Howl-o-ween Costume Ideas for You and Your Dog

by Madi M.

Posted on Monday, September 16, 2019

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Howl-o-ween Ideas

A Halloween costume just isn't complete without your four-legged partner in crime. While goofy dog smiles are the best thing on this planet, nothing unspooks a haunted house more than a happy pup without a costume. Your neighbors need to know you're committed to the holiday, and your dog is too.

Plus, putting your dog in a costume is truly the best morale boost. You don't need a holiday to dress your dog up and create a photo shoot — this can be a year-round occasion if you just need a decent pick-me-up. Your dog will be happy because you're happy, so you can chalk it up to spoiling your pup.

Pupular Costume Ideas

Sure, you can dress up in whatever costume is trending this year. Maybe you're thinking of staying topical with a Game of Thrones costume or Pennywise clown get-up. But that shouldn't mean that your dog has to miss out on all the fun. In fact, your pup would fit right in as a dragon or a satanic clown. For any friend terrified of clowns, watch them lose their mind at a cute, friendly dog dressed up as a childhood nightmare.

Still wanting some more ideas? Here are some things you can easily put together with your pup. And with discounts from stores like Spirit Halloween, The Halloween Spot, and Halloween Empire (discount codes are at the bottom of this blog!), your costume genius won't even break the bank.

Marvel and DC Universe Combined

Until we get the DC and Marvel superhero movie that we want, we'll have to make do with our imagination. You get the Captain America costume out while your dog turns into Batdog. This simple pairing will be the crossover event of the century. No kid would dare take more than their fair share of candy as they're trick-or-treating at your door.

Pugasaurus Rex

Imagine a world where dinosaurs roam free, running the neighborhood streets with their reptilian legs and always chasing squirrels. This can be a reality as soon as you put a dinosaur costume on your dog. You can either opt to be a park ranger, another dinosaur, Jeff Goldblum, or just a straight-up dinosaur egg. Whichever look you're going for, just know that your dog will be stealing the show, so don't be too jealous of their stardom.

Hound Solo

Have more than one dog? Why not dress all the pups up as their favorite Star Wars characters? With Chewbacca, Princess Leia, Yoda, and more to choose from, you can find the perfect Star Wars outfit for each dog. With your interstellar crew, you can lead them into the darkness as Darth Vader or play the hero Luke Skywalker. It's up to you to lead your pack in an intergalactic adventure.

The Lion King Squad 

After its 2019 remake, The Lion King ended up being a summer blockbuster, even as 20 and 30-somethings all prepared themselves to see Mufasa's tragedy unfold in 4D. So, it's only fitting that you and your pup become the kings (and queens) of the block. With a full-on lion mane, your dog can be Simba, while you take the supporting actor role as Timon. After all, who really runs the house?

Get Your Discounts!

Spirit Halloween has plenty of pet costumes to choose from, and to match that, you can find your human costume at Halloween Spot, Halloween Empire, or again at Spirit. With so many discounts to help out your wallet, you'll be able to get an insanely good costume at a budget-friendly cost.

Why not make this Halloween be the one to beat? Take advantage of these spooky discounts and start strategizing the perfect Halloween partnership today.

Here are some discount codes for your favorite Halloween spots:

Spirit Halloween has plenty of pet, adult, and kid costumes with a steep discount: 20% off at has a horrifying abundance of choices at low prices: 20% off at

The Halloween Empire, an online store devoted to the spookiest time of the year, is now offering a great discount for your holiday costume ideas: 10% off at

Check out this terrifying abyss of Halloween options at Halloween Express 

Search through all these stores to find matching accessories, decorations, and other scary ideas!