Dressing up pets for Halloween requires care, consideration.

Amy Carotenuto, Executive Director
 |  The Daytona Beach News-Journal

Dressing up in a Halloween costume with your best friend is pretty standard, but what if your best friend is your dog or even your cat?  Pets can participate in the Halloween fun thanks to the many adorable, funny and unexpected dog costumes out there.

Safety is an important consideration if your pet will be dressing up for Halloween this year. Whether you shop or make the costume yourself, ensure that the costume is safe and comfortable for your companion.

Pets should be able to walk, sit and move normally when wearing the costume. Look for costumes made of soft, stretchy material that moves with them. Although costumes should allow plenty of room for movement, make sure they aren’t too big or loose.  Costumes that are too big could cause your pet to feel like they will fall, which could cause

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