What is the average weight for 5 week old large breed puppies?

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  1. Fran101

    Fran101 Resident fainting goat

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    I just want to know how far my pups are from the ideal weight

    Our smallest pup is 2.2 pounds
    and the largest is 3.2

    I know they still have a lot to gain, I just would like to know how far they are from "normal"
     
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    I looked up one of my Golden litters .... they averaged at whelp at 1# and at 5 weeks average was 9#s .
     
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    Fran101 Resident fainting goat

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    9 pounds! woah these pups have a long way to go! lol luckily they are eating like little piggies
     
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    But Goldens are bigger dogs !
     
  5. 7 to 12 lbs, depending on the sex and the litter, for my puppies at 5 weeks. Boxers or APBT are quite a bit smaller tho, not to mention the rough start these little guys have had.
     
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    id probably want to see about 5lbs for a "medium" type breed...
     
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    The Doberman puppies I've been helping out with averaged 6.5lbs when I weighed them at 5 weeks. Some a little more, some a little less. The smallest was 5 3/4lbs and the largest was 7lbs. :)
     

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