How Big will my boxer get - Boxer Forum : Boxer Breed Dog Forums
Boxer Forum : Boxer Breed Dog Forums
Go Back   Boxer Forum : Boxer Breed Dog Forums > All About Our Favorite Breed > General Boxer Forum is the premier Boxer Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 12-12-2012, 09:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
New User
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: San Diego
Posts: 1
Default How Big will my boxer get

We have a new 4+ month old boxer, Parker, and we love him. He is 36 lb now and seems to be growing daily. His paws are huge so he runs clumsily at times which is quite entertaining. His father was 85lb and Parker looks just like him. Should we expect Parker to grow that big as well? I ask because my research on Boxer size states that Boxer weights are between 55-75lb
sakon35 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 12-12-2012, 10:28 AM   #2 (permalink)
New User
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Central FL
Posts: 18

I wouldn't put too much weight on the 'big paws' thing. That's pretty much a myth.

There's no way to tell exactly how much Parker will weigh. I would say being 36lbs at 4 months, you can definitely expect that he won't be on the 55lbs end of the spectrum. His weight will start slowing down around 6 months, but he can continue growing well past a year. Callie is a boxer/lab mix so she can't be 100% compared to, but at 6 months she weighed in at 39lbs and at 7 months, 39.9. So right about now she's expected to be around 45lbs at maturity. She's a small girl so I think that's a pretty safe estimate, especially when I compare her to how much my mom's lab weighed at 7 months.

How often are you weighing him? I ask because it'll let you know if he's still gaining pretty quickly. While Callie was still getting her puppy shots, she was being weighed weekly and gaining several pounds a week. She was spayed at 4 months and weighed in at 26lbs. So within two months she gained just over 10lbs. But between 6 and 7 months, she's only gained 1lb and I doubt she'll gain much more by 8 months.
Callie: born 4.25.12

shae&callie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-12-2012, 11:21 AM   #3 (permalink)
Power User
BuddhaBoss's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Boulder CO
Posts: 528

WOW. That is pretty big! Boss is just 4 months old and he weighs about 25 pounds. Buddha was about 20lbs at 4 months and now at 7months old he is 45lbs+ (maybe more). They are suppose to grow up untill about 1 year and then fiill out untill about 18months - 2 years old. Good Luck!
BuddhaBoss is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-12-2012, 11:50 AM   #4 (permalink)
Intermediate User
Murphdizzle's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 49

Murphy was weighed at the vet 3 weeks ago and he was just under 3 months and he was 20.5 lbs

Sent from my iPhone using Free App
Murphdizzle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-12-2012, 03:19 PM   #5 (permalink)
Experienced User
LuluBear's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 117

At 4 months Lucy weighed around 30lbs. now Lucy is almost 9 months old and weighs about 65lbs, she is a rescue so we don't know how big her parents are, so her adult size is going to be a surprise!
Proud Mama to Holly-Shepherd/Lab mix, Lucy-Fancy Fawn Boxer and Toby-Pit bull Shepherd mix . If more is truly better that makes my four legged kids better than your two legged ones.

LuluBear is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-12-2012, 03:24 PM   #6 (permalink)
BoxerForums Addict
af_wx_wife's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Central Texas
Posts: 2,441

My Murphy at last weigh in last week was 30 pounds. She is just over 4 months. She be getting weighed again on Thursday when she goes back for her next shot.
af_wx_wife is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-12-2012, 03:26 PM   #7 (permalink)
Power User
RandE's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: WI
Posts: 361

Moxie was last weighed at 6 months and she was 41 lbs. I believe she was about 33 at 4 months.
mox·ie [mok-see]

noun Slang
1.vigor; verve; pep.

2.courage and aggressiveness; nerve.

3.skill; know-how.

RandE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-12-2012, 05:04 PM   #8 (permalink)
Super User
tguinter's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: North West, New Jersey
Posts: 1,297
Send a message via AIM to tguinter

Rusty is 2 and weighs 65lbs and Dually is our female and is 1 and weighs in at 65lbs

Sent from my iPhone using Free App
Tessa, Mom to Rusty and Dually

tguinter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-12-2012, 06:51 PM   #9 (permalink)
Intermediate User
Bayoupiper's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Gonzales, LA
Posts: 67

Tank is 10 months and weighs 80 pounds.
His mother Izzy is 3 and weighs 84 pounds.
LeiCee is 6 and is 65 pounds.
Dozer, Tank's little brother, is 12 weeks old and weighs 22 pounds.
Mia, the runt and Dozer's litter mate weighs 14.
Father to Boxers:
Titus (R.I.P.)
Bayoupiper is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:53 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Basset Hound Forum Doberman Forum Golden Retriever Forum Beagle Forum
Boxer Forum Dog Forum Pit Bull Forum Poodle Forum
Bulldog Forum Fish Forum Havanese Forum Maltese Forum
Cat Forum German Shepherd Forum Labradoodle Forum Yorkie Forum Hedgehog Forum
Chihuahua Forum Retriever Breeds Cichlid Forum Dart Frog Forum Mice Breeder Forum