How old do dogs grow?

Vasa Lokki
Vasa Lokki
February 18, 2013
How old do dogs grow?

Dogs, like people, go through periods of infancy, adolescence, adulthood and old age. As in humans, the growth of dogs ends in the period of maturation. Until what age dogs grow, because each breed is individual? The growth of the dog depends on the breed, feeding, grooming the dog. Large breeds grow longer than others. Then there are medium-sized breeds and the smallest breeds of dogs grow the fastest.

Growth rating of different breeds


Till how old do dogs of large breeds grow that grow longer than all the others?

Large breeds are the Rottweiler, Samoyed, Boxer, Collie, Doberman, Lercher, Hound, Pointer, Bullmastiff, Great Dane and Irish Wolfhound - they on average reach their maximum height and height of 2 years. The highest growth was recorded for the Great Dane. He was 109 centimeters at the withers.


Average breeds of dogs reach a peak of their height at 1 - 1.5 years,these are the Fox Terrier, Bedlington Terrier, Cairn Terrier, Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier, Yorkshire Terrier, Pomeranian Spitz, Golden Retrievers, Spaniel, Setters, Dolmatin, Afghan Hound, Labrador and Sheepdogs.


And, finally, the smallest breeds that can grow by the age of 6 months are the mutts, the dachshund, the poodle, the Staffordshire bull terrier, shiba-inu, the Chihuahua, the toy terrier, the Pekingese. The smallest dog in the world according to the Guinness Book of Records, was recognized Chihuahua Dianko, its growth was only 18 centimeters, with a weight of 758 grams.