17 Cute Halloween Costumes Your Pet Will Hate

Marissa Rosenblum

In case you were wondering whether your best friend really, really loves you, this is the time of year to deploy the harmless litmus test known as dressing up your pet. Halloween is a little over a week away and for anyone cohabiting with an adored animal, the temptation of getting them into the holiday spirit with plush, ridiculous get-ups is palpable. We would never condone forcing an animal to do something it didn't want to do, but for those lovable mushes who are game in the name of some peacocking around the neighborhood, snuggles, and a photo-op with their humans, now's the time to strike with the most ludicrous costumes you can find online.

Read on to discover and shop all the well-intentioned horror and betrayal Halloween 2018 can be for your most-loved four-legged friend.

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<p>Pineapple costume today, trash bin contents on the floor tomorrow.</p><br><br><strong>Target</strong> Pineapple Pet Costume, $12.99, available at <a href="https://www.target.com/p/pineapple-dog-costume-hyde-and-eek-boutique-153/-/A-53655339" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Target" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Target</a>

Pineapple costume today, trash bin contents on the floor tomorrow.



Target Pineapple Pet Costume, $12.99, available at Target
<p>A fitting look for your true king of the castle.</p><br><br><strong>Pet Krewe</strong> Lion Mane Wig, $14.95, available at <a href="https://www.walmart.com/ip/Lion-Mane-Costume-and-Big-Dog-Lion-Mane-Wig-Large-Dog-Costumes-by-Pet-Krewe/761180884" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Walmart" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Walmart</a>

A fitting look for your true king of the castle.



Pet Krewe Lion Mane Wig, $14.95, available at Walmart
<p>Cone of shame, straight up.</p><br><br><strong>Bootique</strong> Dirty Puptini Dog Costume, $6.99, available at <a href="https://www.petco.com/shop/en/petcostore/product/bootique-dirty-puptini-dog-costume" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Petco" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Petco</a>

Cone of shame, straight up.



Bootique Dirty Puptini Dog Costume, $6.99, available at Petco
<p>Pizza cat is not here for eye contact.</p><br><br><strong>Trendy Halloween</strong> Pizza Slice Pet Costume, $13.2, available at <a href="http://www.trendyhalloween.com/Pizza-Slice-Pet-Costume-P26521.aspx#.W8k90hNKiRt" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Trendy Halloween" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Trendy Halloween</a>

Pizza cat is not here for eye contact.



Trendy Halloween Pizza Slice Pet Costume, $13.2, available at Trendy Halloween
<p>Hand-sewn from hand-woven serape blankets straight from Guadalajara, Mexico with proceeds donated to Baja California Spay Neuter Foundation. The face says no, but the heart says, <em>sí</em>!</p><br><br><strong>Baja Ponchos</strong> Authentic Mexican Blanket Dog Poncho, $19.99, available at <a href="https://www.etsy.com/listing/266709523/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Etsy" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Etsy</a>

Hand-sewn from hand-woven serape blankets straight from Guadalajara, Mexico with proceeds donated to Baja California Spay Neuter Foundation. The face says no, but the heart says, !



Baja Ponchos Authentic Mexican Blanket Dog Poncho, $19.99, available at Etsy
<p>The true inspiration behind the peach emoji.</p><br><br><strong>Target</strong> Aerobics Pet Costume, $12.99, available at <a href="https://www.target.com/p/aerobics-dog-costume-hyde-and-eek-boutique-153/-/A-53655342" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Target" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Target</a>

The true inspiration behind the peach emoji.



Target Aerobics Pet Costume, $12.99, available at Target
<p>Hello darkness, my old friend...</p><br><br><strong>Rubie's</strong> Sweet Sunflower Halloween Costume, $11.89, available at <a href="https://www.walmart.com/ip/Sweet-Sunflower-Pet-Dog-Cat-Spring-Flower-Hoodie-Halloween-Costume/402894324" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Walmart" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Walmart</a>

Hello darkness, my old friend...



Rubie's Sweet Sunflower Halloween Costume, $11.89, available at Walmart
<p>Acting like they don't already moonlight as Bunnicula come October.</p><br><br><strong>Toffee Crafts</strong> Vampire cape pet costume for small animals, $15, available at <a href="https://www.etsy.com/listing/559460803/vampire-cape-pet-costume-for-small" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Etsy" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Etsy</a>

Acting like they don't already moonlight as Bunnicula come October.



