How Do I Know How Big My Puppy Will Get?
I have an Aussie puppy who is 16 weeks old. She's the sweetest girl and I love her to pieces. She had a rough start to life but is finally healthy and acting like a normal wild pup.
I'm concerned about her size though. She was very under weight when I got her. At 7 weeks old she was 4.5 pounds. The vet we were seeing kept saying she would be a mini. Both of her parents are large though. She is now 16 weeks old, weighs 18lbs and is 12.5 inches tall at the shoulder. Does it seem like she's catching up?
She's never been super interested in her food. She's a grazer and won't each much if I try to feed her on a schedule. She eats Wellness Complete Health Grain Free puppy food and averages 2 cups a day, sometimes only 1.5 cups, other days 2.5 cups.
Is it normal for her appetite to fluctuate? I probably worry about her too much but I can't help it lol. She was on death's door when I got her.