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

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Head of the dog breed Schipperke
  • 25 - 30 cm
  • 7 - 20 lbs
  • 13 - 15 years
  • from 13 months
  • 28 - 33 cm
  • 7 - 20 lbs
  • 13 - 15 years
  • from 13 months

Size, development and life expectancy of Schipperkes

The Schipperke belongs to the small dog breeds and reaches a size of about 25 - 33 cm. Already after a maximum of 13 months Schipperkes are fully grown and reach their final size.

With a life expectancy ranging from 13 to 15 years, the Schipperke falls into the upper average compared to other dog breeds. The final weight varies depending on gender, ranging between 6.6 - 19.8 lbs. Fully grown female Schipperkes have approximately the same final weight as males.

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

Male dogs of the Schipperke breed belong to the category of light dogs. After 3 months, they reach a relatively low weight of 5,7 lbs. Within another 3 months, their average weight increases to approximately 10,1 lbs. With a growth period of 7 months, these males ultimately reach a final weight ranging from 6.6 - 19.8 lbs.

Age Weight
2 Month 5.51 lbs
3 Month 8.38 lbs
4 Month 11.02 lbs
5 Month 13.23 lbs
6 Month 14.99 lbs
7 Month 16.31 lbs
8 Month 17.42 lbs
9 Month 18.30 lbs
10 Month 18.74 lbs
11 Month 19.18 lbs
12 Month 19.51 lbs
13 Month 19.84 lbs

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

Female dogs of the Schipperke 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 5,7 lbs. Over the subsequent 3 months, their average weight rises to approximately 10,1 lbs. As they continue to grow for 7 more months, these females eventually achieve a final weight range spanning from 6.6 - 19.8 lbs.

Age Weight
2 Month 5.51 lbs
3 Month 8.38 lbs
4 Month 11.02 lbs
5 Month 13.23 lbs
6 Month 14.99 lbs
7 Month 16.31 lbs
8 Month 17.42 lbs
9 Month 18.30 lbs
10 Month 18.74 lbs
11 Month 19.18 lbs
12 Month 19.51 lbs
13 Month 19.84 lbs
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Precise prediction of the final weight of Schipperkes

Calculate the final weight for Schipperke puppies and young dogs

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

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Schipperke: Frequently asked questions about the dog breed

How much does a Schipperke puppy weigh?

Typically, a Schipperke puppy weighs around 3,8 - 5,7 lbs at 2 months old and continues to gain an additional 3,69 lbs over the next 2 months. By approximately 18 weeks, when the puppy reaches the adolescent stage, a Schipperke puppy weighs about 7,5 - 9,0 lbs.

What is the typical size of a Schipperke?

The size of an Schipperke can vary depending on gender and genetics. Generally, male Schipperkes reach a shoulder height of approximately 30.5 cm, while females have an average shoulder height of around 27.5 cm.

When is the dog breed Schipperke fully grown?

The dog breed Schipperke 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 Schipperke?

The weight of a fully grown Schipperke dog can vary depending on factors such as gender and genetics. On average, male dogs of this breed typically weigh between 6.6 - 19.8 lbs. Female dogs, on the other hand, usually have a weight range of 6.6 - 19.8 lbs.

What is the average lifespan of a Schipperke dog?

Schipperkes 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.