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Newfy's rottweiler/chocolate lab mix, Bob, is dressed as Daredevil, the Headless Horseman's steed. Bob's costume is made of PVC, fiberfill, and kids' clothes, and weighs only about 5 pounds. He loves being fitted for his costumes, and enjoys dressing up every Halloween.
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Flying FerretTank the ferret is ready for takeoff in his fighter pilot costume.
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Spooky Mix TapeHendrix, lawlerc's Boston terrier, plans to stay up past the witching hour dressed as a spooky mix tape.
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Hot Dogs 4 SaleStephaniejaxbeach says that her pup was always the "weiner" in her heart.
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Off to See the WizardNo flying monkeys would dare go against this gang! Meet Violette, the Wicked Witch of the West, Bella as Dorothy, Luciano the Tin Man, Roscoe the Scarecrow, and Kasie the Cowardly Lion.
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The Furriest Cover ModelIf Martha ever needs a stand-in, SoulofArt's dog, Sookie, is happy to comply.
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Meatloaf the EwokRaindropSJ's dog, Meatloaf, could pass for an Ewok on any Star Wars set.
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Udderly AdorableBreehan's dog, Zesto, looks right at home grazing in the field as a cow.
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Tiny and TuxedoedJacqtav's hedgehog, Bob, is dressed to the nines in his mini tuxedo suit.
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Heartbreak HowlerBogey, Sashimi54's retriever, ain't nothin' but a hound dog on Halloween.
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Echo the Scuba Diver
Contributor herrinkr describes how this hand-made costume was created: "The air tanks are made of aluminum water bottles with a felt wet suit. The fins, snorkel and mask, from a doll, work just perfectly. And finally, a tire gauge with some tubing for the finishing touch!"
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Lucy and Barkley as Mermaid and Fisherman
"Every year I make costumes and my husband does a photo shoot of the dogs for holiday cards and window display for our gallery in Rockland, Maine," luckydoggallery writes. "These two are great sports about the whole production, and play along. You can see how thrilled Lucy is, and Barkley is just a big ham. They are rewarded for their efforts with a lot of positive reinforcement and dog cookies. You don't have to be crazy... but it helps!"
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The Farmer's Daughter
My Little Pretty...!
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"This is Teddy, a rootin' tootin' cowbully Bulldog," writes courtyerin. "He loooves to dress up and show off his stuff."
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Teddy the Cowboy
Captain Tucker calls, "Hold your positions lads, courage now!!" Contributed by tsorningold.
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Tucker the Pirate
"Since I dressed as a witch, what better to have my little Rebel in than a FLYING MONKEY costume?" writes battatter. "I made it all myself, start to finish! Isn't he cute!!"
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Rebel the Flying Monkey
"Bailey the corgi lives up to her heritage," writes sayllama.
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Bailey the Cattle Herder
Contributed by kamab1977.
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Luke and Petey as Chicken and Chick
Contributed by tkoehler5.
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A Bumblebee and Flower Garden
"Seamus is our senior Poodle mix rescue dog," writes melina11. "He came to us this summer from Sean Casey Animal Rescue in Brooklyn, NY. Seamus is an older gentleman who was found wandering the streets of NYC. He is missing some of his lower front teeth, which allows for his lower canine teeth to stick out in perfect vampire-fang fashion! His fangs were the inspiration for the Dracula costume, which was handmade by me."
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Seamus as Dracula
Contributed by Kelsoboy.
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"Licorice wears costumes all year long, not just for Halloween," writes bellybee "Here he is in his 'Showboy Vegas' costume."
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Licorice the Showcat
"Licorice loves a formal night out on the town," writes bellybean.
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Licorice in Formalwear
"A wise person once told me that elephants don't forget anything," writes Teisha. "This photo is of my four-year-old 'PooChon' named Jackson and he never forgets who loves him the most. He is the best thing that has every happened to me, and each day when I return home from work he never forgets to let me know how much he loves me. Happy Halloween to everyone!"
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Jackson the Elephant
Contributed by jaime01.
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Roxie as Tinkerbell
"This is Kali as Phyllis Nefler from 'Troop Beverly Hills,'" explains first_lobster. "She did not love wearing a wig, but LOVED all of the treats she got while doing so! :)"
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Kali the Scout Leader
"If you were to put Marilyn Monroe and Dolly Parton together this just might be the outcome," writes JenniRae. "Either way you look at it, it's a pretty scary proposition!"
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Marilyn or Dolly?
Get down tonight! Contributed by EliciaA.
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Sonny the Disco King
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