MEASUREMENTS ARE CRUCIAL FOR A PEFECT FIT, measure twice so I cut once.
Measuring tape: Use a flexible measuring tape or use a piece of string (and measure string with whatever measuring device you have.
You can Measure your dog standing or laying down, make SURE if they are laying down and there leg is relaxed, you follow the curve of the dogs leg to the elbow, then add the measurement from the elbow to the MIDDLE of the forearm.
FOR SIZING: Measure from your dog’s Withers (middle of shoulder blade) to his or her elbow, then measure to the forearm. Those two measurements together should be your dogs’ size, Only measure to the MIDDLE of the forearm. This is especially crucial for shorter legged dogs.
Small: 12 ½ – 13 inches
Medium: 17 ½ – 18 inches
Large: 20 ½ – 21 inches
X Large: 21 ½ – 22 inches
XX Large: 24 – 25 inches
XXX Large: 26-28 inches
Sample of Dog Sizes