Best Dog Christmas Costumes, Outfits & Sweaters

 

If you want to get your pets in on the festive spirit this year, we’ve already written about a list of the best Christmas presents and gift ideas for your dog.

But, a dog Christmas costume, outfit or sweater can also be a good idea.

We’ve put together a few of the cutest and funniest costume and outfit options below.

Let’s check them out!

 

(Note – you can also find assorted dog costumes in this guide listing the best overall dog costumes for general events or occasions)

 

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The Best Dog Christmas Costumes, Outfits, & Sweaters

We’ve listed the costumes below, but a short list of some of the top rated costumes are:

 

Some more options are:

 

Santa Claus Dog Costumes

Santa Claus Dog Costume With Arms

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A cute little Santa Claus Dog Costume with arms and a matching hat.

It looks so funny when your dog has got it on and is walking around in it.

Available in 5 sizes – X Small through to X Large.

X Large fits up to small sized breeds of dog of around 15 lbs.

View Santa Claus Dog Costume With Arms on Amazon

 

Mrs. Claus Dog Costume For Small and Large Dogs

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A cute and pretty Mrs. Claus dog costume with a dress, hat and a bow on the back.

A great option for female dogs.

Available in 5 sizes – small through to 2X.

2X fits up to medium/large sized dogs.

View Mrs. Claus Dog Costume on Amazon

 

Reindeer Dog Costumes

Rubie’s Dog Reindeer Costume & Hoodie

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An absolutely heart melting reindeer costume with a cartoon smiley face on the back and antlers on the hoodie.

Although most owners find this costume good for their expectations, the two main issues that some people have with it are:

  • The antlers are a little flimsy
  • The neck hole is quite tight, and the body is quite long and loose

Aside from those things – it’s good for what you pay for it.

Comes in 5 different sizes.

View Rubie’s Dog Reindeer Costume & Hoodie on Amazon

 

KOOLTAIL Funny Reindeer Coat & Costume

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A reindeer costume with lots of character – antlers, and a funny face on the hood.

Absolutely beautifully made with quality thin fleece that is soft – your dog will look very sweet in it.

Has chest, and neck velcro straps for extra support and adjustment.

Sizes are:

  • S: Neck girth 9″-10″, Chest girth 13.6″-15.2″, Body length 9.3″-10″ 
  • M: Neck girth 10.5″-11.3″, Chest girth 16″-17.5″, Body length 11.3″-12″ 
  • L: Neck girth 12″-13″, Chest girth 18.3″-20″, Body length 13″-14″ 

View KOOLTAIL Funny Reindeer Coat & Costume on Amazon

 

Dog Reindeer Coat

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A charming little polar fleece reindeer coat/hoodie.

There are 5 sizes available.

Things to note are that the antlers don’t stay fully up, and this coat is probably only for dog’s as big as a chihuahua.

View Dog Reindeer Coat on Amazon

 

Dog Reindeer Jumpsuit Costume

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Warm, soft and definitely one of the more cuter costumes on this list.

It is a jumpsuit that secures along the stomach of your dog.

Comes in 4 different sizes, but be aware the costume runs very very small. Order 2 sizes up on what you think you’ll need according to measurements.

For dog’s with longer necks, the hood can sometimes not reach all the way over the head.

View Dog Reindeer Costume on Amazon

 

Outward Hound Bell Collar and Reindeer Antler Combo Costume

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A pretty simple dog costume:

  • A plaid nylon bell collar
  • Antlers with an adjustable strap – note though they are a struggle to keep on when your dog is walking around

Comes in three sizes.

View Outward Hound Bell Collar and Reindeer Antler Combo Costume on Amazon

 

ZippyPaws Holiday Antler Headband

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A fun little headband with an adjustable elastic band for getting the right fit on your dog’s bed.

Small, and large antler sizes available.

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Holiday Dog Antler Costume

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2-Piece Set Includes: Reindeer Antlers Hat Band And Jingle Bell Collar.

The antlers have an elastic band, and the collar works with velcro.

More for small to medium dogs.

Note its hard to get the headband to stay on your dog’s head while they are moving.

View Holiday Dog Antler Costume on Amazon

 

Small Reindeer Headpiece/Hood

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A soft fabric headpiece hoodie that has antlers on top.

It has a velcro strap across the front for closure.

For puppies and small dogs, and even cats.

