Collections of most editorial pages and entries from over the years from The Stafford Knot publication. These include submissions from all editors and staff from each team.These will also include photos and vinage images selected to be shared in the magazine. We hope that you enjoy them if you missed it the first time ..."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...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...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. . .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...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...The first standard was written in the UK in 1935. It began by describing the ideal Stafford as 15 to 18 inches tall. Dogs were to weigh 28-38 pounds with bitches 24-34 pounds. Compare this to our current standard which brings the heights down to 14-16 inches, yet leaves the weights exactly the same. This...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...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...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...Several recent issues of The Stafford Knot publication included wonderfully creative recipes for your Stafford. These treat recipes have been tested by several of our team members and were hand selected or created by our staff member Melanie Sinclair. Some of them iclude Birthday Cake, Liver Cake, Turkey and Stuffing and Seasons Eatings ...Barring medical complications, minimal human interference is the best thing you can do for the dam and litter. Today’s fanciers are conditioned to believe that the species would become extinct were it not for our helping hands. Actually, the domestic canine is in some danger but it is due to genetic manipulation and distortions of instincts...