This Year’s Best TV and Movie Character Costumes for Dogs

By: Ciara LaVelleUpdated:

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This Year’s Best TV and Movie Character Costumes for Dogs

Have you ever watched a superhero movie and imagined yourself as the caped crusader, or dreamed of emulating your favorite TV character’s signature look? Honestly, it’d be weird if you hadn’t. No matter what kind of pop culture you’re into, it’s natural to picture yourself right in the center of the action—with your dog right by your side, of course. And Halloween’s the perfect opportunity for both of you to dress the part! We’ve rounded up the best TV show and movie character dog costumes of the year, with outfits ranging from so-cute-I’m-crying to downright terrifying. From scary movies to "Sesame Street," you’re guaranteed to find the perfect dog Halloween costume for your pup.

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1Rubie's Costume Company Jack Skellington Dog Costume

All hail the Pumpkin King! If you really want to get your dog in the Halloween spirit, why not dress them as Jack Skellington, aka the spirit of Halloween itself? In this pinstripe movie character costume made famous by the iconic character from Tim Burton’s film “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” your pup will look cute, quirky and just a little bit creepy.

Sizes S-XL. $19.99

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2Pet Krewe Sesame Street Elmo Dog Costume

A furry, friendly creature who loves to play? That might sound like your dog, but it’s also an apt description of "Sesame Street" character Elmo. They’re a match made in Muppet heaven! In a fuzzy red jumpsuit and matching hat with those unmistakable Elmo eyes and nose, you’ll be singing along to “Elmo’s World” in no time.

Sizes S-XL. $24.99

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3Rubie's Costume Company Minnie Mouse Ears Dog Costume

There’s only one character out there with ears as iconic as your dog’s: Disney icon Minnie Mouse! (OK, and her main squeeze Mickey, too.) Paired with a big red polka-dot bow, these mouse ears are perfect for pups who aren’t quite ready for the full-body costume treatment. Your dog will still be unmistakably Minnie, ready for a Halloween night on the town with her bestie Daisy Duck.

Sizes Small/Medium and Medium/Large. $10.87

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4 Frisco Front Walking Scarecrow Dog Costume

Dogs are intelligent creatures. Some of them just display that intelligence in, um, unorthodox ways? If you sometimes find yourself wondering how different your life with your pup would be "if they only had a brain," this "Wizard of Oz"-inspired costume is a perfect pick. Dress as Dorothy for a fun couples' costume!

Sizes XS - XXX-L. $14.99

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5 Frisco Front Walking Killer Doll Dog & Cat Costume

Raising a pet is anything but "Child's Play"—but Halloween with your dog sure can be! This killer doll costume has serious Chucky vibes, perfect for the pet with a secret sinister side. Hey, your pet may not be anything like the snide, redheaded horror character, but just like his catchphrase, they'll be "your friend 'til the end."

Sizes XS - XXX-L. $15.99

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6 Pet Krewe Sesame Street Cookie Monster Dog Costume

If there's anybody who can match your dog's energy when the "cookies" (aka treats) come out, it's the classic "Sesame Street" character Cookie Monster. Just be warned: The cuteness factor of this costume may result in an inability to say no when they give you those "pretty please give me that biscuit" eyes.

Sizes S - L. $24.99

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7 Fetch For Pets Star Wars Chewbacca Basic Dog Harness

Some dogs are born looking like Chewbacca. (Hello, Briards!) For the rest, you’ll need a “Star Wars”-inspired dog Halloween costume. This faux fur ‘fit is guaranteed to help your dog channel their inner Wookie, no matter their breed. For maximum impact, dress yourself up as Luke Skywalker or Princess Leia and stroll the neighborhood with your furry co-pilot by your side.

Sizes S-L. $12.44-$16.34

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8 Marvel 's Loki Alligator Dog & Cat Costume

Spoiler alert: Of all the twists and turns in the Disney+ TV series "Loki," one of the most surprising (and let's be honest, funniest) was the reveal that one of the many multiverse versions of the title antihero was, well, an alligator. As cosplay goes, is this an obscure reference? Maybe—but one true Marvel stans will definitely appreciate.

Sizes XS-XXX-L. $26.99

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9 Rubie's Costume Company Wonder Woman Dog & Cat Costume

Want to show off your pup's girl power? This Wonder Woman costume is just the thing. Whether you're paying homage to the earliest version of the comic, the Lynda Carter version of the 1970s, or the recent films starring Gal Gadot, this outfit will capture anyone who views it in a lasso of cuteness.

Sizes S-XXX-L. $15.50 - $31.20

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10 Rubie's Costume Company Toy Story Woody Dog Costume

The loyal toys of Disney's "Toy Story" are there whenever their best friend Andy needs them. Who does that remind you of? Your dog, of course! So go ahead, hop on this year's Western trend with this costume inspired by the Tom Hanks-voiced toy cowboy Woody.

Size S. $24.99

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Trick out your Halloween
Trick out your Halloween
Have you found inspiration in these Halloween costume ideas? With your favorite pop culture sidekick by your side in one of these tv and movie character costumes, you’ll be ready to make the most of this Halloween. Don’t forget to capture the magic in photos and videos, and share them with us @Chewy. Happy spooky season!

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