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100 Creative DIY Costume Ideas for Dogs

Dressing up for Halloween is fun for people of all ages. Children jump with joy at the thought of dressing up as their favorite characters. Not only is Halloween an exciting and memorable time for children, but pets are also a prized possession of many households. Therefore, it makes sense to deck out the pets in full costume as well, making it a picture perfect day for everyone in the family! Dogs are one of the most loved animals of households around the nation, and are treated with great love and respect.

It can be difficult to find costumes for dogs in Halloween shops, especially since dogs come in all different sizes. Here are some great Halloween costumes that you can create yourself at home, with just some handy supplies and a creative mind.

Creative DIY costumes for dogs - Ewok Dogs CostumeEwok
Sent in by Heather to our 2013 costume contest.

This dog here is obviously very serious about his duties while sporting his Ewok costume. This loveable furry dog with unforgettable eyes has on a hat with furry ears to resemble the famous Star Wars' creatures. The Ewok costume is the perfect Halloween costume for those who love Star Wars. Not only does it give your family a good laugh and lots of smiles, the costume's easy to create with just a few materials and a dash of Halloween spirit.
 

Creative costume ideas for dogs - Dog Pirate Carrying Treasure CostumeCaptain Olivia and her Pirate pal Scooby
Sent in by Abby to our 2013 costume contest.

This awesome illusion costume involves a dog dressed as a pirate while carrying some treasures. This is the perfect costume for families with children who are pirates in the making. This costume is relatively easy to create, as you can just throw some child-size pirate apparel on your dog and use some children's pirate-inspired toys to create the scene of pirate on deck!
 

DIY costume ideas for dogs - The Rocket Dog CostumeThe Rocket Dog
Sent in by Lina to our 2015 costume contest.

Ready for take-off? This Rocket Dog costume is sure to make your dog the life of the party! Not only will everyone want to take a photo with your loveable family member, but you're sure to make it a fun and memorable day for your pet as well. This dog is ready to jet to outer space in the rocket dog costume! This costume can be recreated by using some fleece material to wrap your dog up in, a small helmet, and plastic rockets attached with fire-colored paper inside.
 

DIY Halloween costumes for dogs - Woof Spiders CostumeWoof Spiders
Sent in by Sandra to our 2014 costume contest.

Have a fear of wolf spiders? Then check out these real-life "woof spiders"! Make your dog a real life size wolf spider walking around this Halloween adding to the spookiness in this spider costume. People will have to take a second glance at your dog with this wild costume.
 

Creative DIY dogs costumes - Scuba Dogs CostumeScuba Dogs
Sent in by Paul to our 2014 costume contest.

Check out these scuba divers - I mean scuba dogs! This scuba dogs costume is the perfect addition for families who love the water and enjoy exploring the sea. Give your dog a chance to explore the underwater world in make believe with this unforgettable costume that you can create yourself!
 

 

These are a few simple, but outrageously entertaining ideas of creative DIY dogs' costumes for your loved animal this Halloween season. Here are some more creative DIY costume ideas for dogs to get your mind joggling.

 

100 Creative DIY Costume Ideas for Dogs

(Click on the images below for detail on each costume)

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Back to the Future Delorean CostumeDelorean from Back to the Future

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Kill Bill Movie Black Mamba Dog's CostumeKill Bill Movie Black Mamba

Creative costume ideas for dogs: The Red Macaw Dog CostumeThe Red Macaw Bird

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Caterpillar Dog CostumeDOGerpillar

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Jareth from Labyrinth Dog CostumeJareth from Labyrinth

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Elsa from Frozen Dog CostumeElsa from Frozen

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Corn Dog CostumeCorn Dog

Creative costume ideas for dogs: SOA Jax Dog CostumeSOA Jax

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Ghostbusters Dog CostumesGhostbusters

Creative costume ideas for dogs: ZZ Top Dogs CostumeZZ Top Dogs

Creative costume ideas for dogs: I Dream of Weenies Dog CostumeI Dream of Weenies

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Headless Horseman's Horse Dog CostumeHeadless Horseman's Horse

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Jack Sparrow with his Pirate Helper CostumeJack Sparrow with his Pirate Helper

Creative costume ideas for dogs: The Queen of Hearts Dog CostumeThe Queen of Hearts

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Cinderella Dog CostumeSnifferella

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Hershey's Kiss Dog CostumeHershey's Kiss

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Leg Lamp Dog CostumeLeg Lamp

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Plumber Dog CostumePlumber

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Titanic Dog CostumeTitanic

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Popeye and Friends Dogs CostumesPopeye and Friends

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Mountain Rescue Dog CostumeThe Little Mountain Rescue Dog

Creative costume ideas for dogs: The Monster Under the Bed Dog CostumeThe Monster Under the Bed

Creative costume ideas for dogs: It's Raining Cats and Dogs CostumeIt's Raining Cats and Dogs

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Funny FlowersFunny Flowers

Creative costume ideas for dogs: DIY Fortune Teller Dog CostumeFortune Teller

Creative costume ideas for dogs: DIY Greyhound Bus Dog CostumeGreyhound Bus

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Batman in Batmobile Dog CostumeBatdog

