Top 11 Coolest DIY Owner and Dog Costumes

owner and dog costumes

“You can love your pet, just don’t LOVE your pet.” Insightful words by Dr. Abby Barnes in the incredibly wise and hilarious film, “The Truth About Cats and Dogs”. In this case, dressing up with your pooch in a couple costume is well inside the safe limits of loving your pet. So, get inspired by … Read more

Amazing Pop Art Inspired Owner and Pet Costumes

owner and pet costumes

Inspiration for my Owner and Pet Costumes I got the inspiration for this costume last year online. I always do dog costume contests. And I love to dress up alongside of my pup. So, I knew what I was going to do for myself – but I had to think of how to create it … Read more

Edward ScissorPaws held by Kim Boggs

Edward ScissorPaws held by Kim Boggs

Ever since I started needing a service dog, I knew Halloween would be annoying with people asking me about my dog. So I decided we would always wear duo costumes so people would focus on the costume instead. I had another costume in mind for Halloween this year, but Danny Elfman brought Halloweentown to the … Read more

Coolest Candy Apple and Vendor Costumes

Coolest Candy Apple and Vendor Costumes

I love dressing up with my pug and got the idea for our costumes while enjoying a Carmel apple one afternoon. It was very simple and cheap to make. Here’s what I did: Pug: small plastic cauldron bucket, gift basket wrap, long stick (I used a cheap broom decoration from the dollar tree), ribbon, paint, … Read more

40 Year Old Toddler and Toy Jack-in-the-Box Costume

40 Year Old Toddler and Toy Jack-in-the-Box Costume

Since my rescue dog “Pixel” does NOT like to dress up for Halloween, I normally let him off the hook. Every year (he’s 6 now) we go to the Dog-O-Ween contest so that he can play with all of the other dogs, and mommy can see all the cool costumes. This year I had an … Read more

Cool Boy and Pet Dog Costume: Lion Tamer and Lion

Cool Boy and Pet Dog Costume: Lion Tamer and Lion

It all started late one August night. My best friend and I were reminiscing about past Halloweens and how we had so passionately enjoyed them. It was not two minutes later my 3 year old son and my 5 year old Rhodesian Ridgeback dog came flying into the room and my son was exclaiming that … Read more

Pet Dog Spider Costume and Toddler Spider Princess

Pet Dog Spider Costume and Toddler Spider Princess

Every year since my daughter was born, my dog Neo and she have dressed as a “couple.” This year’s costumes idea came into my head when I saw a FaceBook joke post of a dog’s owner scared silly by the dog greeting them wearing a spider costume. I thought I can do that! I will … Read more

Grooviest Exorcist and Priest Costume Ever

Grooviest Exorcist and Priest Costume Ever

This was the first year that I had no clue what to be for Halloween, i wanted to spook the pants off people so I got to thinking what was the scariest movie that really messed with people…..the exorcist. I found the basic cosume at a local Halloween shop (the only one on this small … Read more

Fun Dog and Owner Couple Costume: Loofah and Soap

Fun Dog and Owner Couple Costume: Loofah and Soap

This year I thought it would be fun to dress up with my dog, so we chose to be soap and a loofah. The costumes were easy. Loofah: I made a body suit out of blue fabric. I made it a little bigger than his body and added Velcro to hold on him. I bought … Read more

Coolest Jockey and Horse Costume: Off to the Races!

Coolest Jockey and Horse Costume: Off to the Races!

I wanted to enter a local pet costume contest with my Great Dane, and I figured including my darling daughter might increase my odds of winning. Since he was always being compared to a horse, I first considered going with a cowgirl and her horse, but I thought that the idea was not original enough. … Read more

Breakfast at Tiffany’s Owner and Dog Costume

Breakfast at Tiffany's Owner and Dog Costume

1) Black dress, crown comb and pearls did get from Costumes Direct. Can use any black dress or pearls you may have. 2) Dog pearls strung on fishing line, 3 separate necklaces. I used bulk pearls from Joanne fabric. Dogs tiara from thrift store, detached comb, added black thin elastic (Joanne fabric). Make another one … Read more

Homemade Flounder Costume for a Dog

Homemade Flounder Costume for a Dog

Wow, where to start, I don’t have any experience in sewing but can get creative! So this year I put together a costume for my Great Dane Sox to be Flounder to accompany my daughter which is the Little Mermaid. I bought about 2 yards of yellow cotton fabric, blue foam for the tail, fins … Read more

Fun Mario, Peach, and Yoshi Family Costume

i made my dog's costume but using a green t-shit and a yard of green fabric and felt squars in red and white.  I cut the felt in the shape of a

This is our fun Mario, Peach, and Yoshi Family Costume. I made my dog’s costume but using a green t-shit and a yard of green fabric and felt squares in red and white.  I cut the felt in the shape of a hood then cut eyes out and used an old black shirt to make … Read more

Great Pet Dog Halloween Costume: Howl-O-Hippie

The hippie costume came about since our dog already comes with his own \"fro.\"  I bought about 2 yards of tie-dyed fabric, and 1.5 yards of

This great pet dog Halloween costume came about since our dog already comes with his own “fro.”  I bought about 2 yards of tie-dyed fabric, and 1.5 yards of brown fringe.  This was enough for my child’s costume as well.  Plus hippie glasses,  wig and necklaces.  We already had a shirt for my child. I … Read more

Great Crown and Sprite Halloween Couples Costume

I wanted to dress up with my boston terrier for halloween. Her name is Lola and she pretty much goes wherever I go so I knew we had to do a couple co

I wanted to dress up with my Boston terrier for Halloween. Her name is Lola and she pretty much goes wherever I go so I knew we had to do a couple costume. I just couldn’t figure out what I wanted us to be. Then one night out I was drinking a crown and sprite … Read more

Coolest Big Bad Wolfie DIY Dog Costume

Big Bad Wolfie DIY Dog Costume

Lennon is our 7 mo. old German Shepherd. He is a good sport and loves to dress up… Process: I went to the thrift shop and purchased red material for my cape and skirt, ribbons from dollar store and wicker basket also from thrift store for $1. Lennon’s bed dress is a La Senza night … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cruella DeVille Child Costume

Homemade Cruella DeVille Child Costume

My daughter is 7 and decided that this year she wanted to be Cruella De Ville for Halloween. Since they don’t make this costume in her size, I knew that it would have to be homemade, even though I am not a good sewer. She was very excited throughout the preparation and thrilled with her … Read more

Coolest Big Bird Dog and Oscar the Grouch Handler Costume

Homemade Big Bird Dog and Oscar the Grouch Handler Costume

I got the idea to have my Labrador Retriever be Big Bird because Labs are “bird dogs”. It was a play on words that she be BIG BIRD DOG. I dressed up as Oscar the Grouch. I got my supplies from Joanne fabrics and the Dollar Tree. For my costume I only had to purchase … Read more

Coolest Homemade King and Queen Couple Costume

Homemade King and Queen Couple Costume

I made the dogs costume using a pattern for the outfit but the chair I just took foam and covered it leaving a hole in the back so my dog could fit through. I made fake legs and bought some cheap shoes. I just made my own pattern for the legs. I stuffed them and … Read more