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How to measure dog size

It is important to buy the right raincoat and harness for your dog because it provides him with comfortable and suitable clothing. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to get the right body measurement for your dog:

  1. Use a flexible tape measure : A flexible tape measure allows you to take more accurate measurements by better following your dog's body contours. Fabric tape measures or tailor's tape measures are suitable for this job.
  2. Calm your dog : It is important that your dog is comfortable while taking measurements. You can calm him down by talking to him, giving him treats, or stroking him.
  3. Measure back length : Measure the distance from the base of your dog's tail, starting just behind his head and above his shoulders. This will help you determine how long the rain jacket should be.
  4. Measure chest circumference : Measure your dog's chest circumference at its widest part, usually behind the front legs. Measure by moving the tape measure around your dog's chest. Again, you should be able to fit two fingers between the tape measure and your dog's body when measuring.
  5. Record measurements: By recording measurements, you can use them when choosing the best size for your dog. By examining the size charts of different models, you can choose the size that will provide the best fit for your dog.

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    How to Take Measurements for Dog Shoes

    Draw around the paw you placed on a piece of paper and then measure. You can get help from the Instagram team for size selection. @hep21pet is our Instagram address.

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    Choosing the right shoes that protect your dog's feet is extremely important for his health and comfort. The first step for this will be to take dog shoe measurements. You can follow the steps below to take your dog's foot measurements:

    1. Calm your dog : Make sure your dog is comfortable and calm. This will make the measurement process easier and more accurate.
    2. Prepare the materials : To take measurements, you'll need a pencil, paper, and measuring tools like a tape measure or ruler.
    3. Place the dog's feet on flat ground : Your dog's feet should lie flat and naturally. Make sure all toes and heel are properly planted on the ground.
    4. Measure foot length : Measure the distance from your dog's front toe to the back of his heel. This will be the inside size of the dog shoe. Also, don't forget to make the same measurement for your dog's hind legs.
    5. Measure foot width : Measure the widest part of your dog's feet. Usually the distance between the front toes determines this width. You will use this measurement for the inside width of the shoe.
    6. Take measurements for both feet : Take measurements for both feet, as there may be differences between dogs' front and hind legs. By comparing foot sizes, you can choose shoes according to the largest size.
    7. Add extra space : To ensure your dog can move comfortably, you should add extra space to his foot measurements. You can start by adding about 0.5 - 1 cm for the length and width. This will prevent the shoes from sitting tightly on your dog's feet and will allow him to move freely.
    8. Use a shoe size chart : Dog shoe manufacturers often provide their own size charts. Choose the right size by comparing your foot measurements. You can also choose according to the type of shoes recommended by the manufacturer.
    9. Encourage your dog to try on new shoes and check the fit. The shoes should not be tight or loose and your dog should be able to move comfortably. It may take some getting used to at first, but by protecting your dog's feet, you increase his comfort.

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