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Yee-haw! Lori S.'s Chihuahua Poncho horses around their Kettering, Ohio neighborhood, giving cowboys a lift.
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LADYBUG & BUMBLE BEE
Phil and Sarah P. of Bozeman, Mont., helped cats Bentley and Bailey "bug out" for Halloween.
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Just like her fashionista namesake, Dawn Z. of Howell, N.J., made sure dog Carrie Bradshaw's costume was nothing short of fabulous.
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Hard as he may try, Diane B.'s dog couldn't keep his identity a secret for long. "My black lab Bear is a superhero by night!" the Edmonton, Alberta resident writes.
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Don't let Ringo's costume fool you. "In real life, he's a total angel!" writes Robbi F. of Atlanta.
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For Bella's first Halloween, Emily B. of Matthews, N.C., played to her dog's ladylike qualities. "She is so cute!" she writes. "I had to make sure I got a picture of her with her first pumpkin as well."
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Dressing up is a family affair for Renee B. of Miami. "My husband and I were both pirates last Halloween, so of course my fur baby Kobe had to be a pirate as well," she writes. "Kobe actually didn't seem to mind wearing the costume!"
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Someone's really getting into the spirit! "Fearghus O'Cattahan is udderly excited about Halloween!" writes Jennifer E. of Columbus, Ohio.
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Looks like Sage M. of Baton Rouge, La., has a natural charmer in dog Caleb. "This costume matched his personality," she writes. "And I didn't even have to make him carry the pipe in this mouth."
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When it came time to pick Beans's costume, Whitney T. of Vancouver, B.C., knew just the right animal for her pooch. "He's always been more of a lion than a dog!" she writes.
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PRISONERS & COP
When she needs someone to police her pets, Rhonda C. of Philadelphia, Penn., knows just who to call. "Pippin, the Puli, is the guardian of my two Lowchens (Sawyer and Nadia), so it was quite appropriate to dress Pippin as the policeman and the Lowchens as little convicts," she writes.
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Emily J. of Los Angeles, Calif., knows that if you stare too long at her pretty kitty, she'll put a spell on you.
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CHICKEN & PIG
Lauren C. of Fort Collins, Colo., knows the trick to a good ensemble is reusability. "This doubled as a Halloween costume and mascots for my son's barnyard-themed first birthday party!" she writes.
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India L. of Richmond, Va., helped her Great Dane spread his mythological wings. "[This is] Charlton as a Pegasus," she writes.
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More so than Heather U. of Chicago, Ill., it's cat Binka who's most looking forward to the holiday. "Binka is all ready for Halloween in her skeleton costume!" she writes.
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Scooter proved he really is man's best friend when he "decided to be Batman for last year's Halloween," writes Anna O. of New York, N.Y.
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Elle K. of Iowa City, Iowa, kept it local when choosing her dog's get-up. "Ani dressed in a Hawkeye cheerleading costume, the mascot for the Iowa Hawkeyes," she writes.
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Otis put his love of seafood on display when he dressed as his "favorite crustacean," writes Kiran T. of New York, N.Y.
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Unfortunately for Sasha, it's owner Megan P. of Cleveland, Ohio, who calls the costume shots. "Needless to say she wasn't as excited about the costume as her owner was!" she writes.
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What has 12 legs and four eyes? Callie the cat, "all decked out in her scary spider costume," writes Lisa H. of Minneapolis, Minn.
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PUSS IN BOOTS
Should she ever find herself in a duel, Nicki K. of Lahaina, Hawaii, can count on crime-fighting feline Rusty to come to her defense.
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Uh-oh! "Looks like someone was monkey-ing around in the Halloween treats!" writes Chopper R. of Seymour, Conn.
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Deanna J. of Seattle, Wash., helped her cuddly canine achieve an out-of-this-world Halloween look. "Everyone tells us our Shih Tzu Bailey looks just like an Ewok," she writes. "So this year we sent him back to Endor to embrace his inner Star Wars character!"
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Someone's fallen under her own spell! "Sadie's trying to figure out if she wants to sit still for the photo and get the treat, or chase after the poor mail man," writes Melani A. of South Bend, Ind.
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WITCH, ROCKER & BAT
It's three times the terrifying charm for Lori D. of Portland, Ore., and her trio of costumed canines. "I do believe in spooks!" she writes.
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Ashley Caswell promises a bug's life for pooch Sookie, who she dresses as a uniquely adorable species: the "puggerpillar."
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Jackie K. of Feasterville, Pa., gets into the aloha spirit with her hula-dancing baby Bella.
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If he's ever in a jam, Mel H. of London, Ontario, can always count on his "Rescue Beagles" to swoop in and save the day.
