The 10 Cutest Halloween Costumes for Dogs
Whether spooky or sweet, Halloween costumes for dogs are probably the only thing that can make your furry friend cuter than he or she already is. Here are 10 you can buy or DIY.
He wants to suck your blood! Just kidding—he wants to drink out of your toilet. This handmade vampire costume is crafted with “buttery” soft cotton and keeps pooches warm on chilly Halloween nights. According to customers, it’s so well-made, it’s scary.
To buy: $95, digginitdesigns etsy.com
UPS Delivery Dog
This trick-or-treater is just doing their job—and he’s here to deliver the treats! The polyester hat-and-shirt combo comes with stuffed arms that present a package. Hopefully he didn’t double-park!
To buy: Starting at $12, California Costumes amazon.com
Move over—there’s only room for one Princess of the Amazons in this town, and this fluffer is giving Gal Gadot a run for her money. She’ll never stop fighting for justice! Well, until it’s time for a nap.
To buy: Starting at $12, Rubie’s amazon.com
Chucky the demonic doll has come to terrorize the neighborhood, and trust us, his bite is worse than his bark. He’ll brandish his foam knife and haunt your dreams until you release the chocolate—don’t talk to him about worms!
To buy: $50, halloweenexpress.com.
You used to have a dog; now you have a ukulele player who shops at thrift stores and just rented an apartment in Brooklyn, New York. There are no sewing skills necessary for this DIY look—you just need an instrument, a newsboy cap or beanie, a scarf, and a pup who will agree to wear shades. And now, 10 adorable dogs dressed for work.
No one wears Katy Perry’s infamous cupcake bra like the pop icon herself, but this adorable dog does look like a bona fide “California Gurl”—or maybe a California grrrrl. Besides, any excuse for a pooch to wear a blue wig and sunglasses is a good excuse.
To buy: $15, halloweenexpress.com
Let’s get physical, Olivia Newton-John! This girl can barely sit still, so she might as well get her exercise while clad in a 1980s-inspired leotard. We don’t know if the pooches at the dog run are ready for these calisthenics!
To buy: $13, target.com
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Put your pup in a time machine to 17th-century France and transform her into a literary legend from The Three Musketeers with this custom costume, available only on Etsy. When Halloween’s over, save the get-up for Fifi’s first Renaissance Fair.
To buy: $100, etsy.com.
This two-eyed henchman stepped right out of Despicable Me and into your town, so watch out—he’s here to serve the most evil of villains, a.k.a. your nosy neighbors. But you can easily sway this mischievous creature over to your side of the fence—it just takes a simple scratch behind the ears.
To buy: $13, partycity.com
You have a dog 364 days a year—why not manifest a different kind of pet this Halloween with a DIY Chia pet costume? Grab four orange Wellies to resemble terracotta planters—or spray paint a couple of old pairs—then wrap your pup in faux foliage; it won’t stick her skin like real foliage can. This one might be more of a photo opp than a stroll-about-town get-up, however. And here’s how to DIY actual pet supplies!
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