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13 of the Best Halloween Costumes for Dogs

From the adorable to the hilarious, these canine costumes are sure to wow your Halloween party guests…or is it bow-wow them?

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It’s a bird…it’s a plane…it’s Super-Dog!

Your dog can save the world as Barker, Clark Kent’s alter-ego. If you have more than one dog, turn your pet squad into the Justice League with Batman and Wonder Woman costumes as well! Buy it now!

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Punky pup

All you need is a neon mohawk wig and spiky collar to bring out your dog’s tough side. Buy it now!

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Bad dog

This criminal canine costume makes it good to be bad! Buy it now!

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Rocker dog

Your pooch will make people do a double take (and then probably laugh) with this awesome costume. Buy it now!

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The dogtor is in

Feeling sick as a dog? Have no fear, the dogtor will see you now. Buy it now!

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Watch out for the paw-parazzi

No photos, please! Your dog will be the star of the show with this getup. Buy it now!

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May the Furce be with you

Let your furry friend rule the galaxy this Halloween with this Star Wars-inspired costume from Amazon. Buy it now!

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Devil dog

This costume can be a nod to the popular Hostess snack, or a comment on your dog’s behaviour. Whichever you choose. Buy it now!

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Who you gonna call?

Costume goals: dress up as the Ghostbusters with your friends, and then complete the effect by dressing your pooch as their stickiest antagonist, the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man. Buy it now!

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Nothin’ but a hound dog

You ain’t never trick-or-treated and you ain’t no friend of mine. Buy it now!

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Bone appétit

You’ll want to “Kiss the Cook” with this adorable chef’s outfit from Posh Pet Glamour Boutique. Buy it now!

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Your dog will be instantly recognizable if you dress him or her as one of the most iconic canines in all of pup culture. This is another great opportunity for a group costume; get together with your friends and dress as Shaggy, Velma and the Scooby-Doo gang. Buy it now!

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King of the jungle

Make your dog the “mane” event with this fun lion costume. Buy it now!

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