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Halloween pet costumes growing in popularity

Dimitri the cat dressed as "Batman", Opie the dog dressed as "Darth...
Dimitri the cat dressed as "Batman", Opie the dog dressed as "Darth Vader" (WNDU)
Published: Oct. 7, 2019 at 1:16 PM EDT
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More and more people are dressing up their pets for Halloween.

29 million people plan to get a costume for their pet this year. That's about 17 percent of people, which is up from 12 percent in 2010.

Planned spending on pet costumes will reach $490 million this year, according to a survey conducted by the National Retail Federation.

The most popular costumes for animals includes pumpkins, hot dogs, and superheroes.

Here's the full list:

• Pumpkin – 9.3 percent

• Hot dog – 7.2 percent

• Superhero – 7.2 percent

• Bumble Bee – 3.9 percent

• Cat – 3.2 percent

• Witch – 2.5 percent

• Lion – 2.2 percent

• Dog – 2.1 percent

• Devil – 2 percent

• Shark – 1.7 percent