8 Fun Ways to Celebrate National Dress Up Your Pet Day!


If you love your pet as much a we love ours, then TODAY is the day to celebrate National Dress Up Your Pet Day! We are going to make the cutest darn costume ever and make our doggie feel extra special! We are celebrating NATIONAL DRESS UP YOUR PET DAY, and we want you to join us! Do you like celebrating year round? If you don’t like to wait for major national holidays to roll around, then start celebrating the lesser known holidays {like National Dress Up Your Pet Day!}

Did you know that just about every day of the year has been designated as a “holiday”? Celebrating the wacky and fun day can bring tons of enjoyment. That’s why we are planning on making every day a holiday. Here are a few Fun Ways to Celebrate National Dress Up Your Pet Day!

8 Fun Ways to Celebrate National Dress Up Your Pet Day!

National Dress Up Your Pet Day

What is National Dress Up Your Pet Day? Well, National Dress Up Your Pet Day was created for pet lovers to celebrate their pets and make a special day just for them. It’s also a day to support the pet fashion community.

National Dress Up Your Pet Day is celebrated on January 14th of each year. National Dress Up Your Pet Day was founded in 2009 by Celebrity Pet Lifestyle Expert, Colleen Paige.

We can’t think of a better day than today to DRESS UP YOUR PET! If you don’t have one, why not adopt one? Here are some ways we came up with to celebrate the day. Be sure to check out the other fun and wacky January holidays you can celebrate with us!

National Dress Up Your Pet Day

How Are You Going to Celebrate?

How are you going to celebrate National Dress Up Your Pet Day? We are going to make a DIY costume and dress up our little furry friend!

National Dress Up Your Pet Day

DIY Pet Costumes to Make

Dog Unicorn Costume

1.  Unicorn Costume for Your Dog ~  Your dog will have never looked so cute. (gasp) This tutorial for making a unicorn costume for your dog has step-by-step instructions so anyone can do it.

pinapple dog costume

2. DIY Pineapple Costume ~ There’s no reason not to showcase  summer fruit…on your pet. We are so in love with this costume that makes us yearn for warm skies and the sweet fruit of summer.

DIY Smores Dog Costume

3. DIY S’mores Dog Costume ~ Grab your glue gun! For a super easy costume to make using only 3 items, this tutorial is for you. It’s got all the elements you’d want for a dress up your pet day costume. It’s cute, easy, and original.

starbucks dog costume

4. Starbucks Latte Costume ~ Since pretty much everyone loves dogs, coffee and easy costumes we can’t think of a better tutorial for the day. Grab an old white t-shirt and a sharpie and you are almost set!

business costume dog

5. Business Dog Costume ~ This is the ultimate upcycled costume. Got an old dress shirt? Use it to make the cutest business dog costume around with almost no effort!

DIY Warm Dog Scarf

6. DIY Warm Dog Scarf ~ Sometimes useful items can be ornamental, too. Make your furry friend a scarf and use it to dress him or her up!

Pet Gifts

striped turtle neck

7. Stripe Turtle Neck ~ (affiliate link used) If DIY isn’t your thing, then pick up a turtle neck shirt for your furry friend. Seriously adorable, right?

dog collar

8. Dog Collar ~ (affiliate link used) It’s amazing how much fashion sense a collar can bring to your pet. Snazz up your pet with a fabulous collar if they don’t like “dress up”!




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