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I've been keeping a week by week spreadsheet of my pup's height and weight progress. Another member, @camperbc was curious as to how our pups would differ, so I added his pup's weights to the graph as a fun comparison

I thought it'd be fun to include a lot more members into a spreadsheet

I also would like to see how specific pups progressed. We can find the general weight chart of the average, but would be neat to see individual pup's growth as I think some interesting results may show up (pups starting off slow then shoot up in weight and vice versa pups starting big and slowing down early)

So here's my plan. Everyone is open to participate. I don't care about your pup's age. 8wks to 1+yrs, I'd like it all! I'd also like a smattering of those who had pups start big or small. Dogs that became massive at 1yr or even fun sized GSDs

I'd really like weekly weight checks, but if you were only able to check once a month, then I will average the weight out for the weeks in between (my chart won't put lines and could become confusing with dots)

This is not scientific. I'm doing this purely for fun and hope that others would find some fun in this as well

I need nothing more than your pup's weight

Ex of format:

10wks- 11lbs
11wks- 13lbs
12wks- 16lbs
etc...

I hope I can get a dozen+ people to participate

So if people would post up their weights, I'll go ahead and start throwing together the chart! Pic is of my pup and camperbc's pup to give you an example of what I'll be doing (My pup's height and the Target Weight won't be on the graph)

NOTE: This is not for worrying if your dog is too under or too over. This is just for fun. However, those worries about being too under may find interesting data from other pup's who may also be "too under"
 

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Hi! I can confidently assume i will have the smallest pup on this list!

Bandit
2 Months: 6 pounds
3 Months: 13 pounds
4 Months: 18 Pounds
5 Months: 24 pounds
6 Months: 35 Pounds

Hope other small gsd owners join in.
 

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I do need to measure how tall my pup is. I have some data if you like on weight.

8 weeks - 12.14 lbs
10 weeks - 15.4 lbs
11 weeks - 17.86 lbs
14 weeks - 22 lbs
19 weeks - 39.6 lbs
26 weeks - 52.5 lbs
37 weeks - 62.7 lbs
 

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Sitka's a big boy

13 weeks - 25lbs
16 weeks -33lbs
6 months - 65 lbs
7 months - 70 lbs
10 months 73lbs
 

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Remy, male

Weeks. Weight (lbs)
13 16.1
14 19
15 23
16 25.2
17 28
18 32.4
19 36
20 39
21 42.6
22 45.4
23 48.2
24 52
25 52.64
26 53.2
27 53.84
28 54.48
29 55.12
30 55.76
31 56.5
32 59.5
33 62.6
34 63.08
35 63.55
36 64
37 64.5


I have some height data as well, but I'll need to get it off the wall when I back from spending holidays with family ;)
 

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Just in case anyone thinks their puppy is too small, I wanted to give you all this info

At roughly 2.5 weeks old Shadow weighed 1.45lbs(that's less then a can of pop)
6 weeks- 7.4lbs
7 weeks-8.9lbs
8 weeks-10.12lbs
9weeks-11.6lbs
10weeks 12.24lbs
12 weeks -14.1lbs
16 weeks -19.85lbs
24 weeks -27.2lbs

At 1 year she weighed 34.6lbs
She currently weighs 49 lbs, and could lose a few. Normal weight is just over 45lbs. She is now 7 years old. Yes she is small, but look at how slowly she grew! My point is that charting growth is great but don't get hung up on numbers. Just like people they all grow at the correct rate for them and they will mature to the correct weight for them.
 

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Here's what I got so far!
Looks good, Armistice! I wonder if it may make sense to draw up separate charts for males and females? (or at least include their gender in the graph?) I fear that it may muddy the waters to simply lump both sexes into the same growth chart, when males and females don't have the same dimensions/weights/growth rates. Just thinking out loud here.

Glen
Focus On Newfoundland
 

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Hi! I can confidently assume i will have the smallest pup on this list!

Bandit
2 Months: 6 pounds
3 Months: 13 pounds
4 Months: 18 Pounds
5 Months: 24 pounds
6 Months: 35 Pounds

Hope other small gsd owners join in.
Your pup at 6 months weighs roughly what Shadow did at 1 year.
 

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Looks good, Armistice! I wonder if it may make sense to draw up separate charts for males and females? (or at least include their gender in the graph?) I fear that it may muddy the waters to simply lump both sexes into the same growth chart, when males and females don't have the same dimensions/weights/growth rates. Just thinking out loud here.

Glen
Focus On Newfoundland
Good idea. I wasn't going to go that far, but if that's something people would want to see, then I can do that
@Edpez @Apex1 , I need your dog's gender
 

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Good idea. I wasn't going to go that far, but if that's something people would want to see, then I can do that
@Edpez @Apex1 , I need your dog's gender
Armistice, you can take this suggestion (I promise it is my last one!) with a grain of salt, but I just got to thinking that if you wanted to be really particular, you could specify that your chart would be for purebreds only, as by including mixes, this would alter your stats to some degree, because their dimensions/growth rates would differ from that of a purebred GS.

Glen
Focus On Newfoundland
 
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Jack:

Purebred white GSD, male, intact

9 weeks - 22.5 lbs
12 weeks - 31.2 lbs
14 weeks - 45.5 lbs
19 weeks - 58 lbs
8.5 months - 87 lbs
15 months - 90 lbs
18 months - 92.2 lbs

He's a big dog...and that's 92 lbs when he's lean.
 

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Armistice, you can take this suggestion (I promise it is my last one!) with a grain of salt, but I just got to thinking that if you wanted to be really particular, you could specify that your chart would be for purebreds only, as by including mixes, this would alter your stats to some degree, because their dimensions/growth rates would differ from that of a purebred GS.
As I can't edit my original post, hopefully people see this here. Let's keep it to purebred GSD's
 

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Armstice,


I have a couple, Leon (male) and Lady(female) that I got their weight at several months information that you can use ifi you want.

Some people think Leon is not PB. Im not so sure, but you can ignore it or put an asterisc or observation, or as seem better for you guys.

Anyway, this are data collected along the time for curiosity.

Sheers


Months Leon(lbs) Lady(lbs)
1 4 3
4 51 30
5 65 40
6 71 45
8 82 53
11 98 56
12 105 60
13 111 60
14 117 60
 

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Leon does not appear to be a purebred, Lady does however so adding her info may be informative.
It isn't that they don't like Leon, he is a handsome boy with a sweet face. He just doesn't work for this particular project of the OP's.
 
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