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Clown Fish and Anemone Dog CostumeClown Fish and Anemone

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Copacabana Showgirl Dog CostumeCopacabana Showgirl

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Little Stinker CostumeLittle Stinker

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Michonne from the Walking DeadMichonne from the Walking Dead

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Stormtrooper Dog CostumeStormtrooper Dog

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Dorothy of Wizard of OzDorothy of Wizard of Oz

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Chia Pet CostumeChia Pet

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Gumball Machine Dog CostumeGumball Machine

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Toothless Dragon Dog CostumeToothless

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Jack Sparrow and the Pirate ShipJack Sparrow and the Pirate Ship

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Puppy CornPuppy Corn

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Snuggle BearSnuggle Bear

Creative costume ideas for dogs: MagicianMagician

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Party AnimalsParty Animals

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Star Wars: The Canines Strike BackStar Wars: The Canines Strike Back

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Wreck-It Ralph and Sugar RushWreck-It Ralph and Sugar Rush

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Avatar's NeytiriAvatar's Neytiri

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Chanel BagChanel Bag

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Hellraiser Pinhead CostumeLittle Hellraiser

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Werewolf and FrankensteinWerewolf and Frankenstein

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Michael Jackson ThrillerMichael Jackson Thriller

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Lego Dog CostumeLego Dog

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Life is a PicnicLife is a Picnic

Creative costume ideas for dogs: The Great Pumpkin HarvestGreat Pumpkin Harvest

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Grape JellyGrape Jelly

Creative costume ideas for dogs: The Crazies Carrying the DeadCrazies Carrying the Dead

Creative costume ideas for dogs: TV Repairmen Dog CostumeTV Repairmen

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Gizmo & Stripe from GremlinsGizmo & Stripe from Gremlins

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Dog Pirate Carrying Treasure CostumeCaptain Olivia and her Pirate pal Scooby

Creative costume ideas for dogs: The Lone Hound and TontaThe Lone Hound and Tonta

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Spaghetti and Meatballs CostumeSpaghetti and Meatballs

Creative costume ideas for dogs: CatDog CostumeCatDog

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Mr T Doggie DogMr T Doggie Dog

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Ewok Dogs CostumeEwok

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Bucky the Bull CostumeBucky the Bull

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Rosco The Last Dog SamuraiRosco The Last Dog Samurai

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Lil Bucket of ChickenKFC Chicken Bucket

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Frog Prince CostumeFrog Prince

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Three Headed ChihuahuaThree Headed Chihuahua

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Alien flying his Ship Halloween CostumeAlien flying his Ship

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Venus Flytrap and the Fly Halloween Costumes for PetsVenus Flytrap and the Fly

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Honey Boo Boo and Glitzy Dog Halloween CostumesHoney Boo Boo & Glitzy

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Blue Dasher Dragonfly Halloween CostumeBlue Dasher Dragonfly

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Tardis and Dalek Halloween CostumeTardis and Dalek

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Las Vegas Showdog Halloween CostumeLas Vegas Showdog

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Black Swan Dog CostumeBlack Swan

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Noodle The Mummy Halloween CostumeNoodle The Mummy

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Flavor Flav CostumeFlava Flav

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Loki Halloween Costume for PetsLoki

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Indiana Jones Carrying the Ark Costume for DogsIndiana Jones and the Lost Ark

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Flying Monkey CostumeFlying Monkey

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Where's Waldo Dog CostumeWoof! Where's Waldo

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Wizard of Oz Dog CostumesWizard of Oz Dogs

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Pin Cushion Costume Idea for DogsPin Cushion

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Hot Dog Cart CostumeHot Dog Cart

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Peacock Costume for DogsCharlie the Peacock

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Lucy at the Chocolate Factory Dog's CostumeLucy at the Chocolate Factory

Creative costume ideas for dogs: iPug Costume for DogsiPug

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Fly Away CostumeFly Away

Creative costume ideas for dogs: American Bobsled Team CostumeAmerican Bobsled Hotdog Team

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Red Hat Society CostumeRed Hat Society

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Darth Vader CostumeBark Vader

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Frankenstein Costume for DogsFrankenSnoop

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Little Miss Muffet CostumeLittle Miss Muffet

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Homemade Lion CostumeLion

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Homemade Umbreon Costume for DogsUmbreon

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Homemade Minnie Mouse Costume for DogsMinnie Mouse

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Homemade Freddy Krueger Costume for DogsFreddy Krueger

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Game of Operation CostumesEvil Surgeon and Patient

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Scuba Dogs CostumeScuba Dogs

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Thing 1 and Thing 2Thing 1 and Thing 2

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Smurfette Dog CostumeSmurfette

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Astronaut costume for dogAstromutt

Creative costume ideas for dogs: The Rocket Dog CostumeThe Rocket Dog

Creative costume ideas for dogs: Woof Spiders CostumeWoof Spiders

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Now that you are inspired, go ahead and get those creative juices flowing! Don't forget to send in your pictures of your festive four legged friends!
 

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