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How much should my Boerboel weigh?

How much should my Boerboel weigh?

Male: 130–170 lbs60–79 kg
Female: 120–160 lbs55–73 kg

How big can a female Boerboel grow?

Boerboels are large dogs with males averaging 24 to 28 inches in height at the shoulder, while females tend to be between 22 and 25 inches in height. Boerboels usually weigh between 110 and 200 pounds, though some can be larger or smaller.

What is the heaviest Boerboel?

Chunkie is a six-year-old Boerboel, also known as a South African Mastiff, who arrived at Dogs Trust through no fault of his own. The dog, described as a ‘soppy giant’, weighs a whopping 60kg (nine-and-a-half stone) but despite his size, the well-behaved dog is easy to walk.

What age do female Boerboels stop growing?

They reach their full height at around 18 – 24 months but would still grow in mass for around two years after. It is better to keep Boerboels lean because they may suffer from joint problems if their joints are not fully developed, and they are overweight.

What can I give my Boerboel to gain weight?

Sweet potato and pumpkin are fantastic ways to help your dog put on weight in a healthy way. To avoid excessive protein in your dog’s diet while helping him gain weight, consider adding sweet potato and pumpkin to his food. Boosting their diet with fat and fiber will help your dog’s digestion along with weight gain.

At what age is a Boerboel full grown?

Due to the Boerboel size, these dogs take much longer to mature than most breeds. On average, you can expect your Boerboel puppy to grow for at least a year and a half to reach their full size, but many will require up to two years to finish filling out.

When can a female Boerboel get pregnant?

6 months
For female dogs, sexual maturity is reached between age of 6 to 12 months. This means they can get pregnant at just 6 months of age. Dog pregnancies normally last for nine weeks (approximately 60 days), although they might give birth sooner or later.

Can a Boerboel cross a Rottweiler?

This loyal and protective dog is not for novice owners! However, with adequate care and training, this hybrid can be an exceptional breed to own. The Rottweiler Boerboel mix results from the breeding of a Rottweiler and Boerboel. Both of these breeds are guardian types with slightly different personalities.