Yes, I put clothes on my dog. And yes, I’ve used a kid’s fleece to cover up my pooch. Obviously, design can be an issue—so let’s just say Higgins was pleased when we got the Cloud Chaser. This softshell offers reliable and effective water resistance, and the sleek lycra sleeves don’t hinder his wiggly legs and wagging tail. A fleece liner adds warmth without increasing weight and bulk. The reflective ribs running along each side also make Higgins more visible when the sun starts to go down. The left-side zipper is convenient, though the initial thread feed can be a little cumbersome because it's set close to the neck. Available at Bob Ward’s and Dee-O-Gee. $75; ruffwear.com.