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13 DIY Halloween Costumes for your Dog


Halloween is just around the corner, so it’s time to get your crafty hat on and get started on the perfect costume for your pooch. From monsters to marine mammals, here are 13 of our favourite DIY Halloween costumes for your pooch!

1. A three-eyed monster

A quick and easy costume guaranteed to give anyone a scare! Find out how to make it for yourself here.

2. Stegosaurus

Jurassic World is the biggest movie of 2015 so far, but now there’s no reason for your pooch to miss out on dino fever with this surprisingly easy but effective stegosaurus costume from The Next Bird!

3. A Beanie Baby

So simple, it doesn’t even require a tutorial.

4. Starbucks cup

Bring the latte to the partay! All you’ll need is a pair of scissors and an (empty!) paper coffee cup and you’re good to go!

5. Spider

It might take a fair amount of time and effort, but this spider outfit is sure to be a Halloween hit! Find the creepy crawly instructions here.

6. Bloody Bandana

This gruesome bandana is perfect for pooches who don’t like to have clothes put on them, as it won’t restrict their movement. Instructions can be found here.

7. Chia Pet

Turn your real pet into a leafy green one with this simple tutorial! Lear how to do it here.

8. Flower

More cute than creepy, this costume only requires some felt, a sewing machine and some elastic, and you can find out how to make it here.

9. Ghost

All you need is an old white t-shirt or piece of fabric and a very patient dog!

10. Moth

msd104948_sip_hal_09_nmothdog_vertIf you want to dress your pooch as something genuinely frightening, why not try this moth costume! It requires minimal sewing, and you can find out how to make it here.

11. A tasty taco

Find out how to make your pooch look good enough to eat here.

12. Teddy bear

This adorable costume is easy to make – as long as you don’t mind cutting off the face of a teddy bear! Via Munchkin the Teddy Bear.

13. Walrus

Best to attempt if you have excellent sewing skills and plenty of time to spare, this walrus costume might be a somewhat random choice, but is sure to impress everyone! Just follow these instructions, and you’ll be having a whale of a time!


Do you have a great DIY costume for your pooch? Share it with us using #PawPosting!

Featured image via Maddie on Things.

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