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Puppy not growing?

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I have a border collie/red heeler puppy. He’ll be 5 months on the 23rd. I got him when he was 8 months, and he had grown normally until about 3 and a half months. After that, I haven’t really seen much of a difference. I’ve seen both border collies and heelers his age and they seem a lot bigger than he is. Is this normal? He eats enough and doesn’t act strange or anything
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The way you expressed the dog's age is confusing.

You say he will be 5 months old on the 23rd and you got him at 8 months old........

What is his age now?

He may be full size, if he is 8+ months old.
Sorry I meant I got him when he was 8 weeks
Ahhhh....that makes more sense.

You got him at 8 weeks old, he is now about 5 months old and has not changed size in the last 1.5 months. I assume this is the corrected timeline.

Have you been weighing him? If so, what did he weigh at 2 months, 3 months, 4 months and 5 months?
I don’t remember what he weighed at 2 months but I think he was around 12 pounds at 3 months. He was 18 pounds at 4 months and now he’s 20.
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