To measure you dog accurately for either a collar or a coat/ T-shirt follow the instructions
below. If you have any problems or would like some advise on either measuring or
choosing the correct item for you dog, please contact us direct (details available
on our ‘Contact Us’ page).
measuring for a collar
A.Measure around your dogs neck where the collar sits, allowing two fingers width
between the collar (measuring tape) and the dogs neck.
measuring for a coat or t-shirt
C.For length, measure your dog from where the collar sits (or would sit) along the
spine to where the tail begins.
D. For Width, measure around your dog at his widest point, which is just behind the
For dogs with a large neck and shoulder area , a neck measurement may also be useful
when purchasing a coat.
B.Measure your existing collar from the spike to the hole you are presently using.
For a growing dog allow a little extra room
When measuring for a harness, measure the neck (as described in A.) and the Width
(D) of the torso at the widest point.
We use the overall length of the collar (not including the buckle) as our measurement.
All collar pages have a guide to neck sizes as well.
We use the length along the back as the measurement for our coats, costumes & T-Shirts.