You can’t deny the cuteness of these dogs and cats.

Halloween costumes for pets are incredible these days! Take one look at social media, and you’ll see how big of a deal it is to dress up your dog or cat. People love to be creative and the holidays give them all the more reason to include their furry friends in the fun. Pet parades, costume contests, and elite parties are some of the places where dogs and cats get to show off their incredible garb.

Feel Inspired by the Creativity of Costumed Critters This October 31st

Here are some of the most adorable Halloween costumes for pets as seen on Instagram:

  • The Hot Dog. Weiner dogs dressed up as one of America’s favorite guilty treats are always a hit. You’ll find weenie dogs of all sizes filling up your feed with verifiable cuteness. If you have dachshunds or love the breed, you’ll find it easy to use the length of their bodies to create a costume that wows everyone who sees it.

  • The Superhero. From Captain America to Wonder Woman, you’ll witness the most incredible four-legged superheroes gracing photos on Instagram. Costumes range from simple to complex. In fact, you’ll totally get why cosplay for critters is the real deal. It’s hard to be the villain with so much cuteness surrounding you!

  • The Unicorn. Sightings of the mythical creature can be found all over Instagram. After all, a majestic horn is all that is really needed to transform your dog or cat into a unicorn. You’ll see tons of costumes this year that spark your interest and challenge your sewing skills.

  • The Video Game Character. Who can resist furry Mario and Luigi or Pokemon? Gamers from around the nation pay tribute to their favorite video game characters by dressing their pets up to look like Princess Zelda and other iconic blasts from the past. Will you?

These are just a few of the most popular costumes you’ll see on Instagram this year. What next year’s trends will be is anyone’s guess. When it comes to dogs and cats, however, most costumes don’t go out of style because they contain a certain level of cuteness that only four-legged beings can pull off.

Let photos of your favorite pets dressed up for Halloween uplift your spirits. You’ll find plenty of inspiration on Instagram. Who knows, maybe you’ll get ideas for next year’s costumes for your dogs and cats!

Use the Petrics App to Check Food and Their Ingredients Quickly and Easily

Remember, before you give your pets treats, you’ll want to check to make sure that they’re on the safe list of foods that won’t harm them. Knowing what is safe for dogs to eat and which types of ingredients are toxic to cats, you can avoid the heartache of learning firsthand how pets react to certain “people foods”.


The Petrics app is free and available to download in the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store. It provides you with up-to-date information about pet foods and the ingredients each brand and variety contain. Having access to the app on your phone or tablet is a convenient way to stay in the know of what your dog or cat can and can’t have throughout the year.

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