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From hats to sweaters, fewer things are cuter than a dog in a Christmas get-up. That’s why we’ve rounded up some of the cutest Christmas dog outfits around—from reindeer antlers to pajamas to full-on Santa suits—to bring you a hearty dose of cheer and plenty of photo ops this holiday season.
Whether you’re taking your dog to an ugly sweater party, or simply taking family photos in front of the tree (or around a snowman, if you’re lucky), there’s a Christmas dog outfit here to suit your pooch.
12 Best Christmas Dog Outfits
A Christmas outfit most of us can get behind? A doggie Christmas sweater. This soft acrylic sweater is great for parties and chilly outings where dog clothing is required. If you want to get even more adorable, pick up the matching sweater for humans.Shop on Amazon
This darling, hand-knit snood (an ornamental scarf or hood) is made for smaller breeds and comes in a variety of sizes. Can be worn with your pet’s collar (your pet’s pride is another issue altogether).Shop on Amazon
There are lines in the Christmas movie canon you just don’t forget; “Merry Christmas, ya filthy animal,” is one of them. Thankfully (and perhaps, ingeniously), the expression is now immortalized on this festive dog hoodie for you and your “filthy animal” to relive over and over.Shop on Amazon
Sometimes, a simple accessory or two is all that’s needed to set the holiday mood (and often, such accessories are easier for your dog to wear than a traditional outfit). This colorful reindeer headband and coordinated scarf, available in size small and large, look great in photos and are great for pets with an aversion to costumes and clothing.Shop on Amazon
This red plaid pajama set does double duty as a pair of cozy pet johns great for Christmas photos, or as a jumpsuit for brisk winter walks after the holiday season has passed.
Looking to match your pet’s pajamas? You can totally do that, it’s a thing.Shop on Amazon
This holiday dog sweater features a festive Christmas tree design and pom-poms near the top. It’s available in sizes extra small to 2X-large.Find on Chewy
Simple and superbly seasonal, these dog bandanas express so much with an economy of words. They’re more of a statement piece than a complete Christmas outfit but one that most dogs find easy to wear.Shop on Amazon
A small hidden battery pack illuminates the LED twinkle lights on this pet-safe holiday sweatshirt. It’ll keep your dog warm and visible on a crisp Christmas Eve walk!Shop on Amazon
9. Santa Dog
No list of Christmas dog outfits would be complete without a Santa Claus option suit. This one offers a three-piece style: jacket, belt and buckle, and hat.Shop on Amazon
10. Dog Elf Sweater
Christmas dog sweater or costume? This simple holiday pullover is both, offering warmth as a cozy dog sweater while transforming your dog into the cutest little elf.Shop on Amazon
A set of two plaid pet bow ties—one red, one green—are part of this charming bow tie set, for use with dogs or cats. The adjustable collars have a quick-release buckle and add instant holiday style.Shop on Amazon
12. Elf Dog Costume
Is your dog the real Elf on the Shelf, always moving and misplacing things? Or maybe it’s the cat? Whatever pet is the most mischievous, this adorable elf outfit for small breed dogs is the perfect costume to match their personality.Shop on Amazon
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