Back on Track products for dogs can be used to warm up your dogs' muscles before exercise, thus reducing the risk of strains or injury. May help arthritic dogs to move more comfortably. The Gentle warmth helps reduce inflammation, eliminating many of your dog’s aches and pains. Dachshund size 18". Most importantly, the products have the dual capacity to prevent injury as well as ease and expedite the recovery of already present injuries.Designed with all dogs in mind: young, old, hard-working athletes or the family pet. Every dog can benefit from the natural warmth therapy this blanket provides. Made of a breathable MESH material, we’ve lined the inside with our state-of-the-art Welltex fabric containing ceramic powder. The ceramic reflects your dog’s natural body warmth and creates a soothing far infrared thermal warmth. This gentle warmth therapy increases blood circulation and may help reduce inflammation, eliminating many of your dog’s aches and pains so he remains comfortable and active. You’ll find this blanket ideal for both prevention and injury recovery.Our lightweight MESH Dog Blanket may be used: during the summer, between competition events, layered under another blanket, after bathing or when rain has dampened your dog’s fur.Lacing at the front of the blanket allows for adjustability. Attached wrap-around belly strap keeps blanket in place with opening for leash and dog’s tail. Blanket has reflectors on each side for enhanced visibility. Instructions for Use:Introduce our MESH Dog Blanket gradually to your dog. We recommend letting your dog wear it for a maximum of four (4) hours per day for the first 2 – 3 days. Thereafter, let your dog wear the blanket overnight. Physical response to our MESH Dog Blanket varies. Not for use on pregnant dogs.Sizes:For sizing, measure your dog from collar to base of tail while dog is standing. Make sure head is in a neutral position. (Not too high or too low). Size Ranges of blankets available: Small (9 1/2” to 18”), Medium (16” to 24”), Large (23” to 33”), XLarge (30 to 35") and XXLarge (32 to 37"), Dachshund 17",18" & 19", Toy 7 1/2" to 10 1/2". TOY: DACHSHUND:cm SizeFit Range SizeFit Range21 cm7½" 9" Small17"23 cm8" 9½" Medium18"25 cm9" 10½" Large19" SMALL: MEDIUM: LARGE: XL: XXL:cm SizeFit Range cm SizeFit Range cm SizeFit Range cm SizeFit Range cm SizeFit Range27 cm9½" 11" 46 cm16" 19½" 63 cm23" 26" 86 cm30" 35" 89 cm32" 36"29 cm10" 12" 49 cm17" 21" 67 cm24" 28" 91 cm33" 37"31 cm11" 13" 52 cm18" 22" 70 cm25" 29" 34 cm12" 14" 55 cm20" 23" 74 cm27" 31" 37 cm13" 15" 59 cm21" 24" 78 cm28" 32" 40 cm14" 16½" 82 cm29" 33" 43 cm15" 18". When measuring for a dog blanket, please take in consideration the build of your dog. Is your dog wide, thin, holds it tail up or does the tail hang low? Once you have the measurement you may notice there could be multiple sizes your dog may wear. This is because there is a 2-3 inch zipper opening that you can put your dogs tail through, mostly for those breeds that carries their tail high. We recommend considering the smaller size of blanket and not going up a size, because of the 2-3 inch zipper opening. The end measurement of the size range is the end of the tail opening to serve as a form of placement on the dog, once you have a collar to base of tail measurement.Care:Machine washable up to 86°F or 30°C. Use normal detergents that do not contain bleach or fabric softeners. Air dry only, do not tumble dry. Back on Track products are not to be compared with magnetic therapy.I have used other blankets on my dogs for several years, but it was when I started using the Back on Track dog blanket that I noticed the difference. My older dog Lotus has a hip joint problem. He is very sensitive to the cold and becomes stiff easily so Back on Track has been a great help... compared to the usual dog blankets available. Stiffness that may appear after a rest period completely disappears after diligent use of Back on Track. Jenny Damm, Gold medal winner, Agility World Championships/National Championships, Crufts-winner agility, Winner of the Year Agility Dog, active national and international agility instructor.