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Sizing Guide

We recommend that you use a flexible tape measure to find the proper dog clothing and accessory size. It is not reliable to size items based on your pet's breed or weight. There are many different breeds and it is difficult to determine sizing based only on weight, as it can be distributed differently for each pet.

If your pet's measurement falls in between two sizes, we suggest ordering the larger size. Please note that the lengths on the size charts represent the size of the dog and not the actual length of the garment. Make sure your pet will fit within the chest measurements for a proper fit.

All our products are sized in inches. Contact us at help@moderntails.com if you need additional assistance with sizing.

Please use a flexible tape measure to ensure an accurate reading and measure your pet how you would like the garment to fit. The tape measure should not be taut against your pet's body or pressing down on your pet's fur. Some dogs have thicker, fluffier fur than others, and measuring too tightly often results in the garment pressing down on the fur, making him or her uncomfortable or the item will be too tight - adjust your measurement to account for thicker fur.

Neck – Measure the neck length as you would for a collar. Allow some leeway for a comfortable fit.

Chest - Measure around the chest at its widest point, which is typically right behind the front legs. Allow some leeway for a comfortable fit.

Body Length - Measure along the dog's backbone from the base of the head to the base of the tail. This is from the base where the collar rests to where the tail is attached.

If neck, chest and body length measurements are listed on the size chart for an item, take into account all measurements and choose the item that best encompasses all measurements. The chest measurement is the most important of the three to consider.