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Size Guide – How to Measure Your Dog for the Perfect Fit

Buying items for your dog such as clothes, a warm coat, or a safety harness and collar is fun and sometimes necessary but can also be a confusing task. The reason being is that you may not have a good idea of how to get the perfect fit for your pet.

No need to worry because we have you covered.

Using our size guide and tips, you can measure your dog for the right fit and ensure that the product you receive will do the trick and fit as expected.

Cute small dog wearing a blue dress

There’s a proper way to measure your dog for the right and perfect fit.

It involves using a soft tape measure to figure out the measurements for the neck, length, and chest.

To ensure a comfortable fit that’s not too loose or tight, you should always add one inch to the neck and chest measurements.

Try to do your best to keep your dog still and get the most accurate measurements possible if you want to make certain that your dog will be comfortable in what items you’re buying for them.

If you’re ever in doubt or between sizes then it’s best to go up one size, so your dog is the most comfortable.

It doesn’t matter if your dog is big or small, here at Waggy Pups, we have you covered by offering a variety of sizes and style options.

We know your pet will love their new outfit or collar if it fits right so it’s wise to take time to gather the proper measurements.


Infographic designed by: Waggy Pups

Marisela Zuniga

Thursday 17th of March 2022

it's so cute seeing pets dressed up, thanks for sharing

Debbie P

Thursday 17th of March 2022

Great info with diagrams. A few years back I luckily had a great sales person when I bought mine. But this would have helped. Thank you for this post!

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