So, what is your Dog going to be this Halloween -- scary, spooky, or just plain cute? If you haven't decided on a costume yet, check out the hottest selling ones this year.

Dogs love Halloween too, they probably just haven't told you yet. They want to be seen in the hottest and most trendy Halloween costumes, because as you know, there's not a creature on this planet who doesn't like getting something tasty for free. So it's important that your dog looks good in order to attract attention and get as many treats as possible.

According to, here are the Top 10 Most Popular Dog costumes for 2017.

  1. Pumpkin
  2. Hot dog
  3. Dog, lion or pirate (3-way tie)
  4. Bumblebee
  5. Devil
  6. Batman character
  7. Ghost
  8. Cat
  9. Witch
  10. Star Wars character

An estimated 16 percent of people celebrating Halloween will dress their pets in costumes in 2017, according to the National Retail Foundation.

There are also some caution and red flags to look for when dressing up your dog. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals warns owners that for some pets, wearing a costume may cause undue stress, and the ASPCA recommends that you don’t put your dog in a costume unless you know he or she loves it.

If one of the top costumes on the list is not something you think works for your dog, then you might get an idea of how to dress your pooch from this photo gallery of some local dogs and the costumes they chose:

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