View Small Reindeer Headpiece/Hood on Amazon

 

 

Present Carrying Dog Costumes

Present Carrying Dog Costume

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This particular costume is a suit with doggy leg holes under a saddle type design, and features a jolly Santa on top that look like he is carry a present with your pup.

It really does look hilarious!

It features beautiful bright red and aqua colors that make the costume stand out.

The material is made of soft velvet with polyester stuffing. Buttons and velcro are used for the closure and tightening.

Sizes available are Small, Medium, Large and Extra Large.

For perspective, the back length is 17.7-19.7 inches on the XL sized costume. But, like other doggy costumes, order a size BIGGER than you think you’ll need because costumes tend to run small/tight.

This costume is intended for teacup to small sized dogs – it will likely be too small for medium and larger breed dogs.

There you have it – I wonderfully festive and fun costume, particularly for Christmas.

View Present Carrying Dog Costume on Amazon

 

Elf Dog Costumes

Dog Elf Hat With Ears

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If you want a costume that you won’t have any sizing or fit issues with – this one is probably it.

It’s a beautiful little elf hat with ears.

The hat has red and green stripes with brown elf ears. It’s very soft and has an adjustable chin strap so it will fit on a variety of pet sizes.

The hat is 8.5″ x 9″ is size

View Dog Elf Hat With Ears on Amazon

 

Dog In Elf Pup Costume 

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One of two stand in elf dog costumes – this one looks adorable.

The Costume hangs down the front of your dog and doesn’t cover the back. It secures around neck and body with ties

It also has plush arms that hang from the neck and sleeves for front legs look like pants. There’s a printed belt and the costume in general has some good printed detail.

It is a polyester costume and comes in 4 sizes – Extras Small through to large. It’s intended for small dogs.

We would mention that this costume can be difficult to get on your dog and keep on – your dog probably won’t be able to walk around in it. It’s more for putting on and taking a picture and then taking off.

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Santa’s Little Helper Dog In Elf Costume

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The second of two stand in elf dog costumes.

This one is a green jumpsuit with “sleeve/pants” for the dog’s front legs and attached stuff arms

There’s also a hat with elf ears and the words ‘Santa’s Lil Helper’ on it.

Comes in small. medium and large sizes – it’s a small dog’s costume.

The quality is just OK on this costume.

View Santa’s Little Helper Dog In Elf Costume on Amazon

 

Elf Pet Costume

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A soft green tunic costume with red jingle ball pom poms.

It also includes a green santa style hat and ankle cuffs, both with red jingle ball pom pomsPolyester

Comes in 4 sizes – small through to extra large, and is best for dogs up to a medium size.

Again, the quality is jus OK on this costume.

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Elf Tophat Dog Costume

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A cute little green and red elf dog costume with feet tassles, a button up shirt and an elf hat.

The fabric is quite thin and is a sewn costume as opposed to having heavy print on it.

It runs small and is intended for smaller dogs, so order a size up from what you think you’ll need and be aware if you have a medium sized or bigger dogs.

Comes in 5 sizes – Extra Small through to Extra Large.

View PAWZ Road Elf Tophat Dog Costume on Amazon

 

Xmas Dog Costumes With Arms

Present Carrying Dog Costume

This particular costume is a suit with doggy leg holes under a saddle type design, and features a jolly Santa on top that look like he is carry a present with your pup.

It really does look hilarious!

It features beautiful bright red and aqua colors that make the costume stand out.

The material is made of soft velvet with polyester stuffing. Buttons and velcro are used for the closure and tightening.

Sizes available are Small, Medium, Large and Extra Large.

For perspective, the back length is 17.7-19.7 inches on the XL sized costume. But, like other doggy costumes, order a size BIGGER than you think you’ll need because costumes tend to run small/tight.

This costume is intended for teacup to small sized dogs – it will likely be too small for medium and larger breed dogs.

There you have it – I wonderfully festive and fun costume, particularly for Christmas.

View Present Carrying Dog Costume on Amazon

 

Dog Snowman Costume

Mustache Snowman Costume For Dogs

silly 3-D fuzzy snowmanm with a funny mustache and a colorful polka dot necktie

It also includes playful bendable tree-branch arms.

Available in 3 sizes – X Small through to Medium.

Medium fits up to small/medium sized dog breeds.

View Mustache Snowman Costume For Dogs on Amazon

 

Snowman With Arms Dog Costume

This is a walking snowman pet costume jumpsuit with false arms and headpiece.

It’s decorated with a christmas red and green scarf, and a little top hat.

It comes in 3 sizes – small through to large.

