Magnetic Dog Coat – How to measure your dog

If you’re a little unsure about which size coat will fit your dog, we’re here to help.

How to measure the dog back length and drop for a magnetic dog coat.

You need to take two measurements. One from the shoulder blades down to the base of the tail which determines the back length, and the second measurement is the drop from the centre of your dog’s back down to the top of your dog’s leg.

Please do not measure from your dog’s collar of neck for the back measurement as this will be too long. Please see the diagram below for further information on where to take these measurements.

How to measure the dog back length and drop for a magnetic dog coat

Coat Measurements

Here is a list of breeds as a guideline only. We strongly recommend you measure your dog but the table below will give you an idea of the size of coat that will fit.

Magnetic Dog Coat Sizes and Typical Breeds
Back Length Drop Typical Breeds: Guideline only, please measure your dog
14″ (36cm) 7″ (18cm) Terrier
17″ (43cm) 8.5″ (22cm) Sheltie, Cocker Spaniel
19″ (49cm) 9.5″ (25cm) Springer Spaniel, Small Collie
23″ (58cm) 9.5″ (25cm) Small Border Collie
23″ (58cm) 11″ (29cm) Large Springer Spaniel, Border Collie, Medium Labrador
25″ (65cm) 12.5″ (32cm) Large Labrador, Red Setter, Retriever, Dalmatian
28″ (72cm) 13″ (34cm) Large Retriever, German Shepherd
32″ (81cm) 13″ (34cm) Great Dane

Recording of How to size a Magnetic Dog Coat

Watch our video sizing guide below:-