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I took her today to get fixed, and they weighed her at 40.6 lbs... Shes about 22 inches tall, and she will be 6 months on October 4th. I've been trying to look at average weights but I haven't found anything all that specific for her age. I know that all dogs are different, just like us, but does 40lbs for a 6 month female seem really light? I was under the impression she'd b about 50lbs by now. I should mention that this is my first doberman puppy...
 

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I took her today to get fixed, and they weighed her at 40.6 lbs... Shes about 22 inches tall, and she will be 6 months on October 4th. I've been trying to look at average weights but I haven't found anything all that specific for her age. I know that all dogs are different, just like us, but does 40lbs for a 6 month female seem really light? I was under the impression she'd b about 50lbs by now. I should mention that this is my first doberman puppy...
Did the vet say she looked ok overall? My Vizsla is 21.5" who is very small boned for a Vizsla is 38-40 lbs. My 22.5" Vizsla was 45ish lbs and had more substance, possibly like a Dobe puppy.

It seems on the "smaller side" overall but not "tiny" by any means.

The 45 lb Vizsla - if a Dobe looked like this at six months I'd say it was close to normal-ish


The 40 lb Vizsla
 

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Did the vet say she looked ok overall? My Vizsla is 21.5" who is very small boned for a Vizsla is 38-40 lbs. My 22.5" Vizsla was 45ish lbs and had more substance, possibly like a Dobe puppy.

It seems on the "smaller side" overall but not "tiny" by any means.

The 45 lb Vizsla - if a Dobe looked like this at six months I'd say it was close to normal-ish


The 40 lb Vizsla
Yea the vet said she was looked good, I just thought she'd b a little heavier... But to answer ur question, she looks to be in between the 2 dogs posted, which should be right so I suppose she is a normal size, I had just figured she'd b a little heavier.

Thanks for the help!
 

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She sounds fine. Gunner is 4 months and weighs 42 lbs, but he's going to be huge. The female dobe that we fostered a few years ago was on the smaller side, and she weighed around 40 lbs at 6 months. By the time she was full grown, she weighed right at 58.
 

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People always freak out when it comes to how lean they look. You've got to keep them lean for the first 18 - 24 months. Over feed them and their bones are under stress while they grow. They can develope limps and other disorders from over feeding them when they're too young.
 

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I think 40lbs is a bit light weight for 6 months old Doberman but she may be a petite girl.
It depends on her bones structure.

22" is a normal height for her age. A Doberman female should be between 24 1/"2 and 26 1/2". The ideal is 25 1/2". She will gain 2-3" for sure.
 

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if it helps to the statistic, my female puppy is 4months and 1 week old and weighs 41 lbs I dont have something to check height atm
 

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I don't think that's light.Our last female was the same.She filled out to about 70 lbs.Our pup new pup Sadie,she's a moose.58 lbs 25 inches tall...not yet 6 months.And she's not fat.Her Sire is Euro...95 lbs pure muscle.Dame,German 85 lbs.Size doesn't matter much long as there healthy.Love them all the same.:)
 

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This thread is a year and s half old. How did you even find it to post in it?
 
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