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Thanks to all for this month's entries!
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Delaware Valley Siberian Husky Rescue!
My new girl is rather small
Join date : 2018-08-14
|Subject: My new girl is rather small Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:03 am|| |
My new girl, Shiloh, is a female husky around 4 months old (maybe 4 months and 1 week really!).
She's a great girl. Smart, adores me but still independent and stubborn of course. She's mastered sit, stay and fetch super fast which is great. The only thing that concerns me is that she's rather little.
She's about 15 inches tall at the shoulder (home measurement while she was moving around being hyperactive so only an estimate), and weighed at the vet today she's only 14.5lb.
I looked at a few websites which suggests this is pretty small for a husky, even a girl? Can some huskies grow later? Or perhaps she's just a small girl?
Thanks. Later on I'll post an introduction with some pictures etc for everyone
Join date : 2014-08-18
Location : Terlingua, Texas
|Subject: Re: My new girl is rather small Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:27 am|| |
If you look at the composite table
I put together a year or so ago, you'll see that you're right, she's light even for a young female.
However, like human kids, Huskies develop at different rates. At 4 months old, she's still a long way from being 'grown up' so she may surprise you and end up a 50 pound lap dog. Huskies will grow up till about their first year and then generally they'll fill out (bulk up) for most of another year.
Don't let that confuse you too much, remember that a healthy husky is really a sveldt dog, not course or heavy at all - in their best weight they really look a bit underweight since most people think a heavy dog is a healthy dog (hint, that's not generally true!)
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