How Big Do Blue Heeler Dogs Get?

Blue Heelers

Is your furry friend a Blue Heeler?

Here is what you should know about its size.

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What is the average size of a blue heeler

Generally, an adult Blue Heeler is 17-20 inches tall and weighs between 30-50 pounds on average.

Female blue heeler

A female Blue Heeler’s average height and weight are between 17-18’’ and 30-35 lbs, respectively.

Male blue heeler

A male Heeler weighs between 30-35 lbs with a height of 18-20 inches.

At what age is a blue heeler full grown

A Blue Heeler is fully grown at 18-24 months of age.

What do Blue Heelers look like once fully grown

A Blue Beeler’s body has a striking dark blue color and light blue speckles with tan markings on the ears, legs, and head when fully grown. They have brown eyes, black patches around the ears and eyes, and a white-furred patch in the middle of their forehead.

Does Blue Heeler size change with time?

The Blue Heelers don’t change much in size but rather tend to fill in until they reach 18 months in age. 

How can I keep my blue heeler at a healthy weight? 

Feed your dog with the proper age-appropriate food right from the puppy stage, and avoid overfeeding them. Ensure it has regular exercise as well.


Is blue heeler considered a large breed?

No. Blue Heelers are a medium-sized dog breed.

Can a blue heeler be a family dog?

Yes. with their friendly demeanor, they make a good family pet. 

What is a healthy weight for a blue heeler?

The ideal weight for a Blue Heeler is between 30-50 pounds.


Blue Heelers are loaded with energy and need to be kept busy. To bring out the best in your dog, ensure you have enough time for its training and the attention it requires. 

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