Photo gallery: Top dog Howl-o-ween costumes in 2012

Photo gallery: Top dog Howl-o-ween costumes in 2012

Let's be honest: The best pumpkin, pirate, and popcorn costumes tend to have four legs and a tail. Check out these Halloweenie dogs who make the holiday a lot less scary and a lot more fun for you and your veterinary team.
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Oct 23, 2012
By dvm360.com staff

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1. Cowgirl

Penny the Cowgirl is ready to lasso up some fun this Halloween.

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2. PUPcorn

Paris the poodle is ready for a scary movie night—are you?

Photo courtesy of Dr. Lorraine Penick
Beltway Animal Clinic

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3. Frog

This froggy doggy is already good at catching flies—or least chasing them.

Photo courtesy of Sabrina Harris
Veterinary nurse
Animal Care Centers

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4. Pumpkin

Orange is definitely this PUPkin's color.

Photo courtesy of Alicia Trullinger

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5. Devil

Being naughty is a tough job but somebody's got to do it.

Photo courtesy of Getty Images

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6. Jockey dog

We don't know about you, but our money is on this horse—err dog.

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7. Tuxedo

Breaking news: Ike is officially red-carpet ready.

Photo courtesy of Adrienne Wagner

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8. Pirate

Arrrgh you dressing up Halloween? If not, Rosie the mini dachshund might make you walk the plank.

Photo courtesy of Barbara Pinker, CVT
Hospital Manager
Jacksonville Veterinary Hospital

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9. Football player

"Blue forty-two! Hut, hut, hike," says Scott before he tackles the treat jar.

Photo courtesy of Chelsea Linden

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10. Bat

Be on the lookout for dogs going batty this time of year.

Photo courtesy of Alicia Trullinger

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11. Princess

Cooper isn't as cute as a real Disney princess—he's cuter!

Photo courtesy of Mindy Valcarcel

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