Goldendoodles come in a few predefined size categories. They can vary a little within each category and many breeders change up the naming a little so you will hear various versions.
A petite goldendoodle reaches a height of around 14 inches and a weight of up to 25 lbs.
The miniature Goldendoodle ranges in height between 14 inches and 17 inches at wither and will range between 26 lbs and 35 lbs.
These medium sized Goldendoodles will range between 17 inches and 21 inches in height. Their weight will be between 36 lbs and 50 lbs.
Height range over 21 inches and weight over 50 lbs.
Final Goldendoodle Size
It is hard to determine the exact height and weight. Most breeders are taking an educated guess to come up with their estimates and the final size may vary somewhat from the initial estimates. Final size is determined at adulthood by measuring at the withers.
What are the withers on a dog?
The withers is the ridge between the shoulder blades of your goldendoodle. It is the tallest point of the body. In dogs, it is the standard place to measure the their height.