Our Top Picks for the Spookiest Spider Dog Halloween Costumes
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."
9 of Our Favorite Spider Dog Costumes
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.
Shop now: Thrills and Chills Halloween Spider Dog Costume, $20; petsmart.com
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 now: Creepy Spider Costume, starting at $65; etsy.com
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 collar still gives your pet the spooky feel without too many extra legs dangling off her back.
Shop now: Bootique on the Web Pet Headpiece, $5; petco.com
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 now: Scorpion Dog Costume, starting at $40; halloweencostumes.com
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.