Shopping for dog costumes for a large dog breed like the German Shepherd can be a pain!
Most costumes are made for small and medium dog breeds, which can make sizing an issue.
That’s what we put together this guide for though – to identify some of the best Halloween Costumes For German Shepherd Dogs and similar large breed dog costumes.
No dog should have to miss out on the Halloween or dress up fun.
Let’s take a look at the costumes available!
Halloween Costumes For German Shepherd Dogs & Large Breed Dogs
Lion Mane Costume For Dogs
Want your dog to be the pride of the jungle this halloween?
This partciular mane comes in a variety of colors from dark brown, to even black and white.
It fits necks between about 23 to 31 inches.
It’s made of faux fur and polyester, and has elastic adjustable bands for tying.
The good thing about a lion mane is it looks fantastic, but you don’t have to worry about costume sizing around your dog’s actual body.
The safest and probably the best pick of the bunch.
Big Dogs Superman Dog Costume
Everyone knows and mostly loves superman, and this costume has the notorious blue and red colors that will make your dog look like a true superhero.
Officially licensed, this set comes with a chest piece, cape, and belt.
Sizes come in 2XL and 3XL.
A few things to be aware of with this costume – the cape is a bit long so may need some pinning up, and the velcro straps aren’t the strongest, so may also need some extra support.
If you have a dog with a really thick neck and chest, this costume can be a bit tight – check measurements carefully.
Big Dog Robin Dog Costume
The perfect sidekick superhero dog costume.
Officially licensed by DC Comics, this one comes with a red shirt with green sleeves and attached cape, and also includes a black eye mask
Comes in XXL, and XXXL.
- XXXL roughly fits dogs 38 inches neck to tail and 35 inches around the chest – but does tend to run a bit small.
The cape is long, but can be pinned back up.
Big Dogs Wonder Woman Dog Costume
Do you think you’re dog is a bit of a super woman with the things she does?
Why not check out this Wonderman dog costume as an alternative to the boys’ superman costume.
This one comes with a dress and headpiece.
Comes in XXL, and XXXL. XXXL is estimate for 38 inches from neck to tail, and 35 inches around the chest
Big Dogs Pirate Girl Dog Costume
Arrrrrgh me hearties!
For a funny change up, why not dress your furry girlfriend up as a cute pirate?
This one comes in 6 sizes – all the way up to 3XL.
It comes with a pirate dress, and hat.
Big Dog Despicable Me 2 Minion Dog Costume
An adorable Despicable me dog costume.
Includes the blue and yellow Minion jumpsuit, and google eyes headpiece.
It’s officially licensed, and comes in 6 sizes up to 3XL.
This costume runs a bit small, and the back legs can be tricky to fit into the back leg holes sometimes, so be aware of these things and know what to expect.
Big Dog The Incredible Hulk Dog Costume
Another officially licensed dog costume – this time you can turn your dog into a big green monster.
This Incredible Hulk costume comes as a padded body costume, and a headpiece.
The headpiece can be a bit small, and the front legs can be a bit long, but the costume itself looks OK.
There are two sizes – 2XL and 3XL.
Big Dog Rasta Dog Costume
What an awesome costume with heaps of flavor and character – who doesn’t love Rasta’s?
This Rasta costume comes with a shirt with pattern in black, green, red and yellow, and also includes a colorfully patterned Rasta hat.
In honesty, the headpiece and dreds you’ll probably find a bit hard to put on, or keep on your dog.
It’s more likely you’ll just have the shirt on them.
Comes in 6 sizes up to 3 XL.
Big Dog Captain America Dog Costume
A dog costume made especially for big dogs. This Captain America costume features a shirt in red, white and blue with star accents, and includes a blue hat adorned with the letter A.
Comes in 2 sizes – 2X and XXXL.
Best for big sized breeds of dog. XXXL is designed to fit dogs with 38 inches neck to tail, and 35 inches around the chest measurements.
Top Paw Extra Extra Large Monkey Costume For Dogs
A very simple monkey costume with a hoodie that goes over the top of your dog and you tighten with a velcro closure on the chest.
It also has a cute little banana feature on one of the front legs.
Size is an XXL – fits dogs up to 70-90lbs.
Green and Yellow Dragon Dog Costume
A simple green and yellow hooded jumpsuit with 4 leg holes.
Soft, with button closure so it’s easy to put on and take off.
Available in 5 sizes – 3XL to 7XL. Best suited for small to medium/large sized breeds of dog.
Uncle Sam Big Dog Costume
A beautiful large breeds costumes that includes red and white striped vest, blue bowtie, blue cape with white stars and matching hat headpiece.
Comes in 2 sizes – 2X and XXXL.
XXXL fits dogs 38 inches neck to tail and 35 inches around the chest, so can fit dogs up to the large breed category such as German Shepherds (depending on body shape).
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