Poodle Growth & Weight Chart

Are you thinking of adopting a poodle for your own ? Can’t determine which one, a standard, a miniature, or a mini poodle are best for you ?

Then this article can be perfect for you.

This article will provide detailed information about poodle growth and weight charts. That can help you a lot to make up your mind.

But before that let’s see the different types of poodles.

Different Types Of Poodles

Standard Poodle

Standard poodles are the largest dogs in the category of poodles. Because of their bravery and protective nature, standard poodles can be great guard dogs. Whether standard male poodles are bulkier than standard females one.

The height of the standard poodles is around 15 inches but mostly their height is between 20 to 23 inches. If you give a glance about their growth chart, you can see their weight between 45 to 80 pounds. Usually the weight of the standard poodle is around 70 pounds when they are adults. They will continue to grow for one and a half to two years, but most growth occurs in the first year. But standard poodles take about 2 years to grow.

Miniature Poodle

According to the study miniature poodles are the mid-sized one. In terms of their nature, they are as similar as the standard poodles but they are a little smaller than them.

The weight of miniature poodles are between 14 to 18 pounds and the height can be between 11 to 15 inches.

They reach 10 pounds between the ages of 7 and 9 months. During their first year they will reach the full size of an adult. Some miniature poodles can take up to 12 months to grow, others 6 to 7 months.

Mini Poodle

The mini poodle is the smallest poodle of the three in the poodle category. Mini poodles can be great for lap dogs. Mini poodles require an amazing amount of exercise and also they are extremely intelligent. Because of their small size they are also called toy poodles. Although they have the word toy in their name, toy poodles are considered to be useful dogs, not toy dogs.

The height of the mini poodle is between 8 to 10 inches tall. And the weight is usually between 6 and 9 pounds. Although their weight is less than 10 pounds.

Generally they are 5 pounds when they are full-grown adults. Mini reach their adult size at 6 months of their age. Typically, mini poodles increase in height in 6 to 7 months.

Factors That Affect Poodle Growth


In the first year of life, young poodles improve their dog food labels for puppies. These foods contain the right percentage of proteins and fats that will give them optimal growth. Poodles 8 years of age or older need less fat and protein but need more carbohydrates to prevent obesity.


Knowing the ideal size and weight of parents and grandparents will give you information about how big your puppy will be.

If there is a change in their growth, you will know what to do.  Print out the poodle weight chart and keep it in hand.

Physical Activity & Health

Physical activity can improve Poodle’s behavioral and social health in a variety of ways. Maintaining proper muscle tone can increase bone strength and help prevent diseases such as diabetes and arthritis.

Standard Poodle Weight Chart

Below is a chart of the normal growth weight and height of standard poodles at different stages of their lives.

AgeWeight in KilogramsWeight in Pounds
Birth to 4 weeks1 to 24 to 5
4 to 8 weeks3 to 47 to 10
2 to 4 months4 to 1010 to 22
4 to 8 months10 to 2023 to 45
8 months to 1 year15 to 3034 to 65
2 years (fully grown)17 to 3138 to 70

Weight of Standard Poodle at different ages(kilograms and pounds)

Standard Poodle Growth Chart

AgeHeight in CentimetersHeight in Inches
Birth to 4 weeksless than 25less than 10
4 to 8 weeks   25 to 3310 to 13
2 to 4 months33 to 4813 to 19
4 to 8 months48 to 5819 to 23          
8 months to 1 year58 to 6823 to 27
2 years (fully grown)  60 to 6824 to 27

Height of Standard Poodle at different ages(Centimeters and inches)

As I said earlier a large standard poodle will grow depending on many factors such as the size of the parent and his or her gender. A 4-week-old standard poodle puppy should already have achieved 10% of its weight and 20% of its height. A 1-year-old standard poodle should already have achieved 90% of its weight and about 100% of its height.


Understanding your poodle growth chart will help you to improve lifestyle in terms of exercise, training and diet. You need to know the ideal weight of your poodle at every stage of their life so that they are not overweight or underweight.

Hopefully this article can help you in this term.

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