What Size Collar for My Dog?

We often get asked "what size dog collar is needed for my dog?". Whilst all dogs neck sizes will vary, the chart below shows the average breed size along with a recommendation as to the size of dog collar we think would most fit most adult sized breeds. Please remember this is just a guide, we would always recommend that you measure your dogs neck prior to purchase. 

Our advice on how to measure your dog for a collar can be found in this handy guide that we put together.

We've included the top 100 breeds in the UK, as well as a few others. If you can't find your breed please do get in touch and we'll do all we can to help.

Breed of Dog Adult dog neck size  (cm)
Adult dog neck size (inches)
Afghan Hound 41-51cm 16-20″
Airedale Terrier 48-55cm 19-22"
Alaskan Malamute 46-56cm 18-22″
Australian Shepherd 41-56cm 16-22″
Australian Shepherd Miniature 25-36cm 10-14"
Basset Hound 42-51cm 17-20″
Beagle 41-46cm 16-18″
Bearded Collie 41-48cm 16-19"
Bedlington Terrier 35-45cm 14-18″
Bernese Mountain Dog 51-56cm 20-22"
Bichon Frise 35-46cm 14-18″
Bloodhound 59-71cm 22-28"
Border Collie 41-46cm 16-18"
Border Terrier 28-33cm 11-13″
Borzoi 46-56cm 18-22"
Boston Terrier 30-45cm 12-18″
Boxer 41-56cm 16-22″
British Bulldog 46cm-61cm 18-24"
Bullmastiff 66-71cm 26-28"
Cairn Terrier 37-42cm 14-16″
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel 25-36cm 10-14″
Chihuahua 20-32cm 8-13"
Chinese Crested 20-28cm 8-11″
Chow Chow 50-65cm 20-26″
Cocker Spaniel 30-46cm 12-18″
Collie 46-56cm 18-22"
Corgi 36-41cm 14-16"
Dachshund (Standard) 30-41cm 12-16″
Dalmatian 41-50cm 16-20″
Doberman Pinscher 46-61cm 18-24″
English Bulldog 45-62cm 18-24″
English Bull Terrier 30-46cm 12-18"
English Setter 46-61cm  18-24″
Flat Coated Retriever
French Bulldog 30-41cm 12-16″
Fox Terrier 41-45cm 16-18"
German Shepherd 46-60cm 18-24"
German Short Haired Pointer 38-43cm 15-17″
Golden Retriever 45-53cm 18-21"
Goldendoodle 41-56cm 16-22"
Gordon Setter
Great Dane  51-66cm 20-26″
Greyhound 46-50cm 18-20"
Havanese 20-30cm 8-12″
Irish Setter 41-45cm 16-18"
Irish Terrier 35-45cm 14-18"
Irish Wolfhound 55-65cm 22-26"
Italian Greyhound 20-28cm 8-11″
Jack Russell 25-36cm  10-14″
Japanese Akita 51-61cm 20-24"
Labradoodle 41-50cm 16-20"
Labradoodle Miniature 30-41cm 12-16″
Labrador 46-60cm 18-24"
Leonberger 51-66cm 20-26"
Lhasa Apso 35-45cm 14-18"
Lurcher 35-42cm  14-17"
Maltese Terrier 25-36cm 10-14″
Miniature Dachshund 20-34cm 8-13″
Miniature Goldendoodle 35-41cm 14-16″
Miniature Pinscher 20-28cm  8-11″
Miniature Poodle 25-41cm 10-16″
Miniature Schnauzer 25-41cm 10-16″
Newfoundland 66-81cm 26-32"
Old English Sheepdog
Pomeranian 35-41cm 14-16"
Poodle 30-45cm 12-18″
Poodle (Toy) 20-36cm  8-14″
Pug 30-41cm 12-16″
Puggle (Pug/Beagle)
Rhodesian Ridgeback 51-58cm 20-23"
Rottweiler 61-76cm 24-30"
Saluki 33-46cm 13-18"
Samoyed 41-51cm 16-20"
Schipperke 25-36cm 10-14"
Schnauzer (Standard) 36-51cm  14-20″
Scottish Terrier 35-45cm 14-18"
Shiba Inu 35-41cm  14-16"
Shih Tzu 35-42cm 14-16.5"
Shetland Sheepdog 28-46cm 11-18"
Siberian Husky 46-50cm 18-20"
Springer Spaniel 36-46cm 14-18″
Staffordshire Bull Terrier 45-60cm 18-24"
St Bernard 66-81cm 26-32"
Hungarian Vizsla 38-66cm 15-18"
Weimaraner 41-56cm 16-22″
Welsh Cardigan Corgi
Welsh Pembroke Corgi 35-40cm 14-16"
West Highland Terrier 35-41cm 13-15″
Whippet 33-38cm 13-15″
Yorkshire Terrier 25-30cm 10-12"