Ever wondered what your cockapoo should weigh? What weight your cockapoo should be at six months? Well, as luck would have it, we’ve kept a regular record of our cockapoo’s weight, and we have created our very own cockapoo weight chart to help you.
Cockapoo dogs come in lots of shapes and sizes, and can vary enormously in their average weight. If you have more questions about cockapoos – we answer them here.
The main factor in a cockapoo’s weight and height comes from what poodle type they are bred with. It also matters what you feed them.
Put simply, cockapoos bred from toy poodles are going to be smaller than those bred from miniatures or standards.
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How much should my cockapoo weigh?
To help answer that question, we have created this awesome infographic:
How do I calculate my cockapoo’s weight?
We created this easy to use cockapoo growth chart to help you calculate your cockapoo’s weight. We should say that it’s not going to be 100% accurate, but it will help you to understand what your cockapoo’s weight is likely to be.
All you need to do is find the weight your cockapoo is and trace the figures down the chart to find out your cockapoo’s weight once it’s fully grown.
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Cockapoo Growth Chart
Cockapoo weight percentage increases over the months
2 months to 4 months:
As is clear from the infographic, Ziggy (our cockapoo) grew from 1.8 Kgs at 8 weeks to 3 Kgs at 16 weeks.
This is a whopping weight gain of 66% in just two months.
Now, obviously, your own puppy will likely not be the identical weight to Ziggy (although how cool would it be if he or she was!)
But applying that percentage should give you a pretty good baseline of what your cockapoo’s weight will be if you multiply the known weight at 8 months by .66.
For example, if your puppy is 2 kgs at 8 weeks, you can get a rough idea of its weight by multiplying 2 by 1.66 (=3.32 kgs).
4 months to 6 months:
At six months, our cockapoo weighed 5.6 kgs. This is an amazing weight gain of around 86%.
If you want to get a rough idea of what your own cockapoo’s weight should be, then simply multiply its known weight at 4 months by 1.86!
Again, this isn’t an exact science, but it will allow you to get an approximate sense of what your puppy’s weight might end up being.
Cockapoo weight: 6 months to 1 year:
Here, the increase in weight was extremely noticeable. Our cockapoo’s size and weight pretty much doubled.
His weight went from 5.6 kgs to 10.8. This is a percentage increase of 93%!
What can you learn from this? That you can pretty much expect that your cockapoo will double in size from it’s six monthly weight.
I would tell you the calculation to apply to your own dog, but I think you get the idea now!
Why is weight important when neutering or spaying my cockapoo?
If you’re wondering about your cockapoo’s weight, you’ll likely be asking this question.
Generally speaking, a cockapoo can be neutered or spayed between six to nine months of age. Although the science around this is constantly changing and up for debate – so do seek the opinion of a vet on this one!
This is providing that their weight is correct for their size.
Why is weight important? Because to be neutered or spayed, your pooch will have to undergo surgery which requires general anesthesia.
There are all sorts of calculations the vets have to do to get the dose right, including adjusting the amount of medicine to your dog’s body weight.
You’ll be pleased to know there is no ideal weight for a cockapoo to be neutered or spayed.
Instead, you just need to have a chat with your vet to understand whether the medicine they use can work with your dog’s weight.
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