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In need of help I have a almost 20 week old female working line german shepherd who is barely 30.6lbs she is a little above my knee I'm 5'6 and she is 100% healthy no worms parasites even just did blood work her breeder won't call me back and I am at a loss as I know she should be alot bigger this is my most recent picture of her, her mom was 86lbs and dad was 90lbs breeder went awal tmp_cl_img.1480385452.312514.jpg tmp_cl_img.1480385719.534213.jpg 2017-01-02 13.45.19.jpg 2017-01-02 13.46.28.jpg

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My Enya was about the same at that age. As long as your pup is healthy, is there a problem?
 

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You are not alone! Your pup just might be on the petite side. My pup is 2 years old and 49lbs and 6 months she was 35lbs. It happens but as long as your pup is completely happy and healthy...?????
 

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You are not alone! Your pup just might be on the petite side. My pup is 2 years old and 49lbs and 6 months she was 35lbs. It happens but as long as your pup is completely happy and healthy...?????
Thank you she is amazing I love her she is 18 in at the shoulder today and 35lbs she's 21 weeks not much weight gain tmp_cl_img.1483797213.650891.jpg

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She is super super tall though 18 in at the shoulder and 35lbs and thick she's an amazing dog she is always eating and doing training constantly to keep her attention off bad activity this was her on 1/7/16 tmp_cl_img.1483797213.650891.jpg tmp_cl_img.1483797199.462223.jpg

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What size were her parents? Enya's mother was on the smaller side so I expect Enya might be also. I love your dog's ears! They're huge! *G*
 

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What size were her parents? Enya's mother was on the smaller side so I expect Enya might be also. I love your dog's ears! They're huge! *G*
Her mom the long haired Sable 86lbs dad 90lbs black both haus working lines 2017-01-04 22.24.42.jpg 2017-01-04 22.01.13.jpg

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If it's an appropriate weight for her current height, I wouldn't worry about it. She's still young with a lot more time to grow. Puppies can end up naturally smaller or bigger than their parents. I have a friend with a GSD puppy who is consistently 20-25lbs smaller than her littermates, but it's appropriate for her size, as she is just turning out to be a smaller dog. Whereas my puppy came from smaller parents but she is ending up larger!
 

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What a lovely puppy; I'll take her if she's too small for you. :wink2: If she doesn't have a parasite load and her bloodwork is normal, one thing to consider is what, how much and how often you're feeding her. There are several diet and nutrition gurus on the list, with any luck they'll post suggestions.

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What a lovely puppy; I'll take her if she's too small for you. :wink2: If she doesn't have a parasite load and her bloodwork is normal, one thing to consider is what, how much and how often you're feeding her. There are several diet and nutrition gurus on the list, with any luck they'll post suggestions.

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It's not that she's too small for me it's that compared to her parents eyes and the rest of her littermates she is about 10 pounds less but she is 4 inches taller than the rest of everybody so that's where my concern butt she is plump she is not fat you can see her hourglass shape she's beautiful her coat is glossy she is an amazing amazing puppy I would not give her up for the world also is anybody in Arizona who knows trainers that are good for obedience that do one-on-one training classes 4 PTSD dogs I posted a picture of Jenna at six weeks old when I chose her I didn't pick her up until 10 weeks old 2017-01-04 22.43.30.jpg

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2017-01-04 22.43.30.jpg 6 weeks
20161017_180309.jpg 11 weeks
20161123_132907.jpg 15 weeks

Jenna is on primal raw food and orijen kibble 3 times daily

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I was joking, JM, sorry if that wasn't clear. But, the additional pictures of your lovely girl were worth any confusion. :)

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I was joking, JM, sorry if that wasn't clear. But, the additional pictures of your lovely girl were worth any confusion. :)

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Sorry if I wasn't clear I understood you were joking and thank you I love her to death this is what she is being fed 93935_MAIN._AC_SL1500_V1476278309_.jpg 101293_MAIN._AC_SL1500_V1476451844_.jpg

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If she is taller than her littermates but weighs less, it's possible the other puppies are overweight, or are thicker-boned. 4 inches height difference at that age seems rather large though...are you all measuring at the same point with the dogs standing in the same position? You can get a large variance in height on the same dog depending on how the dog is standing (says an agility judge who measures a lot of dogs :p)
 

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If she is taller than her littermates but weighs less, it's possible the other puppies are overweight, or are thicker-boned. 4 inches height difference at that age seems rather large though...are you all measuring at the same point with the dogs standing in the same position? You can get a large variance in height on the same dog depending on how the dog is standing (says an agility judge who measures a lot of dogs :p)
Yes all at the front right shoulder by a vet the breeder requested it to be down that way for the first year and I kept in touch with 5 people that adopted litter mates she's is very leggy but she is also the only girl

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