*Make sure tags are off or out of reach from being eaten
*Allow some time beforehand to test the costume, check for skin irritations or allergies
*Have a bright or reflective costume if walking your pet in the dark
*Double check that the costume will not restrict the movement of your pet.
*Allow for breaks, do not let your pet overheat in their outfit
*Do not remove your pet's collar or ID tag, many situations could easily spook your pet or cause them to run
*Always create a comfortable environment for your pet, and have fun!