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17 best Halloween costumes for dogs of all sizes – from pumpkins to scary spiders

Let your furry friends get in on the spooky fun this Halloween with these funny and cute dog costumes


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Katherine Robinson
Senior Lifestyle Editor
Updated: October 6, 2022
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Halloween is so much fun – and even your pet can get in on the action these days! There are so many cute and funny dog costumes out there that will have friends and family in stitches.

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Whatever the size or breed of your dog, you'll find a costume to fit. Whether you're wanting to turn your pooch into a scary spider, a fierce lion, or even a Ghostbusters team member! There are even matching dog and owner costumes so you and your furry friend can co-ordinate Halloween costumes on October. Check out our guide below, just keep scrolling.

What size Halloween costume should I buy for my particular dog breed?

Check the manufacturer's guide as sizing can vary from one brand to another, but generally speaking, most costumes are available in the following sizes: X-Small, which fits a dog breed like Chihuahua or Bichon Frise with a body length of up to 8 inches.

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Small, which fits a breed like a Pomeranian or Toy Poodle with a body of up to 12 inches. Medium, which fits a breed like a Pug or a Beegle with a body length of up to 16 inches. Large, which fits a breed like a Boxer or Labrador with a body length of up to 20 inches. And Extra large, which fits a breed like a Great Dane or an Irish Wolfhound, with a body length of over 30 inches.

Extra small dog costumes are generally also suitable for cats.

What are some popular Halloween costumes for pets?

Dress your pup up as Chucky from Child’s Play, Freddy Kruger from Nightmare on Elm St or even one of the Ghostbusters crew. Or you can go traditional and transform your ‘lil best friend into a spooky spider, witch or bat – anything is paw-sible.

Where can I buy dog Halloween costumes?                             

There are many online retailers that stock fancy dress costumes for pets, including Amazon and eBay. Keep scrolling for the best options in what has been the most fun feature this HELLO! Editor has had the pleasure of writing – I’m still howling over the Pup Star costume!

Skeleton jumper dogs Halloween costume

dog skel jumper

Dog Halloween jumper £9.99 / $11.99, Amazon

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Sizes: To fit small to extra large dogs

This Amazon bestseller is a great cute little costume for pups or all sizes - and it doesn't come with any fiddly add ons or accessories that'll bother your pup. Job done!

Bat dogs Halloween costume

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Bat Halloween pet costume, from £25.82/$23.20, Etsy

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Sizes: To fit extra small to large dogs

Ridiculously cute, this bat Halloween costume for dogs is available in black or red, and can even fit onto cats too (if they'll let you!)

Ghostbusters dogs Halloween costume

ghostbusters dog costume

Rubie's Ghostbusters pet costume, from £19.30 / $16.90, Amazon

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Sizes: To fit small to extra large dogs

Who you gonna call? This Halloween pet costume transforms your pup into one of the Ghostbusters crew.

Wonderwoman dogs Halloween costume

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Rubie's Ghostbusters pet costume, from £17.72 / $16.90, Amazon

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Sizes: To fit small to extra large dogs

If your dog is a little superhero, Halloween is the perfect chance to let her personality shine through with this Wonderwoman costume!

Chucky Doll dogs Halloween costume

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Chucky Halloween dog costume deadly doll, from £30.02 / $27.50, Amazon

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Sizes: To fit extra-small to extra large dogs

How can a costume be so cute and creepy at the same time? This pet fancy dress costume is a dead ringer for Chucky, the demonic doll from Child's Play.

Beetlejuice pet fancy dress costume

beetlejuice dog costume

Beetlejuice Halloween dog costume, £19.99 / $29.88 , eBay

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Sizes: To fit small to medium dogs

Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice! Say it three times just like in the classic 90s film and your furry friend looks just like Michael Keaton’s iconic character – complete with striped suit and crazy hair. (Or they will if you buy the costume, anyway!)

Lion dogs Halloween costume

lion dog costume

Lion wig mane dog costume, £9.99 / $14.58, Amazon

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Sizes: To fit medium to large dogs.

If you have a, well… lion-coloured dog, then this Halloween pet costume is a must. A shaggy mane and perfect lion ears turn man’s best friend into the king of the jungle!

Spider dog costume

spider dog costume

Spider dog Halloween costume, from £13.99 / $13.99, Amazon

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Sizes: To fit small to medium dogs. Also suitable for cats

What happens when you get stuck in this beastie’s web? This Spider Pup Halloween pet costume turns your four-legged friend into a scary eight (or is it 12?)-legged one. Scream!

T Rex dog costume

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Toy Story T Rex pet dog costume, £25.99 / $64.99, Amazon

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Sizes: To fit small to extra extra large dogs.

Do you have one of those tiny little dogs who thinks he’s as big and ferocious as a Doberman? Well, then Halloween is his chance to live out his fantasy.

This dogs Halloween costume will transform him into the ferocious T Rex and all will tremble in his wake. (Just don't tell him it's actually the T Rex from Toy Story!)

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Star Wars Yoda dogs Halloween costume

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Yoda dog fancy dress costume, from £21.99 / $24.78, Amazon

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Sizes: To fit small to large dogs

A good boy I am! Star Wars fans will love this Halloween costume – which will let your pup channel the force and turn him into Yoda, the wisest of all the Jedi Masters.

Witch/wizard dogs Halloween costume

witch dog costume

Popetpop pet Halloween Costume with cape and hat, £10.19 / $13.29, Amazon

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Sizes: to fit small to extra large dogs. Also suitable for cats

This dog costume is a Halloween classic. A satin cape and matching hat turns your furry friend into the cutest little witch – or wizard – in town!

Pumpkin dogs Halloween costume

pumpkin dog costume

Pumpkin dog Halloween costume, £14.99 / $17.99, Amazon

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Sizes: To fit extra small to extra large dogs. Also suitable for cats

If you think your dog might take offense to wearing anything overly bothersome, then this cute pumpkin dog Halloween costume will still let her join in with the spooky fun.

Walking teddy bear dogs Halloween costume

teddy dog costume

Rubie’s Walking Teddy bear pet costume, from £16.61 / $23.95, Amazon

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Sizes: To fit extra small to extra large dogs. Suitable for cats

Hands down the funniest dog Halloween costume ever invented. You’ve seen the hilarious YouTube videos, right? Adorable and ridiculous in equal measures.

Baby Shark dogs Halloween costume

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Rubie’s shark pet dog costume, from £11.99 / $22.13, Amazon

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Sizes: To fit small to extra large dogs

Baby Shark do do do do do do do. If your pup puts this fancy dress on he instantly has his own annoying Halloween theme tune.

Pup star guitar player dogs Halloween costume

pup star dog costume

Popetpop funny singer pet costume, from £20.99 / $22.13, Amazon

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Sizes: To fit medium to extra large dogs

If your good boy loves to be the centre of attention and is a bit of a performer then this is the funny dog Halloween costume you need – but only if he’s going to do a rendition of Who Let the Dogs Out?

Cowboy rider dogs Halloween costume

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Funny cowboy pet Halloween costume, £11.89 / $16.99, Amazon

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Sizes: To fit Small to large dogs

Ride 'em cowboy! Another funny dog Halloween costume that invokes mega lols every time your puppy simply walks across the room.

Pope dogs Halloween costume

pope dog costume

Pup-a-razzi Holy hound dog costume, £25.49 /$13.99, Amazon

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Sizes: To fit extra small to large dogs

Make way for his holiness, the Pup. How cute is this little fella?

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