Favorite Halloween Pet Costumes

Halloween is a fantastic holiday filled with fun costumes, yummy treats, and plenty of scares. We humans like to have a good time on this October night, so why not bring your pooch into the festivities, too? Here are some cool, cute, and spooky costumes you can find at the Animal Rescue Site, the proceeds of which provide food for pets in need.

But first, a forewarning: make sure your pet is okay with being dressed up. That is, if they look unhappy, uncomfortable, or embarrassed when wearing a costume, be sure to take it off right away. And always, always supervise your pet when s/he is in a costume! In doing that, you’ll ensure that everyone in your family can have a safe, fun Halloween.

8. An adorable creepy crawly?


With their spooky, gangly silhouettes, spiders are an iconic element of Halloween, along with ghosts, jack-o-lanterns, and candy corn. This tarantula costume is equal parts cute and creepy, perfect for making visitors giggle and squeal.

Of course, who can forget the antics of last year’s Mutant Giant Spider Dog?

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7. Ghost Busters have never been cuter.


Who are you going to call…Ghost Busters! Fights crime by barking at intruders. Warms hearts with cuddles. For the special dog in your life, this costume is a fun addition to the Halloween celebration.

Look out, Yellow Brick Road!


Walk in the ruby-slipper’d footsteps of the Wizard of Oz’s Dorothy with our most enchanting dog costume ever. With a blue and white gingham dress trimmed in red lace and red satin bows, and a patch that reads “There’s No Place Like Home,” your pooch is the hit of the Halloween costume parade.This costume will allow your dog to “terrorize” the neighborhood with love and kisses.

5. For those who prefer not to dress up…


Okay, let’s face it: some dogs simply cannot handle costumes. My Cairn Terror—uh…I mean Cairn Terrier—would have been one of them. In times when that’s the case, a bandana can add a dash of festive flair while keeping pets more comfortable.

These next few costumes are both silly and cute!

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