Best TV and Movie Character Costumes for Dogs of 2021

By: Ciara LaVelleUpdated:

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Best TV and Movie Character Costumes for Dogs of 2021

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 2021, 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 Freddy Krueger Dog Costume

One, two, Freddy’s coming for you… but don’t worry, he’s just here to wake you up with slobbery kisses. With the iconic striped sweater, hat, and even a glove for your dog’s paw with soft “claws,” this Freddy Krueger Halloween costume has everything you need to turn the dog of your dreams into a real nightmare.

Sizes S-XL. $25.99

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2Rubie'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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3Pet 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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4Rubie's Costume Company Batman Jumpsuit Dog Costume

When night falls in Gotham City, there’s only one hero who can battle the forces of evil: Your dog! With its flowing cape and Batman insignia on the chest, this costume hearkens back to the classic Batman TV series. Pro tip: Dress yourself as Robin and spend the night saying catchphrases like “Holy whiskers, Batman!” (Yes, that’s a real line from the 1960's show.)

Sizes S-3XL. $19.60

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5Rubie's Costume Company Minnie Mouse Ears Dog Costume

There’s only one character out there with ears as iconic as your dog’s: 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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6Rubie's Costume Company Chewbacca Dog Costume

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.

Sizes S-XL. $22-$29.99

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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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