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To get into the Halloween spirit, we asked some canine friends to dress up as their favorite Heifer gift.*

These festive pups prove there's no holiday you can't Heiferize. 

Sasha loves sheep, because they often give birth to twins or triplets, allowing Heifer participant families to Pass on the Gift more quickly. Give a sheep for Sasha!

Toby knows ducks aren’t for chasing. He knows that, for millions of children around the world, duck eggs provide the cornerstone of a healthy diet. Give a duck to show Toby you care!

A fan of sardines, herself, Penny knows fish increase daily nutrition with healthy protein. Show Penny you stand with her, and buy some fish today!

Halloween Fish

Baxter may not eat his greens, but he knows they’re part of a balanced diet for human friends around the world, and selling produce is a great way to earn income. Join Baxter and give a Bountiful Harvests Gift Basket.

Halloween Veggies
"Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade" by editrixie, used under Creative Commons / Cropped from original.

Pepper loves rabbits as a gift for farmers, because they are easy to maintain, thriving on grass, field crop byproduct and refuse from garden plants and kitchen waste. Be Pepper's pal with a gift of rabbits!

Bandit wishes he could give a pig to every farmer who wanted one. Most pigs live 10-15 years, and the average sow can provide 16 or more piglets a year, making them a viable and long-term path to self-reliance for Heifer recipient families. Make Bandit's wish come true – give a pig!

Halloween Pig

Dakota thinks honeybees are the best. Many farmers harvest honey during their non-growing season to earn extra income, with hives producing 60 pounds or more of honey each year. Get down with Dakota and give a honeybee hive!

Tucker thinks heifers are worth howling about. A truly life-changing gift, heifers grow up to provide nutritious milk, and their manure is used as fertilizer for crops and to fuel biogas units. Heifers for Halloween! Give a heifer now.

Coco knows chickens are worth their weight, since a single chicken can lay up to 200 eggs a year, providing a great source of nutrition and extra income. Calm Coco's nerves with a gift of chicks.

Not to be outdone by a bunch of dogs, Murphy chose one of Heifer’s most popular animals for his Halloween costume. An average goat produces more than 10 times its body weight each year in milk – almost 1 ton of milk per year! Let Murphy know you like his style – give a goat today!

 
So click on any image to make a donation today. And if you liked this post, please share it with your friends! 

*Disclaimer: We don’t actually know these pets. Or their owners. But a Flickr search of “dogs in Halloween costumes” is highly recommended.

Cover image: "Pit Bull Dog with Halloween Decorations" by Found Animals Foundation, used under Creative Commons / Cropped from original.

Author

Brooke Edwards

Brooke Edwards is from Little Rock, Arkansas, and started working at Heifer International in 2009 as a writer. She and her husband raise two daughters in a house way too small for their four pets. They spend a lot of time sweeping.