The history of dog clothes has been around for many years and there are various photos in history showing many royalties in the past dressing their furry animals in clothes. Queen Victoria was famously among these royalties and there are even pictures of her dressing her beloved dogs up in dog coats during the famous UK dog show; Crufts back in 1891 with her 6 dogs; Fluffy, Nino, Mino, Beppo, Gilda and Lulu. Even though it is clear that dog clothes have been around for a long time, it is only in the recent decade that the trend for dog clothes has really begun among pet lovers and has continued to increase year on year with record sales in the pet industry at an all time high.
Everyone loves to get their inspiration from celebrities from top singers to reality TV stars and nobody does a costume party better than celebrities themselves. This inspiration has been passed onto the pet industry and in the midst of this trend are various cute dog clothes for small dogs including unique fancy dress costumes for dogs including the famous Pup-A-Razzi range. The range includes iconic stars from the Kind of Pop; Michael Jackson himself to the Queen of Pop: Madonna but the dog costumes don’t just stop there.
Dog costume manufacturers are now making costumes to follow the movie trend such as the recent Star Wars film. Morgan’s Dog Boutique is among these and specialise in selling Yoda and Darth Vader costumes for your dog so that Star Wars fan can get their dogs involved in on the action. Although the movie fanatics don’t stop there, Lord of the Ring fans in the USA are making costumes for their dogs so they don’t feel left out. In particular Pugs, which have been known to be the best-dressed dogs around and with many dog owners splashing the cash on their best pals on the most outrageously weird and wacky dog costumes for their Pugs so they look every bit of stylish and do not miss out on the fun and excitement.
However it’s not just Pugs that get all the attention when it comes to dressing up dogs in costumes. Dachshunds are also getting noticed in outrageous dog costumes and in between these favourites are children character costumes such as Minions and Mickey Mouse dog customers. Whatever costume you decide to dress your dog in to bring them in on the fun, know that as long you’re happy then your dog is happy and love you unconditionally no matter what.