Chow Chow: Weight charts, life expectancy, size, and more

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

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Head of the dog breed Chow Chow
  • 46 - 51 cm
  • 44 - 60 lbs
  • 9 - 15 years
  • from 13 months
  • 48 - 56 cm
  • 55 - 71 lbs
  • 9 - 15 years
  • from 15 months

Size, development and life expectancy of Chow Chows

The Chow Chow is a medium sized dog breed with a size of 46 - 56 cm. Growth is complete after 15 months and the Chow Chow reaches its final size.

The Chow Chow is characterized by an average life expectancy of 9 - 15 years. This makes it one of the dog breeds with a typical lifespan. The final weight varies depending on gender, ranging between 44.1 - 70.5 lbs. Male Chow Chows are usually around 11 lbs heavier than females.

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

Male dogs of the Chow Chow 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, Chow Chow 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 Chow Chow from 2 to 15 Months

Female dogs of the Chow Chow breed fall into the category of dogs with moderate weight. Typically, within a span of 3 months, they reach a weight of 18,5 lbs. After an additional 3 months, the average weight of these females reaches approximately 36,5 lbs. As they continue to grow for 7 more months, Chow Chow females ultimately reach their final weight, ranging from 44.1 - 59.5 lbs.

Age Weight
2 Month 12.46 lbs
3 Month 21.16 lbs
4 Month 29.10 lbs
5 Month 35.49 lbs
6 Month 40.57 lbs
7 Month 43.87 lbs
8 Month 47.07 lbs
9 Month 49.49 lbs
10 Month 51.48 lbs
11 Month 53.02 lbs
12 Month 54.45 lbs
13 Month 55.78 lbs
14 Month 57.10 lbs
15 Month 58.20 lbs
16 Month 59.52 lbs
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Precise prediction of the final weight of Chow Chows

Calculate the final weight for Chow Chow puppies and young dogs

Do you want to know how big your Chow Chow puppy will eventually become? With our special dog growth calculator, you can accurately calculate the end weight of the Chow Chow breed. Whether you currently have an adorable Chow Chow puppy or your young dog is growing up, our user-friendly tool provides you with valuable information.

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Chow Chow: Frequently asked questions about the dog breed

How much does a Chow Chow puppy weigh?

Typically, a Chow Chow puppy weighs around 11,2 - 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 Chow Chow puppy weighs about 25,6 - 37,5 lbs.

What is the typical size of a Chow Chow?

The size of an Chow Chow can vary depending on gender and genetics. Generally, male Chow Chows reach a shoulder height of approximately 52 cm, while females have an average shoulder height of around 48.5 cm.

When is the dog breed Chow Chow fully grown?

The dog breed Chow Chow 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 Chow Chow?

The weight of a fully grown Chow Chow 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 44.1 - 59.5 lbs.

What is the average lifespan of a Chow Chow dog?

Chow Chows generally have a life expectancy of approximately 9 to 15 years. With proper care, nutrition, and regular veterinary attention, they can lead happy and healthy lives.