“Can you explain the sizing to me? ”

Asked by Janet Davee from Weatherford, TX on 12/12/2014 10:38:39 AM
  • The sizing is in inches, it is the length of the back.
    Answered on 12/12/2014 10:44:06 AM by Product Specialist Greg from Company Headquarters
  • This is from the Hurtta site....
    MEASURING THE DOG


    1. The back length should be measured from the withers (not the collar) to the base of the tail, while the dog is standing in normal position.

    2. The neckline measurement should be taken at the base of the neck, this being the widest point of the neck. The neckline of an overall can be larger than the circumference of the dog’s neck, as it can be adjusted to fit a smaller neck.

    3. The chest measurement should be taken at the widest point of the chest, from behind the front legs. To ensure sufficient freedom of movement, the chest of an overall should be 5–20 cm/2-8” wider than the dog’s chest.

    4. The front leg length should be measured from the bottom of the rib cage along the inner side of the leg to the wrist bone. The legs of an overall are of an appropriate length when they reach down to the dog’s forearms.

    Note: If the purpose of the overall is to protect the fur of a long-haired dog, the legs of the overall can be longer than listed above. In this case, however, the overall should only be worn when the dog is on a leash or under its owner’s supervision.
    Answered on 12/12/2014 10:49:58 AM by K9 Care taker from ohio
  • I used the Hurtta website.http://www.hurtta.com/en/Products
    Answered on 12/12/2014 7:43:46 PM by Sarah from Long Island
  • The sizing refers to the back length of your dog. Measure from the base of the neck to the base of the tail. It tends to run small in the chest so, if your dog has a bigger rib cage I would order a larger size.
    Answered on 12/12/2014 10:04:28 PM by sara from wisconsin