One of the creepiest, crawliest, dog Halloween costume trends in recent years has been spiders. Spiders have always played a role in Halloween decor, adding a spooky element into the holiday fun. There are endless human costumes out there, but what about spider costumes for dogs? While some owners may not want to dress their dogs up for Halloween, some choose to go all out.
From four legs to eight legs, we’ve rounded up possible costumes to turn your adorable pup into a creepy crawly.
Dog Halloween Costume Safety Guidelines
Before dressing up your dog in any Halloween costume, keep these guidelines in mind to ensure a fun and safe night for both you and your pet:
1. Avoid any toxic ingredients
2. Beware of choking hazards
3. Keep it simple
4. Never leave your dog unattended
5. Comfort is key
6. Consider a test run
7. Take the temperature into consideration
8. Don’t go overboard
9. Keep photoshoots short
10. If your dog looks uncomfortable or if he’s in danger, ditch the costume
Remember: if you have any concerns about a potential costume for your canine companion, consult your trainer and/or veterinarian beforehand.
Spider and Tarantula Dog Halloween Costumes
If you’re going for more authentic this one from Zack and Zooey has bendable legs and fur to help it resemble a real tarantula. Price: $16-30
This adorable spider Halloween costume for dogs is super easy to put on. With one adjustable strap around the neck and one around the dog’s waist, getting ready for Halloween will be a breeze. Price: $16
Want a realistic-looking spider costume for your dog? This one is sure to frighten Trick-or-Treaters and party guests alike! This comfortable costume comes in sizes S-L. Price: $26-50
Don’t want your dog to be a spider for Halloween? Why not dress your pup up as Spiderman instead? This costume comes in sizes S-XL and comes with a step-in shirt with attached accessory web and headpiece. Price: $22-25