All the Best Halloween Costumes for Your Four-Legged Friend Right This Way

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The only thing more fun than picking out your own Halloween costume? Figuring out what you're going to make our precious pup wear for the night, ofc. And if you haven't considered what your dog's (or cat's) costume will be this year, then your planning needs to begin RN. Chances are your doggo is considered royalty in your household (like c'mon, they love you unconditionally, are always down for a cuddle, and are cute as hell...we don't deserve them). So, obviously, the fact of the matter is that you need one of the best dog Halloween costumes you can get your paws on, and it's your job to make it happen.

While everyone might do the same iterations of the cowboy-walking-upright year after year (yawn), we know you’re on the hunt for something that's unique, funny, cute, and that—most importantly—will garner your fuzzy loved one tons and tons of compliments, attention, and head rubs. Because, well, they deserve it. Here are 35 unique, never-before-seen Halloween costume ideas for dogs that'll make your pup stand out this year.

1. Tacky Tourist

Just add a straw hat, a lei, and some sunnies, and your dog will be ready for a tropical vacay.

2. VSCO Girl

With the tie-dye hoodie all set, all you need is a doggy Hydroflask and scrunchie, and you’re good to go.

3. Street Style Icon

Forget the models—your pup is the best dressed of them all.

4. Sailor

10/10 would brave rough seas just to hang out with this nautical pup.

5. Lumberjack

Just stick a beanie on your pup, and they'll be ready to chop some serious wood.

6. Carrot

If you don't think this is cute, then you're lying to yourself.

7. Princess

For the pup who's treated like royalty, this costume is a MUST.

8. Chef

Okay, but this costume idea is truly *chef's kiss.*

9. Lobster

How can you resist those buggy eyes??

10. Candy Corn

There's nothing corny about this candy corn-themed ensemble.

11. Ballerina

She's beauty and she's grace.

12. Frog

Yes, you can 100 percent put this hoodie on your dog even after Halloween is over (and, in fact, you definitely should).

13. Unicorn

It's a pegasus, trust. It has wings.

14. Angel

So simple, yet so angelic.

15. Diva

Only the most ~chic~ pets can pull off this feathered sweater. Bonus points if you add a pair of statement sunnies.

16. Squid Game Contestant

Sure, Squid Game costumes are *so* 2021, but how can you resist??

17. Referee

Not looking to drop a lot of cash on your doggie Halloween costume? This $10 ~lewk~ is calling your name.

18. Avocado

Avocados might be passé, but this pitted beauty deserves your attention!

19. Granny

That sound you hear? Yes, that is us shrieking.

20. Parisian

This costume is ✨ très magnifique. ✨

21. Lion

For the pupper who's small but mighty.

22. Bride

Say "I do" to this costume, friends. You won't regret it.

23. Barista

This costume goes best with a Starbucks Puppuccino (or two).

24. Butterfly

Your pup will really be able to spread their wings while wearing this one.

25. Detective

It's no mystery why we're obsessed with this lil doggie trench coat and hat.

26. Donut

We can pretty confidently guarantee that no other pups will be wearing this costume at your Halloween party.

27. Rainbow

Not only is this rainbow costume cute AF—it also GLOWS IN THE DAMN DARK.

28. Superhero

Not all heroes wear capes, but your dog probably should on Halloween.

29. Monster

So FURocious, no?

30. Rocket Ship

For the canine who constantly has a case of the zoomies.

31. Octopus

Why not let your four-legged friend experience life as an eight-legged creature for the night?

32. Yoda

Not looking to stick your pup into a full costume? Sometimes a simple snood is all ya need.

33. Demogorgon

Stranger Things costumes are always a hit, and this Demogorgon doggo costume couldn't be easier.

34. Snail

Ideal for doggos who like to ~take things slow.~

35. Chris Evans in Knives Out

The real ones will recognize this costume, trust.

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