Collar Size Guide

When deciding on the right size collar for your dog please remember many of our collars are buckle free and can only be placed over your dogs head.

This means you need to take into account the circumference of the largest part of your dogs head. For sight hounds this is not an issue as their heads are often small than their necks but for other breeds it is vital you take this into account and follow the measuring guide.

To measure your dog for a Martingale Collar, use a soft tape measure or a piece of string and take the measurements at point A, B, and C in the drawing below. Choose the size that fits within this range to ensure that your collar fits perfectly.

Where to Measure A – This point needs to adjust to the largest part of the dogs head in order that the collar can be placed easily into the collar position (C)

B – This shows the position of the martingale when under pressure to restrain.

c – The neck size where the collar is relaxed..


Doggy Boho Size Chart –

Ex Small  7″ to 11″

Small  10″ to 14″

Medium 13″ to 17″

Large 16″ to 20″

Ex Large 19″ to 24″

Ex Ex Large 23″ to 33

Italian Greyhounds and other very small breeds most often need an Ex Small collar, which is adjustable from 7-11 inches. The very small breeds do best with a 5/8” or 1” wide Martingale Collar.

Whippets, Jack Russell Terrier, and other small/medium sized breeds most often need a size Small, which is adjustable from 10-14 inches. Whippets can wear a 5/8”, 1”, or 1.5” wide collar because they have such long necks. Occasional we have customers who order 2″ martingales for their whippets and we recommend that you ask us to use our lightweight hardware should you particularly want this width collar. Other small/medium sized breeds do best with 5/8” or 1” wide dog collars.

Greyhounds, Saluki, Afghans, and other medium sized dogs like Vizlas will need a size Medium martingale dog collar, which is adjustable from 13-17 inches. Some larger greyhounds (80+ lbs) sometimes need a size Large martingale collar, which is adjustable from 16-20 inches. You will be able to determine this when you measure your dog’s neck.

Large Greyhounds and Wolfhounds, smaller Labs and Golden Retrievers, and other large breed dogs most often need a size Large collar, which is adjustable from 16-20 inches.

Great Danes, larger Labs, Dobermans Ridgebacks and other very large breed dogs will definitely need measurements to determine the correct size. Some Danes can wear a size Large, some require an XLarge collar, it really depends on the size of your dog.

Should you find that your hound does not fall into this size chart we are able to customise a collar just for you. If you have a dog whose neck is larger than XXLarge (23 to 33 inches) you will need to contact us direct so we can customise your collar to fit your dog. If you see a collar that does not appear to be available in the size you require please contact us as many of our collars can be customer made.

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