Chihuahua Halloween Costume Ideas

As you're probably aware, the scariest holiday of the year is fast-approaching. If you're a Chihuahua owner, you should allow your tiny canine companion to take part in the Halloween festivities this year by dressing them up in a cute costume. Even if you plan on staying inside for the night, trick-or-treaters are sure to get a kick out of seeing your Chihuahua dressed up in a costume. So just what costume should you choose? There's really no wrong choice as long as you and your Chihuahua are having fun, but keep reading and we'll give you a couple ideas for 2013 Halloween.


Cute Chihuahua Honey BeeOne of the most popular Chihuahua costumes year-round is the bumble-bee outfit. This is a simple one-piece costume with black and yellow stripes and a hood. Even though it's not the most frightening choice for the spooky holiday, it's still perfect for Chihuahuas. Lets face it, Chihuahuas are naturally cute and adorable, and seeing them dressed up in a bumble-bee outfit is sure to put a smile on anyone's face. If you're interested in a bumble-bee outfit or any other Chihuahua costume, take a look at our page dedicated to these outfits.

Devil Costume

If you're looking for a more "spooky" costume for your Chihuahua, you should consider a devil outfit. There are a couple different types of devil costumes available, including a one-piece and two-piece. Whatever devil costume you choose, make sure it comes with horns and a tail. When it comes time for Halloween, there's no better way to show off the festive spirit of your Chihuahua than by dressing them up in a cute, yet scary, devil costume.


Who doesn't love a Chihuahuas dressed up as dinosaurs? These one-piece costumes are simple, yet create a hilarious look that's perfect for Halloween. Most of the ones you'll find for sale through our website and other marketplaces are dark green in color with spikes running down the back. Once you've dressed your Chihuahua up in a cute dinosaur costume, they'll look like the smallest dinosaur to walk the earth.

Hot Dog

If you want to keep your Chihuahua's costume kid-friendly and not spooky, you should consider dressing them in a hot dog outfit. As the name suggests, these are outfits that make your Chihuahua look like a hot dog. Typically, they have a two small buns off to the side, while the top looks like the wiener. When your Chihuahua is dressed up in this classic costume, they will look like a walking hot dog.

Halloween Costume Tips

Whether you plan on staying in and watching a movie or going over to a friend's house for a party, you should dress your Chihuahua up in a costume so they can take part in the activities. With that said, there are a couple of things you should be aware of, one of which is your Chihuahua's safety. If your Chihuahua barks and tried to attack strangers at the door, you should keep them quarantined off to a separate are in your home.

Something else you should be aware of is the comfort level of your Chihuahua when they're dressed up in a costume. While they may be fine in it for an hour or so, some costumes can rub the skin the wrong way, causing discomfort and even pain. Give your Chihuahua a break and don't force them to wear their costume for hours on end.