This is the season to join in on all the spooky October festivities and dressing up in fun Halloween costumes. We want the entire family to get out and enjoy the spirited activities. What’s cuter than a family costume theme? One that includes your furry companions of course!
We see our pets as family, and as such we want them to be able to enjoy all the fun Howl-O-Ween has to offer.
Grab your treat bags and those leashes, we’re taking the entire family trick-or-treating. Here are our favorite eight spirited Halloween costumes that fit the bill for the entire squad.
Eight festive Halloween costumes for the entire family
Pumpkin is the go-to for just about everything this time of year. So why not show your love for pumpkin spice and everything nice by representing the entire patch! It’s a simple Halloween costume idea that is easy for the whole family to wear comfortably. Watch out Trick-or-Treaters family pumpkin patch is coming through!
Speaking of Pumpkin, it is a popular name for pet parents. We found more than 928 pet names inspired by the name pumpkin in our Trupanion database of insured pets.
The most famous street in the world
If you’ve got little ones in the family, or you’ve come of age since 1969, You’ve probably watched “Sesame Street” a few times. The television show has broadcast over 49 years, and many versatile characters have appeared on the beloved children’s television program. Added bonus, most of these characters are very pet-friendly! Your best mate could dress up as Elmo, Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch or Grover, just to name a few. Similarly, Elmo is a big hit with the pet parents, as there are over 160 pets with this lovable name. These popular animated characters allow room for creativity, imagination, and bold color choices if you choose to design your own Halloween costume.
Haunt the Trick-Or-Treat trail
Ghosts, ghouls, and goblins are some of the few eerie haunts that ring in the Halloween season. A ghost costume for Halloween is not only a classic but a simple and fun costume that is comfortable for everyone in the family, including your furry friend! Your spirit suit can be easily customized for anyone or get creative by designing your own. With just over 32 Goblin inspired pet names floating around our Trupanion database, we’re sure some pups and kitties will be ready for the festivities. Happy haunting!
Take a magical journey
Magical spells, fantastic creatures, and charmed objects run the wizarding realm. So, grab a broomstick, memorize your favorite spell, and pick out your best robes for trick-or-treating with your four-legged friend and family. Without a doubt, you can expect o’ lot of candy, wearing these mystical costumes!
The most Incredible time of year
It’s an Incredible time of year for the Incredible family! We all love this superfamily and all want the opportunity to dress up like super-heroes? Dressing up like the Incredible family gives you the chance to be elastic, run with super speed, or become invisible. Sounds like your all set for a super Halloween night.
Classic monster Icons
Halloween is the time for thrills, shrills, and monsters. Everyone loves a classic. So, why not try dressing as Frankenstein, Creature from the Black Lagoon, Wolfman, or Bride of Frankenstein? These Halloween icons we’re a popular namesake in our Trupanion database, with over 40 pets named Frankenstein and 149 pets named Phantom sounds like it’s a graveyard smash. Also, the classic monster pack includes over seven characters to choose from, so plenty of opportunities for bigger families with multiple pets. And it would be fun to watch some of the classic movies to get in the holiday spirit.
Food trucks have become the new way to grab a snack, try a new food, or get dinner with friends or family. Why not take your love of food trucks to the next level and dress up as your favorite? The possibilities are endless – tacos, avocado, biscuit, burger or brat- have fun! Also, for families, it would be a creative way to learn about new foods and the opportunity to design your own Halloween costume. And yes, food trucks for your furry friend are a real thing!
Get upside down with Halloween
Something sure is eerie this Howl-o-ween. Let’s get upside down with the creepy world of Netflix’s hit television show “Stranger Things”. The beloved gang is out and about trying to figure out what the strange occurrences are in their sleepy town, and you should join in on the fun. Because over half the characters in the show are kids, it’s a wonderful opportunity if you have quite a few furry companions in the household. Also, some fun characters to dress up as would be Chief Jim Hopper, the creepy Demogorgon, or evil mad scientist from Hawkins Lab.
Halloween is a great time to get out into the spirit of the season, have fun with your four-legged friend, and dress up in some creative Halloween costumes. Please keep your pet’s safety at the forefront. You don’t want an unexpected trip to the vet clinic during this spooky season!
Halloween and pet safety should go hand-in-hand. Always remember to tailor your pet’s costume so it is safe and comfortable for them. Your pet should be able to move easily, use the bathroom without fuss, be safe in their leash or harness, and not be able to digest any part of their costume.
What is your favorite Halloween costume to wear with your furry friend and family? Bonus treats for pictures!