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Pet Owners Use Non-Toxic Face Paint To Turn Their Animals Into Creepy Skeletons For Halloween
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Pet Owners Use Non-Toxic Face Paint To Turn Their Animals Into Creepy Skeletons For Halloween

If you’ve always wanted to try dressing up your pet with some of your Halloween costume ideas, but have a feeling that they would highly object being clad up for a show, painting their fur might be a great solution!

Using non-toxic pet-safe face paint can be a great way to turn your furry friend into a Halloween costume monstrosity without putting them through the potential discomfort of a cloth costume. Artist Bryn Anderson’s dog Nixie is an excellent example of these dog costumes and just how cute and creepy a skeleton dog can be!

The most critical step is to have non-toxic paint that is safe for animals to ingest in case they start to lick it. Numerous brands sell such colors, and there are online tutorials on how to make your own perfectly safe paint if you don’t trust those brands. A good rule of thumb is that if the paint is kid-safe, it’s probably pet-safe too.

The next step is the inspiration! Painting your pet with a skeleton is a great idea, but there are plenty of other awesome designs that can be done for pet Halloween costumes!

More info: Facebook (Bryn) | Facebook (Nixie) | (h/t: dogster, brynmarele)

Bryn Anderson used non-toxic pet-safe paint to turn Nixie into a skeleton dog

Here’s Nixie with the paint safely washed off!

Here are some other pets who received the skeleton treatment:

Image credits: Jenna Foo

Image credits: Knot Just Rope

Image credits: Knot Just Rope

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ViktoriaUhlin
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

"What do you think ?" Well as long as the paint is non-toxic and the animals agree (in their way) I think it's okay. But it sure is cool!

The Sloth
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What kind of dog go was that

KathyHartman
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That looks super cool and is a wonderful way to "dress up" your pet without putting them through the hassle of actual clothing. Well done!

SandraGutowski
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Now this would be a perfect pet to go trick or treating with your kid.

Cerulli
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The paint is also glow in the dark (the one of the dog; not sure of the horse) it's pretty cool how it looks !!

MarleneSoch-Tidwell
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I ike the one with the woman holding the neck of the horse, quite beautiful.

Ilea Wakelin
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I see stupid people use craft paint as 'face paint' on kids all the time. Now the same dummies are using it on animals. Get REAL face paint!

Ilea Wakelin
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

^ 14 years as Professional Face and Body Painter. Non-Toxic does NOT mean safe for skin (or fur). LOOK IT UP. What you want is cosmetic.

FoxFoxx
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

sooooo going to do this with my rottweilers, theyre not happy "wearing" stuff but this will so work and being black....perfect!

Ilea Wakelin
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Please only use real face paint. The author of this doesn't seem to know what "non-toxic" doesn't mean what they think it means!!!!

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DaphneCainBaker
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I wonder if there is a non-toxic glow in the dark paint you could use. That would be awesome running around on halloween.

Ilea Wakelin
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

non toxic isn't even safe for childrens skin, no really look it up. Only REAL face paint should be used, not poster paint.

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AlissaMerstrand
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

riding around as a screamer on a SKELETON horse dont you think your neighboors are gonna run xD

Cris Hardman
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That is so bitchen!!!!! As long as it doesn't harm the animals!!! Cool!!!

Ilea Wakelin
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

non toxic isn't even safe for childrens skin, no really look it up. Only REAL face paint should be used, not poster paint.

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SophiaSponseller
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Would my dogs like it. No. But if your pet agrees and is not harmed by the paint I think that it is a really fun and creative thing to do.

mphdp
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It is awesome ! It is better than clothing ^^

Donna Koger
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Cool beans. Did they use a brush or sponge?

DonnaKoger
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Cool Beans. Did they use a brush or sponge?

KimKrausman
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Awesome! I have a black lab/pitt, just might try that!

MaureenFreitas
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

use glow in the dark for halloween

Hip Chick
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Silly boredpanda skeletons rock. Without them we would just be blobs and I would be out of a job. Happy Weekend!

RhondaLynn
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

love the horse the most! great paint jobs on all of them!

LeonaIngramPFS
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Such a happy "skeleton-dog"! Reminds me of the characters in Corpse Bride!

Musiclove and life
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

cool, i like it, really funny, but don´t let it become the new selfie...

