Best Halloween Costumes For Small & Medium Dogs

 

We’ve already put together a guide on Halloween costumes for large dogs.

In the guide below though, we outline some of the best Halloween costumes for small dogs, and medium sized dogs.

The good news is there is plenty of options available across many different themes.

Let’s take a look at some of the best costumes!

 

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Best Halloween Costumes For Small & Medium Dogs

Before we get into the main guide, here is a short list of the best, top rated, or most commonly bought dog costumes on the market right now:

 

You can find more costumes over at this guide listing the best overall dog costumes for general events or occasions.

We’ve sorted the different costumes in that guide into their specific themes, with a few being:

Winnie The Pooh Dog Costumes: Including Piglet, Tigger and Eeyore

Alice In Wonderland Dog Costumes: Queen of Hearts, Cheshire Cat + More

Despicable Me and Minion Costumes For Dogs: Bob and Stuart, Headpieces, Suit With Arms + More

Star Wars Dog Costumes: Chewbacca, AT-AT, Ewok, Jedi, Yoda, Stormtrooper + More

Superman Costumes For Dogs

Supergirl, Superwoman and Wonder Woman Dog Costumes

Batman, Robin and The Joker Costumes For Dogs

Hot Dog Costumes For Dogs

Lion Mane Costumes For Dogs

Cute Dinosaur Costumes For Dogs

Funny and Cute Shark Costumes For Dogs

Cute Teddy Bear Costumes For Dogs

Funny and Creepy Spider Costumes For Dogs

Reindeer Costumes For Dogs: Suits and Antler Headbands

 

If you want to stay on this guide, we’ve also listed some popular halloween costumes for small and medium sized dogs below:

 

Bobibi Halloween Pumpkin Dog Sweater

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A cute and striking dog sweater in black with orange outline and an orange pumpkin.

This sweater is sleeveless, and it has some stretch in it which is good for fitting.

5 sizes available – XS through to XL. XL fits a dog roughly with the dimensions of Length: 18.1″ – Neck:16.1″ – Chest: 20.9″

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Hapee Pumpkin Halloween Dog Sweater

Lighter orange shades on this sweater with a pumpkin design.

Made of soft acrylic yarn with stretchy woven head, leg and body holes that are windproof.

5 sizes available – XS through to XL. As an estimate, XL with fit dogs with the dimensions: Back length 15.7 inches, Chest length 20.5 inches, Neck length 13.4 inches.

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Expawlorer Pumpkin Halloween Dog Sweater

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A beautiful black and orange striped dog sweater with a pumpkin design.

Made of cable knitted acrylic – this sweater is stretchy. Great for keeping your dog warm.

For small dog breeds – small and medium sizes available.

Medium has the rough dimensions of Neck 13-16″, Chest 22-23″, back length 16″.

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Lil Devil Halloween Dog Shirt 

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A black and red dog shirt with  friendly little devil with wings on the back.

Sure to make your dog look like a proper little troublemaker come Halloween time!

This shirt is designed for smallish-medium dogs at largest.

Small through to Extra Large available.

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Trick or Treat Pumpkin Halloween Dog Shirt

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Really precious little black shirt with purple trim – would be great for a female dog.

Has a smiling pumpkin design that says ‘I’ll Do Tricks For Treats’ on the back.

Small through to extra large available, and fits small through to medium size breeds.

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I Love My Mummy Halloween Dog T Shirt

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Black dog shirt with white trim, and a friendly little Mummy monster on the back with the words – ‘I (Heart) My Mummy’.

For small through to medium dog breed – with Small through to Extra Large sizes available.

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Bootiful Halloween Ghost Shirt For Small Dogs

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Really cute and feminine black and pink ‘Boo-ti-ful’ ghost shirt for small dogs.

Features a cute little winking ghost on the back with a pink bow.

Comes in sizes X Small through to Large.

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Halloween Ghost Shirt For Small Dogs

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Black and white shocked ghost face (on the back) design on a full body dog shirt. 

Extra Small through to large sizes available – Large fits roughly a 10 to 13 lb dog.

So, its a dog shirt for small breed dogs.

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Star Barks Iced Coffee Latte Pet Costume

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Such a funny outfit if you want people to crack a giggle when they see your dog.

This is a parody ‘Star Barks’ costume with a ruffled headpiece, and ruffles body costume.

4 sizes available – small through to extra large.

XL is probably suitable for somewhere between a 30-50 lbs dog depending on the neck and chest measurements of your dog.

The only one thing to note about this costume is that the material could be a slightly better quality.

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UPS Delivery Dog Halloween Costume With Arms

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Who wants their own delivery dog?

Now you can have a UPS delivery dog right in your own house haha!

This polyester fabric and foam costume has sleeves for dog’s front legs, a padded mid section and arms, and a foam visor. The body is fastened with velcro, while the visor has an elastic chin strap.

Available in 4 sizes – X Small through to X Large.

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Holy Hound Dog Costume

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Another hilarious halloween costume of a holy nature.

