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How to size your dog

 

Dogs come in all sorts of shapes and sizes – even across the same breed!

To ensure the highest of quality of fit and durability is maintained for our products we have devised a size guide and spec for each product we produce.

Click the relevant button below to jump to the product you want.

PLEASE REMEMBER ALL FORSYTH AND TEDD DOG CLOTHING/COLLAR ITEMS ARE HANDMADE TO ORDER.

 

Forsyth and Tedd Drench Coat Sizing

To find your size simply measure your dogs back length and choose the corresponding size.  If you are in-between we suggest you go for the bigger size.

SizeBack lengthBreed
1212 inchesCHIHUAHA , MALTESE, MINATURE POODLE, YORKSHIRE TERRIER, POMERANIAN
1414 inchesBICHON FRIZE, SHITZHU, PUG, WESTIE
1616 inchesWORKING COCKER, MINIATURE SNAUZER , FRENCHIE
1818 inchesCOCKAPOO, BEAGLE, STAFFIE
2020 inchesCOCKER SPANIEL
2222 inchesBULL TERRIER, LABRADOR, VISZLA
PUG SMALL12 inchesSMALL PUG
PUG MEDIUM16 inchesMEDIUM PUG
DACHSHUND SMALL14 inchesSMALL DACHSHUND
DACHSHUND MEDIUM16 inchesMEDIUM DASHCHUND
FRENCHIE SMALL15 inchesSMALL FRENCHIE
FRENCHIE MEDIUM16 inchesMEDIUM FRENCHIE

Forsyth and Tedd Wax Jacket Sizing

Our wax coats are made in two shapes:

  • Straight Back – as it sounds, these coats are straight across the back and aimed at dogs who carry their tail up, but can worn by any dog.
  • Curved Back – these coats are aimed more at the sighthounds of the world who carry their tails down, like whippets or greyhounds.

Once you’ve decided which shape coat you would like take the following measurements:

Measurement A

Take a measurement along the back from the neck , just below the collar to the base of the tail.

Measurement B

Take the second measurement around the neck, just below the collar, add add a little to ensure you leave plenty of space for your dog!

Sizing Chart

Now you have your measurements, refer to the charts below; find the largest of the two sizes you recorded, rounding up if necessary.

For instance, if you have measurements as A: 61 (rounded up to 64 size 4) and B: 42 (size 3), you would need a size 4.

Wax Jacket Sizing for Forsyth and Tedd

Straight Back Wax Coats
These coats are usually preferred by owner with dogs who carry their tails up.

Sizes (cm)S3456
A (Back of coat)49cm60cm65cm70cm74cm
B (Neck of coat)48cm48cm52cm56cm56cm
Max. measurement for dog’s neck45cm45cm48cm51cm51cm

Curved Back Wax Coats
These coats are usually preferred by owner with dogs who carry their tails down, like whippets, greyhounds etc

Sizes (cm)123456
A (Back of coat)51cm56cm61cm66cm71cm76cm
B (Neck of coat)36cm39cm43cm47cm51cm60cm
Max. measurement for dog’s neck33cm36cm40cm44cm48cm57cm

 

Forsyth and Tedd Snood Sizing

Measure your dogs neck and select the size nearest. If you want a loose casual fit go for a bigger size, if you want a snug tight fit go for the nearest size. *Available in a longer length to give more protection, or pull up over the ears for long necked dogs.

Snood sizingCMInches
XSMALL 15 – 20 cm 6 – 8 inches
SMALL 20 – 26 cm 8 – 10 inches
MEDIUM 26 – 30 cm 10 – 12 inches*Available in long 20 cm/8 inches
LARGE 30 – 35 cm 12 – 14 inches*Available in long 25 cm/10 inches
XLARGE 35 – 45 cm 14 – 18 inches*Available in long 35 cm/14 inches
XXLARGE 45 – 55 cm18 – 22 inches*Available in long 45 cm/18 inches

Forsyth and Tedd Cable Knit Jumper Sizing

Measurement A – Back

Take a measurement along the back from the neck, just below the collar, to the base of the tail.

Measurement B – Chest

Measure around the girth of the dog, at the deepest part, normally just behind the front legs.

