Awesome Halloween Costume Ideas for Dogs and Dog Owners

Looking for the perfect couple’s costume for you and your dog? Check out these brilliant dog costumes that’ll get you ready for Halloween.

Super boy and super dog in cape and maskThose of us at the Good Dog Hotel & Spa in Broad Ripple know the truth: when it comes to dogs and owner costumes, the adorable factor has no bounds. In fact, we love costumes so much, we’re giving a free day of doggie daycare (for future use) to anyone who brings their pooch in costume to the Good Dog Hotel & Spa on Oct. 31.

Need a little costume inspiration? We scoured the internet in search of some of the best human and dog costume ideas, and found some terrific, playful, unusual and clever options. Good luck, enjoy, and have a terrific Halloween.


American Kennel Club

If you’re looking for a one-stop resource for costume ideas, the American Kennel Club delivers. Explore “Your Ultimate Dog Halloween Costume Guide” for some great ideas.

Brit + Co

Remember we mentioned Princess Leia and an Ewok? You’ll find that dynamic duo and many more in an article featured on Brit + Co, a women’s fashion and beauty website.

Elite Daily

While Elite Daily is “a site for and by women who are discovering the world, and themselves in the process,” their article with dog and owner costume ideas applies to everyone. Take a look at “10 Dog & Owner Halloween Costumes.”

Martha Stewart

You can always depend on Martha Stewart for creative ideas, and she doesn’t disappoint when it comes to Halloween. Check out “Matching Owner and Dog Costumes for a Pet-rifyingly Cute Halloween.”


If you’re looking for costumes you can make yourself, here’s a good place to start: “35 Awesome Homemade Matching Pet and Owner Couples Costumes.” You’ll find ET and Elliot, Bowser and Chomp, and many more.


Even though there are some repeats included in “11 Best Dog and Owner Halloween Costumes of All Time,” it’s totally worth it when you see the Spaghetti and Meatballs. Get ready for some cuteness.

Wide Open Pets

Ready to make a statement this year? Check out the article, “19 Best Dog and Owner Costumes That Will Help You Win Halloween.” Wide Open Pets showcases dog-related news as well as articles about products, medical information and entertainment.


Do you have a great idea for Halloween dog costumes? Or do you have photos of past years that you’d like to share? Please leave your feedback – and include any pictures – below.


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