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    DefaultIs my puppy potentially going to be a monster sized adult?

    Even though im making this thread out of pure facts the whole monster expression is a joke i love my choc lab puppy mocha who is now 5 months and about 35 lbs or so. Just the other day i emailed the breeder whom i purchased mocha from and she told me my pups parents were (mom) 80 lbs and 22 1/2inches and her (dad) was 85lbs and 22 1/2 inches tall as well so can i expect my pup to be around that same size as her parents i mean she is already about 35 lbs just curious what do you all think
    First theres cocoa then theres Mocha wonder what's next cappuccino hmmm

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    Yeah, I'd think between 75 and 80#. Labs are not supposed to be bigger than that.
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    Honestly, 35lbs at 5mo isn't all that big. Did the breeder show the dogs? 80lbs is quite heavy for a bitch, especially at that height.

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    She's probably going to be around that size. The rule of thumb is adult size will be around double the weight at 4 mos.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigBrownDog View Post
    Yeah, I'd think between 75 and 80#. Labs are not supposed to be bigger than that.
    yea i believe the mother was overweight my prediction was my pup would end up around 60 lbs at max 65lbs but when i took my pup to the vet last thurs she told me mocha was looking great and at the right weight and was very lean i was just wondering though because my friends were telling me she may be a bit large
    First theres cocoa then theres Mocha wonder what's next cappuccino hmmm

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    Quote Originally Posted by nicole View Post
    Honestly, 35lbs at 5mo isn't all that big. Did the breeder show the dogs? 80lbs is quite heavy for a bitch, especially at that height.
    yea i seen both dogs when i picked my puppy up the male was silver and pretty big but was lean and muscular the mom was a bit plump due to her pregnancy of course but they were both very large and seemed to be in pretty good health
    First theres cocoa then theres Mocha wonder what's next cappuccino hmmm

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    That's not that big at all. He's a peanut
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    Quote Originally Posted by TimC View Post
    yea i believe the mother was overweight my prediction was my pup would end up around 60 lbs at max 65lbs but when i took my pup to the vet last thurs she told me mocha was looking great and at the right weight and was very lean i was just wondering though because my friends were telling me she may be a bit large
    I think you're prediction is pretty close to what how big she'll be as an adult. My Caleb is 23 1/2 inches tall. He weighed in at 67 pounds at his annual visit two weeks ago (he was 30 1/2 pounds at 4 months). Eighty and Eighty-five pounds sounds a little heavy for a 22 1/2 inch Lab.

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    I think that sounds heavy too. The boys are both 24". Angus weighs about 68, and Simon weighs 62 or 63. They are both pretty lean, but that would be a 15-20 lb. difference - and two inches shorter!

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    Quote Originally Posted by AngusFangus View Post
    I think that sounds heavy too. The boys are both 24". Angus weighs about 68, and Simon weighs 62 or 63. They are both pretty lean, but that would be a 15-20 lb. difference - and two inches shorter!
    seems like mochas parents were some fatties i assume
    First theres cocoa then theres Mocha wonder what's next cappuccino hmmm

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