Homemade Dog Costume Ideas

Fun And Fabulous Homemade Dog Costume Ideas
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If you are in search of some ideas for dog costumes for your child, you are in luck! On this page, we have a large variety of pictures that will assist in providing inspiration for transforming a child into their favorite furry friend.


Ideas For Dog Costumes – Simple Creation Ideas for Transforming a Child into Their Favorite Furry Friend

Children of all ages absolutely adore dogs. They are fascinated by the animal’s loyalty to them, their ability to learn tricks, touching the hair that covers their body, and the wet kisses that dogs often cover them in. Many children love their pet dogs so much that they want to dress up like them for Halloween, costume parties, and other social events involving dress up. As you look at the pictures we have posted below, you will discover many unique ideas that will leave your child looking like their favorite canine.
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Dog Costume Ideas
Photo courtesy of: Dreamymo

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Dog Costume Ideas
Photo courtesy of: Stacie -
Cambridge Springs, PA


I made this pink poodle costume for my daughter Devvan. She was absolutely adorable; don't you think she was cute?
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Dog Costume Ideas
Photo courtesy of: Tina - Cheektowaga, NY

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Dog Costume Ideas
Photo courtesy of: Helen - Salt Lake City, UT


Prior to making this costume, I had made my son Connor a stuffed Dalmation that he carried around with him wherever he went. So when it came time to make him a costume, the stuffed Dalmation was my inspiration and I decided to make him a costume to match.
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Dog Costume Ideas
Photo courtesy of: Linda- Pineville, KY

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Dog Costume Ideas
Photo courtesy of: Mylene - Fremont, CA

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Dog Costume Ideas

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Now that you have looked through our pictures of dog costume ideas, it is quite likely that you have developed a few ideas on how to successfully create a dog costume for your kid. When looking for dog costume ideas, it is important to consider a couple of different factors before deciding on a particular look. First, does your child want to look like a favorite dog character – such as Astro from “The Jetsons”, Blue from “Blue’s Clues”, Bandit in “Johnny Quest”, or “Krypto the Superdog” – or would they prefer to look like their favorite type of real dog, such as a Dalmatian or a bulldog?

The next factor that should be taken into consideration is the color of the dog that the child will dress up as, and the general temperament of the canine. Once you have some details down, it will be easy for you to put together a costume. Below, you will find a set of simple instructions for a dog costume for kids:

Instructions for a Kid’s Dog Costume

Items Needed:
  • A Pair of Brown Hooded Pajamas
  • Felt Fabric
  • Face Paint

Step 1: The first step is to create white spots using the felt fabric that you have acquired for the project. Simply cut the pieces in various shapes that reflect the spots that would be found on a dog and glue the pieces to the hooded pajamas that you are utilizing for the costume.

Step 2: It is important to cut two pieces of felt that may be used for the ears. Once you have done this, simply glue the ears to the hood of the hooded pajamas.

Step 3: Next, you will take the face paint and use it to transform the face of the child into the face of a dog. In order to do this, simply create a black triangle on the nose. Then, draw a line from the center of the nose to the center of the top lip. You may then place dots where the whiskers would be and draw the whiskers on the cheeks. You may also elect to draw a spot around the eye.

If you have any dog costume ideas, or have created a dog costume for kids, we would love to hear from you! We are in need of pictures from our readers, instruction guides from our readers, and any other tips and suggestions that you may have. In submitting your ideas, you will be helping our visitors in coming up with their own costume creation ideas. It does not matter if your costume reflects a well-known dog character, your own dog, or a dog type, in general. We look forward to learning how you have created your own canine-inspired costumes!

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