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60+ Halloween Dog Puns: The Ulti-Mutt Tricks and Treats

Written by: Elizabeth Gray

Last Updated on April 8, 2024 by Dogster Team

dog in a halloween costume

60+ Halloween Dog Puns: The Ulti-Mutt Tricks and Treats

Costumes and goblins and treats, oh my! No matter how old you are, Halloween brings out the inner child in all of us. Dog owners love to include their pups in themed family costumes and show them off online.

Whether you’re looking for a great caption for a social media post or feel like adding some amusement to your Halloween get-together, a clever pun can do the trick (get it?). Here are 60 Halloween dog puns that you might enjoy this spooky season.

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Top 9 Treat-Related Halloween Dog Puns

Halloween is all about the treats, and we all know dogs love their snacks. These puns are perfect for the dog who’s a notorious chow hound!

  • Witch better have my milk bones.
  • Just here for the milk bones.
  • Witch way to the treats?
  • Paws off my treats, witches.
  • Witch bones are the milk bones?
  • Hand over your candy and no one gets licked.
  • Bone Appetit!
  • No tricks, just treats.
  • Bone to be wild
Dog ready for halloween
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Top 12 Spooky Halloween Dog Puns

These spooky puns will put a shiver in your bones, even on the warmest Halloween night!

  • Creepin’ it real since birth
  • Haunt mess
  • Me and my ghouls
  • Replacing barks with boos for tonight
  • Scary and hairy
  • It’s sc-hairy out there
  • Wake and slay
  • Spooky and sleepy
  • I got 99 problems, but my ghouls ain’t one.
  • That’s just my resting witch face
  • I’m not a scaredy cat. I’m a scaredy dog.
  • Mischief managed.

Top 18 Clever Halloween Dog Puns

Impress your friends with your scary good wit using one of these clever puns!

  • Happy Howl-o-ween
  • Come to the bark side
  • Get in, loser. We’re going haunting.
  • Let’s get this pawty started.
  • Get yourself a handsome pup. He’ll never ghost you.
  • Say boo and scary on
  • Looking fur-ocious
  • I’m pawsitive I won the costume contest.
  • Fur-well, October. It’s been fun!
  • Our costumes deserve a round of appawse.
  • Matching with my pup is the leashed I could do.
  • Howl are you doing?
  • Zero fluffs given
  • Fur-well October!
  • I love Howl-o-ween!
  • Fur your information, I made this myself.
  • #SquashGoals
  • Howl you doin’?
dog in a ghost costume
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Top 13 Cute Halloween Dog Puns

If your Halloween celebrations tend to be more cute than creepy, try one of these puns on for size.

  • Cutest pup-kin in the patch
  • Pup-kin spice and everything nice
  • Too cute to spook
  • We look fetching.
  • Fall so hard mother pumpkins wanna spice me
  • I never met a pup-kin I didn’t like.
  • My #1 boo
  • It’s hard to be spooked when you’re looking this cute.
  • We were feeling pawsh tonight, so we got dressed up.
  • I feel pawsitively bootiful.
  • Cute and creepy. Wait, no just cute.
  • Trick or treat yourself to this cuteness
  • I’m so cute it’s scary.

Top 11 Breed-Specific Halloween Dog Puns

Get some holiday laughs by turning your dog’s breed into a pun to celebrate!

  • Hope our matching costumes aren’t too corgi.
  • Happy Pug-o-ween!
  • Happy Halloweenie!
  • My pup’s spooky costume is terrier-izing the neighborhood.
  • It’s a pugkin.
  • I’m Count Pugula.
  • Lab-racadabra
  • It’s going to be a terrier-fying evening.
  • A vampire’s favorite dog is a bloodhound.
  • Are you a wizard or a pug-gle?
  • Dogs drink pug-kin spice lattes.
French Bulldog dog in unique fly agaric mushroom costume
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When to Use Halloween Dog Puns

Using Halloween dog puns can make your holiday social media posts more memorable. You could also try out some of these on the trick-or-treaters who come to your door on Halloween night. No giggle, no candy, perhaps?

Groan-inducing Halloween puns could also be used on personalized holiday souvenirs like mugs or T-shirts, perfect as party gifts or favors. Finally, keep some of these puns stored away to impress your friends with your dizzying intellect over a round of adult beverages once the kids are in bed. At a certain point in the night, everything starts to sound funny, after all!



No matter how you and your little bone chewer celebrate Howl-o-ween, there’s never a wrong time to use a classic pun. Sure, you might get some eye rolls, especially from teenagers, but you’re sure to get paws-itive responses too! As you plan your dog’s next costume, hopefully, one of these 60+ Halloween dog puns will be a paw-fect fit too!

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