Bewitching Guide to Halloween Costumes

Like everybody else this haunted holiday, your dog needs a costume – and there are plenty of places to find one. Traditional favorites are the ballerina's tutu and the Superman suit; however, the French maid and the Egyptian are also popular.

We scoured the Web to come up with a buyer's guide to bewitching dog duds – from devils to witches to pumpkins to ghosts – even a king and queen. We even found a bird costume or two. Here's the scoop:

  • Angel. An Angel or Devil? Maybe this year allow your favorite little angel to dress up. This adorable dog costume comes with wings and a charming halo for $12.95. If your dog's feeling devilish, you'll find a devil dog with red cape and horns, also $12.95, at www.anniescostumes.com. For your cat, these costumes are available from www.catplaytoys.com.
  • SuperDOG. Perfect for that special dog in your life. The superdog comes with powers that allows your dog to be a hero for the night. Available for $13.95 at www.anniescostumes.com.
  • Top Hat and Tails. For the most elegant cat in your life a "Top Hat & Tails" is an excellent costume to make your feline a distinguished fellow. Available at www.costumesinc.com for $9.99. A black top coat and hat is available for your canine friend for $21.95, at www.anniescostumes.com.
  • Birdie Bunny and Feather Witch. What about the bird in your life? You can dress him up as a feather witch, a love birdie – even your favorite Uncle Sam. Costumes are sized to fit both smaller and larger birds and range in price from $25.95 to $29.95. Available from www.featherwear.com.
  • Pumpkin. Turn your pooch into a pumpkin with Ragdog's bright orange panne velvet costume complete with a jolly jack o' lantern face grinning on the back. There's also a green and purple dragon, a fearsome red devil, a pretty pink tulle and satin tutu or a colorful jester, all approximately $50.00 to $60.00 each at www.ragdog.com.
  • French Maid. Fireman, clergy or even a lace-trimmed French maid costume, $59.99 to $89.99, depending on size. Available from www.Doggyduds.com.
  • King and Queen. Gorgeous extravagant red robed costumes available from Ursula's Costumes, which is perfect for any pair. For prices and information, visit www.ursulascostumes.com.

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