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Chewy EditorialHolidays / Pet Parenting

12 Wild and Roar-Worthy Animal Costumes for Dogs This Halloween

What’s the best part about Halloween? Dogs in costumes, of course! With all due respect to candy and decorations, if you ask us, All Hallows’ Eve is all about the pups. And this year, we’re especially loving animal costumes for dogs. After all, there’s nothing sillier than a pup masquerading as another member of the animal kingdom.

Ready to take your four-legged friend for a walk on the wild side? Whether you’re looking for a dog lion costume or a puppy shark ensemble, we’ve got you covered.

Animal Costumes for Dogs - dog lobster column
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Dog Lobster Costume

Is your pup more of the crustacean persuasion? Then this dog lobster costume is for you. The hood features buggy eyes and a pair of perky antennae, while the separate body suit has your claws covered. Admittedly, we never used the words “lobster” and “adorable” in the same sentence before, but there’s a first time for everything. Who’s an adorable lobster? You are, bud! Sizes XS-XXL. Starting at $13.99.

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Animal Costumes for Dogs  - dog shark costume
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Dog Shark Costume

Your dog would never hurt a fly, let alone terrorize the deep sea. But for one night, they can pretend to be a ferocious predator with this two-piece dog shark costume. Complete with a chompy hood and plush bodysuit, it’s sure to be a hit at the costume contest. And come summertime, it’s the perfect pool party ensemble! Now, say it with us: Puppy shark, doo doo doo doo doo doo … Sizes XS-XXL. Starting at $13.99.

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Animal Costumes for Dogs - Dog Lion Costume
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Dog Lion Costume

They’re the king of your world, and now your dog can be the king of the jungle. With its flouncy fur and feisty ears, this dog lion costume adds instant swagger to any pup. (The smallest size will even fit cats, but in our experience, cats already consider themselves lions.) Our favorite part about this majestic mane? It’s ideal for dogs who may not tolerate a full-body costume. Elastic drawstrings ensure a quick, easy, fuss-free fit. Sizes S-XL. Starting at $11.99.

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Animal Costumes for Dogs - panda dog costume
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Panda Dog Costume

Pandas are, of course, some of the cutest creatures in the animal kingdom. So what happens when you put a dog in a panda costume? Pure panda-monium. This frontwalking costume is designed to make your pup appear as panda-like as possible. A separate hood—complete with big, fuzzy panda ears—makes it especially comfortable and easy to wear. Sizes XS-XXL. Starting at $14.99.

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Giraffe Dog Costume

As the skyscrapers of the savannah, giraffes are larger than life—and now your dog can be, too! This two-piece giraffe dog costume features an intricately embroidered headpiece and a separate spotted bodysuit complete with a furry tail. For best results, may we suggest a coordinating safari costume? Sizes XS-XXL. Starting at $13.99.

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Dog Cow Costume

Holy cow, this costume is cute! Udderly adorable in every way, it’s the perfect ensemble for aspiring farm dogs. The delight is in details: The spotted hood is outfitted with cheery ears and felt horns, while the bodysuit features a cozy belly strap with removable udders. Dare we say it’s fab-moo-lous? Sizes XS-XXL. Starting at $13.99.

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Dog Pig Costume

Dogs love pigs (in, ahem, bacon form). So why not dress yours up as their favorite animal this year? Featuring two hilarious pieces, this little piggy is a true crowd pleaser. From the boop-able nose to the springy tail to the fleecy texture, it’s sure to make everyone squeal. Sizes XS-XXL. Starting at $12.99.

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Animal Costumes for Dogs  - llama dog costume
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Llama Dog Costume

Llamas appear to be having a moment right now. From dog toys to pool floats to T-shirts to pillows, their sweet, derpy faces seem to be everywhere. Keep your four-legged friend on-trend with this two-piece llama costume. In addition to the llama essentials—a precious face and stand-up ears—it boasts an all-over shimmer and pom-pom details.  Sizes XS-XXL. Starting at $13.99.

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animal costumes for dogs - sloth dog costume
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Sloth Dog Costume

They’re the king of your world, and now your dog can be the king of the jungle. With its flouncy fur and feisty ears, this dog lion costume adds instant swagger to any pup. (The smallest size will even fit cats, but in our experience, cats already consider themselves lions.) Our favorite part about this majestic mane? It’s ideal for dogs who may not tolerate a full-body costume. Elastic drawstrings ensure a quick, easy, fuss-free fit. Sizes S-XL. Starting at $11.99.

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animal costumes for dogs - monkey dog costume
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Monkey Dog Costume

What’s better than a monkey costume for dogs? This monkey dog costume.  With a walking-style, full-body design, it appears that your pup is carrying a crate of bananas with the help of their monkey friend. (As they say, monkey see, monkey do.) Although elaborate, the lightweight, two-piece construction makes it easy to wear—and an amazing sight to behold. Sizes XS-XXL. Starting at $19.99.

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Dog Chicken Costume

This Halloween, give everyone something to cluck about with this fluffy dog chicken costume. We love everything about it, from its big, yellow beak to its floppy, red tail. And your dog will love its comfortable, step-in design. Now that’s what we call a win-win. Sizes S-XL. Starting at $14.99.

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animal costumes for dogs - flamingo dog costume
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Flamingo Dog Costume

Talk about pretty in pink! This one-piece flamingo dog costume has nose-to-tail details to ensure your pup is the belle of the masquerade ball. The hot pink faux-fur is illuminated by sparkly strands, the shimmery wings are fiber-filled for a 3D effect, and the bright yellow beak is pawsitively eye-catching. Sizes S, L, XL. Starting at $15.99.

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With so many adorable and on-trend animal costumes for dogs, it’s nearly impossible to resist the call of the wild.

Read more:

Halloween Central: A Holiday Guide for Pet Parents

Scary or Sweet? How to Pick the Best Dog Halloween Costumes for Your Spooky Pooches

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By: Monica Weymouth

Monica Weymouth is a writer, editor and certified Weird Animal Lady. She lives in Philadelphia with her two rescued Shih Tzus.

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