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How much should a 3 month old Labrador weigh?

Last Updated: 19th May, 2020


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Regarding this, how much should a Labrador puppy weigh?

Male: 64 – 79 lbs Adult Female: 55 – 71 lbs Adult

Also Know, how much should a 6 month lab weigh? A healthy adult black Lab female weighs 55to 70 pounds and a male 65 to 80 pounds. By the age of 6months, black Lab puppies reach approximately two-thirdsof their adult weight, so a dog of 7 months should bein this range or slightly heavier.

Also to know, how much should a female lab weigh?

So average Labrador Retriever weight figures canbe misleading. As a very rough guide an adult femaleLabrador might weigh between 55 and 70lbs. An adult maleLab will weigh 65 – 80lbs.

How much should my puppy weigh?

Generally, an adult average sized dog at 12months of age, weighs about twice their weight at 4months of age, or 2.5x the weight at 14 weeks. Adult giantbreeds grow more slowly, take longer to mature, and don't reachadult growth until they're at least 16-18 months old.

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