KatheleenMullen
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

In Western Ma., it's always a good idea to paint your dog orange during hunting season.... although even that didn't always work.

shazzer
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

funny i carnt imagine them going trick or treating though xxx

AmandaWinona
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

i was browsing over the net on ideas how to make a panda costume for my pet and i stumbled upon this lol and it was great idea!

Mihai Narcis
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Phosphorus paint would be awesome at night

Laura Brumell
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It would be great if you can find non-toxic glow in the dark paint. Then take the dog out with the kids and they would always know were you

Ilea Wakelin
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Non-Toxic does NOT mean safe for skin (or fur). Always use REAL face paint made for use on skin, NEVER use poster paint!

Load More Replies...
Andrea Broad
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

could teach Damien Hurst a thing about Art

ViktoriaUhlin
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

"What do you think ?" Well as long as the paint is non-toxic and the animals agree (in their way) I think it's okay. But it sure is cool!

The Sloth
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What kind of dog go was that

KathyHartman
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That looks super cool and is a wonderful way to "dress up" your pet without putting them through the hassle of actual clothing. Well done!

SandraGutowski
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Now this would be a perfect pet to go trick or treating with your kid.

Cerulli
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The paint is also glow in the dark (the one of the dog; not sure of the horse) it's pretty cool how it looks !!

MarleneSoch-Tidwell
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I ike the one with the woman holding the neck of the horse, quite beautiful.

Ilea Wakelin
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I see stupid people use craft paint as 'face paint' on kids all the time. Now the same dummies are using it on animals. Get REAL face paint!

Ilea Wakelin
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

^ 14 years as Professional Face and Body Painter. Non-Toxic does NOT mean safe for skin (or fur). LOOK IT UP. What you want is cosmetic.

FoxFoxx
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

sooooo going to do this with my rottweilers, theyre not happy "wearing" stuff but this will so work and being black....perfect!

Ilea Wakelin
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Please only use real face paint. The author of this doesn't seem to know what "non-toxic" doesn't mean what they think it means!!!!

Load More Replies...
DaphneCainBaker
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I wonder if there is a non-toxic glow in the dark paint you could use. That would be awesome running around on halloween.

Ilea Wakelin
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

non toxic isn't even safe for childrens skin, no really look it up. Only REAL face paint should be used, not poster paint.

Load More Replies...
AlissaMerstrand
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

riding around as a screamer on a SKELETON horse dont you think your neighboors are gonna run xD

Cris Hardman
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That is so bitchen!!!!! As long as it doesn't harm the animals!!! Cool!!!

Ilea Wakelin
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

non toxic isn't even safe for childrens skin, no really look it up. Only REAL face paint should be used, not poster paint.

Load More Replies...
SophiaSponseller
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Would my dogs like it. No. But if your pet agrees and is not harmed by the paint I think that it is a really fun and creative thing to do.

mphdp
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It is awesome ! It is better than clothing ^^

Donna Koger
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Cool beans. Did they use a brush or sponge?

DonnaKoger
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Cool Beans. Did they use a brush or sponge?

KimKrausman
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Awesome! I have a black lab/pitt, just might try that!

MaureenFreitas
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

use glow in the dark for halloween

Hip Chick
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Silly boredpanda skeletons rock. Without them we would just be blobs and I would be out of a job. Happy Weekend!

RhondaLynn
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

love the horse the most! great paint jobs on all of them!

LeonaIngramPFS
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Such a happy "skeleton-dog"! Reminds me of the characters in Corpse Bride!

Musiclove and life
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

cool, i like it, really funny, but don´t let it become the new selfie...

KatheleenMullen
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

In Western Ma., it's always a good idea to paint your dog orange during hunting season.... although even that didn't always work.

shazzer
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

funny i carnt imagine them going trick or treating though xxx

AmandaWinona
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

i was browsing over the net on ideas how to make a panda costume for my pet and i stumbled upon this lol and it was great idea!

Mihai Narcis
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Phosphorus paint would be awesome at night

Laura Brumell
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It would be great if you can find non-toxic glow in the dark paint. Then take the dog out with the kids and they would always know were you

Ilea Wakelin
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Non-Toxic does NOT mean safe for skin (or fur). Always use REAL face paint made for use on skin, NEVER use poster paint!

Load More Replies...
Andrea Broad
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

could teach Damien Hurst a thing about Art

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