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Funny Pet Dog Costumes - Inspiration & Tutorials
Dogs are my favorite animal and I'm sure dog owners would agree that they are one of the family - so why not let them join in the fun of dressing up at Halloween?! It's the perfect excuse to make them even more cute!
On this page I've showcased a few of my favorite costume examples, both adorable and hilarious, plus I've provided a list of ideas for having matching dog and owner fancy dress themes (awww). I've also linked to the best online costumes shops (where you can buy every type of costume from pirates to Darth Vader!), and if you want to make a homemade outfit I've also linked to many fun DIY tutorials for your perusal.
Obviously I should note that please only put a costume on your pet if they're OK with it, and always test run the costume before the big day so your dog can get used to it.
I hope you find the following ideas and inspiration useful :-)
Hot Dog Halloween Costume
This costume is not only a play on words, but also absolutely loveable and hilarious!
A classic costume for your doggy - this simple and easy-to-wear hotdog costume has padded poppy seed buns either side plus the all-important mustard squiggle over the back!
The fit is adjustable but is made for small size dogs such as border terriers, miniature poodles, pugs and westies.
The Red Baron Airplane
Adorable Angel Dog
Top-Rated Dog Costumes
There are some seriously adorable options for fancy dress costumes that you can buy if you don't have the time to DIY - and I've listed my Halloween favorite below.
How To Make a Homemade Dog Costume
Here are some very creative and fun tutorials for making your own pet costumes, however don't be afraid to experiment and create a one-off outfit yourself from scratch!
- Lion Mane Costume
With instructions for making your own.
- Taco Fancy Dress
How to make a taco costume.
Fun and cheap costume to make.
- Pirate Dog
Turn your dog into a salty sea dog!
- Star Wars Characters
Adorable range of Star Wars costumes.
- 4 Free Halloween & Xmas Patterns
Dracula, bumblebee, Santa Claus and pumpkin outfit templates.
- Puppy Fairy Wings
Make adorable wings for any size pet.
- Dandelion Costume
Using fiber optics.
- 4 Easy and Cute Costumes
Simple DIY tutorials.
- Hula Girl
Go for a Hawaiian theme with this tutorial.
- Crochet Bumblebee
I love this one.
- Harry Potter
Complete with pipe cleaner eyewear!
- Chia Pet Kitai
The dog whisperer idea shown in the photos underneath is hilarious!
- Martha Stewart Ideas
Spiders, pumpkins and even Carmen Miranda.
Funny Katy Perry Costume
Matching Costume Ideas For Dog & Owner
- Fisherman and fish.
- Prison guard and prisoner.
- Santa Claus and a reindeer.
- Farmer and pet pig (in the style of 'Babe').
- Dress in the same costume - e.g. both in suits, both in as elves, both as vampires, both as superheroes etc.
- Angel and devil.
- Famous duos like Batman and Robin, Princess Leia and Hans Solo, Sonny and Cher etc.
- Cowboy and Indian.
- Dorothy and Toto.
- Paris Hilton with her dog in her handbag.
- Mother/father and baby.
- Alice in Wonderland and the white rabbit/Cheshire cat.
- Ghost and ghostbuster.
- Hagrid and Fluffy the 3 headed dog (from Harry Potter), or 2 other characters from the books.
- Cop and robber.
- King and Queen.
- Fairytale/Disney duos like Beauty and the Beast or Aladdin and Abu.
- Wicked witch and flying monkey.
- Shrek and donkey.
- Robin Hood and Maid Marian.
- Captain Hook and Smee.
- Beekeeper and a bee
Cute Spider Dog Costume Plus More Ideas
Fancy Dress Ideas and Inspiration
- Dog Costume List
Funny photos to browse.
- Fun Fancy Dress
Original ideas for costumes.
- Unusual Ideas
Hilarious pet photos.
- 25 Most Creative Costumes Ever
Really funny dog costumes (my faves!)
- Coolest Dog Costumes
I especially love the Red Riding Hood one!
- Award Winning Costumes
Clever and detailed costumes.
- 31 Ideas
For a pet costume contest.
- 20 Fun Ideas
Cute costumes including a shirt and tie, and a butterfly.
- AT-AT Costume
Detailed and impressive Star Wars tribute.
- Google Images
Always a good showcase for unique ideas.
- Dressed Up Dogs
From dog ghosts to dragon lizards.
- Dog Fancy Dress Parades
Hundreds of photos of some very creative costumes.