Border Collie: Weight charts, life expectancy, size, and more

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

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Head of the dog breed Border Collie
  • 46 - 53 cm
  • 27 - 42 lbs
  • 10 - 17 years
  • from 13 months
  • 48 - 56 cm
  • 31 - 44 lbs
  • 10 - 17 years
  • from 13 months

Size, development and life expectancy of Border Collies

The Border Collie is a medium sized dog breed with a size of 46 - 56 cm. Growth is complete after 13 months and the Border Collie reaches its final size.

With a life expectancy ranging from 10 to 17 years, the Border Collie falls into the upper average compared to other dog breeds. The final weight varies depending on gender, ranging between 26.5 - 44.1 lbs. Male Border Collies are usually around 4.4 lbs heavier than females.

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Male Weight Curve: Development of the Border Collie from 2 to 13 Months

Male dogs of the Border Collie breed belong to the category of light dogs. After 3 months, they reach a relatively low weight of 13,9 lbs. Within another 3 months, their average weight increases to approximately 27,6 lbs. With a growth period of 7 months, these males ultimately reach a final weight ranging from 30.9 - 44.1 lbs.

Age Weight
2 Month 9.92 lbs
3 Month 15.87 lbs
4 Month 22.05 lbs
5 Month 27.78 lbs
6 Month 32.41 lbs
7 Month 35.94 lbs
8 Month 38.14 lbs
9 Month 40.12 lbs
10 Month 41.45 lbs
11 Month 42.11 lbs
12 Month 42.77 lbs
13 Month 43.21 lbs
14 Month 43.65 lbs
15 Month 44.09 lbs

Female Weight Curve: Development of the Border Collie from 2 to 13 Months

Female dogs of the Border Collie breed are classified as part of the light dog category. By the end of 3 months, they attain a weight that can be considered relatively low, amounting to 12,9 lbs. Over the subsequent 3 months, their average weight rises to approximately 25,0 lbs. As they continue to grow for 7 more months, these females eventually achieve a final weight range spanning from 26.5 - 41.9 lbs.

Age Weight
2 Month 9.37 lbs
3 Month 15.21 lbs
4 Month 20.94 lbs
5 Month 26.35 lbs
6 Month 30.64 lbs
7 Month 34.06 lbs
8 Month 36.27 lbs
9 Month 38.03 lbs
10 Month 39.35 lbs
11 Month 40.01 lbs
12 Month 40.68 lbs
13 Month 41.23 lbs
14 Month 41.67 lbs
15 Month 41.89 lbs
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Precise prediction of the final weight of Border Collies

Calculate the final weight for Border Collie puppies and young dogs

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

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Border Collie: Frequently asked questions about the dog breed

How much does a Border Collie puppy weigh?

Typically, a Border Collie puppy weighs around 8,1 - 13,9 lbs at 2 months old and continues to gain an additional 10,14 lbs over the next 2 months. By approximately 18 weeks, when the puppy reaches the adolescent stage, a Border Collie puppy weighs about 17,5 - 23,8 lbs.

What is the typical size of a Border Collie?

The size of an Border Collie can vary depending on gender and genetics. Generally, male Border Collies reach a shoulder height of approximately 52 cm, while females have an average shoulder height of around 49.5 cm.

When is the dog breed Border Collie fully grown?

The dog breed Border Collie usually reaches full physical maturity at about 13 to 13 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 Border Collie?

The weight of a fully grown Border Collie dog can vary depending on factors such as gender and genetics. On average, male dogs of this breed typically weigh between 30.9 - 44.1 lbs. Female dogs, on the other hand, usually have a weight range of 26.5 - 41.9 lbs.

What is the average lifespan of a Border Collie dog?

Border Collies generally have a life expectancy of approximately 10 to 17 years. With proper care, nutrition, and regular veterinary attention, they can lead happy and healthy lives.