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Sizing Chart 

Depending on the manufacturer, the sizing for our products can vary.  So please make sure you use the sizing chart that corresponds with the specific product.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at posh.sales@poshpetapparel.com.

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MEASURING YOUR DOG FOR A COLLAR
MEASURING YOUR DOG FOR A COLLAR

A good fit is very important to ensure the collar is snug enough to keep from slipping over your dog's ears, yet loose enough to be comfortable. A good fitting collar will not be the exact size of your dog's neck. This is too tight. It should be snug but not choke.

To measure your dog, use a soft measuring tape, such as a seamstress's cloth tape measure. You may also use a piece of string, simply measure it after. Make sure your dog is standing. Measure snugly around your dog's neck where the collar would sit. Then add from one to two inches; one inch for a small dog and two inches for a large dog. This is the collar size for your dog. For a correctly fitted collar, you should be able to slip two fingers, flat, in between the tape and neck. For a very small dog, it may be one finger and for a much larger dog, three fingers.

Neck
Measure the neck's circumference (the distance around it) at the point where the collar sits.

The recommended width of a collar:

1/2" - 5/8" width for puppies and small dogs
5/8" - 3/4" width for small to medium dogs
1" - 1 1/4" width for large dogs


SIZING FOR HOODIES, SHIRTS, DRESSES AND COATS

Measure length of pet’s back from the base of the neck to the base of the tail. If the measurement is between sizes, we recommend going up one size. Also, if pet has a stout build, a deep chest, or is overweight, we recommend going up a minimum of one size for proper fit.  This is particularly true for coats and jackets since there is no stretch in those materials.

Length
Measure from the base of the tail (where it connects to the hindquarters) up to where the collar typically sits at the base of the neck.

Chest
Measure the entire circumference (all the way around) at the widest point of your pet's chest. This is typically right behind the front legs.

Neck
Measure the neck's circumference (the distance around it) at the point where the collar sits.

REMEMBER, slightly looser fitting clothing is more comfortable and looks better than clothing that is too tight. If in doubt, order one size larger.


MEASURING YOUR DOG FOR A HARNESS
MEASURING YOUR DOG FOR A HARNESS

To measure your dog for a harness, you will use the same steps provided above "MEASURING YOUR DOG FOR A COLLAR".  However, the two sizes required for fitting a harness are the neck and girth. 

Neck
Measure your dog around its neck from the top of it breastbone all the way around
.

Girth/Chest Area
Measure the entire circumference (all the way around) at the widest point of your pet's chest. This is typically right behind the front legs.


MEASURING YOUR CAT FOR A COLLAR
MEASURING YOUR CAT FOR A COLLAR

To measure your cat, use a soft measuring tape, such as a seamstress's cloth tape measure or you may also use a piece of string.  Simply measure the diameter of your cat's neck with a tape measure and use the sizing charts provided with each product. Ideally, your cat's collar should fit around their neck comfortably.  If you can slip one to two fingers between your cat's neck and the collar, the fit is just about right

Routinely check the collar's fit, especially if you've selected an elastic collar for your cat. Over time, the elastic could stretch and loosen, which could leave your cat collarless and without his identification tags.

Breakaway collars are a common safety item for cats and are usually made of nylon.  They feature a special fastener that opens when adequate force is applied and unclip if kitty gets hung up or caught by their collar.  You should NEVER use a breakaway collar with a leash.


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