Toffee Crafts Vampire cape pet costume for small animals, $15, available at Etsy
<p>Always be yourself, unless you can be a unicorn. Then be glad you got away with only a headpiece this season.</p><br><br><strong>Pet Krewe</strong> Unicorn Dog Costume and Cat Costume, $16.95, available at <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Pet-Krewe-Unicorn-Dog-Costume/dp/B074FFX3FQ" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Amazon" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Amazon</a>

Always be yourself, unless you can be a unicorn. Then be glad you got away with only a headpiece this season.



Pet Krewe Unicorn Dog Costume and Cat Costume, $16.95, available at Amazon
<p>For pups who feel most dignified in formalwear.</p><br><br><strong>Dog Fashion Living</strong> Tuxedo With Rose Bandana, $12, available at <a href="https://dogfashion.us/black-tuxedo-with-a-rose-dog-bandana-for-special-occasion-or-wedding/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Dog Fashion" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Dog Fashion</a>

For pups who feel most dignified in formalwear.



Dog Fashion Living Tuxedo With Rose Bandana, $12, available at Dog Fashion
<p>There better be a bacon and peanut butter reward for this.</p><br><br><strong>Costume Kingdom</strong> Elvis Cape Pet Halloween Costume, $21.95, available at <a href="https://costumekingdom.com/p-27600-elvis-cape-dog-pet-halloween-costume.aspx" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Costume Kingdom" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Costume Kingdom</a>

There better be a bacon and peanut butter reward for this.



Costume Kingdom Elvis Cape Pet Halloween Costume, $21.95, available at Costume Kingdom
<p>Glam never looked so good.</p><br><br><strong>Pet Costume Center</strong> Rainbow Bob Wig , $6.13, available at <a href="https://petcostumecenter.com/product/rainbow-bob-wig-dog-cat-costume/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Pet Costume Center" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Pet Costume Center</a>

Glam never looked so good.



Pet Costume Center Rainbow Bob Wig , $6.13, available at Pet Costume Center
<p>As seen on Shark Tank...and in your dog's nightmares.</p><br><br><strong>Pandaloon</strong> Walking Teddy Bear with Arms, $34.99, available at <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Pandaloon-Bunny-Rabbit-Halloween-Costume/dp/B07F83R4HP/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Amazon" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Amazon</a>

As seen on Shark Tank...and in your dog's nightmares.



Pandaloon Walking Teddy Bear with Arms, $34.99, available at Amazon
<p>If you say Beetlejuice three times I'll probably go hide under the couch.</p><br><br><strong>Spirit Halloween</strong> Beetlejuice Pet Costume , $34.99, available at <a href="https://www.spirithalloween.com/product/beetlejuice-pet-costume-beetlejuice/88598.uts" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Spirit Halloween" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Spirit Halloween</a>

If you say Beetlejuice three times I'll probably go hide under the couch.



Spirit Halloween Beetlejuice Pet Costume , $34.99, available at Spirit Halloween
<p>I hope you like my outfit for your last day on Earth, hooman.</p><br><br><strong>Spirit Halloween</strong> Aristocrat Cat Costume, $19.99, available at <a href="https://www.spirithalloween.com/product/aristocrat-cat-costume/135681.uts" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Spirit Halloween" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Spirit Halloween</a>

I hope you like my outfit for your last day on Earth, hooman.



Spirit Halloween Aristocrat Cat Costume, $19.99, available at Spirit Halloween
<p>For pups who prefer to hang loose during Halloween.</p><br><br><strong>Casual Canine</strong> Hawaiian Breeze Camp Shirt Dog, $17.99, available at <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Casual-Canine-Hawaiian-Breeze-24/dp/B00H28XGY0" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Amazon" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Amazon</a>

For pups who prefer to hang loose during Halloween.



Casual Canine Hawaiian Breeze Camp Shirt Dog, $17.99, available at Amazon
<p>Why are you like this?</p><br><br><strong>Animal Planet</strong> Raptor Dog Costume , $19.99, available at <a href="https://www.healthypets.com/animal-planet-raptor-dog-costume-large.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Healthy Pets" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Healthy Pets</a>

Why are you like this?



Animal Planet Raptor Dog Costume , $19.99, available at Healthy Pets

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