Rasta Dog Costume: Pablo the Boston Terrier Does Bob Marley

Rasta Dog Costume: Pablo the Boston Terrier Does Bob Marley

Pablo is sporting our tribute costume to the late great Bob Marley! He is wearing a very colorful tie dyed tee shirt, a Rasta style hat complete with dreadlocks, (not naturally his of course!), his bling is a simple blend of Mardi Gras beads and of course some sky blue 60’s era shades!

Edward Scissorpaws Costume for a Chihuahua Dog

Edward Scissorpaws Costume for a Chihuahua Dog

This year I decided to dress up my five-year old Chinese crested/chihuahua mix as Edward Scissorhands/Scissorpaws. He is used to wearing clothes so it was easy for me to make him this costume, since he is tolerant. I first collected my materials: Leather, Electrical tape (black), Belts, Buckles, Glue gun, Sewing Kit, and Key Chain … Read more

Cool Scuba Dogs

Cool Scuba Dogs

These are my adopted retired racing greyhounds, Nattie and Whompus. They’re two reunited litter-mates who raced at different tracks around the country for 3 years before we had the pleasure of being able to adopt them both as our first dogs ever. Despite being 4 years old, they have never lived in a home before, … Read more

Deliciously Adorable Cookie Monster Costumes for Dogs

Deliciously Adorable Cookie Monster Costumes for Dogs

Our family and friends absolutely loved the costumes – especially since they were very kid-friendly this year.  Last year, we dressed our German Shepherd (Bailey) up as a martini (using an e-collar for the martini glass and green balls and red felt for the olives), but random strangers posted her photo up on Reddit and … Read more

Toothless Dragon Dog Costume

Toothless Dragon Dog Costume

Well, my boyfriend is going as a chainsaw wielding Nazi clown and I couldn’t think of anything I could dress up as that would match that, so I had to think what I could go as by myself. Then I realized I didn’t have to be by myself, I have a dog that could dress … Read more

Cutest Race Horse and Jockey Duo Costume Ever!

Cutest Race Horse and Jockey Duo Costume Ever!

We own danes and horses and everyone teases us we keep small horses in our house.  So it was only natural we created a race horse/jockey duo for Halloween!  I bought silk blends and some faux leather at Joannes Fabric Store and got creative to come up with a pattern! I started with a dish … Read more

Scary Little ShitzBoo Dog Costume

Scary Little ShitzBoo Dog Costume

I wanted my baby’s first Halloween to be original, rather than a store brought costume. So I decided to make her one with no sew, just cut outs. I just took an old pillow case, put it over my Shihtzu and marked where the eyes & nose are and cut holes for it. then I … Read more

Fun and Easy Scuba Outfit for a Dog

Fun and Easy Scuba Outfit for a Dog

Under the sea where Jojo is his happiest, so we were thinking, thinking, and thinking some more. Nothing seemed to match until his mom and I saw a video of a dog scuba diving. We were in awe with the whole concept and thought that was going to be the best costume ever. We added … Read more

Jax Dog Costume from Sons of Anarchy

Jax Dog Costume from Sons of Anarchy

I’m a huge Sons of Anarchy fan. I think it’s one of the best shows out there today. In fact, my dog’s name is Jax, the name of the main character. I thought to myself that since the show is ending this season after 7 long seasons on the air, I should “honor” it the best … Read more

Winston Kahlo, a Chug Honors his Heritage

Winston Kahlo, a Chug Honors his Heritage

I adopted Winston when he was three years old from a run down shelter in Athens, GA, where he had worms, was severely underweight, and part of his ear had been bitten off. Since then I have been determined to provide him the best life ever. I make all of his clothes, and I figured … Read more

Cool Dog Halloween Costume: Puppy Ghost

Cool Dog Halloween Costume: Puppy Ghost

Last Halloween Riley was about 2-3 months old and I hadn’t met him yet. I found him at the local Humane Society when he was about 4 months old, so this is our first Halloween together. We decided to go the DIY route and found a twin sized white bed sheet at the local thrift … Read more

Moose The Chihuahua Cereal Killer

Moose The Chihuahua Cereal Killer

Moose is a 4 pound black chihuahua. For Halloween this year, I decided to make him a cereal killer costume. I used an orange sweater he already had, two cereal boxes given to me by my sister, plastic knives which I already had at home, cereal which I already had, and red paint which I … Read more

