How To Take Your Dog's Measurements For Clothes

Do you love to dress your dog(s) up? Nothing is more frustrating than to pick up your order and excitedly try it on your dog only to find out it doesn’t fit ☹️ Don’t worry, we’re here to tell you how to make sure you get the correct measurements to avoid future disappointments 🙂

First, you will need TWO very important things:

1. A dog (duh) 🐶
2. A flexible measuring tape / string and ruler

Got them? Good. Now, there are THREE important measurements to take:

1. Back length
Essentially how long is your dog’s back. Take this measurement from your dog’s neck to the base of their tail. Keep your dog’s back straight to get an accurate reading.

2. Chest girth
This is the measurement of the widest part of your dog’s chest. Place your measuring tape behind your dog’s front legs and wrap the measuring tape under their chest and around the back. This measurement is your dog’s chest girth.

3. Neck girth
How large your dog’s neck is. Similar to before, wrap your measuring tape around your dog’s neck (please not too tightly!) and obtain the measurement.

And now you know how to take your dog’s measurements for clothes 😊

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How To Take Your Dog's Measurements by The Happy Cerberus

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