But, it’s really only suitable for small breeds less than 10lbs.

View Snowman With Arms Dog Costume on Amazon

 

Gingerbread Man Dog Costume

Gingerbread Man With Arms Dog Costume

An adorable little Gingerbread man with arms costume with a pullover headpiece.

The costume contains icing detail and design.

It’s definitely on the small side and really only for dogs up to around 10-15 lbs.

Available in 4 sizes – Small through to X Large.

View Gingerbread Man Dog Costume on Amazon

 

Dog Christmas Sweaters & Hoodies

LED Light Up Christmas Dog Sweatshirt and Hoodie –  For Small and Large Dogs

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Eye catching red sweatshirt/hoodie with a christmas tree design on the back that lights up.

It’s very soft and comfortable and has a leash hole in the back.

Available in 5 sizes – X Small through to X Large.

X Large fits up to 40 to 80 lbs dogs with a 19 inch long back, 28 inch circumference chest, and 19.5 inch circumference neck.

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Blueberry 6 Patterns of Ugly Christmas Dog Sweaters, Up To 20 Inch Back Length

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Ugly Christmas dog sweaters which come in 6 different and unique patterns.

There’s some beautiful colors available like Tango and deep red, ivy green, whites, navies and more.

They are available in 6 sizes – from 8 inches through to 20 inches.

Taking the 14 inch size for example, it has dimensions of – Back Length 14″, Chest Girth 18″- 22″, Neck 13″;

View Blueberry 6 Patterns of Ugly Christmas Dog Sweaters on Amazon

 

Blueberry Pet 4 Patterns of Snowflake Christmas Ugly Dog Sweaters

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4 different cute and cool patterns and colors available:

  • Black and White Snowflake
  • Navy Blue Snowflake
  • Sugar Coral Snowflake
  • Yale Blue Snowflake

6 different sizes available – 8 inches to 20 inches. The 14 inch size dimensions are Back Length 14″, Chest Girth 15″- 17″, Neck 13.5″.

Made of acrylic fibre, and easy to wash in you washing machine.

View Blueberry Pet 4 Patterns Snowflake Sweaters on Amazon

 

BOBIBI Cartoon Christmas Dog Sweaters

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Two SUPER adorable patterns available – a reindeer and elf cartoon pattern.

The reindeer pattern especially has a cute pom pom nose.

Extra small through to extra large sizes available. XL has dimensions of Neck:17.3″ Chest:21.3″ Back Length: 17.3″.

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Light Up Christmas Dog Sweater With Hoodie

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A really cool light up Christmas tree dog sweater. It’s a 100% polyester sweater with 2pcs 3V CR2025 or CR2032 button batteries (pre-installed).

8 different patterns and styles available.

5 sizes available – XS through to XL.

XL has dimensions of Back Length: 19-20inch (48.3-50.8cm) Chest: 28-29inch (71.1-73.7cm) Neck: 19.5-20inch (49.5-50.8cm) 

View Light Up Christmas Dog Sweater With Hoodie on Amazon

 

Classic Red and White Christmas Dog Sweater

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A deep red color with a white pattern sweater. Has reindeer with snowflakes on it.

Made of 100% acrylic, and is warm for winter.

6 sizes available – extra small through to XXL. XXL is 23 inch back length – 23″, neck girth 23″, chest girth 28- 34″.

View Classic Red and White Christmas Dog Sweater on Amazon

 

HAPEE Smiley Santa Dog Christmas Sweater

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A really friendly looking sweater – red and white stripes and a smiley happy little Santa.

5 sizes available – XS through to XL. XL dimensions are XL(x-large) Neck:17.3″ Chest:21.3″ Back Length: 17.3″.

Slight elasticity in the sweaters for a good fit.

View HAPEE Smiley Santa Dog Christmas Sweater on Amazon

 

Moolecole Cute Reindeer Dog Christmas Sweater

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A red and white striped Xmas sweater.

Has a reindeer face on it with a heart nose and big smile.

6 sizes of sweaters available – XS through to XXL.XXL is Neck: 55cm/21.63″,  Back: 60cm/23.62″, Bust/Chest: 71cm/27.95″.

View Moolecole Cute Reindeer Dog Christmas Sweater on Amazon

 

Holiday Ugly Christmas Sweater For Dogs

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One of the ugliest sweaters on the list.

Red, green and white with two leg holes in the front.

XX Large has a 17 inch back length.

