With Halloween coming up, the pressure is on to find the best costume, not just for yourself, but for your furry friend, too. Research from the National Retail Federation found that 29 million people plan to dress up their pets for the holiday.
If you're planning on going out with your dog, they need to look just as fabulous as you do. But instead of making them look spooky and scary, you have the chance to make others smile and laugh all night long by simply letting them look at your dog.
Here are some of the most hilarious Halloween costumes for dogs that are sure to get a chuckle or two out of everyone that comes across your pup, whether it's at a Halloween party or strolling through the neighborhood.
Your pet only needs to give up half of their identity on Halloween this year. It's a simple way to get a chuckle out of your friends and neighbors as you stroll through the streets seeking tricks and treats.
You can even DIY this costume with four orange socks and some fake greenery, making it easy and affordable in case you're in a pinch and need a last-minute costume.
A classic play on words that everyone still laughs at, your hot dog is sure to be a hit wherever you take them! If you really want to commit to the pun, turn their leash into sausage links.
Turning your dog into this crustacean will make them stand out on the streets this Halloween. Everyone will be howling with laughter as you walk your bright red pet from door to door.
If you're a "Star Wars" fan, you've probably noticed that those funny little Ewoks look a lot like dogs. Now's your chance to take advantage of that resemblance! Everyone will get a good laugh out of it and you'll get major bonus point from other fans of the show.
Show the world how majestic your pup really is! Boost your pup's confidence and let them strut their stuff and showcase their true spirit animal. This costume doesn't have a lot of small details for everyone to get caught up in, just a shaggy mane — and pure awesomeness.
Let everyone know how chill your furry friend is by disguising them as a laid-back hippie. Throw on a wig, a peace sign necklace and some flowers and tie-dye for this silly DIY costume that's sure to have everyone rolling on the floor laughing.
Your pup can feel beautiful and glamorous while still getting a few giggles from your friends. Turning your dog into another animal, complete with a feathered hat, will surely make them the star of any gathering.
Tip your hat to those who traveled to America on the Mayflower with a pilgrim costume. While at first glance, you may think this doesn't qualify as a "hilarious" costume, but it's one that will keep the laughs rolling in all night. Your pup will be so cute that people won't be able to help but laugh!
Bonus: This idea could also work for Thanksgiving!
Turn your doggie into the most colorful attraction at every Halloween party. Here's another cute costume you can DIY with some colored paper. Just cut the edges of colored strips of paper and hot glue them onto a doggie T-shirt.
If you've got the wisest dog in the galaxy, then this is the costume for your furry friend. If you're planning on dressing up as another character from Star Wars, your pup's costume can complement yours. "Smile, they will" once everyone sees your dog — you won't even have to use the force.
If your dog doesn't feel like putting a lot of effort into a costume but still wants to attract the crowds, they can't go wrong with this simple and comfy classic Damian costume. It's an easy one to DIY and all you need is a periwinkle hoodie (depending on the size of your dog, you can try a baby, kids or adult-sized hoodie) and a pair of big sunglasses.
Whichever costume you choose, make sure your pup's personality shine's through! You know your dog better than anyone else, so it's up to you to choose the right costume.
However you decide to disguise them this Halloween, remember to have fun with your furry friend and enjoy the holiday!