must have a microchip
You should get a microchip certificate with your puppy with the microchip number sticker should be on the vet card
Must be at least 6 weeks old
Must be Kusa registered
Buying a staffie puppy with a registered Kennel Union of South Africa (KUSA) certificate gives the puppy buyer protection on what exact blood line you investing in. Reputable staffie breeders will be a member of the Kennel Union of South Africa (KUSA) with a membership number. Contact KUSA to confirm the membership authentication of the said staffordshire bull terrier breeder.
First vaccination given at 6–8 weeks
This is a 5-in-1 and includes Parvovirus, Distemper, Hepatitis and Parainfluenza. The first Rabies vaccination your puppy will require a booster in one month’s time again.
Veterinarian Vaccination Card
Microchip number sticker should also be on the vet card, the vetenarian card should also include information of your staffy puppy gender, date of birth & colour. The vaccinations should be listed on the vetenarian vaccination card and signed by an accredited vetenarian as this provides the staffie puppy buyer a clean bill of health.
Puppy should be housetrained
A reputable staffie breeder should already have started being in process of having your stafford puppy housetrained and your stafford puppy should already be used to being in a routine where your staffie puppy starts weeing on grass.
Be clean and healthy
Your staffie puppy should be clean, healthy poo and have a nice smell thats free of ticks or fleas and or any skin rashes, watery eyes…
Your Stafforshire Bull Terrier puppy should comply with breed standards as per this page https://staffordshirebullterrier.co.za/wp/information-about-the-staffordshire-bull-terrier-breed/
Puppy sterilisation contract
Your staffordshire bull terrier puppy should have a sterilisation contract statring that the staffie puppy buyer will have to have the stafford puppy sterilized at 6 months of age again.
The Stafford Breeder Should
A good reputable stafford breeder should ask you many questions, unlike breeders that seems more interested in the sale of the puppy rather than trying to find a good and loving home for the staffie puppy that will fit into the buyers family and personal lifestyle.
The staffordshire bull terrier breeder should answer all your questions in detail and patiently and also continue to do this after you have bought your staffy puppy.
Also do some effort to get references from other people who have purchased puppies from this staffie breeder.
Visit the home of the staffie breeder and see in what conditions they breeding their staffies.
A reputable breeder will have a waiting list for puppies.