Belgian Malinois are medium-large breed dogs that grow up to be big dogs. However, seeing your Belgian Malinois not growing to the expected size at different growth stages and being small can be concerning.
What can cause a Belgian Malinois to be so small?
Let’s look at the common reasons why a Belgian Malinois can be so small and when to seek help.
Why is my Belgian Malinois so small?
A Belgian Malinois can be so small because of poor diet, illness, effects of puppy teething, and genetics. It is normal for Belgian Malinois to have a slow growth rate as a medium-large breed dog and appear small with a healthy weight. However, medical evaluation is required to determine if they are developing well or have an underlying problem.