Yorkie Puppy Weight Growth Chart
Size really does matter...
Almost everyone that adopts a Yorkshire terrier puppy, or is looking to buy a yorkie puppy, asks one question...what size will my yorkie be full grown? Unfortunately, there is no proven scientific method for predicting the exact full grown size of a yorkie puppy, but there are a few methods that will give you a good estimate of adult weight. These yorkie puppy growth chart below is a good tool to determine adult size. In addition always calculate the size of the puppies parents, size of litter mates, how many were in the litter and paw size. Using all these methods combined together and you can be fairly confident in predicting future adult size.
While it is impossible to predict a puppy's exact adult weight, a general guideline is to triple a puppy's weight at 8 weeks, double its weight at 12 weeks of age or use the growth chart below.The growth chart is a good tool, but again your puppy’s actual size can and probably will vary.
Please remember this chart provides an estimate of the adult weight of a Yorkie puppy.
There are many factors such as nutrition and genetics that contribute to a dog's weight.
How to use this Yorkie Weight / Growth Chart:
1. Find your puppy's age in the far left column.
Weigh your Yorkie puppy and then convert that weight ounces. Remember, 1 lb = 16 oz
Example: 2 lbs 4 oz. = (2 x 16) +4 oz = 36 oz.2. Go across that row to find the weight that your puppy currently is. All numbers are ounces (except for the Final Adult Weight)
3. Follow the column down to the final adult weight.
Yorkie Yorkshire Terrier Puppy Weight Growth Chart
"When size really does matter"
Old rule of thumb, triple the weight of an 8 week old yorkie puppy and double the weight at 12 weeks. To get the most accurate estimated weight.
*If you are unsure of the dog's weight, ask the seller to weigh the dog in front of you. Any breeder who refuses to do so may be unscrupulous.
*Tip: Remember Large parents typically do not make for small puppies unless it is the runt of the litter.