Halloween is a week and a half away! So if you have not started getting everything together for the fun festivities…now would be the time : ) Have you given thought to what your furry little friend or friends might be dressing up in? The selection of pet costumes out there is crazy! There are diy’s…handmade and of course tons of choices in stores and online venues. So today we are going to have some fun and take a peek at just a smattering of what is available for your dog…cat or??? Even if you don’t have a pet or if you are not dressing them up…you will have fun checking out all of these fabulous pet Halloween costumes! A parade of Halloween Pet Fashion!
Did you know that October was National Pet Adoption Month! There are tons of precious doggies and kitties waiting for a new home. So if you are thinking about adding a member to your family…think about the phrase
“OPT To ADOPT”!
Speaking of Adoption.
Here is a doggie that I want you to meet if you all ready haven’t…His name is Lentil!
and he is not only a Super Hero for Halloween…he is a SUPER HERO all the time…so is his Mom and their wonderful Rescue Street Tails
Take a peek at this wonderful rescue and all the Special needs furbabies that they help and you have to visit Lentils Facebook Page
My Name is Lentil
You will be amazed at the leaps and bounds this wonder dog has made in 8 short months and how many other doggies…kitties and children he and his huge Team Lentil has helped and helping!!!! Have you HEART WARMED by this little guy!!! Superman…Batman…Spiderman…you guys are great but you’ve got nothin on SUPER LENTIL!!!!
Oh yes…Let’s start with some Pet Care Halloween Safety Tips from the ASPCA! This is a MUST Read!
Cha Cha Cha Chia…can you hear the song playing from the commercial that has been on for over a decade!!!! Well you have NEVER seen a chia plant like this one!!! The Flirty Guide Blog is sharing a A step-by-step DIY Tutorial on how to make your pet into a Chia Plant …their little model has got to me the most patient little pup I have ever seen! You are going to enjoy this one for sure! Trick or Treat…this little guy is getting a TREAT for sure!
Well Martha has a simple…beautiful and easy costume for your Kitty…but it would be perfect for your Pup also! You can make this beautiful bloom in any style or color/colors that you would like…but you can get the basics over at Martha’s place! It’s a quick and easy DIY…come on…how cute is this…I think it is puuuuuurrfect!
Have you been to the AWESOME Blog called really awesome COSTUMES?
If you haven’t you…MUST…not only does it feature this incredibly adorable DIY Pet Pinata costume from Studio diy…but it has a completely fabulous array of costumes and I KNOW you will find one for your kids…you and the whole family! A MUST SEE!!!!! Just look at Little Bella…come one…how cute is she. This is an easy and FABULOUS costume…but NO STICKS allowed…Bella is treat enough : )
Here is just one more Pet Halloween Costume from Martha…how about a Doggie Dino!!! This one is adorable and pretty simple to make. The DIY starts out with a child-size tank top …sound like something you can do? I think so…it’s not to late…snatch up that tutorial and enjoy!
I so love this handmade costume…but I love the doggie even more. Check out Isabelle…a Katrina survivor who had to have an amputation. Sure doesn’t bother her one bit! She is one BRAVE Lioness and looking fabulous in her WILD costume! LOVE IT! Find out how to make one for your own pet…it’s really CLEVER!!! The DIY is on COOLEST Homemade Costumes
Now I am not a Fan of SPIDERS!!! But this little French Bulldog really pulls off that Black Widow look…don’t you think? Get the DIY!
Meet BOB!!!! AKA…Jack Sparrow and his Pirate…come on…this is amazing! I don’t know…Bob might be giving Johnny Dep a run for his money : ) Really…this costume would turn the heads of everyone…if you created this pirate costume from this great How To…your doggie would be written down in Halloween History!!! AHOY MATES!!!! There is a new pirate on the open seas…
Hey there Jack Sparrow! There is another Pirate in town…Check out this adorable Pug showing off a craft Mom’s creation! If it is a swashbuckler pup you are going for them you have to stop by Make: Craft and get the complete DIY for this sensational doggie costume.
If you have a little Princess…then this Princess Leia costume is a MUST for precious little girl (you know I can’t resist a dachshund : ) how adorable is this Star Wars Princess! This handmade costume is looooooooooooooooooong on cute!!!! You will find an easy diy waiting for you at Makezine.
Oh…by the way…if Star Wars is your thing…you can also find a fabulous Ewok and Darth Vader Costume DIY waiting for you over at MAKEZINE… May the FORCE BE WITH YOU!
It’s time to meet Sebastian who is all ready for a Night at the Opera. Check out his Project Runway outfit created by his mom. You are going to love this blog…if you are a dog lover…it is going to make you smile…check out Sew Doggy Style Handmade Fashions & DIY Costumes!
Sebastian also has a GREAT costume for your pup in case they are not into the glitz and glam and WOW it is easy! Check out this The EASIEST Upcycled Dog Tie! LOVE IT!!! Sebastian and Mom also have great suggestions on how to CRAFT for local SHELTER!
Now these two “brothers” are not blue and they are sure rockin the tie and hat!!! I think these guys would give the real Blues Brother a run for their money don’t you and they are a whole lot cuter…Sorry Dan and John!!! Get the DIY over at She Knows!
Now I am sure there are many of you that don’t love to sew or craft…DO NOT FEAR…there is a wonderful world of costumes out there to choose from…I had to show you two of my favorite dogs on instagram! Manny and his little Brother Frankie…um…Bert and Ernie never looked so fabulous! I know that they got these cuties at Pet Smart! Manny.. his little Bro and their sister Leila (below) donate to Rescue on a regular basis…they rock…now you have to meet their sister Leila!!! Follow all of there adventures!!!
Here’s Leila…isn’t she a cutie! I love this girl and WOW does she have her paws full handing those two characters above!!! Once again…Pet Smart is carrying these adorable pumpkin heads!
Well Manny…Frankie and Leila have a cousin Manny and he has the easiest Halloween Costume ever but it is so adorable…so he is giving you some pet costume inspiration as Mr. Fancy!
A little card stock monocle and cardstock bow tie and voila…how cute does he look! You can follow this cutie on instagram too!
This little girl is looking as cute as a little ladybug could be! This might be the perfect costume for your little lady!
Ride UM Kitty Kat!!!! Here is an easy costume that even a Cat may tolerate? All you do is fasten the harness and the little cowboy mouse is ready to ride!
Do you have a WONDER WOMAN in the house!!! Check this out!
Now how could you possibly resist this Hot Dog Weiner!
You will go batty for this Halloween Costume! Your dog will too!
I always love to support artists on etsy…the world of handmade goodness…check out this hand crocheted little Yoda Number…How adorable does this puppy pug look! You can find it on HandmadeMonster
Here is another beauty you can create and Martha shows you how to turn your doggie into a beautiful butterfly with this easy to follow DIY for The Butterfly Pet Costume!
Well there you have it! Just a little representation of all the incredible Pet Halloween Costumes out there! Just remember to make sure that the costume is well made and safe for your pet…no little embellishment that they can chock on! If you take your pet trick or treating with you…make sure they are warm and make sure they DO NOT get into the chocolate…chocolate is POISON to dogs and cats! If you are walking them at night for the Big Day or any day…be sure to put a reflective strip on their costume or a lit collar and one thing you MUST make sure of is that they have proper identification…it is sooooooo important…I can’t stress it enough!…make their experience SAFE and FUN!!!!! ENJOY!!!!