By Jake Hurfurt For The Mail On Sunday
Published: 01:04 BST, 2 September 2018 | Updated: 01:05 BST, 2 September 2018
It is the latest accessory for pampered dogs to get their paws on – dolls designed to remind them of their owners.
The soft toys are custom-made to resemble a miniature version of family members and are meant to comfort canines who pine for their owners when they are absent.
They are being trialled by pet-sitting company DogBuddy, which says that 93 per cent of owners worry their dog will miss them when they travel.
Chris Attwood tested out the toys on his two-year-old whippet Dot when he went on