Hospital pets on parade: Top Halloween costumes of 2013

Hospital pets on parade: Top Halloween costumes of 2013

These veterinary client and team member pets all win the award for "best sport" this Halloween.
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Oct 22, 2013
By dvm360.com staff

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1. Cleo-catra

Maggie's costume is very fitting of her purrsonality. What cat doesn't dream of ruling over Ancient Egypt—or your veterinary clinic?

Photo courtesy of Rose City Veterinary Hospital in Portland, Ore.

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2. Pirate

"Alright, alright, I'll wear the costume. Arrgh you happy now?"

Photo courtesy of Bellevue Animal Hospital in Bellevue, Neb.

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3. Princess

Spankie the princess is sitting pretty on her throne.

Photo courtesy of Sullivan Veterinary Service in Sullivan, Wis.

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4. Waldo

Searching for the best costume? We spy another cute contender!

Photo courtesy of Bellevue Animal Hospital in Bellevue, Neb.

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5. Sailor

Harlow is ready to sail the seven seas—just don't ask him to man the poop deck.

Photo courtesy of Rose City Veterinary Hospital in Portland, Ore.

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6. Batdog

Oreo still can't believe he saved his entire family from that evil squirrel.

Photo courtesy of Bellevue Animal Hospital in Bellevue, Neb.

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7. Party animal

This little piggy is ready to party!

Photo courtesy of Sullivan Veterinary Service in Sullivan, Wis.

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8. Turtle

Pavlov isn't slowing down this year—or anytime soon.

Photo courtesy of Bellevue Animal Hospital in Bellevue, Neb.

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9. Ram

Harlow is taking on Halloween head-first this year.

Photo courtesy of Rose City Veterinary Hospital in Portland, Ore.

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10. Mickey Mouse

Halloween is such a magical time for Stella.

Photo courtesy of Bellevue Animal Hospital in Bellevue, Neb.

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11. Snowman

This costume is snow good!

Photo courtesy of Sullivan Veterinary Service in Sullivan, Wis.

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12. Clown

MacEwan can be such a clown sometimes.

Photo courtesy of Bellevue Animal Hospital in Bellevue, Neb.

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13. Yoda

"Get me out of this costume you will," says Otis the Jedi Master.

Photo courtesy of Bellevue Animal Hospital in Bellevue, Neb.

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14. Superdog

Did somebody call for a super hero?

Photo courtesy of Bellevue Animal Hospital in Bellevue, Neb.

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15. "Jailhouse Rock" Elvis

You dig this costume? Skippy says, "Thank ya, thank ya very much."

Photo courtesy of Bellevue Animal Hospital in Bellevue, Neb.

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16. Wonder Woman

Daisy is determined to fight for justice, peace and treats for all pets far and wide.

Photo courtesy of Spring Creek Animal Hospital in Tomball, Texas

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