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So you decided to invest in a new dog treadmill but your not sure what size would be best? Have no fear, in this article we will break down how to choose the correct sized mill so your dog will get the best of their new fitness machine! 

STEP 1

The first step to choosing the correct sized treadmill for your dog is to decide which treadmill type you need. Slatmill or Carpetmill? If you havn’t yet decided read our article ”Slatmill VS Carpetmill”

STEP 2

The second step is to know your dogs height to the withers and chest width measurements. In the photo below we outline how to take the measurements for each.Image result for dog withers

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STEP 3

Now that you have decided which treadmill you need and you finally know your dogs measurements, it’s time to select your mill size. Our slatmill and carpetmill come in two different sizes, large and medium. Lets look at the Slatmill first.

Slatmill Sizing

Large: Our Large slatmill fits dogs with a height to the withers up to 78 cm (31inch) and a chest width less than 38 cm (15inch). It best fits breeds like German Shepherd, Doberman, Rottweiler, Belgian Malinois and other dogs with similar size.

Medium: Our Medium best fits breeds with a height to withers up to 58 cm (23 inch) and chest width less than 33 cm (13inch). Great for breeds like American Pitbull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, Bull Terrier and other breeds with similar size.

Width upgrade: For dogs like American Bully or other with chest width more than 38 cm (15inch) we can add width upgrade. This will make production time slightly longer by -2 weeks longer and will cost an additional $70.

Carpetmill Sizing

Large: Our large carpetmill fits dogs with a height to the withers of up to 76 cm (30inch) and a chest width less than 42 cm (17inch).  It’s ideal for breeds like German Shepherd, Doberman, Rottweiler, Belgian Malinois and other dogs of similar size.

Medium: Our medium carpetmill best fits breeds with a height to the withers of up to 58 cm (23 inch) and a chest width less than 42 cm.  Its great for breeds like American Pitbull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, Bull Terrier and other breeds of similar size.

**NOTE: The carpetmill is a power training tool and is ideally recommended for powerful dogs of over 15kg in weight.

 

So which sized treadmill would suit your dog best?  Fill in the form form for a FREE quote on shipping.

Keep them fit!

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