For decades, the Tibetan Dog has never let his owners or families down when it comes to how he performs his duties as a home guardian or even as a livestock guardian. Because of his huge size and resemblance to a lion, he is naturally terrifying. His mane is what lends additional opulence to his overall appearance, and his excellent defending abilities match this perfectly.
This is why it’s critical to maintain him in good shape. This Mastiff breed should weigh between 70 and 150 lbs and stand between 24 and 26 inches tall. It will take a long time for him to attain his complete adult heights and weights due to his specified large size. Continue reading if you want to learn more about how you may help him get the appropriate dimensions.
The TM Dog Growth Chart
It would be interesting to see a T Mastiff puppy grow up if you have one. Having guidance as to how much he/she should weigh can help you identify if there are any problem areas that will need to be addressed to ensure he/she’s growing properly. The TM’s predicted growth rate by gender & age is as follows on this T Mastiff growth chart:
|Age (months)||Female T Mastiff||Male T Mastiff|
|1 month||5 to 10 lbs.||5 to 10 lbs.|
|2 months||15 to 30 lbs.||10 to 25 lbs.|
|3 months||30 to 45 lbs.||25 to 40 lbs.|
|4 months||45 to 65 lbs.||30 to 45 lbs.|
|5 months||50 to 75 lbs.||35 to 60 lbs.|
|6 months||55 to 85 lbs.||40 to 60 lbs.|
|7 months||60 to 90 lbs.||45 to 65 lbs.|
|8 months||65 to 95 lbs.||50 to 70 lbs.|
|9 months||70 to 105 lbs.||55 to 80 lbs.|
|10 months||70 to 115 lbs.||55 to 90 lbs.|
|11 months||75 to 125 lbs.||60 to 100 lbs.|
|12 months||80 to 135 lbs.||60 to 110 lbs.|
|24 months||90 to 150 lbs.||70 to 120 lbs.|
How Long Does It Take for Them to Reach Their Full Size?
The TM, like the English Mastiff as well as other equally huge dog breeds, would take much longer to reach full size. In most cases, he will require at least three years to reach his mature weight. When gender is taken into account, the female grows faster than the male. Although it takes female 3 – 4 years to reach full maturity, it takes the male 4 – 6 years.
On the other hand, when this breed reaches the age of two, he is considered an adult by many. It’s only that development does not stop at this age. His body will gradually continue to expand and gain weight. You might not see his growth during this time, however, if you compare an old image to a current one after just a few years, you’ll recognize the change.
Is Your T Mastiff’s Growth Affected by Neutering or Spaying?
It is essential that you do not change your Mastiff’s appearance until he or she is at least 18 months old, preferable after two years. Hormones control the size of a big dog breed’s development stages. If you choose to eliminate those hormones by neutering or spaying your Tibetan Mastiff before he or she reaches adulthood, you are setting your Mastiff up for a lifetime of bone, joint, and growth problems.
Spay or neuter is linked to both beneficial and negative health outcomes in dogs, according to research. It also demonstrates how much we still don’t know about this subject. Overall, it appears that there is no convincing rationale for neutering most male dogs, particularly immature male dogs, to avoid future health concerns. In most circumstances, the number of health concerns linked with neutering may outnumber the health advantages.
The situation is more complicated for female TMs. In some circumstances, the number of health benefits connected with spaying may outnumber the related health issues. Overall, whether spaying enhances or lowers the chances of overall good health is likely to be determined by the female dog’s age and the relative risk of certain diseases in various breeds.