You may not want to alienate friends and film fans by pretending your dog is Cujo for the day, in which case we'd suggest Beethoven (from the movies) or "a Swiss rescue dog" instead. Just keep "Jo" out of the brandy. (Trivia alert!: Although the cask of liquor is probably the most famous legend associated with the breed, the Smithsonian notes that "no historical records" can prove that the practice existed.)
What other costumes can your Alpine mastiff claim to be wearing? Tell us in the comments!
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