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Show Your Spirit with Halloween Dog Names

It can be difficult coming up with dog name ideas, but the fall season—and Halloween in particular—offers lots of inspiration.

If you have a dog who was born or adopted in October, or if you just happen to really love Halloween, one of these Halloween dog names may be the perfect fit.

Halloween Dog Names

  • Autumn
  • Bat
  • Beast
  • Bogey, Bogeyman
  • Bones
  • Boo
  • Broomstick
  • Cackles
  • Cape
  • Carver
  • Candy
  • Candy Corn
  • Cauldron
  • Cloak
  • Clown
  • Cobweb
  • Creeper
  • Damian
  • Devil
  • Dracula
  • Eerie
  • Elvira
  • Fangs
  • Fog
  • Frankenstein
  • Frankenweenie
  • Freight
  • Ghost
  • Goblin
  • Halloween, Halloweenie (perfect for a Dachshund)
  • Haunt
  • Hocus
  • Howler
  • Jack
  • Jack-o-Lantern
  • Monster
  • Mummy
  • Nightmare
  • Omen
  • Patch
  • Pocus
  • Potion
  • Pumpkin
  • Raven
  • Reaper
  • Shadow
  • Skeleton
  • Skellington (Jack Skellington)
  • Spider
  • Spirit
  • Spooky
  • Treat
  • Trick
  • Werewolf
  • Zero (Nightmare Before Christmas)
  • Zombie

If these Halloween pet names aren’t spooky enough for you, there are also dog names inspired by horror movies, including some scary dog names like Jigsaw, Regan and Samara.

Getting Into the Halloween Spirit

We love Halloween, and to us, this spooky and fun holiday is the perfect opportunity to get our pups involved with the celebration. From treats to crafts to costumes, there’s something festive for everyone… and every dog!

Your pup might enjoy Halloween-themed dog treats—after a trick, of course! Whip up this frozen homemade dog treat based on a classic Halloween candy.

Get step-by-step dog treat instructions here.

Give your pet a spooky shelter to haunt all month long with this DIY dog house.

Get the step-by-step haunted dog house instructions here.

Invite all your fellow Halloween loving friends and family—and their canine companions—and host a dog Halloween party. Get the party how-to here.

And don’t forget all of the cute Halloween dog costumes out there. Check out these dog and human “couples costumes” to get your creative juices flowing.

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Posted By: Chewy Editorial