If you’re planning to adopt a Doxiepoo, you might be wondering, how big will a Doxiepoo get? In this Doxiepoo size guide, we’ll discuss their size, growth patterns, and how you can predict your puppy’s full-grown size. You’ll also find links to our interactive Doxiepoo weight calculator. Let’s get started!
Doxiepoo is a beautiful Dachshund-Poodle mix. It’s a relatively new designer breed, but already well-known for their affectionate personality and adorable looks. Guaranteed, you’ll end up with a fun-loving, loyal, and intelligent companion when adopting this pup.
However, as with any other hybrid breed, we can never know how a Doodle pup will turn out. Will they pick up more of the Poodle traits? Or will they show more of the Dachshund characteristics? You’ll never know for sure!
Doxiepoo Size Predictions: How Big Will A Doxiepoo Get?
When trying to predict a Doxiepoo’s size, we can do some guesswork based on the parent breeds. As you might already know, Dachshund is a small sized breed. Mix that with a Poodle, and you have the most endearing little pal to enjoy your time with!
In fact, Dachshunds come in two sizes – Miniature Dachshund and Standard Dachshund. Minis weigh around 8 to 11 pounds, and stand at 5 to 6 inches tall at the shoulder. Standard Dachshunds weigh between 16 to 32 pounds, and stand at 8 to 9 inches tall.
As Dachshunds are small dogs, they are usually mixed with either Miniature or Toy Poodles. Miniature Poodles are usually 10 to 15 inches tall, and weigh between 10 to 20 pounds. The super tiny Toy Poodles are only up to 10 inches tall. However, you might also come across a larger Doxiepoo with a Standard Poodle parent.
So although Doxipooes are small dogs, they can come in a variety of shapes and sizes. If a Miniature Dachshund is crossed with a Toy Poodle, you can expect to end up with a tiny-tiny Doxiepoo. On the other hand, if your Doxiepoo has a Standard Dachshund and a Miniature Poodle parent, your puppy will most likely grow into a larger Doxiepoo.
We’ve created an interactive Doodle puppy growth calculator that you can use to predict and track your Doxiepoo’s full-grown size!
Additionally, your puppy’s gender, generation, diet, and how much they exercise, can all affect their growth and size. For your Doxiepoo puppy to grow into a healthy and happy dog, we recommend you feed them specially formulated puppy food. We’ve created Doodle puppy food guides, so you can choose the best option for your furry little friend.
F1 Vs F1b Vs F2b Doxiepoo
When it comes to predicting your Doodle puppy’s adult size, it’s important to take into account their generational breeding. First, let’s have a look what each generation means:
|1st Parent||2nd Parent||% Dachshund*||% Poodle*|
|F1 Doxiepoo (first-generation)||Dachshund||Poodle||50%||50%|
|F1B Doxiepoo (first-generation backcross)||F1 Doxiepoo||Poodle||25%||75%|
|F1BB Doxiepoo (first-generation backcross backcross)||F1B Doxiepoo||Poodle||12.5%||87.5%|
|F2 Doxiepoo (second-generation)||F1 Doxiepoo||F1 Doxiepoo||50%||50%|
|F2B Doxiepoo (second-generation backcross)||F1 Doxiepoo||F1B Doxiepoo||37.5%||62.5%|
|F2B Doxiepoo (alternate cross)||F2 Doxiepoo||Poodle||25%||75%|
|F3 / Multigen Doxiepoo||F1B Doxiepoo or higher||F1B Doxiepoo or higher||Varies||Varies|
As we can see, a Doxiepoo’s size can greatly be determined by their generation. With generational breeding, there’s bigger control over a puppy’s size and appearance. For example, if an F1 Doxiepoo, with a Miniature Dachshund and a Toy Poodle parent, is then mixed with a Toy Poodle, the result will be a smaller sized F1b Doxiepoo.
Doxiepoo Size Charts & Growth Patterns
Dogs of all sizes will grow the fastest in their first 6 months. Around that time, puppies will start to experience growth at a slower rate, until it stops around their first or second birthday. Typically, smaller dogs like Doxiepoo will reach their adult size a lot sooner than large and giant breed dogs.
If you’d like to calculate your Doxiepoo puppy’s adult weight, make sure to try our interactive Doodle puppy growth calculator!
Here’s a Standard Doxiepoo size chart:
|When Full-Grown?||7.5-13 months|
As we can learn from the Doxiepoo size chart, they usually weigh around 10 to 30 pounds, and stand at 8 to 15 inches tall at the shoulder. If your Doxiepoo has a Toy or Miniature Poodle parent, they will most likely stay in that range. However, Doxiepoos that have a Standard Poodle parent, can have a height of up to 23 inches.
Depending on your Doxiepoo’s size, you can expect your puppy to reach half their adult weight around the time they’re 3.5 to 5 months old. Between 7.5 to 13 months, your pup will most likely plateau at their adult weight. Smaller Doxiepoos usually stop growing around 7.5 to 11 months, whereas bigger Doxiepoos can take up to 13 months to reach their adult weight.
In addition to our Doxiepoo size chart and puppy growth calculator, you can use a few simple formulas to calculate your puppy’s adult weight. Here’s one for larger Doxiepoos:
And if you have a smaller Doxiepoo, you can use this formula instead:
How Big Will A Doxiepoo Get?
A Doxiepoo’s full-grown size can vary quite a bit – their weight ranges between 10 to 30 pounds, with an average height of 8 to 15 inches. Usually, Doxiepoos are a mix of a Dachshund and a Miniature or Toy Poodle. Therefore, you can expect to end up with a small pup.
To calculate your Doxiepoo’s full-grown size, you can also use this alternative formula:
To conclude, Doxiepoo is a wonderful companion for singles and families alike. They’re affectionate, intelligent, and can fit even into the smallest households. As a future dog owner, it’s only natural you’d like to be prepared and know what to expect when welcoming a new member to your family. We hope you’ve found our Doxiepoo size guide a helpful resource for tracking your pup’s growth into adulthood.
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