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Pam P. of Houston, Texas, loves to doll up her 7-year-old Maltese-poodle mix. "Haley is a great dog who loves being spoiled," she writes.
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Talk about service with a smile! When Michele N. of Covington, La., needs a beverage, her pug Maggie May is delighted to wait on her.
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Daisy J. of Santa Ana, Calif., has quite the poser in pup Packer. "His costume is a skeleton and he's rising from the ground," she writes. "He is the most loving pet anyone can have."
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Theresa C. of Havelock, N.C., is the proud owner of the fairest corgi of them all. "She hates it but beauty is sacrifice," she writes of the fairytale-inspired costume. "And she looks so darn cute!"
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Someone's got a webmaster on their hands! Pearl W. has the best kind of spider lying around her Stockton, Calif., home.
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Ashley W. of Lansing, Mich., better be careful dog Cookie doesn't take off and split.
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Micheale R. of Douglasville, Ga., gave her angelic dog Gucci a hellish guise. "She is a little devil so the costume was perfect!" she writes.
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Judy G. of Cape Coral, Fla., let her pup Precious soak in the rays for Halloween. "She is all decked out in her latex, two-piece, shocking pink polka-dot bikini and her Doggles," she writes. "She is such a sun baby."
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Looks like Lisa M. of Roselle, Ill., got JRT ready for the races! "My poor JRT has a jockey on his back and he is the horse," she writes. "He might call the ASPCA if he can find the phone."
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Britta W. of Washington, D.C., made sure her furball was the bee's knees this season. "Dewey looks like he's ready to sting someone in his bee costume, especially since he feels his socks were a fashion faux-paw," she writes.
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PEAS IN A POD
Michele Brown's puppy Sadie knows veggies do a body good, opting for a healthy Halloween getup that's delicious enough to eat.
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Let's be frank: Daisy C. of Medina, Ohio, turned Daisy into a yummy treat. "She loves hot dogs and wanted to be one. She just fits right in," she writes.
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Talk about a crime-fighting cutie! Alissa Lopes's 9-month-old bull terrier Mac is ready to battle some bad guys as the caped crusader.
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Judging by her expression, Grace Wu says if her beagle Helen could talk, she'd say: "I am not a fan of Star Wars."
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The sky's the limit for Charley Drake's hard-rocking pup Charley and his hair-raising rocker do.
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Char-Lynn Griffiths has her husband to thank for her dog's custom costume: "My husband was Indiana Jones for about three years in a row as a kid, so when I was looking for the perfect costume for our 8-month puppy, I found this. Introducing Eddie'ana Jones. He's ready to solve mysteries!"
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What a "Thriller!" Seth Stein's 5-year-old Doberman pays tribute to the late King of Pop, complete with sparkly glove and red jacket.
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Just because it's Halloween, doesn't mean Erin Cullison's Pomeranian Beckham is stepping out in anything less than flattering: "We thought the spots looked nice with his coat!"
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Captain Freddie may seem sweet for a swashbuckler, but owner Kinzey Patton warns: "He's a terror of the high seas! Watch out or he'll make you walk the plank!"
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Oink, oink! Courtney Davis's parti poodle Tuesday knows how to get piggy with it.
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Don't let the yawn fool you! Nicky Dietz's doggie detective is no slouch at sniffing out the problem.
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While Jenna Huppler was aiming for a more adorable effect, her serious kitty had something else in mind: "Norman Bates channeling his namesake."
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Orange you glad to see him? Melissa Castillo's dog Lucky proves he's the pride of the patch in this precious pumpkin costume.
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Jeanne Henderson didn't have to look far for costume ideas: "My brother calls our Pomeranian Star a toilet scrubber, so that is what we dressed her like for Halloween. We even had a blow-up toilet to hold the candy."
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WITCH & DRAGON
It's all naughty and not-so-nice for Keana Kalani's pair of Yorkies, with Ariel bewitching her doggy sibling and Jedi sinking his teeth into a dragon costume.
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CAPTAIN JACK SPARROW
Making a ploy for arrr-guably the cutest costume, Rachel Smith's Pekingese Simba channels Johnny Depp's Pirates of the Caribbean character.
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Looks like Kate Turnball's dog took dressing up to heart: "Megatron a.k.a. Meggie in her Halloween costume looking a little spooked herself!"
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Melissa Mekeel's supernatural mutt strikes fear and fawning in his owner's heart: "He's so cute it's frightful!"
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Mom Renee Kala had a hunch about what somebunny needed: "Saw the pumpkin outfit at the store and knew right away I had to get it for my rabbit Boots!"