With Halloween just around the corner, we’re all preparing ourselves for the good, the bad, and the ugly of Halloween costumes. Whether you're going full out or opting for a last-minute, simple look, Halloween is a night where creativity is king, and it’s acceptable to get a little crazy. Honestly, nothing surprises us anymore.


Why not make this Halloween a night to remember and bring your pet in on the festivities? Whether you prefer a simple neckerchief for your dog to wear while trick or treating with the kids or a detailed cat costume sure to delight any visitors you have this Halloween, there’s a costume for every pet, but which are the best?

Enter: The Recommended. We scoured the web to help you find the treats and avoid the tricks when shopping for your pet this Halloween. We’ve found the perfect mix of cute and spooky to help make this Halloween one for the history books.

The best pet Halloween costumes at a glance:

The best pet Halloween costumes

Best for small dogs: Rubie's Wonder Woman Dog Costume

Wonder woman to the rescue

best halloween costume for small dogs

This cute costume is great for small dogs and features a classic superhero design.

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This pet costume is made with lightweight polyester and is available in a variety of sizes to suit your pet’s specific needs.

Best for medium-sized dogs: Rubie's Superman Dog Costume

Super dog

best halloween costume for medium sized dogs

This super (see what we did there?) cute costume features a cult-classic design and lightweight fabric.

This costume features a detachable belt and cape that can be removed according to your and your pet’s preference.

Best onesie costume: Hipet Dog Surgical Recovery Suit

Keep it low key

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While, technically, this surgical recovery suit is designed for pets that are recovering from surgery, its cute Jacko-lantern print makes it the perfect Halloween onesie.

This onesie is available in a variety of sizes and features a festive design and elastic, breathable material. This onesie can stop your pet from disturbing stitches or wounds and keep them comfortable as they recover.

Best for small pets: DELIFUR Cowboy Costume

For cats or dogs

best halloween costume for small pets

This cowboy costume can be used for both cats and dogs and is available in a variety of sizes.

Best for smaller breeds, this cowboy costume is made with high-quality materials and I simple to put and remove for ease of use,

Best bat costume: Legendog Bat Dog Halloween Costumes

Adjustable sizing

Legendog Bat Dog Halloween Costumes

This bat wings costume can be adjusted to fit your pet and is made from lightweight felt for comfortable wear.

This felt bat wing costume also comes with removable Jacko-lantern charms that can be added to the product for an extra festive twist.

Best comedy costume: DELIFUR Cowboy Ride Dog Costume

A bit of fun

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This comedy costume is best suited to small dog breeds and is made with breathable fabrics.

This cowboy ride-dog costume is available in varying sizes, and its versatile design is perfect for any occasion.

Best neckerchief: URATOT 3 Pieces Halloween Dog Bandanas

Simplistic style

best halloween dog neckerchief

This pack contains three neckerchiefs that are easy to clean and comfortable for your pet.

These neckerchiefs feature a range of Halloween-themed designs that can be easily attached to your pet’s collar or tied independently for an added festive touch.

Best pumpkin costume: Legendog Pumpkin Halloween Costume

Classic design

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This pumpkin costume is perfect for cats and small dogs and is made with durable, lightweight fabrics

Nothing says Halloween like a pumpkin costume, and this design is no exception. This design uses Velcro for easy fitting and can be adjusted in line with your pet’s needs.


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Isobel NutbrownStaff Writer

Isobel Nutbrown is a Staff Writer at The Recommended and works with leading industry experts to help readers make informed decisions and shop smarter online.