Measurement C – Neck

Take the third measurement around the neck, just below the collar,  add a little to ensure you leave plenty of space for your dog!

Sizing Chart

Now you have your measurements, refer to the chart; find the largest of the two sizes you recorded, rounding up if necessary.  Please bear in mind the chart represents the actual size of the coat, not the dog.

For instance, if you have measurements as A: 62 (round up to 64cm size 4) and B: 70 (round up to 71cm size 4) and C: 44 (rounded up to 47 size 4) you would need a size 4.

Forsyth and Tedd Cable Kit Jumper Size Guide

Jumpers for Sighthound Breeds

Sizes (cm)-2-101234567
A – Back47cm50cm52cm54cm56cm60cm64cm69cm74cm79cm
B – Chest53cm56cm59cm61cm63cm66cm71cm76cm80cm86cm
C – Neck34cm36cm38cm41cm42cm43cm47cm51cm54cm58cm

Jumpers for Small and Standard Breeds

Sizes (cm)A – BackB – Chest C – Neck
Dachshund (Small)30cm38cm28cm
Dachshund (Medium)35cm43cm29cm
Dachshund (Large)40cm45cm30cm
Dachshund (X Large)44cm49cm34cm
Dachshund (XX Large)47cm53cm36cm
Pug (Small)30cm53cm30cm
Pug (Medium)31cm55cm33cm
Pug (Large)33cm58cm35cm
Frenchie (Small)33cm55cm38cm
Frenchie (Medium)38cm58cm40cm
Frenchie (Large)40cm63cm45cm
Cockapoo (Small)43cm50cm35cm
Cockapoo (Small/Medium)48cm54cm37cm
Cockapoo (Medium)53cm57cm38cm
Maltipoo38m40cm31cm
Vizsla (Small)50cm73cm35cm
Vizsla (Medium)55cm76cm38cm
Vizsla (Large)58cm81cm45cm

Forsyth and Tedd Harness Sizing

Measurement A

Measure the circumference of the base of the neck

Measurement B

Measure the length for the top strap from A to where it should stop

Measurement C

Measure from the centre of the chest to between the legs

Measurement D

Measure the circumference of the chest

Sizing Chart

Now you have your measurements, refer to the chart……

Dog Harness Size from Forsyth and Tedd

Harness sizes in centimetres

Size in cmABCD
XSMALL20 – 35 cm10 – 12 cm10.5 – 13 cm41 – 61 cm
SMALL36 – 51 cm10 – 12 cm15 – 25 cm49 – 69 cm
MEDIUM41 – 56 cm10 – 12 cm24 – 33 cm56 – 81 cm
LARGE51 – 66 cm10 – 12 cm24 – 33 cm66 – 92 cm

Harness sizes in inches

Size in inchesABCD
XSMALL8 – 14 in4 – 4.45 in4 – 5 in16 – 24 in
SMALL14 – 20 in4 – 4.45 in6 – 10 in19 – 27 in
MEDIUM16 – 22 in4 – 4.45 in9.5 – 13 in22 – 32 in
LARGE20 – 26 in4 – 4.45 in9.5 – 13 in26 – 36 inc

Forsyth and Tedd Chest Harness Sizing

Measurement A

Measure the circumference of the base of the neck

Measurement B

Measure the circumference of the chest

Sizing Chart

Now you have your measurements, refer to the chart below.

Forsyth and Tedd Chest Harness Measurement

Chest Harness sizes in centimetres

Size in CMA – NeckB – Chest
X SMALL26 cm30 – 36 cm
SMALL32 cm39 – 50 cm
MEDIUM36 cm44 – 60 cm
MED/LARGE36 cm54 – 70 cm
LARGE43 cm54 – 70 cm
X LARGE47 cm62 – 83 cm
XX LARGE52 cm73 – 90 cm

Chest Harness sizes in inches

Size in INCHESA – NeckB – Chest
X SMALL10 in12 – 14 in
SMALL12 in1 – 19 in
MEDIUM14 in17 – 23 in
MED/LARGE14in21 – 27 in
LARGE17 in21 – 27 in
X LARGE18 in24 – 32 in
XX LARGE20 in29 – 35 in

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