How To Measure Your Dog For A New Collar

You’ll need a tape measure. If you don’t have one, you can download and print this one: Tape Measure

How to measure your dog for a new collar
While your dog is standing – measure snugly around your dog’s neck where the collar would sit. Take this measurement and then add one inch for a small dog and two inches for a larger dog. This is the collar size for your dog. Remember your dog needs enough space for 2 fingers to fit between the collar and their neck for a comfy fit.

Please note: We cannot advise you on what size to buy for your puppy. Puppies grow at different rates and mixed breed puppies can take after their mother or father. For example, A cockerpoo can be bred with a standard or miniature poodle. Your pup may take after their spaniel parent or their poodle parent and their size is determined by the breed of poodle. Our best advice is to measure.

Doggy Chic standard collar sizes and suggestions for average sized adult breeds

Chihuahua; Teacup Breeds and tiny puppies

X Small – 6-9″ / 15-23cm in ⁵⁄₈” / 13mm width

Bichon Frise, Dachshund, Yorkie, Chihuahua, Shih Tzu, Jack Russell, Pekingese, Greyhound & puppies

Small – 8-12″ / 20-30cm  in ⁵⁄₈” / 13mm , ¾” / 19mm or 1″ / 25mm widths

Bichon Frise, Jack Russell, Pekingese, Poodles, Corgis, Beagle, Pug, Westie, Dachshund, Cavalier K. Charles, Cocker, Greyhound & Springers

Inbetweenie – 10-14″ / 25-35cm in ¾” / 19mm or 1″ / 25mm widths

Medium – 12-16″ / 30-41cm in ¾” / 19mm or 1″ / 25mm widths

Boxer, Bassett, Cocker, Bull Terrier, Collie, Doberman, Springers, Poodles, Dalmatian, Pit Bull, Goldens, Husky, labs & Labradoodle

Large – 16-22″ / 41-56cm in ¾” / 19mm or 1″ / 25mm widths

Doggy Chic collars, leads and harnesses can be custom made to fit if there is not a standard size suitable for your dog.