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Hi all,

I am a new Aussiedoodle owner and her name is Coco. Hey dad is a 17lb poodle and mom is a 20lb Australian Shepherd. Because she is a girl, I'm guessing she will come in that low end and be around 17lb when fully grown. We got her 2 weeks ago and she was only 3.5 lbs but in just that time, she is now 5.5lbs. Seems like quite a bit of growth. My question is this.. When will she be fully grown?

Also, I've been trying to find a size reference to see how big a 17lb dog would look. Does anyone have a picture of a dog (preferably a doodle cross) that is 17 lbs? And next to a person or something for a good size reference?

Thank you for your time,

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I've found doubling the weight at 4 months to be pretty accurate for small dogs. My dog was roughly 8 pound when I got him, I was told he was 5.5 months but based on when he lost his teeth I think he was more around 4 months. He is now 5 years old and 17lbs. How old is your puppy?

My dog is a poodle x pomeranian mix. He is leggy. I keep him very lean and he is all muscle. He stands around 14-16 inches high (can't remember exactly) and the length from his withers to his tail is about 14 inches. I'll return to this to post a picture when I'm not on my phone.
 

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I've found doubling the weight at 4 months to be pretty accurate for small dogs. My dog was roughly 8 pound when I got him, I was told he was 5.5 months but based on when he lost his teeth I think he was more around 4 months. He is now 5 years old and 17lbs. How old is your puppy?

My dog is a poodle x pomeranian mix. He is leggy. I keep him very lean and he is all muscle. He stands around 14-16 inches high (can't remember exactly) and the length from his withers to his tail is about 14 inches. I'll return to this to post a picture when I'm not on my phone.
Hi!

Thank you for the response! She is only 10 weeks old now. So I got her at 8 weeks and she was 3.5 lbs. I weighed her this morning and she is 5.2 lbs.

I'm looking forward to seeing a picture of your dog. If your dog is 17lbs, it'll be a great reference for me.

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Twenty pounds is on the low end for an Aussie, so don't be too surprised if your pup winds up larger, as crossed/mixed breeds don't always reflect their parents in size if their parents are outliers for the breeds.
 

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Twenty pounds is on the low end for an Aussie, so don't be too surprised if your pup winds up larger, as crossed/mixed breeds don't always reflect their parents in size if their parents are outliers for the breeds.
I won't be too surprised.. It's just my current expectations. And I hope so as well since we would likely prefer the lower end. With that said, any pictures of 17-20lb dogs with reference is greatly appreciated :).

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