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Can anyone tell me when do Maltese stop growing? My puppy is 5 months and has not grown in a month. He weights 4.5 and he is almost 6 months. His father is 5 pounds and mother 7 pounds.
 

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It depends on the lines. Some stop growing at 6 months, others continue until 12 months. You should ask the breeder how quickly their lines tend to mature. A responsible, reputably breeder should be able to give you a pretty good estimate.
 

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Who knows...I thought Bella was done growing a long time ago (shes three), but I switched her food a few months ago and she has gained weight (im so glad she did, she needed too). I think all you can really do is make sure they get the nutrients they need and are healthy, the rest is just genetics. I think as far as height and length, Bella was finished growing by the time she was 12 months.
 

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My experience with Peanut was that he had a little growth spurt around 10 or 11 months. Since then he's put on a pound and he's been stable for the past few months now.
 

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Frosty had stabilized her weight at around 8 months of age, but after being spayed a little after her first bday, she quickly gained 1.5 to top out at approx. 5.5 pounds.
 
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