Thursday, April 19, 2012

How much should my dog weigh?

Keeping your dog at the correct healthy weight can be difficult. But what exactly is a "healthy" weight for dogs anyway? The answer to the questions "how much should my dog weigh?" or "is my dog too fat?" depends on a number of factors, but there are weight ranges that most dogs of a particular breed should fall in to. Below is a useful chart for many common breeds, but remember, it's a guide only. If you have any concerns about your dog's weight, refer to your pet health professional.



  • Afghan Hound
  • 58-64 lbs
  • 26-34 kg
  • Airedale Terrier
  • 40-65 lbs
  • 18-29 kg
  • Akita
  • 75-120 lbs
  • 34-54 kg
  • Alaskan Malamute
  • 70-95 lbs
  • 32-43 kg
  • American Staffordshire Terrier
  • 57-67 lbs
  • 25-30 kg
  • Australian Shepherd
  • 40-65 lbs
  • 18-29 kg

  • Bassett Hound
  • 45-65 lbs
  • 20-29 kg
  • Beagle
  • 20-25 lbs
  • 9-11 kg
  • Bernese Mountain Dog
  • 80-110 lbs
  • 36-50 kg
  • Bichon Frise
  • 7-12 lbs
  • 3-5 kg
  • Border Collie
  • 27-45 lbs
  • 12-40 kg
  • Boston Terrier
  • 10-25 lbs
  • 4.5-11.3 kg
  • Bouvier
  • 60-90 lbs
  • 25-41 kg
  • Boxer (female)
  • 63-75 lbs
  • 24-29 kg
  • Boxer (male)
  • 60-70 lbs
  • 27-32 kg
  • Bulldog
  • 49-55 lbs
  • 22-25 kg
  • Bullmastiff
  • 100-133 lbs
  • 45-60 kg

  • Cairn Terrier
  • 13-18 lbs
  • 6-8 kg
  • Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
  • 10-18 lbs
  • 5-8 kg
  • Chesapeake Bay Retriever
  • 55-80 lbs
  • 25-36 kg
  • Chihuahua
  • 2-6 lbs
  • 1-3 kg
  • Chinese Shar Pei
  • 40-55 lbs
  • 18-25 kg
  • Chow Chow
  • 45-70 lbs
  • 25-32 kg
  • Cocker Spaniel
  • 15-30 lbs
  • 7-13 kg
  • Collie
  • 50-75 lbs
  • 20-34 kg
  • Corgi
  • 24-30 lbs
  • 11-13 kg

  • Dalmatian
  • 55 lbs
  • 25 kg
  • Daschund, miniature
  • 11 lbs
  • 5 kg
  • Doberman
  • 66-88 lbs
  • 30-40 kg

  • French Bulldog
  • 19-28 lbs
  • 9-13 kg

  • German Shepherd
  • 77-85 lbs
  • 35-40 kg
  • German Short Haired Pointer (female)
  • 45-60 lbs
  • 20-27 kg
  • German Short Haired Pointer (male)
  • 55-70 lbs
  • 25-32 kg
  • Golden
    Retriever (female)
  • 55-70 lbs
  • 25-32 kg
  • Golden
    Retriever
    (male)
  • 60-80 lbs
  • 27-36 kg
  • Great Dane (female)
  • 100-130 lbs
  • 45-59 kg
  • Great Dane (male)
  • 120-200 lbs
  • 54-90 kg

  • Irish Setter
  • 35-75 lbs
  • 25-34 kg
  • Irish Wolfhound
  • 90-150 lbs
  • 40-69 kg
  • Italian Greyhound
  • 6-10 lbs
  • 3-5 kg

  • Jack Russell Terrier
  • 14-18 lbs
  • 6-8 kg

  • Labrador Retriever (female)
  • 55-70 lbs
  • 25-32 kg
  • Labrador Retriever
    (male)
  • 60-75 lbs
  • 27-34 kg
  • Lhasa Apso
  • 13-15 lbs
  • 5.9-6.8 kg

  • Maltese
  • 6.5-9 lbs
  • 3-4 kgs
  • Miniature Pinscher
  • 8-10 lbs
  • 4-5 kg

  • Newfoundland (female)
  • 100-120 lbs
  • 45-54 kg
  • Newfoundland (male)
  • 130-150 lbs
  • 59-68 kg

  • Old English Sheepdog
  • 60-100 lbs
  • 25-45 kg

  • Papillon
  • 7-10 lbs
  • 3-5 kg
  • Pekingese
  • 8-10 lbs
  • 3.6-4.5 kg
  • Pomeranian
  • 3-7 lbs
  • 1-3 kg
  • Poodle, Miniature
  • 15-17 lbs
  • 7-8 kg
  • Poodle, Standard
  • 45-70 lbs
  • 20-25 kg
  • Poodle, Toy
  • 6-9 lbs
  • 3-4 kg
  • Portuguese Water Dog
  • 35-55 lbs
  • 16-25 kg
  • Pug
  • 13-20 lbs
  • 6-9 kg

  • Rhodesian Ridgeback (female)
  • 65-75 lbs
  • 29-34 kg
  • Rhodesian Ridgeback (male)
  • 80-90 lbs
  • 36-41 kg
  • Rottweiler (female)
  • 85-115 lbs
  • 38-52 kg
  • Rottweiler (male)
  • 95-130 lbs
  • 43-59 kg

  • Saint Bernard
  • 110-200 lbs
  • 50-91 kg
  • Samoyed
  • 35-65 lbs
  • 16-30 kg
  • Schnauzer, Miniature
  • 10-15 lbs
  • 5-7 kg
  • Scottish Terrier
  • 19-23 lbs
  • 8.5-10.5 kg
  • Shetland Sheepdog
  • 14-27 lbs
  • 6.4-12.3 kg
  • Shiba Inu
  • 15-25 lbs
  • 6.8-11 kg
  • Shih Tzu
  • 9-16 lbs
  • 4-7kg
  • Siberian Husky (female)
  • 35-50 lbs
  • 16-22.5 kg
  • Siberian Husky (male)
  • 45-60 lbs
  • 20.5-27 kg
  • Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier
  • 30-45 lbs
  • 14-20 kg
  • Springer Spaniel
  • 40-55 lbs
  • 18-25 kg

  • Vizsla
  • 40-60 lbs
  • 18-27 kg

  • Weimaraner
  • 50-73 lbs
  • 23-32 kg
  • West Highland White Terrier
  • 13-22 lbs
  • 6-10 kg
  • Whippet
  • 25-45 lbs
  • 11-21 kg

  • Yorkshire Terrier
  • 7 lbs
  • 3.2 kg

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