Puppies change constantly as they’re growing up, but sometimes the changes are more dramatic than others. Here’s a list of some breeds that look nothing like their adult versions when they start out as pups!
#1 – Shetland Sheepdog Puppy
Before the thick double coat grows in, the Sheltie puppy looks more inclined to play than to herd.
Shetland Sheepdog Adult
This herding breed as an adult, stands between 13-16 inches tall and can weigh as much as 30 pounds.
#2 – Great Dane Puppy
Before developing a graceful body or droopy mouth, the Great Dane puppy will be all legs and feet.
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Great Dane Adult
In adulthood the Great Dane stands anywhere from 28 -35 inches and may weigh between 100-200 pounds.
#3 – Irish Wolfhound Puppy
Irish Wolfhound puppies are gangly bundles of curious energy.
Irish Wolfhound Adult
The more laid back adults get to be between 28-35 inches and weigh anywhere from 100-200 pounds.
#4 – Komondor Puppy
Before the decision of cording the coat is made, a Komondor puppy is downy white and looks nothing like their adult counterpart.
Komondor adult looks like a giant mop, weighing upwards to 125 pounds.
#5 – Standard Schnauzer Puppy
Lacking the infamous Schnauzer beard and eyebrows, the puppy appears young and inquisitive.
Standard Schnauzer Adult
As an adult, a standard Schnauzer doesn’t lose their boundless energy and maintains a healthy weight of 30-45 pounds.