Bichon: Dog breed weight & growth

A Bichon is fully grown after a maximum of 12 months. Its final weight is between 7 lbs and 11 lbs, depending on the gender.

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General information about the dog breed Bichon:

Weight, life expectancy, size & more.

Bichon Males:

  • Final weight: 7 lbs - 11 lbs
  • Size: 23 cm - 30 cm
  • Full-grown: from 12 months
  • Life expectancy: 12 - 15 years

Bichon Females:

  • Final weight: 7 lbs - 11 lbs
  • Size: 23 cm - 28 cm
  • Full-grown: from 12 months
  • Life expectancy: 12 - 15 years

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Growth curve of Bichon males:

At the age of 3 months, a Bichon male dog should weigh between 3 - 5 lbs depending on size. At the age of 6 months, the weight of a male dog is normally between 5 - 9 lbs. 12 months after birth, a Bichon is fully grown and should weigh between 7 - 11 lbs.

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month 2 4 lbs
month 3 5 lbs
month 4 7 lbs
month 5 8 lbs
month 6 9 lbs
month 7 9 lbs
month 8 10 lbs
month 9 11 lbs
month 10 11 lbs
month 11 11 lbs
month 12 11 lbs

Growth curve of Bichon females:

The final weight of Bichon females is also 11 lbs, therefore the weight at the age of 3 months is also about 3 - 5 lbs. After 6 months, the weight is between 5 - 9 lbs. Bichon-Females are already full grown at the age of 12 month and weigh between 7 - 11 lbs.

month 2 4 lbs
month 3 5 lbs
month 4 7 lbs
month 5 8 lbs
month 6 9 lbs
month 7 9 lbs
month 8 10 lbs
month 9 11 lbs
month 10 11 lbs
month 11 11 lbs
month 12 11 lbs

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Questions and answers about the Bichon

How much does a Bichon puppy weigh?

A Bichon puppy weighs between 2 - 4 lbs at the age of 8 weeks (2 months). At the age of 16 weeks (4 months), Bichon puppies already weigh 4 - 7 lbs. So the puppies gain up to 3 lbs within only 2 months.

How big does a Bichon become?

A Bichon male will usually grow between 23 - 30 cm. Bichon Females normally grow between 23 - 28 cm.

When is a Bichon fully grown?

Bichon males are full grown at about 12 months, Bichon females at about 12 months.