American Staffordshire Terrier are good for new owners, but the Olde English Bulldogge is a slightly better choice.
  • Children - Both the American Staffordshire Terrier and Olde English Bulldogge are great with children.
  • Grooming - Both breeds have low maintenance coats, but the American Staffordshire Terrier is easier to groom.
  • Barking - The American Staffordshire Terrier bark/howls frequently. The Olde English Bulldogge has an average level of barking.
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American Staffordshire Terrier vs Olde English Bulldogge
Red American Staffordshire Terrier
Red Olde English Bulldog
Breed NameAmerican Staffordshire TerrierOlde English Bulldogge
General Details
Breed TypePurebredPurebred
Is Hypo­allergenicNoYes
Lifespan12-14 yrs.10-12 yrs.
Height17-80 in.16-20 in.
Weight45-70 lb50-80 lb
IntelligenceBelow AverageHigh
History
Origin CountryUnited StatesUnited States
Origin Year1890 AD1971 AD
Temperament
Overall FriendlinessVery GoodVery Good
Family FriendlyVery GoodVery Good
Kid FriendlyVery GoodVery Good
Pet FriendlyBelow AverageBelow Average
Stranger FriendlyVery GoodVery Good
Personality
  • Affectionate
  • Loving
  • Does Not Like Being Alone
  • Likes To Snuggle
  • Willing To Please
  • Affectionate
  • Aggressive
  • Enjoys Attention
  • Loving
  • Stubborn
  • Willing To Please
Living Environment
ApartmentYesYes
IndoorNoYes
Small YardNoYes
Medium YardYesYes
Large YardYesYes
Temperature Tolerance ¹40°F to 80°F50°F to 80°F
Barks/HowlsVery OftenOften
Exercise Needs
Energy LevelMediumMedium
Exercise RequiredMediumMedium
Top Running Speed24 mph18 mph
StrengthHighVery High
Grooming Needs
Coat Main­tenanceLowLow
SheddingLowLow-Medium
DanderLowLow
Drool AmountMediumMedium-High

¹This is estimated min/max temperature range for a healthy adult dog. Dogs that live indoors, puppies, seniors, unwell dogs, and/or dogs with improperly groomed coats may overheat sooner and get cold more quickly.
Instincts & Behavior Comparison
Breed NameAmerican Staffordshire TerrierOlde English Bulldogge
Breed Mentality
Dominant/AlphaNoYes
Family/PackYesYes
IndependentNoNo
Breed Focus
Distracted EasilyNoNo
AverageNoYes
Focused & PatientYesYes
Breed Instincts
AggressionAverageHigh
Burrow/DiggingAverageBelow Average
ChasingBelow AverageBelow Average
Follow CommandsHighBelow Average
FightingBelow AverageAverage
GuardingBelow AverageHigh
HerdingBelow AverageVery Low
HuntingBelow AverageAverage
ProtectionHighHigh
Remove VerminBelow AverageBelow Average
SleddingAverageVery Low
WatchHighHigh
Health Comparison
Breed NameAmerican Staffordshire TerrierOlde English Bulldogge
Lifespan
Lifespan12-14 yrs.10-12 yrs.
Appearance Comparison
Breed NameAmerican Staffordshire TerrierOlde English Bulldogge
Coat
FurYesYes
Coat Type
Smooth CoatYesYes
Single CoatNoYes
Coat Texture
RoughYesYes
StraightNoYes
Coat Length(s)
ShortYesYes
Coat Color(s)
BlackYesNo
Black & WhiteYesNo
Black BrindleYesNo
BlueYesNo
Blue BrindleYesNo
Blue FawnYesNo
Blue Fawn BrindleYesNo
BronzeYesNo
Brown BrindleYesNo
FawnYesYes
Fawn BrindleYesNo
Fawn SableYesNo
LiverYesNo
Liver BrindleYesNo
RedYesYes
Red BrindleYesNo
Red SableYesNo
Seal BrownYesNo
Silver & WhiteYesNo
WhiteYesYes
White & TanYesNo
Brindle BlackNoYes
Brindle FawnNoYes
Brindle RedNoYes
Brindle&whiteNoYes
Fawn PiedNoYes
GreyNoYes
Red PiedNoYes
White PiedNoYes
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