People Have Been Turning Their Dogs Into Terrifyingly Cute Tarantula Dogs

Halloween makes the perfect excuse to adorn your home with all sorts of spooky décor. But more than that, it also means it’s time to dress up your pets at home! Sure, you can always play it safe and cute by dressing them up as unicorns or even as Marilyn Monroe. However, if you’re looking for something that can send chills down everyone’s spines, then this tarantula dog costume is your best bet.

Remember the video of a “mutant giant spider dog” that went viral sometime in 2014? Well, now’s your chance to turn your dog into one! Amazon is selling a variety of spider pup costumes that will instantly transform your pooch into an enormous eight-legged freak. Just imagine the horrified look on the faces of your unsuspecting loved ones or neighbors upon seeing your new “pet”!

dachshund dressed like a spider
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Turn your pet into a terrifying eight-legged freak with this tarantula dog costume!

tarantula dog costume for halloween


spider costume for pets

Made of polyester, the costumes feature plush fabric that resembles real spider hair. They also come complete with wobbly eyes and eight bendable legs which allow for multiple poses. In addition, they also feature adjustable Velcro straps to ensure a secure and snug fit under your dog’s belly. And the best part? They come in a wide variety of designs and sizes, so you actually have plenty of options to choose from.

tarantula dog costume


realistic spider costume for pets

Just like real tarantulas, the costumes come with fur trims in different colors. There’s orange, brown, gray, and black. So, you can choose the one that best matches your pooch’s fur. In terms of sizes, you can choose among extra-small, small, medium, large, extra-large, and double extra-large.

realistic tarantula dog costume


dog dressed like a tarantula

Extra-small has a length of 8 inches, so it’s ideal for chihuahua, Yorkshire terrier, Bichon Frise, Maltese, and miniature pinscher. Small measures 12 inches in length, making it ideal for dachshund-miniature, Norfolk terrier, Pekingese, Pomeranian, and toy poodle.

tarantula dog costume size guide

Meanwhile, if you have a beagle, dachshund, Lhasa Apso, miniature Scottie, or a pug, you can go for the Medium size. For big dog breeds such as Labrador, golden retriever, and German shepherd, it’s advisable to go for Large up to Double Extra-large to ensure a comfortable fit. However, keep in mind that the size will still depend on your dog’s actual build.

german shepherd dressed like a spider

And once you’ve got your dog dressed up like a gargantuan spider, the next thing to do is build a giant cobweb to complete your ultimate Halloween prank setup!

Get yours here.