Cute Alert! Adorable Pet Costumes Your Dog or Cat Will Flip For

Halloween is now firmly on the horizon, and while that fact has many of us thinking of ghosts, goblins, pumpkins and (real talk) candy, pet owners everywhere are also rejoicing. Because if you're a dog or cat owner who is comfortable embarrassing your little furball like I am, much of your Halloween excitement can be summed up in two words: PET COSTUMES.

Dog in a Costume

Dog in a Costume

Chihuahua dog with bags and luggage or baggage, ready for summer vacation holidays at the beach, isolated on white background.

Whether you want to buy your costume or go the DIY route, we've created the ultimate Halloween pet costume roundup that is sure to leave your furry friend feeling like they'd want to be in the next edition of this book.

French Chef

Dress Your Pet - French Chef Costume for Pets

Dress Your Pet - French Chef Costume for Pets

Slide the hat's elastic band over your pet's muzzle, being careful not to hurt their ears. Check that the chin strap isn't too tight; if it is, make adjustments. Place neckerchief around their neck, fastening the ends.

If your pet tends to hang out at the dinner table too much, this French chef costume would be a perfect choice. Bon appetit!

Make This: French Chef Costume

Bumblebee

Bumblebee Pet Costume: Beauty

Bumblebee Pet Costume: Beauty

Bumblebee Pet Costume: Beauty

Photo by: Rennai Hoefer, Ten22 Studio

Rennai Hoefer, Ten22 Studio

Is there anything wrong with putting your pup in a tutu? That's a decision only you can make. But I'm all for it. This bumblebee costume is sure to keep everyone in the neighborhood "buzzing" for weeks to come.

Make This: Bumblebee Costume

Little Ladybug

Ladybug Pet Costume: Beauty

Ladybug Pet Costume: Beauty

Ladybug Pet Costume: Beauty

Photo by: Rennai Hoefer, Ten22 Studio

Rennai Hoefer, Ten22 Studio

Keeping up with the bug theme, this handmade ladybug costume is all sorts of adorable, and there's no sewing required.

Make This: Ladybug Costume

Businessman

Handmade Pet Halloween Business Man Costume

Handmade Pet Halloween Business Man Costume

Your pet will be ready for Halloween with this cute outfit. Repurpose old clothing to make a costume that is all business

It will feel like "bring your dog to work day" with this cute businessman (or woman!) costume. This would also look great with a bowtie.

Make This: Businessman Costume

Court Jester

Handmade Halloween Pet Jester Costume

Handmade Halloween Pet Jester Costume

Handmade Halloween Pet Jester Costume

This court jester costume gives me a bit of a Game of Thrones vibe. Just me? Anyway, this easy-to-sew costume is a snap to whip up with our printable templates.

Groovy Rasta

Rastafarian Costume For Pets

Rastafarian Costume For Pets

Your pet gets the Island vibe for Halloween this year with this fun Rastafarian wig and hat. Yarn, a premade crochet doily, and a few more materials are all you need for this great costume.

Turn up your Bob Marley Pandora station and make this groovy rasta costume. There's Smelly Cat and Grumpy Cat, but I think we should all work on making Rasta Cat a thing.

Make This: Rasta Costume

Bat

Bat Costume for Pets

Bat Costume for Pets

Your pet takes flight for Halloween with this clever bat wing costume. Felt, pipe cleaners and a bit of Velcro are all you need to dress your furry friend as a winged bat for Halloween. This costume is not only easy to craft it's also lightweight so it's comfortable for your dog or cat.

I'm usually terrified by flying bats, but when the bat wings are plunked on the back of an adorable kitty kat, I suddenly think bats are adorable.

Make This: Black Bat Costume

Flower

Adorable Dog in Flower Halloween Costume

Adorable Dog in Flower Halloween Costume

Photo by: H. Camille Smith

H. Camille Smith

A rose may be just a rose, but a puppy in a flower costume is pretty much off the charts on the cuteness meter. The only thing I can thing that might be slightly cuter is…

Make This: Flower Costume

Fairy

Adorable Dog in Fairy Halloween Costume

Adorable Dog in Fairy Halloween Costume

Photo by: H. Camille Smith

H. Camille Smith

…a pup in a fairy costume. The flower and the fairy would be a truly fab combo if you happen to have two dogs and wanted to dress them up in coordinating outfits.

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Make This: Fairy Costume

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