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For a child, one of the biggest joys of Halloween for a child is picking out the perfect costume. Before you purchase a matching Halloween dog costume, you’ll want to think about whether a costume is right for your dog. It’s important to consider their comfort and safety. If you decide to dress up your child and dog this year, here are some great choices for kid and dog matching Halloween costumes.

Safety Guidelines for Your Dog’s Halloween Costume

Before putting your dog in a Halloween costume, you’ll want to keep these dog costume guidelines in mind. These will help make sure Halloween is fun and safe for both you and your dog:

  • Avoid any toxic ingredients.
  • Beware of choking hazards.
  • Keep it simple.
  • Avoid leaving a costumed dog unattended.
  • Your dog’s comfort is key.
  • Consider a test run.
  • Take their temperature into consideration.
  • Avoid going overboard with costumes or decorations.
  • Keep photoshoots short.
  • If your dog looks uncomfortable or if they’re in danger, take off their costume.

If you have any concerns about a potential dog costume, talk to your trainer and/or veterinarian before Halloween.

Dog and Kid Matching Unicorn Costumes

Dog Unicorn Costume


Kids’ Unicorn Costume

Spooktacular Creations Unicorn Costume


Dog and Kid Hot Dog and Hamburger Costumes

Dog Hot Dog Costume

Frisco Hot Dog Dog & Cat Costume


Kids’ Hamburger Costume

Rubie’s Burger Costume


Dog and Kid Matching Safari Costumes

Lion Mane Costume for Dogs

Frisco Lion Mane Dog & Cat Costume


Kids’ Zookeeper Costume

Dress Up America’s Zookeeper Costume

Dog and Kid Matching “Wizard of Oz” Costumes

Dog Basket Costume

Rubie’s Wizard of Oz Toto Basket Pet Costume

Wizard of Oz costume dog

Kids’ Dorothy Costume

Rubie’s Wizard of Oz Sequin Dorothy Costume

Wizard of Oz Dorothy costume


Dog and Kid Matching Firefighter Costumes

Dog Firefighter Costume

Pet Krewe Firefighter Dog Costume


Kids’ Firefighter Costume

Storybook Wishes Fireman Halloween Costume

Related article: Help Make Your Dog’s Halloween Costume a Pleasant Experience
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