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Is My Puppy Unusually Small?

by Samantha
(Saint Petersburg, FL)


My little girl is 15 weeks and just around 12 pounds. Her mom was 45 pounds and dad 55+. I always get asked if she's a toy, but she's not. Is she small for her age? Were yours this small and how big did they end up?

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is my puppy unusually small?
by: MARIE

Blue is 11 months old and weighs 17.5 kg.
I guess it depends of the kind of diet they're on, how much food they eat and if they're active or not.

My pup
by: Anonymous

My female red tri was around that size when she was that age, and is now 10 months old and around 27 lbs. She is a papered full size aussie, and both parents were 45 and 50 lbs. She is still growing, but is definitely on the small side for a full size. That being said, I love her size and she is perfect for doing anything outdoors, coming anywhere with me, and also being able to cuddle with me on my lap.

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