Golden Retriever: Weight charts, life expectancy, size, and more

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

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Head of the dog breed Golden Retriever
  • 51 - 56 cm
  • 55 - 71 lbs
  • 10 - 12 years
  • from 15 months
  • 56 - 61 cm
  • 66 - 75 lbs
  • 10 - 12 years
  • from 15 months

Size, development and life expectancy of Golden Retrievern

The Golden Retriever is a medium sized dog breed with a size of 51 - 61 cm. Growth is complete after 15 months and the Golden Retriever reaches its final size.

The Golden Retriever is characterized by an average life expectancy of 10 - 12 years. This makes it one of the dog breeds with a typical lifespan. The final weight varies depending on gender, ranging between 55.1 - 75.0 lbs. Male Golden Retrievern are usually around 11 lbs heavier than females.

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

Male dogs of the Golden Retriever breed fall into the category of dogs with moderate weight. Within a span of 3 months, they typically achieve a weight of 25,0 lbs. After an additional 3 months, the average weight of these males reaches approximately 46,5 lbs. As they continue to grow for 9 more months, Golden Retriever males ultimately reach their final weight, ranging from 66.1 - 75.0 lbs.

Age Weight
2 Month 14.99 lbs
3 Month 26.46 lbs
4 Month 35.94 lbs
5 Month 43.87 lbs
6 Month 48.94 lbs
7 Month 52.69 lbs
8 Month 55.78 lbs
9 Month 58.86 lbs
10 Month 61.51 lbs
11 Month 63.93 lbs
12 Month 66.14 lbs
13 Month 68.34 lbs
14 Month 70.33 lbs
15 Month 72.31 lbs
16 Month 74.08 lbs
17 Month 74.96 lbs

Female Weight Curve: Development of the Golden Retriever from 2 to 15 Months

Female dogs of the Golden Retriever breed fall into the category of dogs with moderate weight. Typically, within a span of 3 months, they reach a weight of 22,3 lbs. After an additional 3 months, the average weight of these females reaches approximately 42,5 lbs. As they continue to grow for 9 more months, Golden Retriever females 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
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Precise prediction of the final weight of Golden Retrievern

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Golden Retriever: Frequently asked questions about the dog breed

How much does a Golden Retriever puppy weigh?

Typically, a Golden Retriever puppy weighs around 13,1 - 25,0 lbs at 2 months old and continues to gain an additional 19,84 lbs over the next 2 months. By approximately 18 weeks, when the puppy reaches the adolescent stage, a Golden Retriever puppy weighs about 30,8 - 41,3 lbs.

What is the typical size of a Golden Retriever?

The size of an Golden Retriever can vary depending on gender and genetics. Generally, male Golden Retrievers reach a shoulder height of approximately 58.5 cm, while females have an average shoulder height of around 53.5 cm.

When is the dog breed Golden Retriever fully grown?

The dog breed Golden Retriever 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 Golden Retriever?

The weight of a fully grown Golden Retriever dog can vary depending on factors such as gender and genetics. On average, male dogs of this breed typically weigh between 66.1 - 75.0 lbs. Female dogs, on the other hand, usually have a weight range of 55.1 - 70.5 lbs.

What is the average lifespan of a Golden Retriever dog?

Golden Retrievern generally have a life expectancy of approximately 10 to 12 years. With proper care, nutrition, and regular veterinary attention, they can lead happy and healthy lives.