For many, October is their favorite month and for good reason! After all, it’s the month of celebration, or shall we say – Halloween. Who doesn’t love this spooktacular holiday? It’s when you get to unleash that inner creativity and be whoever you want to be, literally!
But, why should you exclude your dog from this celebration? He may not have the physique of a human but that’s no reason not to dress him up in quirky dog apparel and have fun with!
With that in mind, we compiled a list of some of the quirkiest pet costume ideas for Halloween that you can play around with and have fun.
Check them out –
1. A Scarecrow
Let’s get real – scarecrows are, well, SCARY! They are downright spooky. That’s why it’s unequivocally the perfect pick for your dog to dress up as on any Halloween. Not only is this costume beyond adorable, but it’s also super easy to make. All you would need is a canonical hat with adjustable strings. Pair it up with a roughly sewn outfit. Fill it up with buttons and patchwork to add that touch of authenticity.
2. A Knight
Presenting you – ‘Sir Pooch of Bark-a-land” with this mighty outfit. That’s right! It’s time to take your dog back to the medieval times with this yet another amazing costume idea. While it’s not exactly scary, it does qualify as charming. Let your furry beast be the knight in shining armor, which by the way – they totally are. It’s going to be rather a detail-oriented dress so make sure you don’t mind the extra hard work.
3. A Clown
This dress might be a no-brainer for those whose pets make them constantly laugh with their silly maneuvers and hilarious comedy routines, however unintentional that might be. Go crazy while picking colored fabrics. The more, the merrier. Add frills around the paws and stick with the good-old colorful polka pattern for added authenticity.
4. A Taco
Here’s a costume that’s on the ‘delicious side’. Your pet is going to love it and others are going to love it even more. The goal is to cover your baby up in cheese, lettuce, and tortilla-like fabric. One of the best things about this costume – it’s not as binding as probably most of the other dog outfits. Since it leaves the belly exposed, your dog will not feel suffocated. So, if you are big on your dog’s comfort level, look no further than dressing him/her like a taco. Just don’t eat them ;).
5. A Pumpkin Witch Costume
This one probably best captures the essence of the Halloween season. You simply cannot go wrong with this. This costume puts great emphasis on the spirit of the holiday and will also turn your dog into a tiny little ball of staple festivity. A witch’s hat and a bright robe are all you’re going to need to dress your dog as a witch. Easy peasy!
6. A Giraffe
Let the guessing game begin. Dress your furry baby as a giraffe and let others guess which animal they are. No points for guessing! This adorable costume will completely transform your pet into an exotic African animal. Grab a hood with giraffe-like spots and ears to set it off. Since the soft fur is going to act like a dog jacket, it will also keep your baby warm during the often chilly Halloween evening.
You know if this costume is the right pick for your dog if he or she loves the water. If your dog is constantly getting wet and looking for reasons to play with water, look no further than dressing him/her up like a whale. Turn your dog into a mighty, dangerous, and menacing creature on Halloween. You are going to need a foam-filled costume with Velcro for easy adjusting. You will also need a set of big teeth, colorful trims, and appliqué gills.
This is easily one clever costume. Make your dog wear this costume and turn him into a master chef. If your dog has a special love for treats and is constantly locking things off the floor; you need to make him a chef this Halloween. This real authentic and professional apparel will be the talk of the night.
Halloween costumes are all about imagination. Let your creativity run wild and play around as much as you can with these costumes. Remember, there are no rules! No matter which one you pick, you couldn’t possibly go wrong with any of these ideas.