Dog-tor Seuss Would Be Happy With These Things

Dog-tor Seuss Would Be Happy With These Things

My two boys are always happy and stick together.  What better way to celebrate their joy for life.  Dr. Seuss created two joyful and destructive creates that pop out of a crate. Thing 1 is my mini Aussie who is four years old and my rescued yellow lab, with a touch of Golden Retriever, he’s … Read more

Witty Labrador Retriever Costume: EBOLA LAB

Witty Labrador Retriever Costume: EBOLA LAB

Star 98 Radio and Kia Motors sponsor an annual “Dog-O-Ween” contest to raise money for the local humane society in Tallahassee, FL, so we entered our Yellow Lab, Beau.  With all the news these days about Ebola, we decided to make him into an “Ebola Lab.”  Outdated lab supplies were found at a local thrift … Read more

Coolest X-Men Wolverine Dog Costume

Coolest X-Men Wolverine Dog Costume

This year Halloween was not just about me. I was inspired to make my dog a part of the festive holiday. My dog has been dressed up before for different occasions with sweaters and dresses but never for Halloween. My dog is a Yorkie and she has a foxy/wolf  look to her, so I decided … Read more

Corn on the Cob Costume for a Miniature Dachshund

Corn on the Cob Costume for a Miniature Dachshund

Finding just the right costume for a miniature dachshund is a little tricky due to their long bodies . . . our little dachshund Andouille ‘The Tube Steak’ Louie aka Dewey looks cute in long tubular designs. So what better costume than a CORN ON THE COB complete with a pad of butter. Finding the … Read more

Cutest My Little Pony Costume for a Papillon Dog

Cutest My Little Pony Costume for a Papillon Dog

I made this My Little Pony costume for my Papillon, Lucy, because I couldn’t find a saddle to fit my GSD. My original idea was to have my GSD dressed as a draft horse and Lucy as a miniature horse, but everyone kept calling Lucy a My Little Pony when they saw her picture. When … Read more

Cool Dog Costume: Frenchie Fry Fashion by Yogi

Cool Dog Costume: Frenchie Fry Fashion by Yogi

I had envisioned Yogi becoming a french fry since he was a wee one 4 years ago. I had searched the web for ideas but didn’t really find a costume that in my mind would work for him so I took it upon myself to put different items together. I started with an open cardboard … Read more

Sweet Chocolate Peekapoo Tootsie Roll Costume

Sweet Chocolate Peekapoo Tootsie Roll Costume

My 8-week old Peekapoo Ziggy is the sweetest puppy ever. I handmade his candy box and background with card board, poster board, aluminum foil, printing and pasting several photos of the tootsie rolls and the price tag. The most challenging part of this was keeping Ziggy in the box for the picture. Other then that … Read more

Coolest Flying Monkey Dog Costume

Coolest Flying Monkey Dog Costume

This year I decided I wanted to dress up my pug like the flying monkey from The Wizard of Oz.  I made most of it out of felt started with making a vest out of blue felt and just sewing on two long rectangles for the sleeves. I free handed a pattern onto red felt … Read more

Raining Cats and Dogs Costume for a Dog

Raining Cats and Dogs Costume for a Dog

Our dog’s registered name is Hurricane Sandy, so we really wanted a weather-related costume. Hurricanes and tornadoes are a little overdone for costumes, so I thought of the phrase “its raining cats and dogs” and the costume came to life! we got a little rain coat, some red rubber rain boots, got an umbrella top … Read more

BAM our Dog Transformed into a Cheetah

BAM our Dog Transformed into a Cheetah

Our dog BAM is catlike and almost as fast as a Cheetah – perfect! After giving it some thought and doing some research on painting my dog and a phone call to Chris Christiansen Systems, we ordered our Chris Stix and hoped this would work. In about 15 minutes , with pics at our side, … Read more

My Little Lamb Chop Dog in Costume

My Little Lamb Chop Dog in Costume

Ever since my dog was a young puppy she liked to be held on my hip like a toddler and everyone always commented on her coat. Growing up, Lamb Chop was one of my favorite shows and while toy shopping for her birthday I found a toy of Lamb Chop and noticed how similar she … Read more

Cute Mickey and Minnie Mouse Pug Costumes

Cute Mickey and Minnie Mouse Pug Costumes

I wanted to make my pugs a costume that would tie them together in a theme. I’d seen grown-up Mickey Mouse costumes to buy, but never dog ones. Hmmm, off I go to Wal-Mart with ideas that might or might not pan out. On a clearance rack, I found 3T shorts for a boy ! … Read more