There is a definite nip in the air, and while we pile on the woolly jumpers, wellies and waterproofs perhaps it’s time to offer your dog another layer? Although our furry friends are well insulated, as the weather conditions change it can necessary to offer them some additional protection for their coat! Especially curly and long-haired coats it can be especially hard to clean all the mud off without it getting matted, and coats can also protect your doggy from that damp wet smell they often get after long, wet and muddy walks.

To get the best measurement, we recommend measuring your dog from the back of the neck to the base of the tail, along the spine.

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Here’s how:


1.   Make sure your dog is standing squarely upright on all four legs and Is looking straight ahead for a more precise measurement
2.  Take a tape measure and run it from the base of your dog’s neck to the base of their tail. This is the measurement you will most commonly need
3.  Make a note of that measurement in both inches and centimetres
4.  Refer to this measurement when you’re looking at the sizing of different brands and styles on monsterpetsupplies.co.uk

Our recommendations…


Cosipet Trouser Suit Dog Coat Navy is a great all in one waterproof coat made from robust shower proof nylon, it also has cuffs at the bottom to stop any mud from getting up your pooch’s leg and to provide a comfortable fit whilst keeping your dog clean, tidy and looking smart.

Nightime walkies call for something extra bright. Be safe, be seen and all that jazz! The Ancol Muddy Paws Hi-Vis Stormguard Dog Coat is designed to keep your dog comfortable in any and all weathers, but particularly those darker days!  It has a cosy fleecy lining to insulate your dog from the cold and a water-proof surface too.

The Ruffwear Aira Rain Coat Dog Jacket is a full coverage, waterproof, windproof and breathable jacket for dogs, inspired by the rainfall in the Lake District. It also features an oversized storm collar which folds up for additional weather protection.

Scruffs Quilted Thermal Dog Coat  is for those extra chilly walks.  It features breakthrough technology that doesn’t rely on the use of hollow fibre or synthetic down to keep your dog warm. Rather it provides warmth to your dog’s muscles through its unique reflective technology lining. It’s soft-shell exterior also provides outstanding protection against wind and rain, whilst retaining its breathable qualities.

Let us know which coat you and your dog like the best in the comments below.

You can check out our whole range of dog coats here.