Shown above: Halloween Costumes for Dogs by Old Navy
It’s closing in on that time of year again. Whether you wish to try your hand at a DIY costume or find a pre-fab option, there are plenty of costumes to compliment your pups unique personality this Halloween. I’ve rounded up some of my favorites based on categories that’ll fit all needs. Let me know your favorites!
DIY Pet Costumes
Maybe you want your pooch to sport something unique this halloween. If decide to have alittle fun and try something on your own, remember to stick with materials that are safe, non-toxic, non-flammable, and securely fastened. Here’s a small roundup of DIY costumes to get your creative juices flowing:
Bear/Ewok Crochet Dog Hat via Etsy
Lion Dog Costume via Etsy
There’s no shortage of unique options on Etsy that’ll have your dog standing out from the pack. For an indie approach consider the following costumes:
Eco-Friendly Ladybug Costume via Bitch New York
Tootsie Roll Costume via Buycostumes.com
Apple Dog Dress via Muttropolis
You can also try the tried and true route of conventional retail. Old Navy and Target have some nice options, and online retailers never fail to deliver either:
This series of informational videos will teach you everything from making your own pet costume to pet costume safety.
Above all, if you’re going to dress your pup up this Halloween please make sure they’re comfortable. Something that hinders their movement isn’t going to make the occasion any more memorable. If your dog is known to protest even the smallest of accessories, perhaps there are other alternatives to celebrating the day.
Do you dress you dog up for Halloween?