The cutest dog Halloween costumes this year

Rufus the Welshie and Lily the Dachshund dressed up for Halloween
Rufus the Welshie and Lily the Dachshund (Pictures: @Rufus_Welshie/@dogdaysdublin)

If you’re sick of Halloween by this point in the day, let us resurrect your love for the spookiest day of the year.

Because if terrible Twitter names and scooping out pumpkin guts haven’t got you in the spirit, this is the only thing that can – dogs in Halloween costumes.

Yes, whether it’s a pug or poodle, every canine can have a costume.

Some people dress their pets in costumes they buy online and others have got a little more creative with the dressing up.

From the basic dog wearing your old devil horns to elaborately created handmade tutus, we love them all

Let’s take a look at some of the best costumes from dogs on social media this year.

To kick us off, Rufus, who belongs to’s social media editor Jay

Lily the Dachshund makes the perfect pumpkin

Mabel and Moose have gone for a couple costume with a Peter Pan theme

Who wouldn’t want to be saved by Isla?

Be realistic. Unrealistic goals will only prevent you from growing. There are two common mistakes a dog owner can make that will slam the brakes hard on any potential progress you might be hoping for. First, the expectations we place on our dogs and ourselves. The misguided belief that your dog “should” be performing or responding at a certain predetermined level. Another mistake many owners make is having unrealistic assumptions. Many of us assume that our dog understands what we want and that he knows what we’re asking of him. As if that wasn’t bad enough, some of us assume that the dogs failure to perform means he’s either rebelling, stubborn, or just plain stupid.

The Dog who Lived

Somehow the basic sheet over the head is more effective with puppy dog eyes underneath

A hot dog

Forget matching with your partner, we stan a matching pet and owner

I finally made my dog and I the Shrek and Donkey costumes we’ve been needing for Halloween LMAOOOO 💚💚💚💚💚

— KELLY-Beatrice 👹🧙‍♀️🦋 (@azuremarill)

Give me s’more

Moose the cheetah companion dog has the perfect costume for a chocolate lab!! Retweet to give s'more love to Moose! #Halloween

— Cincinnati Zoo (@CincinnatiZoo)

True angels

My dogs win Halloween 😈 #dogcostume

— Alice Hannnah (@Aliceee_Hannah)
Has your dog been dressing up this Halloween? Tweet us @MetroUK and show us their costume.

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