View Holiday Ugly Christmas Sweater For Dogs on Amazon

 

Pupteck Ugly Dog Christmas Sweater

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A double knitted ‘Merry Christmas’ green and white writing sweater on a red background.

Very soft and easy to wash.

4 sizes available – medium has dimensions of Back Length 16″, Chest Girth 22″- 23″, Neck 13-16″.

View Pupteck Ugly Dog Christmas Sweater on Amazon

 

Dog Christmas Pajamas

Fitwarm Cute Penguin and Snowflake Dog Pajamas

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A 4 leg design pajama outfit in a bright red color, with penguin and snowflakes on it. Has green cuffs on the neck and legs.

The fabric is very soft and comfortable.

5 sizes available – Extra Small to XX Large sizes available. XXL has an 18 inch length on the back.

Runs very small, so order a size or two larger than what you think you’ll need.

View Fitwarm Cute Penguin and Snowflake Dog Pajamas on Amazon

 

Fitwarm Santa and Reindeer Dog Pajamas

Another 4 leg design pajama set.

A dark navy background, with snowflakes, reindeer faces and Santa faces.

Elastic enough that it stretches a little, but runs small, so order bigger.

View Fitwarm Santa and Reindeer Dog Pajamas on Amazon

 

Klippo Pet Dog Pajamas – Penguin and Snowflake Design

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A soft lightweight flannel fabric pajama set with a penguin and snowflake pattern on bright red background.

It has 2 open pockets, with white trims on collar, sleeves and pockets.

There’s also a small D-Ring attached above the first snap button to add an ID tag.

5 sizes available – X Small through to X Large. X Large fits a 14 – 16 inch back length.

View Klippo Pet Dog Pajamas – Penguin and Snowflake Design on Amazon

 

 

Lanyar Red Dog Pajamas With Snowman Pattern

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Red dog pajamas with a cute snowman pattern.

Made of soft cotton and some lycra for elasticity.

Dimensions of this pajama set are – back length 24, neck girth 20-22″, chest girth 28-34″, but the pajamas run slightly smaller than this.

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Lanyar Green Dog Pajamas With Santa Pattern

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Green dog pajamas with a cute Santa pattern.

Made of soft cotton and some lycra for elasticity.

Dimensions of this pajama set are – back length 24, neck girth 20-22″, chest girth 28-34″, but the pajamas run slightly smaller than this.

View Lanyar Green Dog Pajamas With Santa Pattern on Amazon

 

Christmas Dog Collars

Blueberry Pet Christmas Dog Collar With Bowtie

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A well made Xmas dog collar with 13 different Xmas collar patterns available.

This particular one has Christmas colors and reindeer pattern design. Also has a beautiful Red collar clip that complements the collar and bow.

Comes with a detachable bow tie and a solid D ring.

3 sizes of dog collar available – small, medium and large.

View Blueberry Pet Christmas Dog Collar With Bowtie on Amazon

 

Yellow Dog Design Standard Christmas Collar

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One of the better Christmas dog collars with Christmas Polka, Christmas Stockings and Christmas Cheer patterns.

These collars by Yellow Dog Design fit 18 to 28 inch necks, are made in the USA and are very soft – made of comfortable polyester.

They include a D ring for an ID tag.

View Yellow Dog Design Standard Christmas Collar on Amazon

 

Lupine Pet Christmas Cheer Adjustable Dog Collar

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Choose from two colors and designs with this color – a red or a green option. The red option has a Christmas tree pattern, whilst the green option has stockings.

The collar is 3/4” wide, appropriate for most sizes of dogs, and the two size ranges are 9″-14″, and 13″-22.

Comes with a satisfaction guarantee.

View Lupine Pet Christmas Cheer Adjustable Dog Collar on Amazon

 

Country Brook Design Martingale Christmas Dog Collar

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A traditional martingale collar that has no buckle – only metal rings – for more strength.

The good thing is there is 6 colors with different patterns available – the purple one comes with cute little snowmen.

There are 4 sizes available – small through to extra large. Large for example fits 18 inch to 26 inch size neck.

View Country Brook Design Martingale Christmas Dog Collar on Amazon

 

NativePup Christmas Dog Collar

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No branding on the collars – so your dog doesn’t look like an ugly advertisement for the collar company.

4 color patterns available – light blue with candy canes, green with Santa and reindeer, red with snowflakes and red with snowmen.

3 sizes available – small, medium and large. Fits most breeds of dogs.

View NativePup Christmas Dog Collar on Amazon

 

 

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