The 18 Best Dog Halloween Costumes That Never Go Out of Style

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It’s hard to believe, but the year is officially winding down and fall is in the air. And you know what that means? Halloween is right around the corner—and so is your best dog Halloween costume yet.

If you’re like us, you’re ready to go bigger, better, and more awesome than ever before. That’s why we’ve put together this list of the coolest, most in-demand costumes on the market: so you’ll be the toast of the party and the talk of the trick-or-treat walk. (Take it from us, nothing fills a candy basket faster than a show-stopping dog costume.)

Alligator Dog Halloween Costume

Alligators are known for having some serious chompers—and your dog will definitely want to sink their teeth into this awesome alligator costume this Halloween. (And maybe some dog-friendly Halloween treats too.)

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Mogoko Halloween Pumpkin Dog Costume

The classics never die. Chances are your neighborhood is full of jack-o’-lanterns, but your dog will be the cutest pumpkin around in this padded costume. (And yes, that is a hood!)

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Rubie’s Bumble Bee Halloween Dog Costume

Honeybees are definitely “in” this year. Your dog can buzz around the neighborhood this Halloween with his adorable bee costume, and that sunflower dress that’s been in your closet all summer is going to be a perfect accoutrement for your busy little (terrier) bee.

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Gimilife Pet Alien Costume

With their silly antics, dogs sometimes seem like they’re from a different planet. In this alien costume, they might as well be! And best of all, from Retriever to Shepherd, everyone looks good in blue.

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Rubie’s Banana Pet Costume

Serious props to whoever came up with a banana onesie! Your dog is sure to be top banana this Halloween in this fruit-inspired one-piece. This could be the best dog Halloween costume you’ve chosen yet!

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Rubie’s Taco Pet Costume

You’ve heard of Taco Tuesday, but we all know tacos are in style every day of the week. Your little taco Trick-or-Treater is sure to rack up the style points in this costume (and hopefully some candy for his creative owner, too!). You could be in the running for “Best Halloween Dog Costume” with this gem.

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Rubie’s Pet Costume Purple Fairy Wings

What do kids and dogs have in common this Halloween? Fairy wings, of course! Put a little magic into your dog’s costume this year with these sparkly fairy wings. (Though really, we think our magic pups could wear them any day of the year.)

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Casual Canine Lobster Paws Dog Halloween Costume

What’s not to love about a dog in a lobster suit? This adorable crustacean isn’t just for New Englanders—from coast to coast, lobster costumes are a perennial favorite. And if your dog is trained to roll over, you can try out the “lobster roll” trick to see if you can earn yourselves some extra treats.

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Tomsenn Dog Lion Mane


This one is hard to resist. King of the jungle, king of the neighborhood, king of the candy…it all sounds good to me! Paws down, this is a personal favorite and bound to be one of the best dog costumes at the party!

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California Costume Collections Holy Hound Costume

You have to admit, this holy hound costume is pretty stinkin’ adorable. All you need is your dog riding shotgun in the family minivan, and presto: a personal pope mobile!

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Rubie’s DC Comics Wonder Woman Costume

We all know Wonder Woman will be in style this year, but be prepared for your dog to (bow) wow in this cute costume! And best of all, you are bound to find a matching one in your size if you decide to do some #twinning this year.

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NACOCO Dinosaur Costume

Let’s face it, there might not be anything cuter than these dino digs. Who said it’s not easy being green? You’ll be racking up the candy quickly with this adorable sidekick. It’s pretty much impossible not to love the little dino ear holes.

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Pikakos Vampire Dog Halloween Costume

This vampire vest is simple, stylish, and bound to turn some heads this Halloween. (And hopefully some candy bowls, too.) Cute Border Collie not included.

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Rubie’s Unicorn Cape with Hood and Light-Up Collar

Not only is this unicorn costume adorable, but the light-up collar will make it easy to keep an eye on your magic horsie while you’re trick-or-treating! Not going out this year? Your dog can still be a hit as she paws out candy for the neighborhood kids.

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Frisco Hotdog Dog Halloween Costume

Hot diggity. This just might be the cutest costume—and if you have kids, perhaps consider sending them along as ketchup and mustard? Style points only mean more candy!

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Frisco Glow in the Dark Skeleton Dog Halloween Hoodie

This classic skeleton outfit is sleek and stylish year after year. The hoodie not only makes a great costume, but it can double as a sweater for any old walk. Need an accessory? Try spicing it up by having your dog carry his favorite bone.

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Rubie’s Marvel Classic Iron Man Dog Halloween Costume

Iron Man? Surely, you mean Iron Dog. This timeless character is always in style—and a real hit with the neighborhood kids. I mean, who doesn’t want Iron Man (or dog) pawing out the candy this Halloween?

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Frisco Formal Dog Tuxedo Halloween Costume


Nothing says “party” quite like a tux. Whether you are headed out to the annual Halloween bash or running the roads with the trick-or-treaters, it’s okay to overdress! This tuxedo suit is a definite crowd-pleaser.

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Further Reading

Want some more great Halloween ideas for you and your dog? Check out the articles below.

  • 13 Best Halloween Bandanas, Shirts and More for Dogs
  • 15 Creative Matching Dog and Owner Costumes for Halloween
  • Our 13 Favorite Halloween Treats for Dogs

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