German Pinscher: Weight charts, life expectancy, size, and more

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

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Head of the dog breed German Pinscher
  • 40 - 45 cm
  • 31 - 44 lbs
  • 12 - 15 years
  • from 13 months
  • 40 - 45 cm
  • 31 - 44 lbs
  • 12 - 15 years
  • from 13 months

Size, development and life expectancy of German Pinschers

The German Pinscher is a medium sized dog breed with a size of 40 - 45 cm. Growth is complete after 13 months and the German Pinscher reaches its final size.

With a life expectancy ranging from 12 to 15 years, the German Pinscher falls into the upper average compared to other dog breeds. The final weight varies depending on gender, ranging between 30.9 - 44.1 lbs. Fully grown female German Pinschers have approximately the same final weight as males.

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Male Weight Curve: Development of the German Pinscher from 2 to 13 Months

Male dogs of the German Pinscher 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 German Pinscher from 2 to 13 Months

Female dogs of the German Pinscher 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 13,9 lbs. Over the subsequent 3 months, their average weight rises to approximately 27,6 lbs. As they continue to grow for 7 more months, these females eventually achieve a final weight range spanning 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
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Precise prediction of the final weight of German Pinschers

Calculate the final weight for German Pinscher puppies and young dogs

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German Pinscher: Frequently asked questions about the dog breed

How much does a German Pinscher puppy weigh?

Typically, a German Pinscher puppy weighs around 8,8 - 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 German Pinscher puppy weighs about 19,0 - 23,8 lbs.

What is the typical size of a German Pinscher?

The size of an German Pinscher can vary depending on gender and genetics. Generally, male German Pinschers reach a shoulder height of approximately 42.5 cm, while females have an average shoulder height of around 42.5 cm.

When is the dog breed German Pinscher fully grown?

The dog breed German Pinscher 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 German Pinscher?

The weight of a fully grown German Pinscher 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 30.9 - 44.1 lbs.

What is the average lifespan of a German Pinscher dog?

German Pinschers generally have a life expectancy of approximately 12 to 15 years. With proper care, nutrition, and regular veterinary attention, they can lead happy and healthy lives.