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When Do Standard Poodles Stop Growing?

Standard poodle puppies are undeniably cute and endearing, with their fluffy coats and playful personalities. Watching these pups grow into graceful dogs is an incredible experience. However, if you are a new standard poodle puppy owner, you may wonder, when do standard poodle puppies stop growing?

The growth rate for standard poodles varies from dog to dog. However, research shows that male standard poodles’ height stops increasing between the ages of 12 to 15 months. And female poodles’ height stops increasing between 10 to 12 months. However, their weight keeps increasing until they are two years old.

In this post, we'll explore the growth process of standard poodle puppies and when you can expect them to reach their full size, so make sure to read this post till the end.

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Height And Weight Milestones For Standard Poodle Puppies

Although there are no fixed weight or height measurements for standard poodles or any other dogs, there are general guidelines that can help you monitor a Standard Poodle puppy's growth and development.

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However, these guidelines are just estimations, and your puppy's measurements won't exactly match these guidelines for various reasons, including genetics, diet, and exercise. Each puppy is unique and may grow at a different rate. Now let's look at the typical ages and weights you can expect as your poodle grows.


​Height (Male)

Height (Female)

Weight (Male)

Weight (Female)

2 months

10-12 inches

10-12 inches

7-10 lbs

7-10 lbs

4 months

15-17 inches

14-16 inches

20-30 lbs

18-28 lbs

​6 months

20-22 inches

19-21 inches

35-45 lbs

30-40 lbs

8 months

22-24 inches

21-23 inches

45-55 lbs

40-50 lbs

10 months

24-26 inches

22-24 inches

55-65 lbs

50-60 lbs

12 months

24-27 inches