It is very important to keep your German Shepherd at an adequate weight. Unless your vet advises otherwise, you should try and keep your dog in the weight-range typical for his or her breed and gender.
By analyzing thousands of data points, we created the real-life German Shepherd weight distribution chart. For a typical female, the weight ranges from 31kg to 37kg and for a male from 32Kg to 39kg. That is, 68lbs to 81lbs for females and 71lbs to 86lbs for males.
The chart presents the percentage of the population that falls in a specific range. For example, the German Shepherd weight is such that approximately 50% of the male dogs have a weight between 30kg and 40kg (between 66.1lbs and 88.2lbs) and 40% of the female dogs have a weight between 35kg and 45kg (between 77.2lbs and 99.2lbs).
The best app to monitor the weight of your German Shepherd
The 11pets: Pet Care application has a section dedicated to tracking your pet’s weight. You can see trends and identify any problems. You just have to go to the “Measurements” section and then select “Weight“. You can set up the normal weight range for your pet and log different measurements over time. With this information the application will monitor it’s weight as you can see in the image below.
Download the 11pets: Pet Care app now and start monitoring the weight of your German Shepherd.
We have included a tutorial that shows every step of the weight tracking process.
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