Australian Shepherd: Weight charts, life expectancy, size, and more

Discover everything about the Australian Shepherd, including weight charts, weight progressions of registered dogs, life expectancy, size, and other useful information.

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Head of the dog breed Australian Shepherd
  • 46 - 54 cm
  • 35 - 55 lbs
  • 13 - 15 years
  • from 13 months
  • 51 - 58 cm
  • 55 - 71 lbs
  • 13 - 15 years
  • from 15 months

Size, development and life expectancy of Australian Shepherds

The Australian Shepherd is a medium sized dog breed with a size of 46 - 58 cm. Growth is complete after 15 months and the Australian Shepherd reaches its final size.

With a life expectancy ranging from 13 to 15 years, the Australian Shepherd falls into the upper average compared to other dog breeds. The final weight varies depending on gender, ranging between 35.3 - 70.5 lbs. Male Australian Shepherds are usually around 19.8 lbs heavier than females.

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Male Weight Curve: Development of the Australian Shepherd from 2 to 15 Months

Male dogs of the Australian Shepherd breed fall into the category of dogs with moderate weight. Within a span of 3 months, they typically achieve a weight of 22,3 lbs. After an additional 3 months, the average weight of these males reaches approximately 42,5 lbs. As they continue to grow for 9 more months, Australian Shepherd males ultimately reach their final weight, ranging from 55.1 - 70.5 lbs.

Age Weight
2 Month 14.33 lbs
3 Month 24.69 lbs
4 Month 34.17 lbs
5 Month 41.45 lbs
6 Month 46.74 lbs
7 Month 50.49 lbs
8 Month 53.57 lbs
9 Month 56.44 lbs
10 Month 58.86 lbs
11 Month 61.29 lbs
12 Month 63.27 lbs
13 Month 64.82 lbs
14 Month 66.58 lbs
15 Month 68.34 lbs
16 Month 70.55 lbs

Female Weight Curve: Development of the Australian Shepherd from 2 to 15 Months

Female dogs of the Australian Shepherd breed fall into the category of dogs with moderate weight. Typically, within a span of 3 months, they reach a weight of 16,5 lbs. After an additional 3 months, the average weight of these females reaches approximately 32,2 lbs. As they continue to grow for 7 more months, Australian Shepherd females ultimately reach their final weight, ranging from 35.3 - 55.1 lbs.

Age Weight
2 Month 11.90 lbs
3 Month 19.84 lbs
4 Month 27.34 lbs
5 Month 33.51 lbs
6 Month 38.36 lbs
7 Month 41.89 lbs
8 Month 44.75 lbs
9 Month 46.96 lbs
10 Month 48.94 lbs
11 Month 50.27 lbs
12 Month 51.37 lbs
13 Month 52.25 lbs
14 Month 53.13 lbs
15 Month 54.01 lbs
16 Month 55.12 lbs
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Precise prediction of the final weight of Australian Shepherds

Calculate the final weight for Australian Shepherd puppies and young dogs

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Australian Shepherd: Frequently asked questions about the dog breed

How much does a Australian Shepherd puppy weigh?

Typically, a Australian Shepherd puppy weighs around 10,1 - 22,3 lbs at 2 months old and continues to gain an additional 17,64 lbs over the next 2 months. By approximately 18 weeks, when the puppy reaches the adolescent stage, a Australian Shepherd puppy weighs about 22,7 - 37,5 lbs.

What is the typical size of a Australian Shepherd?

The size of an Australian Shepherd can vary depending on gender and genetics. Generally, male Australian Shepherds reach a shoulder height of approximately 54.5 cm, while females have an average shoulder height of around 50 cm.

When is the dog breed Australian Shepherd fully grown?

The dog breed Australian Shepherd usually reaches full physical maturity at about 15 to 15 months of age. However, this may vary from individual to individual, as each dog has its own growth rate.

What is the average weight of a fully grown Australian Shepherd?

The weight of a fully grown Australian Shepherd dog can vary depending on factors such as gender and genetics. On average, male dogs of this breed typically weigh between 55.1 - 70.5 lbs. Female dogs, on the other hand, usually have a weight range of 35.3 - 55.1 lbs.

What is the average lifespan of a Australian Shepherd dog?

Australian Shepherds generally have a life expectancy of approximately 13 to 15 years. With proper care, nutrition, and regular veterinary attention, they can lead happy and healthy lives.