This priest looking dress up has a printed gold and white head piece, a detachable red stole, and a printed red and white body.

It covers the front of your dog, and really does look funny once it’s on.

There’s 4 sizes available and it’s more intended for small to medium dogs.

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Cowboy Rider Dog Costume

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Ridiculous and hilarious to look at.

It is a saddle shaped costume with an easy to adjust strap, and a funny cowboy with rein in his hand on top.

If your dog is walking, it’s hard to keep the cowboy upright but it does still lean and not completely fall over.

Comes in 3 sizes, and is intended for small to medium dogs up to around 60 lbs.

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Carrying Pumpkin Dog Costume

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This particular dog costume is popular and well known for a reason – it was voted one of the best dog costumes and gifts of 2015/16.

It’s intended for teacup and smaller sized dogs (not medium to large dogs), and has the look that your dog and a figurine on the back of the costume are carrying a pumpkin together.

Made of very soft velvet with a polyester infill, the colors and design really do make you giggle and appreciate it.

Comes in 4 sizes – Extra Small through to Extra Large. The back length of these costumes is the main difference, with extra large being twice the size/length of extra small.

Rather than go by the weight of your dog, you need to check the dimensions to make sure it fits.

As a guide, XL is 15.7 across the length of the back, 19.3 inches around the bust, and 12.6 inches for the neck circumference. Although in reality the costume runs a bit smaller than this.

Get a size up from what you think you need based on the given measurements.

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Checkered Pumpkin Dog Bandana

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Forget halloween…this is one of the best and adorable dog bandanas full stop.

A high quality and very cute little checkered dog bandana with an adorable smiling pumpkin on it.

Very soft on your dog’s neck, and edge stitched for more strength.

  • Medium Size fits 8″-15″ neck line, dimensions are 21 x 6 inches (L x W)
  • Large Size fits 16″-24″ neck line, dimensions are 25 x 9 inches (L x W)

Measure your dog’s neck before buying.

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6 Piece Dog Bandana Set With Halloween Dog Costume

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This is a variety 6 pack of doggie bandanas. You get:

  • Christmas, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Valentine’s Day, St. Patricks’ Day, Patriotic / 4th of July doggie bandana designs

The Halloween bandana in particular has pumpkins, skulls, witches, bats and monsters on an orange background.

The bandana is soft and well printed.

It’s best for medium to large dogs – measuring 33 inches long (what goes around neck) by 22 inches each side.

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Howl-O-Ween Dog Bandana

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Features smiling little pumpkins and dog bones on a black background as the design.

This bandana measures 19″ x 19″, and can be cut down without sacrificing any of the design.

It’s made of 90% polyester and 10% cotton.

Note though that this bandana material is quite thin, so might not be as durable as the other bandanas listed.

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Blueberry Pet Halloween Dog Collar

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Really cool and trendy collars with 8 different designs available.This particular collar has an orange background, black pictures, bright green clips and a detachable bat decoration.

It’s made of tough polyester and eco friendly plastic at the clips.

Available in small, medium and large sizes. Large roughly fits a 18″-26″ neck.

Make sure you pay attention to fitting and ordering instructions.

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Native Pup Halloween Dog Collar

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A very simply collar that still has lots of character – orange background with black bats.

There’s 3 other colors/designs with pumpkins, diamonds and skulls.

3 sizes available – they come as small as 7 inches to as big as 26 inches.

The main part of the collar, the band, is made of strong polyester. The clips are strong plastic and there are also metal D rings.

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Pet love Halloween Dog Collar

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A really adorable collar with a pink and orange design, and a little bat bow decoration.

There’s 3 different designs, and 3 different sizes available.

Large fits a neck up to 16” to 26” in circumference., 

The stitching on this collar could be slightly better and durable though, and same with the decoration.

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E&L Halloween Dog Collar With Bell

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Really cool little collars with little bell ornaments that hang off the collar.

There’s 2 designs – black with pumpkin, and purple with witch.

Dimensions of this collar are 12″ ~ 18.8″ long.

Made of strong nylon.

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Midlee Halloween Dog Collar

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A slightly different collar to the rest of them – it’s more a decorative dog collar and it not to be used like a traditional collar.

It’s made of elastic with black mesh ribbons with shiny multi-color spider web design with spiders and jack o lanterns.

Goes great with other doggy dress up accessories.

Has 4 sizes – with X large fitting roughly up to a 22 inch dog neck.

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LED Light Up Halloween Dog Dress

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Beautiful purple dress with border black trim. It features a smiling ghoul in the middle of the back which lights up with LED lights.

It also has the words “so cute it’s scary” on the back.

The dress is sleeveless, and comes in sizes Small through to 2XL.

It’s best for small to medium/large dogs, with 2XL having rough dimensions of 32-inch chest and 36-inches neck to tail.

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Wonder Woman Dog Dress Costume

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A striking wonder woman dog dress that also comes with a headpiece.

Has the trademark blue and read colors, and is officially licensed by DC Comics.

Comes in sizes small through to X Large, so it’s best for small to medium/large sized breeds.

