15 Creative Halloween Costumes For Your Pets

Get ready, Halloween is around the corner! Why should our furry friends miss out on dressing up and eating (pet friendly) treats? Whether you want to DIY or find a bargain online, we have ideas sorted for your pet’s costume.

Barista Cat Halloween Costume

15 Creative Halloween Costumes For Your Pets
Photo by @cheesinwitheddar

Tall, grande or venti? Dress your cat as a Starbucks barista this Halloween and receive the best cup-purrr-cino you’ve ever had!

Cowboy Cat Costume

15 Creative Halloween Costumes For Your Pets
Photo by @miyopet

Find an old bandana and a doll’s hat to turn your pet into a cowboy this Halloween. Just don’t try to lasso them!

Garden Gnome Dog Halloween Costume

15 Creative Halloween Costumes For Your Pets
Photo by The Crafting Chicks

This adorable gnome costume is quick and easy to pull together with a few craft supplies. Your furry friend is bound to look cute alongside their little toadstool accessories!

Fierce Lion Pet Costume

15 Creative Halloween Costumes For Your Pets
Photo by Alexandra Gavillet via Refinery 29

Let your cat or dog live out its wildest dreams of being king of the jungle for a night! This one works particularly well for golden pups and kitties.

Sherlock Holmes

15 Creative Halloween Costumes For Your Pets
Photo by @sircharlesdoodle

Dogs would make great detectives with their loyalty and dedication – show your pup what a good job they are doing by dressing them up as Sherlock Holmes!

Ghostly Pup Pet Halloween Costume

15 Creative Halloween Costumes For Your Pets
Photo by @willothecorgi

A ghost is an easy, classic Halloween costume for your pet. Somehow the thought of this little guy haunting my garden isn’t so bad!

Harry (Pawter) Potter Costume

15 Creative Halloween Costumes For Your Pets
Photo by Instructables

Even our pets dream of the day they get their Hogwarts invitation letter. Dress your pup up as Harry Potter (or should I say…Harry Pawter) this Halloween. To make this costume yourself, follow the full tutorial here.

Puppy Cupcake Costume for Halloween

15 Creative Halloween Costumes For Your Pets
Photo by Lovely Indeed

Is your pet as sweet as sugar? Of course it is! Do them a favour and try your hand at making this cute-as-a-button cupcake costume. Follow along with the tutorial here

 Piñata Puppy

15 Creative Halloween Costumes For Your Pets
Photo by Mad Pup Life

Opt for cute and colourful rather than spooky this Halloween and dress your dog up as a piñata! The costume is super fun and actually rather easy to create using streamers.

Flower Power

15 Creative Halloween Costumes For Your Pets
Photo by Homer the Golden Retriever

Turn your pet into the cutest little sunflower this Halloween. You just need felt and some basic sewing skills

Pirate Cat Costume

15 Creative Halloween Costumes For Your Pets
Photo by @fred_the_gray_cat

We all know that cats are the real captains of the house, but make it official with a cute pirate costume like Fred’s!

Beanie Baby DIY Pet Costume

15 Creative Halloween Costumes For Your Pets
Photo by Alexandria Cruz

This puppy is bringing our childhood dreams come true by being a living, breathing, beanie baby! This costume is also super easy especially if you have a dog or cat who won’t wear anything on their head.

Dragon Dog DIY Costume for Your Pet

15 Creative Halloween Costumes For Your Pets
Photo by Just a Tina Bit

This may be one of the fluffiest, cutest, cheekiest dragons I’ve ever seen. I certainly wouldn’t mind having one of these roaming about my house.  Make this costume yourself by following the tutorial over at Just a Tina Bit.

Pumpkin Pup Costume

15 Creative Halloween Costumes For Your Pets
Photo by Think Make Share Blog

How have we got this far and not spoken about pumpkins?! Dress your pup as the quintessential Halloween decoration this year! This site also has some tips on how to get your puppy comfortable in their costume.

S’mores Dog Costume

15 Creative Halloween Costumes For Your Pets
Photo by Studio DIY

Looking for a cute last minute Halloween costume for your pet? If you have some felt and cardboard laying around the house, put together this quick DIY and transform your dog into a s’mores treat!

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By Celeste Holland

Celeste is a freelance communicator and designer who enjoys verbal and visual storytelling. Based in Sydney, Australia, Celeste enjoys being outdoors and gains plenty of inspiration from the beautiful city and landscapes around her.