It’s almost time for the best holiday of the year: Howl-o-ween! Are you looking for costume ideas for your dog? Maybe you’re looking for a pre-made dog costume. You’ve come to the right place. We’ve come up with the best dog Halloween costumes, sorted by breed.
Note: if your dog isn’t on the list, don’t worry. We’re just having fun, and these dog costumes will work across breed lines! Read on for the best dog Halloween costumes by dog breed.
Chihuahua Halloween Costume: Freddy Krueger
Chihuahua’s don’t always get taken seriously because of their small size, but this Freddy Krueger Chihuahua costume makes it clear just how scary they can be (when they want to be.)
Find this Freddy Krueger dog costume on Amazon
Labrador Retriever Halloween Costume: Wonder Woman
Labs are the most popular dogs in America, and they frequently work in heroic roles like therapy or search-and-rescue. So, it only makes sense to dress them up as superheroes for Halloween! Wonder Woman was one of the biggest movie hits in 2017, but whichever superhero costume you choose for your dog, they’re sure to make a heroic splash this Halloween.
Find this Wonder Woman dog costume on Amazon
Dachshund Halloween Costume: Crayon
Hot dogs are, of course, the classic dachshund costume, but their long, narrow bodies—and their colorful personalities—make them easy to turn into a vibrant crayon.
Find a crayon dog costume on Amazon
German Shepherd Halloween Costume: Butterfly
German Shepherds are beautiful, loving dogs, but let’s be honest: some people still find them intimidating. This Halloween, show the world how friendly and social your GSD can be with a whimsical German Shepherd costume. A simple pair of wings can turn your German Shepherd into a beautiful butterfly or benevolent fairy!
Find a butterfly dog costume on Amazon
Golden Retriever Halloween Costume: Lion
This easy costume highlights your golden’s beautiful coat and brave disposition. Simply brush out that gorgeous golden fur and slip this lion mane around their neck for a simple, comfortable, stunning golden retriever Halloween costume!
Find a lion mane dog costume on Amazon
Bulldog Halloween Costume: Bull Dog
What can we say, we’re a little literal here at Rover HQ. We just love the joke of a bulldog wearing bull horns!
Find this bull dog costume on Amazon
Pug Halloween Costume: Ballerina
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A lot of people dress their pugs as Yoda or similarly strange-looking characters for Halloween. But we want to celebrate the beauty of these comical little dogs with a graceful pug Halloween costume. Dress your goofy pug in a ballerina costume and watch them prance!
Find a ballerina dog costume on Amazon
French Bulldog Halloween Costume: Football
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Your Frenchie is already conveniently football-shaped and sized, so why not put them in the costume? Football player costumes are popular for dogs, but we like the idea of dressing your dog as the ball itself with this simple French bulldog costume.
Find a football dog costume on Amazon
Terrier Halloween Costume: Bee
From Jack Russells to Westies, terrier breeds are busy little bees! You’ll love watching your dog buzz around in this cute striped terrier costume.
Find a bee dog costume on Amazon
Yorkie Halloween Costume: Chewbacca
There’s no denying the natural resemblance between Yorkies and Wookies. Highlight it for Halloween with this cute Chewbacca costume for dogs!
Find a Chewbacca dog costume on Amazon
Border Collie Halloween Costume: Albert Einstein
Celebrate your smartypants Border Collie by dressing them as one of the smartest people to ever exist. This cute Al-bark Einstein costume comes complete with a wacky wig so your BC can match the famous scientist’s coif.
Find an Alfred Einstein dog costume on Amazon
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