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The Best Halloween Costumes for Dogs

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

With Halloween only a couple days away, many people are gearing up for a night full of trick-or-treating, costume contests and a big mug of witch’s brew. While you’re putting on your makeup and false eyelashes, don’t forget about those mutts in your life because they too need some fresh digs for the evening. is one of the more comprehensive websites for pet costumes and are all reasonably priced, ranging from $10.99 to $17.95. Here are a few ideas for the best dog costumes for Halloween.


Dog Tuxedo CostumeIf your dog is a true gentleman, try on the Tuxedo Dapper Dog from The costume includes a jacket with an attached bow tie, cape and top hat and is available in sizes extra small to extra large. The costume is perfectly paired with a princess dressed mate in the form of another dog, or even yourself. Bad Dog Costume


Another cute dog costume is the Jail Hound, also from The Halloween dog costume is ideal for a dog that isn’t always on its best behavior and has spent too much time in the dog house. The costume includes a striped prisoner outfit with the words “Bad Dog” on it, along with a matching hat. The costume is available in sizes extra small to medium. Make it a group theme and find a matching prison outfit to wear for the evening.


Alice Wonderland Dog CostumeIf you are a Disney lover at heart, you will be happy to find out that there are many costumes available to suit your fairy princess needs for your pup. offers Snow White, which includes a dress and red bow hair clip and Alice in Wonderland, which includes an apron dress with a matching bow.


Princess Leia Dog CostumeYoda Dog CostumeIf you are a Star Wars junkie and want to take your pet’s costume to an intergalactic level, Princess Leia and Yoda costumes are also available at These costumes are sure to get a laugh out of any movie aficionado. The Princess Leia costume includes a head piece which mimics the infamous buns, a jumpsuit with attached arms and a matching belt. The costume is officially licensed by Star Wars makers and is available in one standard size. Yoda is another favorite in the Star Wars family and includes a headpiece and jumpsuit with attached arms. This costume is also available in one standard size.


Hot Dog CostumeOne of the most popular choices for the best dog costume is the Hot Dog. This costume fits any personality and is also a favorite for pet owners who are foodies. The costume is ideal for dogs with longer torsos, so Dachshunds, Chihuahuas, and Greyhounds are a perfect fit. The outfit fits on your dog with Velcro straps. Your dog becomes the actual hot dog and mustard component, while the bun rests alongside their body. Dress up as a ketchup or mustard bottle and you will definitely be the talk of any Halloween party.


Batman Dog CostumeWonder Woman Dog CostumeIf you and your pet are fans of comic book and movie super heroes, check out for their selection of pet costumes. The Batman costume includes a headpiece and jumpsuit with attached arms. It is available in sizes extra small to extra large. Adult Batman and Catwoman costumes are also available through the website so show up as a couple to the Halloween parties you will be attending. Wonder Woman dog costumes are also available through for your lady and include a headpiece and jumpsuit with attached arms. The costume is officially licensed and is available in sizes extra small to extra large. Superhero costumes are also available in children’s sizes through this site so make it a family affair and become part of the Justice League.


Caterpillar Dog CostumeSkunk Dog CostumeOne of the funniest sights to see is when a dog is dressed up as another animal as part of their Halloween costume. offers a wide assortment of animal costumes for your dog. If your dog is particularly friendly with your garden’s insects, check out the Caterpillar costume offered by GlamourDog. The costume comes fully padded and the Velcro straps make for an easy fit. If your pet has ever had a close encounter with a skunk, check out the Lil’ Stinker costume, also from Your pet may be mistaken as a real skunk by spectators so keep your eye on your dog before people start fleeing!The possibilities are endless when it comes to pet costumes. Depending on you and your dog’s interests, there is a Halloween costume to fit any personality.

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