Size Guide

When measuring your dog, please take into account that our sizes cater for a variety of dog sizes/breeds and like human clothing sizing can vary between brands.  You may consider your Cavalier King Charles Spaniel to be ‘small’ but in clothing they may actually be XL as our sizes also cater for tiny dogs too.  So please don’t assume, always measure using a soft measuring tape.  As dogs come in so many sizes and builds, the sizing given is as a guide only.  The comfort of your dog is of the upmost importance, clothes should fit comfortably and should not restrict your dog in any way.  If your dog is a little overweight, stocky or has a thick coat, we would recommend ordering a size up, to ensure the comfort of your pet.

If you order an item and need to exchange due to it being too big/small, please don’t hesitate to email us at  

Here’s a guide on how to measure your dog correctly. As with our own clothing, individual brands are sized differently, so we advise checking each size guide accordingly on the product page, please don't assume if your dog is a small in one brand they will be a small in another.  If you are unsure, please don't hesitate to contact us.


Measure the circumference of your dog's neck where the collar will sit, add an extra inch for a comfortable fit for your dog.  It is important for safety and comfort that you should be able to fit two fingers under the collar.  Please check the sizing on the collars on each individual product listing, as collar sizes vary from brand to brand.


NECK Measure the neck as you would for a collar, remembering you don’t want it too tight, so allow a little extra room.

BACKLENGTH: Measure from the base of the neck (where a collar would sit) to the base of the tail along the dog's backbone.  The clothing does not need to touch the tail, if it's about 2” from the tail, that’s a good fit.

CHEST: Measure right around the body from behind the front legs around the deepest part of your dog's chest.


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