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How to Measure your dog

Be sure your dog is standing squarely, with head up while measuring. With the dog looking straight ahead, measure from the point where the neck joins the body to a point near the base of the tail where you want the coat to finish.  

Our coat size is based on the back length (i.e. the 8" coat measures 8" along the top of the coat).  However to give you a better idea on which size, if any, would be best for your dog, please see the measurements of our coats in the tables further down.

Below is an image to demonstrate where to measure for chest and back length:

 

MEASUREMENTS OF OUR TROUSER SUIT:

Size of Coat (back length)
Chest Size approx
Inside Leg Seam approx
Dog Breed as a guide only
10 inch 15 inch 4.5 inch Jack Russell, Yorkshire Terrier
12 inch 19 inch 5.5 inch
Westie, Mini Schnauzer, Bichon
14 inch 21 inch 7 inch
16 inch 23 inch 9 inch
Cocker Spaniel, Tibetan Terrier
18 inch 26 inch 10 inch
20 inch 28 inch 11 inch
Small Labrador, Springer Spaniel
22 inch 29 inch 12 inch
24 inch 31 inch 12.5 inch
Large Labrador, Standard Poodle, Weimaraner
26 inch 32 inch 13.5 inch
28 inch 34 inch 14 inch
German Shepherd, Golden Retriever
30 inch 36 inch 15 inch
       
We recommend allowing approx 2" for breathing/wiggle room on top of your dog's chest measurement for a comfortable fit. For example, if your dog measures 16" along the back, and approx 21" around the chest, we would suggest trying a 16" coat for size.

 

MEASUREMENTS OF OUR STEP IN COAT:

Size of Coat (back length)
Chest Size approx
Dog Breed (as a guide only)
8 inch 14 inch
Mini breeds, Jack Russell, Yorkshire Terrier
10 inch 17 inch
12 inch 19 inch
Westie, Mini Schnauzer, Bichon
14 inch 21 inch
16 inch 23 inch
Cocker Spaniel, Tibetan Terrier
18 inch 26 inch
20 inch 28 inch
Small Labrador, Springer Spaniel
22 inch 29 inch
24 inch 31 inch
Large Labrador, Standard Poodle, Weimaraner
26 inch 32 inch
28 inch 34 inch
German Shepherd, Golden Retriever
30 inch 36 inch
     
We recommend allowing approx 2" for breathing/wiggle room on top of your dog's chest measurement for a comfortable fit.
For example, if your dog measures 16" along the back, and approx 21" around the chest, we would suggest trying a 16" coat for size.



MEASUREMENTS OF OUR DACHSHUND COAT:

Size of Coat (back length)
Chest Size approx
12 inch 16 inch
14 inch 17 inch
16 inch 19 inch
18 inch 21 inch
20 inch 23 inch
   
We recommend allowing approx 1" to 2" for breathing/wiggle room on top of your dog's chest measurement for a comfortable fit.
For example, if your dog measures 16" along the back, and approx 18" around the chest, we would suggest trying a 16" coat for size.