How to Measure Your Dachshund
How to measure your Dachshund. Step-by-step instructions on measuring a Dachshund.
Below you will find 4 steps on how to measure your Dachshund for that perfect coat, harness or any other types of clothing they plan on wearing.
Note: You may not need all 4 measurements depending on what you are measuring your Doxie for. Some Dachshund clothing items require only some of these measurements. Here is an overview, with individual steps proceeding below.
Overview: Here are all the critical measuring points in one easy to see view
Step 1. Base of Neck to Base of tail = LENGTH
Step 2. Around Body behind Front Legs = CHEST/GIRTH
Step 3. Around Base of Neck = NECK
Step 4. Jaw to about 2 inches behind front legs = CHEST to TUMMY Coverage (typically for coats)