81 of the Best Dog Halloween Costume Ideas for Your Pooch
Halloween just wouldn’t be the same without your best friend. That’s why we at Brit + Co want to give you plenty of options when it comes to picking out a costume for your pooch. From funny dog costume ideas (let’s face it, they’re all funny) to the downright adorable, these costumes will give you endless inspo for your other pet Halloween costumes as well. Here are some of our faves.
If you use real dim sum you could even have a snack at the end of the night! (via Brit + Co)
We promise when you take off the costume, your adorable little pup will still be there — no tricky spirits here.
Fun for the whole family, and easy too. (via Brit + Co)
Much less annoying than the one who wants to know all about alternative kinds of milk, this pup only wants to know about alternative treats! (via Brit + Co)
Perfect for the pup you just can’t get out on a walk. Dress him up and let him sleep in it! (via Brit + Co)
This poor Boston terrier looks a little worse for wear! We’re guessing he’s ready to get back into his Pokeball. (via Brit + Co)
Ready for a battle, this fire-breathing Corgi is one to watch out for. (via Brit + Co)
Adorable and at peak freshness! (via Brit + Co)
Trust us when we tell you what comes out of this pup is not candy. (via Brit + Co)
He makes a mean mug of hot chocolate! (via Brit + Co)
Do-nut believe her face; she loves this costume. (via Brit + Co)
This will turn your pup into the most adorable taco you’ve ever laid eyes on, and it’ll keep him warm like a little meat sweater. (via Brit + Co)
Easy, and the perfect way to get you into the Thanksgiving spirit a little early. (via Brit + Co)
Purse dog turned Poké-dog. (via Brit + Co)
Since your pooch was probably too scared to enjoy the festivities on July 4, she can enjoy it a little later, firework-free. (via Brit + Co)
Adorable, to the point, and just as cuddly as the ones you had as a kid. (via Brit + Co)
This is the sweetest costume we’ve ever seen for a dog! The best part is you can make it at home. (via Lovely Indeed)
This costume might consist of only a headpiece, but it’s one of our favorites. It fits his little head just like a glove!
Perfect for prancing around the garden. (via Brit + Co)
So simple and totally adorbs, even if this little guy’s expression is not exactly sweet. (via Brit + Co)
Those glasses are incredible. Simple as that.
Coffee is your friend. So is your dog. (via Brit + Co)
Because our pups are just as magical as these fictional creatures. (via Brit + Co)
Just make sure your dog doesn’t try to eat himself. This is our perfect brunch companion.
Remember this infamous getup Bjork wore back in the day?! Even though your dog probably doesn’t, you should def dress him/her up as this. Prepare to have to provide a bit of context, though, because this one is *not* your average dog costume. (via Brit + Co)
Those feathers are so pretty, even if he doesn’t seem to care.
A costume so cozy your dog won’t want to take it off. (via Brit + Co)
Ready to save the day! This pup might not be able to fly, but she can fetch *really* well. (via Brit + Co)
We can assure you your dog will not float away. (via Brit + Co)
Tell us what club this good boy works at and we will be first in line.
All work and no play makes for a seriously cute doggo costume.
Ewoks are cute and cuddly to begin with, so we can only imagine how much sweeter this look will be with your own pup inside.
This photo is perfect in every single way. If ever there was a dog born to dress up as a walrus, this is it.
The force is strong with this one! (But we can all agree that Darth Vader was never this cute.)
Arrr, matey. Give your best canine companion a taste of the salty sea air.
Who cares about Dr. McDreamy’s exit? This adorable pup has already stolen our hearts.
He’s praying before bed every night — for more treats of course!
We will for sure be stealing this crustation out of the tank to take home and rescue. No steaming for this good boy!
Run, run, just as fast as you can …
If you’ve ever wanted to ride on your dog’s back, you can safely let this little cowboy do it for you.
Just like a flower plucked straight from your garden. We can’t guarantee this pup will smell quite as fresh, though.
Just as scary as a spider on your wall!
And he would have gotten away for it if it wasn’t for those pesky kids!
What’s sweeter than your fave dog dressed as your fave sweet treat? NOTHING.
We’ve seen a *lot* of Star Wars dog costumes in our day but this may be the best one yet.
If only we could find local movers who carried pianos so effortlessly while remaining so adorable.
Perfect for cuddling, costume or not.
This costume has major a-peel.
Huge bonus if you get this costume for your Boxer! Ironic *and* funny.
Pup to the rescue! This guy might be small, but he will protect you at all costs.
Warm, cozy, and so sweet it’s practically edible.
You know this guy is trying to figure out how to eat that salmon on his back!
How can you resist the hot dog pun? Answer: You can’t.
Required: an insanely cute child dressed as the beast to accompany this adorable dog.
We would suggest filling the holster with treats.
This is the prettiest dog princess we’ve ever seen! Bow-wow-wow to royalty.
Got two pups? Dress the other one up as Robin, and you have an unstoppable duo.
She was just trying to take some treats to grandma’s house.
Because nothing beats dogs in jumpsuits — except dogs in jumpsuits saving the world.
Never had the chance to ride a camel over sandy dunes? Walking one on the sidewalk is pretty much the same!
One small step for a pup, one giant leap for dogkind.
Pipe cleaners as glasses and a lightning bolt scar would put this costume — that is also a harness, so.smart. — over the top.
This dog is hoping he will wake up surrounded by presents in the form of treats… to share of course.
Is that a full moon we spy up in the sky? Watch out for this sweet werewolf!
The most classic costume of all time, sized perfectly for your pooch.
Dressing animals up as other animals is never a bad idea. Bananas not included!
Step aboard the ship and give this pup some help — his little legs can’t reach the wheel!
The ears on this costume are as jumbo as this puppy’s face! Give him a feather and watch him take off.
Dun dun… dun dun… dun dun!
: Those pom-pom paws! This doggo gives us all the school spirit we need.
Fly away, butterfly, and add a bark to boot!
Groot can only make one sound but it means so many things — just like your dog’s bark.
Millennial pink meets Jurassic Park in this creative twist on the prehistoric disguise.
For the dog who loves to chew shoes — and everything else within reach.
Even if your pet is small in stature, Halloween is the perfect chance to let her live out her tallest-of-all dreams.
For those who haven’t quite trained their pups how to open the fridge and actually deliver a beer.
What’s cute as a bug in a rug this Halloween? Your pup as a bug in a sweater!
If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to be your pet, this costume is perfect for you! But maybe you should still hold the leash. (via Brit + Co)