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Definitive Proof Dogs Are Better At Halloween Than People

10/29/2015 09:25 EDT | Updated 10/30/2015 01:59 EDT

Cat haters, dog lovers, cat lovers, and dog haters, it’s that cordial time of the year to put conditioned biases aside and appreciate the art that is dressing up pets for Halloween.

So for just a few minutes, forget the weight of all those perennial think pieces raising questions of morality over the sale and appropriation of certain eyebrow-raising costumes.

This is not a forum for that. This is a place to appreciate bitsy costumes for dogs ambivalent to the human joy they bring this time of the year.

Dogs can be flowers..

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Scary lions..

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And tigers..

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And monkeys, oh my!

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They can pull off bum-pumpkins..

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Rainbow mohawks..

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And channel Scarlett O’Hara in a full emerald hoop-skirt gown.

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They can be super heroes..

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And if someone else rolls up at the party in the same costume..

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They don’t care.

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Paw-lease, whatever.

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Zero f***s.

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They can be serious..

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Career-minded..

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With dreams of touching the sky

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Or being dressed in a Zorro cape

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They make a certain costume timeless

Hot dog case No. 1

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Hot dog case No. 2

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They're mostly good sports.

Pretending to be bushes..

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Faeries..

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Princesses..

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And dinosaurs

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Need to see more?

You got it.

Beanie Baby besties FTW

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Shake Shake dog FTW

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Irie dog FTW

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Rotisserie chicken dog FTW

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Punny ‘Pom’ frites dog FTW

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They can go Breakfast-at-Tiffany's high

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Or Hulk dog cut-offs low

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HULK. DOG. CUT-OFFS.

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Appreciate this time of year, says Big Bird dog

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So pet owners, everywhere..

Thank you, thank you very much

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And Happy Halloween!

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