It's about as heavy as a Dachshund
(a.k.a. "Wiener dog", a.k.a. Teckel, a.k.a. Dackel, a.k.a. "hot dog dog", a.k.a. "sausage dog", a.k.a. "doxie") (FCI standard; standard size)
The Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for dachshunds to weigh about 300 ounces. Despite of their small size, a 2008 survey conducted by the University of Pennsylvania named dachshunds as the most aggressive dog breed.
It's about as heavy as a Gold Bar
(London Good Delivery bar)
A "London Good Delivery" gold bar — the variety commonly held by Central Banks — should weigh 438.85714290 ounces. The largest gold bar ever produced was minted by Mitsubishi Materials Corporation (a sibling company of the auto manufacturer) in 2005 and weighed 8,818.4904870 ounces.
It's about one-and-four-fifths times as heavy as a Bowling Ball
In other words, 438.85714290 ounces is 1.82857143 times the weight of a Bowling Ball, and the weight of a Bowling Ball is 0.546875 times that amount.(most common selection among male bowlers)
With an allowable range of 176 ounces, the most-preferred bowling ball weight among adult, male bowlers is 240 ounces. Because regulation balls measure the same diameter irrespective of their weight, ball density varies by size and balls weighing less than about 176.369810 ounces will float in water.
It's about two times as heavy as a Gallon of Paint
In other words, 438.85714290 ounces is 2 times the weight of a Gallon of Paint, and the weight of a Gallon of Paint is 0.5 times that amount.(excluding container; average weight)
A gallon of paint weighs about 200 ounces. Every day, 10,000,000 L (3,000,000 gal) of paint are applied in the United States.
It's about two-fifths as heavy as a Dalmatian
In other words, 438.85714290 ounces is 0.422 times the weight of a Dalmatian, and the weight of a Dalmatian is 2.37 times that amount.(a.k.a. Dalmatinac, a.k.a. Carriage Dog, a.k.a. Spotted Coach Dog, a.k.a. Firehouse Dog) (FCI standard; male)
The Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for Dalmatians to weigh between 1,040 ounces. The association of the breed with fire departments (and similarly with Budweiser Beer and its team of Clydesdales) stems from their affinity for horses, having been used historically as carriage dogs capable of guiding horse-drawn fire engines to the sites of blazes.
It's about three times as heavy as a Cat
In other words, 438.85714290 ounces is 3 times the weight of a Cat, and the weight of a Cat is 0.3 times that amount.(Felis catus) (Domestic; healthy weight)
The average domestic cat should weigh about 200 ounces. Cats are known for their righting reflex, which allows them to land on their feet and survive falls from heights of 1 m up to about 21 m.
It's about three-tenths as heavy as a Toilet
In other words, 438.85714290 ounces is 0.285 times the weight of a Toilet, and the weight of a Toilet is 3.51 times that amount.(KOHLER Round front sitting flush toilet, model #K-11471-0)
The weight of a typical round front sitting flush toilet is 1,540 ounces. The Indian town of Musiri in Tamil Nadu state features the world's only paying toilet, which rewards its users up to 10¢ Indian (10 paisas) per visit and uses the waste for compost and fertilizer.