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Fifties Girl Halloween Dog Dress

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A swing back to vintage 50’s days – this is a classy little black and white striped shirt turned pink puffy dress. It also comes with a cute little pink bow.

Would be great for halloween or a dress up event as the dress has lots of character.

Comes in sizes Small through to Extra Large – so is really for small to medium dog breeds.

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Butterfly Dog Dress

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Beautifully coloured black, yellow and orange dog dress that features pretty butterfly wings on the back, along with a cute rose headband.

Available in 3 sizes – but runs small so size up.

Best for small to medium sized dog breeds.

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Orange Ghost Halloween Dog Tutu/Dress

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Adorable orange shirt with white trim, and orange dress/tutu. Has a friendly white ghost picture on the back.

The dress will be a hit with pretty little sequins, and a cute little white bow. The skirt/dress is a little long though so watch out for that (it might need to be taken up a little with safety pins.

5 sizes available, with the largest size being best for medium/large sized dogs.

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Too Cute To Spook Halloween Dog Dress

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Lovely little shirt and dress combo. Lots of character with ‘Too Cute To Spook’ written on it with nice purple and black and pink designs.

Also a friendly little purple spider design on it.

  • XL fits roughly a 28-inches neck to tail, 24-inch chest measured dog – but it’s worth ordering a size up

Fits small through to medium/large dogs with the sizes available.

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Supergirl Dog Dress/Tutu

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If you don’t want Wonder Woman, why not go for Super Girl?

Features the Superman/Supergirl logo on the blue and red costume to make it stand out, and also licensed by DC Comics. Has a puffy red tutu.

5 sizes available, and suitable for small through to medium/large sized breeds.

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Hide and Seek Bat and Pumpkin Halloween Dog Toy

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Most dogs love this toy!

Affordable dog toy that comes as a 7 x 7 x 5.5 inches smiley pumpkin, and 3 squeaky bats.

This is an interactive puzzle dog toy, so it’s designed to keep small to medium dogs in particular entertained.

The way this one works is that each bat has it’s own ‘burrow’ in the pumpkin, and you put them in the burrows for your dog to dig out.

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Hide and Seek Bat and Gravestone Halloween Dog Toy

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Same principle as the pumpkin above – this is another interactive dog toy with a halloween flavor.

This particular toy has 3 squeaky candy corn colored bats that you can hide inside the gravestone.

The gravestone size is 7.5 X 6.5 X 3.5 inches.

Affordable and cute, you can’t go wrong.

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3 Pack of Squeaky Buddies – Bat, Pumpkin, Frankenstein’s Monster Halloween Dog Toys

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This is a pack of 3 friendly and happy squeakie buddies: a bat, a pumpkin and Frankenstein’s monster.

These toys have no stuffing so you get to minimise the clean up and mess that might go along with toys that get ripped open that contain stuffing.

They are designed for small to medium sized dogs, and they measure 5.5 X 3 inches in size.

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Bottle Buddy Devil Halloween Dog Toy

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An eco friendly type of dog toy.

This mischievous devil is bright red in color and has a recycled plastic bottle inside.

Your dog can play with the toy, and crackle and crunch the bottle under the soft outer plush surface.

It’s pretty easy to replace the bottle with another plastic recycled one when you need to.

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Pumpkin Squeaky Plush Toy

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A jolly silly looking orange pumpkin with a fat body and short arms and legs.

This toy has a squeaker, and is about 7 inches in size.

It’s made for medium to large sized dogs. If the arms or legs get pulled off this pumpkin, the dog can still play with the main body with the squeaker.

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Smiley Squeaky Bat Plush Halloween Dog Toy

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An adorable little bat with a smile on his/her face!

This is a stuffed plush bat with a squeaker inside.

It is designed more for medium to large sized dogs, and the bat is 7 x 6 x 3 inches in size.

Even if they rip the wings off the bat, they can still play with the main part of the body that has the squeaker.

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Squeaky Ghost With Ball Halloween Dog Toy

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Excited looking ghost that comes with a rope attachment and ball, and purple print on the ghost.

More for smaller dogs that are lighter chewers, as more powerful chewers may rip the rope and ball off straight away.

Your dog can play with the toy, or it can play with the toy with you by playing tug or war.

The ghost measure 16 inches x 6.3 inches in size.

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20 Piece/10 Pair Halloween Dog Hair Bows

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These are very cute high quality handmade halloween themed hair bows with a rubber band on the back for attachments.

They are around 1.5 inches to 2 inches in width, and made with soft stiff cotton that holds its shape, and a rhinestone backing. 

The colors really stand out, and the different halloween themes/patterns are pumpkins, skull prints, bats and other similar designs.

They are perfect for a dog groomer.

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Pumpkin Dog Halloween Bow Tie

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An awesome little handcrafted (hand sewn) bow tie with lots of character – orange with a pumpkin pattern.

There are 3 different sizes available for cats, small dogs and large dogs respectively.

They attach to your dog’s collar with elastic.

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