In need of some last-minute costume inspiration? New York Times staff photographer Nicole Bengiveno photographed the Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade last weekend. These canines have you covered. You can follow @bengiville on Instagram to see more photos:
  1. Three-headed dog
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    If you're a human, consider dressing as a three-headed human.
  2. Batdog
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    Again, you might want to go for Bathuman. But Bogie had an excellent Batdog impression.
  3. Donald Trump
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    Ruby, an Australian-Shepard mix, got political.
  4. Pope Francis
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    Inspired by the Papal visit? Michelle Guillen and her shih tzu, Jojo, masqueraded as the Pope and a nun.
  5. Something monstrous
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    We have to say: We're not afraid of this guy. Perhaps you can do better.
  6. King for a day
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    It might be wise to leave the throne at home. But then again, you're the king! (Or queen.)
  7. The creepy and the crawly
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    Witten, dressed as a tarantula, was living the pug's life.
  8. Liberace...
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    Simon, a Pomeranian, was accompanied by a piano named Eric Launder.
  9. ...or his piano
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    Make some music, like Harriet the Basset Hound.
  10. Pizza Rat
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    Be warned: This pup was not the only Pizza Rat in attendance. If you want to be original, steer clear of this Internet meme.