These creepy, crawly dog spider Halloween costumes are great for the pup that wants to be scary. Spook your neighbors this Halloween with a spider dog costume that’s chillingly cute.

By Leah Lopez Cardenas
September 15, 2020
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Halloween is almost here! While you plan what candy to buy and decorations to put up around your home, make sure to also include your pet in the festivities. While it may take a few treats and gentle persuasion to get your dog into a Halloween costume, the adorable photo op and resulting enjoyment is so worth it. (Just make sure you are doing so safely by following some of these guidelines).

If a spooky spider is the dog costume you’ve been excited to try since last Halloween, you’d be surprised at how many options there are out there. Whether you’re looking for an off-the-rack option that’s easy for your pet to rock this Halloween or a DIY spider costume to keep you busy during your time at home, check out our top picks from across the “web”.

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For Dogs of All Shapes and Sizes

This spider dog Halloween costume is great for small and large dogs, but grab your camera quickly because there are no guarantees they’ll keep it on for long!

Shop it: $15 and up;

Orange and black cartoon spider costume for dogs
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For the Dog That Resembles a Cartoon Character

With its cartoony eyes and orange hairy legs, this dog costume perfectly matches the personality of any pup who's more like Courage the Cowardly Dog or Scooby Doo than Lassie or Air Bud.

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Shop it: $20;

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For Whimsical Dogs

This handmade spider costume for dogs evokes some serious fairytale creature vibes. Your creepy, crawly canine will be the spookiest pooch in all the land with this costume, which apparently also works for ferrets.

Shop it: $65;

Dog Halloween Spider Web Sweater
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For Dogs Who Aren’t Really Into This Halloween Thing, But Want to Feel Included

Maybe a giant spider costume isn’t quite what your pup has the patience for this Halloween, but you still want to dress him up cute. This spider web sweater still gives your pet the spooky feel without too many extra legs dangling off her back. Plus, she’ll stay warm as can be during those chilly October nights!

Shop it: $13;

Dog in a furry spider Halloween costume
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For Extra Furry Dogs

Dogs that are covered in hair (and cover your house in hair) probably won’t even notice this furry tarantula-style spider costume.

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Shop it: $35;

Spiderman dog Halloween costume
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For Super Dogs

Who said a spider costume had to have eight legs? Your friendly neighborhood spider-dog will look marvelous in the suit, but hopefully you won’t run into any bad guys while trick-or-treating.

Shop it: $10 and up;

Cat in spider Halloween costume
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For the Cat That Thinks He’s a Dog

It’s not just dogs that get to have all the Halloween spirit! Cat costumes are also a thing, and are (almost) just as fun. Now, how to get your cat in the costume...

Shop it: $6;

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For the Dog Who Wants to One-Up His Friends With a Different Arachnid Costume

If your doggo is worried a traditional spider costume is too overdone, a scorpion is a close cousin that’s just as scary (if not more—those stingers are not to be messed with).

Shop it: $20 and up;

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For the Dog Who Prefers to DIY

Want to save some money and make your dog’s costume yourself this year? Check out this adorable DIY spider dog Halloween costume step-by-step tutorial that Martha Stewart made for her own dog.