Halloween is approaching does your dog have a costume? And if you think you need to spend a lot for a dog costume think again. You can make dog Halloween costumes by yourself. Below are some excellent ideas.
This is very easy to make. All you need is the fabric for the cape. You can also make a mask for your dog if you want. You can base your design on an existing superhero or you can ley your imagination go wild and make your own. Let your inner geek out.
I don’t know about you but I think it’s very cute when dogs try to look like a different animal, a lion for example. This is also very easy to do. All you need to do is to create a mane maybe from a bunch of brown strings and fabric. This costume works best for brown dogs. It may not work as well with dogs that have a different color.
Your dog can also pretend to be a sea animal with a shark costume. Here’s an idea, take your dog for a walk in a shark costume while the Jaws theme song is playing on your mobile phone in full blast. That would surely be fun. If this is hard for you to DIY, then you can probably find ready-made shark costume for dogs in stores.
Spaghetti with Meatballs
Have you seen the animated film The Lady and the Tramp? There’s a famous scene in the movie where two dogs are romantically sharing a plate of spaghetti. Well, you can recreate that scene and dress your dog as spaghetti with meatballs. This is very easy to DIY. All you need are some white strings for the pasta and maybe fabric or paper for the meatballs.
Here is another food-inspired dog costume that is easy to DIY. Who doesn’t like pancakes right? And a dod dressed like a pancake would be irresistible. To make the pancakes, you can simply use a large foam cut into a circle. And don’t forget to add butter and syrup.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle
Are you a 90s kid who is a fan of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? Then you can dress your dog up as either Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello, and Raphael. If you have four dogs then it’s a no-brainer. You can just use a painted large turkey pan for the turtle shell.
If you want a costume that is more in line with the traditional Halloween monster look then you can dress your dog up like a mummy. This is very easy to do. All you need is a white cloth to wrap your dog with. It’s a spooky costume that will surely delight those who will see your dog.
Is your dog currently wearing a protective cone? Then you can incorporate that in his DIY Halloween costume. The cone looks like a martini glass right? So your dog can be a cocktail for Halloween. Just add some olives in a stick and the costume will be complete.
Matt is a freelance writer who gives reviews to fictional books on a local newspaper. He also has a book club that gathers at their local library.