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Hottest Pet Costumes for 2017

Are you dressing up your pet this year?

September 26, 2017

Yesterday I shared a story about how much people are predicted to spend on Halloween this year. This holiday is getting more popular and more expensive. If you're someone who is going to go all out this year it's going to cost you. 

Costumes for kids and adults can be very expensive, but so can costumes for our four-legged friends. According to the National Retail Federation, consumers spent an estimated $350 million on pet costumes in 2015 and that figure continues to grow every year. 

If you're planning to deck your cat or dog or other pet out for Halloween, here are some of the hottest costumes this year.

1. Pumpkins:

2. Hot dog: 

3. Lions:

4. Pirate: The example I found of a dog dressed as a pirate on twitter may be the cutest thing I've seen today!

5. Batman Characters: 

If you looking for pet costumes you can find them at the pet stores like Petsmart, Target, Marshall's/TJ Maxx, and Spirit Halloween also has them too. 

And if you're looking for some more creative pet costume ideas, here are a few I found to inspire you!

Chia Pet:

A Ty Beanie Baby: This one is super simple if you want to make a DIY costume!

A UPS delivery person:


I tried to dress my cats up a few years ago and it just didn't work. As soon as I strapped the costumes on them, they just fell over and refused to stand up or move. Will you be dressing your pet up this year?