Howl-oween’s Anything But Tame with Target’s Cute Pet Costumes

October 6, 2016 - Article reads in
Bullseye the dog wears a lion headpiece with fuzzy feet. On each side are a dog and cat in costume.

Costume contests might get a little slobbery this year—these quirky pet get-ups are about to steal the show. So if you’re having a ruff time finding just the right look for your furry friend, look no further! Tiny t-rex? Giant tarantula? Plate of spaghetti? We’ve got them, plus over 90 more costumes for canines at Target and They’re super cute…no lyin’!

Bullseye the dog poses in a lion costume.Who dreams up these tricks and treats? Target’s internal design team is on the prowl all year, scanning social media, soaking up pop culture, researching trends in kid and adult costumes, and even taking in the annual Haute Dog Howl’oween parade. Since first rolling out pet costumes in 2006, they’ve gone bigger each year, making sure there’s a fresh batch of fun that reflects the times (Pet President, anyone?).

Take a peek:
Dogs pose in presidential and hot dog costumes.Whether your pooch is running for office or running to the hot dog stand, she'll be best-dressed.
Dogs pose in BB8 and Rufferee costumes.Have out-of-this-world fun with BB8, or live by the rules with your favorite Rufferee.

And we haven’t forgotten feisty felines. For the first time this year, we tested adding cat costumes to our mix, and they’ve been flying off the shelves!

Cats pose in strawberry and taco costumes.

He'll look sweet in a strawberry coat, or try the taco look for a little more spice.

Cats pose in shark and witch hats.Can't imagine your cat in a full costume? Try a tiny shark or witch hat!

So pounce on your top pick now while supplies last, and stay tuned for an even bigger and spookier selection of pet costumes next year. Happy Howl-oween!

Still need ghoulishly great kid or adult costumes, candy, home decor and more? Target and are your Halloween headquarters. 

And if you’re out and about with your kiddos on Saturday, Oct. 29, stop by your local Target between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. for a free goodie bag and other giveaways, while supplies last. Kids are encouraged to wear their costumes! Get the details here

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