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Average Breed Neck Sizes

Although it is ALWAYS best to measure your dog to find the best fit, the chart below is a good resource to help find the average neck size by breed. 

Our measurement guidelines for a martingale can be found below this chart or in our FAQ tab. 

Breed

Average Neck Size

Average Weight

Afghan Hound

16-22″

58-64 LBS

Airdale Terrier

16-22″

42-46 LBS

Akita

20-24″

70-130 LBS

Alaskan Malamute

15-22″

71-95 LBS

American Eskimo

16-20″

18-35 LBS

American Eskimo Miniature

13-16”

15-25 LBS

American Indian Dog

16-22″

30-60 LBS

American Pit Bull Terrier

14-18”

30-65 LBS

Australian Cattle Dog

22-28″

31-35 LBS

Australian Kelpie

15-21″

25-45 LBS

Australian Shepherd

16-22″

35-75 LBS

Australian Shepherd Miniature

10-14”

15-35 LBS

Basenji

10-14″

20-26 LBS

Basset Hound

16-22″

40-60 LBS

Beagle

12-18″

18-30 LBS

Bedlington Terrier

14-18″

17-23 LBS

Belgian Malinois

16-20″

55-75 LBS

Bernese Mountain Dog

20-26″

75-100 LBS

Bichon Frise

14-18″

10-14 LBS

Black And Tan Coonhound

19-23″

70-85 LBS

Bloodhound

22-28″

88-105 LBS

Blue Heeler

22-28″

30-35 LBS

Border Collie

14-18″

27-45 LBS

Border Terrier

11-13″

11-16 LBS

Boston Terrier

12-18″

10-25 LBS

Bouvier Des Flanders

22-26″

60-77 LBS

Boxer

16-22″

55-75 LBS

Britany

14-16″

30-40 LBS

Bulldog (American)

18-24″

60-120 LBS

Bulldog (English)

18-24″

49-55 LBS

Bulldog (French)

12-16″

18-28 LBS

Bullmastiff

26-28″

99-130 LBS

Bull Terrier

12-18″

50-60 LBS

Bull Terrier Miniature

12-18″

25-40 LBS

Cairn Terrier

10-16″

12-16 LBS

Cane Corso

22-30″

88-110 LBS

Caucasian Shepherd

22-26″

100-200 LBS

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

10-16″

13-18 LBS

Chihuahua

8-14″

2-6 LBS

Chinese Crested

8-11″

5-10 LBS

Chow

18-24″

45-65 LBS

Cocker Spaniel

12-18″

26-35 LBS

Collie

18-22″

50-75 LBS

Dachshund Standard

16-20″

16-32 LBS

Dachshund Miniature

8-12″

9-15 LBS

Dalmatian

14-20″

45-70 LBS

Doberman Pinscher

18-24″

66-88 LBS

Dogo Argentino

20-26″

77-99 LBS

English Mastahoula

26-36″

80-160 LBS

English Mastiff

28-38″

120-230 LBS

English Setter

18-24″

65-80 LBS

Flat-Coated Retriever

18-24″

60-70 LBS

Fox Terrier

10-16″

14-18 LBS

German Shepherd

18-24″

50-90 LBS

German Shorthair Pointer

15-17″

40-65 LBS

Goldendoodle Miniature

14-16″

30-45 LBS

Goldendoodle Standard

16-22"

40-50 LBS

Golden Retriever

16-24″

55-75 LBS

Great Dane

20-26″

99-200 LBS

Great Pyrenees

24-30″

90-125 LBS

Greyhound

14-18″

55-80 LBS

Greyhound Italian

8-11″

7-14 LBS

Havanese

8-14″

7-13 LBS

Huntaway

18-24″

55-88 LBS

Irish Terrier

16-20″

25-27 LBS

Irish Setter

16-22″

53-70 LBS

Irish Wolfhound

20- 27″

105-180 LBS

Jack Russell Terrier

10-14″

14-18 LBS

King Charles Cavalier

10-16″

12-18 LBS

Labrador Retriever

18-24″

55-80 LBS

Labradoodle

14-20″

50-65 LBS

Labradoodle Miniature

12-16″

30-50 LBS

Leonberger

20-26"

85-140 LBS

Lhasa Apso

12-16″

13-15 LBS

Louisiana Catahoula Leopard

16-21″

50-95 LBS

Lurcher

13-20″

35-100 LBS

Maltese

10-14″

6-9 LBS

Newfoundland

26-32″

110-152 LBS

Old English Sheepdog

18-24″

60-65 LBS

Papillon

8-12″

9-11 LBS

Pekingese

12-16″

8-10 LBS

Pembroke Welsh Corgi

14-16″

25-38 LBS

Pinscher Miniature

8-11″

8-10 LBS

Pit Bull

14-18″

30-70 LBS

Pomeranian

10-14″

9-13 LBS

Pharoah Hound

10-14"

40-60 LBS

Poodle (Standard)

12-18″

45-70 LBS

Poodle (Miniature)

10-16″

15-17 LBS

Poodle (Toy)

8-14″

6-9 LBS

Portuguese Water Dog

15-20″

45-60 LBS

Pug

12-16″

14-18 LBS

Puggle

12-18″

15-30 LBS

Rat Terrier

13-16″

11-14 LBS

Rhodesian Ridgeback

20-23″

64-90 LBS

Rottweiler

24-30″

77-130 LBS

St. Bernard

26-32″

140-260 LBS

Saluki

13-18″

40-60 LBS

Samoyed

16-20″

45-60 LBS

Schipperke

10-14″

14-45 LBS

Schnauzer Giant

20-26″

70-80 LBS

Schnauzer Standard

14-20″

30-35 LBS

Schnauzer Miniature

10-16″

13-15 LBS

Scottish Terrier

14-20″

19-23 LBS

Shar Pei

16-20″

35-55 LBS

Shetland Sheep Dog “Sheltie”

11-18″

11-24 LBS

Shiba Inu

14-17″

17-23 LBS

Shichon

10-18″

12-14 LBS

Shih Tzu

10-14″

12-16 LBS

Siberian Husky

16-22″

40-55 LBS

Silky Terrier

10-14″

8-10 LBS

Springer Spaniel

14-18″

49-55 LBS

Staffordshire Terrier

14-20″

50-65 LBS

Vizsla

15-22″

49-62 LBS

Weimaraner

16-22″

55-85 LBS

West Highland Terrier

14-16″

15-22 LBS

Wheaten Terrier

18-22″

32-37 LBS

Whippet

13-15″

30-35 LBS

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

15-17″

50-60 LBS

Yorkshire Terrier

6-12″

4-7 LBS

Yorkshire Terrier (Teacup)

4-8"

2-3 LBS

Source: https://www.caninejournal.com/neck-size/

 

Follow the guide below for help on how to properly measure for a martingale

IF YOUR NECK SIZING IS WITHIN 1" OF THE MAXIMUM COLLAR SIZE PLEASE INDICATE A CUSTOM SIZING OR SIZE UP