Green Stars everyday dog snood is made from mid weight cotton and keeps those ears tidy once groomed and off the wet ground, out of food and water buckets. Snoods are ideal for long-eared dogs, keeping the ears tucked away and preventing injury when dragging e.g the basset hound.
All sNoodZ are have a reinforced elastic finish at the head and neck, the neck is generally 3-5 cm's wider than the head. The elastic is sewn in similar to a waist band and is unseen, the advantage is that the elastic will not twist or break. This is a permanent method and sNoodZ are not adjustable, check the size guide under 'specifications' before ordering.
Choose the right size by measuring your dog’s head in front of the ears. The breeds listed are examples of sizes previously order for that breed, but your dog may be different. Breeds with an * after them have been ordered in more than one size
5 Sizes Based On Head Circumference taken just in front of the ears (these are approx) and the length is generally 2-5cm longer. Fabric width is generally twice the head elastic size
- Xtra Small: 20cm (8”) elastic un-stretched
- Maltese, Miniature Dachshund, , Lhasa Apso, Toy Poodle, Yorkshire Terrier
- Small: 25cm (10”) elastic un-stretched
- Cavalier King Charles, Miniature Poodles, Shih Tzu
- Medium: 30cm (12”) elastic un-stretched
- American Cocker Spaniel, Beagle, English Cocker Spaniel, Gordon Setter (puppy)*
- Large: 35cm (14”) elastic un-stretched
- Afghan Hounds, Briard, English Setter*, Gordon Setter (puppy)*, Irish Setter, Irish Water Spaniel, Welsh Springer Spaniel, English Springer Spaniel, Standard Poodle*
- Xtra Large: 40cm (16”) elastic un-stretched
- Basset Hounds, Bracco Italiano English Setter*, Golden Retriever, Gordon Setter*, Rhodesian Ridgeback, Saint Bernard (puppy)*, Standard Poodle*
Snoods are an essential part of your show dog kit, and the easiest way to keep your show dog's ear clean and tidy, stop ear chewing and reduce grooming time on show day.
Team discount is available on this snood item when buying 3 or more of the same colour.
NB This is a hand made item and as such may have some imperfections. Actual product photos are taken and colour may be slightly different due to individual computer settings.
sNoodZ order online at NZShowDogs
Where to measure your dog;
The snood fits over the head and neck. The head elastic sits just in front of the dogs ears, at the back of the skull and the neck elastic should sit about where a standard flat collar would go. Make sure it’s not too tight. It should fit snugly without causing any pressure on your dog's head or neck. The neck elastic is approx 2-5cm more than the neck, to allow for comfort. Never use a snood to small for your dogs head - it will be to tight and cause discomfort to your dog.
5 Sizes Based On Head Circumference taken just behind the ears (these are approx)
Reinforced Finish: The most permanent method with the elastic is sewn in similar to a waistband and is unseen, the advantage is the elastic will not twist
|Wearing A Snood||
Scrunch the snood up in your hands and place over your dog’s head, tucking the ears in. The head elastic sits above ears, at the back of the skull and the neck elastic should sit about where a standard flat collar would go.& make sure it’s not too tight. It should fit snuggly without causing any pressure on your dog's head or neck. The best way to get your dog used to wearing a snood is to offer positive reward. Dogs are smart, it won’t take long to work out there get rewards for doing nothing. With a treat in your hand, put the snood on your arm, as your dog takes the treat move the snood onto his head and reward again or place his dinner in front of him & It won’t take long before you can slip the snood on right before meals without any fuss as they associate the snood with dinner time. And of course no more food stuck in his ears, means less grooming for you If you only use a snood pre showing use the same method but using a small dog treat rather than a whole meal.