Whether you like it or not (and I don’t) summer has gone away. The only sliver of good news is that one can buy a new dressing gown, the finest of all the clothing items.
But if you’re a dog owner there’s always that tinge of guilt as your furry friend has to rely on the coat god gave him for indoor and outdoor pursuits.

Thankfully, Belmond Hotel Splendido in Portofino, Italy, understands the needs of canines and has introduced miniature bathrobes for dogs. Along with dog massages, a dog room-service menu, a dog walking service and a taxi to take dogs to and from grooming appointments. Wonderful stuff, although if you’re anything like me, you won’t be reading these words, you’ll just be staring at the picture of the cute dog wearing the dressing gown.

We asked you to send in your doggy photos and have whittled them down to ten finalists. We’ll unveil the winner soon but take a look to see if we’ve featured your pooch: