Everyone loves a great Halloween costume — so why not get your pet in on the action? Take your usual Halloween costume up a notch this year with a coordinating or matching costume for your pet! From old classics to a few new twists, we found some great costume combos for you and your best friend.
While dressing your pet in a costume is fun for special occasions, be sure to follow directions on the package and don’t keep your pet in a costume for long periods. Check to make sure straps aren’t too tight and keep a close watch on your pet while she is wearing her costume.
Angel and devil
You know your dog can be a little devil — and now his costume says it all. This devil costume for pets (PetSmart, $12 to $14) is a perfect complement to your angel costume (Spirit, $55), and lets your friends see your true colors.
Star Wars stars
Who doesn’t love Star Wars? These movies span the generations and have only become more popular over the years. Picture your furry friend in this Yoda dog costume (Costume Express, $19) as the perfect match to your Princess Leia (Costume Express, $70).
Food costumes are always a hit — so we went one step further and made your dog into a hot dog! This hot dog costume (Costume Express, $15) would be cute on a dog or a cat, and is just right with a bit of your mustard costume (Costume Express, $40) on the side.
Are you a huge Disney fan? Dress yourself and your pet in coordinating outfits fit for Main Street in Disneyland. Your Minnie Mouse costume (Costume Express, $40) is the perfect match to your pet’s Mickey Mouse costume (PetSmart, $18 to $20).
Twist on a classic
Sure, everyone has seen someone dress as Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz and bring along her little dog Toto. But what if the dog was Dorothy? This cute Dorothy costume (Costume Express, $15) transforms your little fur-baby into the classic movie character. Paired with your own Toto costume (Discount Wizard of Oz Costumes, $69), you’re sure to make people do a double-take.
‘Bee’ a pair
Want everyone to be buzzing about your costumes? Wouldn’t your little honey be cute as a bee? This bee dog costume (Costume Express, $15) is killer when paired with the beekeeper costume (Costume Express, $30).
The ‘60s are a fun theme for costumes, even for your pet! This retro pink wig for pets (PetSmart, $6) turns your pet into a funky accessory for a groovy girl (like you) in this ‘60s costume (Meijer, $32).
What movie star ventures out without a bodyguard? Your best friend will look the part in this cute security guard costume (PetSmart, $8 to $10) and you can be all Hollywood glam in this Marilyn Monroe costume (Pure Costumes, $35). Who says diamonds are a girl’s best friend?
Show your super-hero powers — and those of your pet — when you both don Wonder Woman costumes. The pet costume (Costume Express, $19) is so incredibly cute they may not even notice your Wonder Woman costume (Meijer, $48).