How to measure dog collar size

How to choose the right size dog collar. FAQs

There are different types of dog collars according to the material they are made of, intended use and features. We will describe how to measure dog collar size for your pet to use it with comfort and to protect you from need to exchange the chosen size for another one and enjoy it at once.

Size of dog collars with a buckle


how to choose dog collar size


1. How to measure a dog for collar size? - Write the exact neck size (circumference) of your dog without adding any notion.

2. What is dog collar size? - As you can see at the scheme, there are 5 points for buckle adjusting. The collar size is its length at the center hole (C). It will correspond to dog neck size you choose in your order.

3. How to loosen dog collar or how to make a dog collar tighter? - You will surely have 4 additional holes each on the distance in one inch to regulate collar size if your dog grows (D, E) or gains/loses (A, B) weight.

3. What size dog collar for puppy? - If your dog is young or a puppy, take into account that it will grow and write us the age, breed and sex of your dog. We will choose the best size of collar that will fit for your dog as long as possible.

Leather Dog Collars

How to choose dog choke collar size

 How to choose dog choke collar size

1. Turn your attention, that choke collar is taken unfastened (in most cases) on a dog through its head. Please, don't forget to write us dog neck circumference in its widest area (along the ears and under the snout as you see at the picture).

2. Write the exact neck size (circumference) of your dog without adding any notion.

3. Add 2-3 inches to the neck circumference of your dog - it will be the the size of choke collar you need for your dog.

4. Dog collar choker should not be too loose for your dog or it will fall off in active running and training.

Choke Dog Collars

Measuring a dog for prong collar

1. Remember, that prong collar should be worn on dog neck right below its snout, not low on the neck. To choose a prong collar for dog, measure its neck size right under its jaws. The size of dog prong collar should be accurate as its neck size behind the dog's ears and under the jaw line.

2. Turn your attention to the wire gauge of the prong collar. There are different wire gauges recommended by specialists for definite dog breeds according to their strength and weight.

3. How to fit a dog pinch collar? - It is important for dog safety to wear a prong collar correctly. It should be worn right below dog's jaws to get the best results in training without harm for dog's neck.

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