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Top 10 Pet Names that Scream Halloween

pup is excited for Halloween.

The spookiest time of year, Halloween, is right around the corner. This popular “howliday” is full of trick-or-treats, which we enjoy spending with our furry friends every season. In honor of the festivities, we looked at our database of all the cat and dog names that Trupanion historically has insured over the years. The data reveals some very hair-raising information, especially around festive pet names, we are dying to share our favorites with you.

Top 10 ghoulish pet names just in time for Halloween


Spooky is a great way to describe Halloween. So, with over 167 pets named Spooky, we’re guessing there will be a mysterious kitten waiting in the window for trick-or-treaters to arrive!


October officially kicks off fall, leaf season, and one of our favored holidays, Halloween! So, it’s no surprise that 17 furry friends embody the name October. Move over September, October is going to the dogs!


Seen often lurking around shadows, moving through the fog, or eating after midnight, Monsters are a common icon seen throughout the run of the Halloween season. Likewise, over 150 four-legged friends answer to the name Monster, and we don’t blame these pet parents one bit. Monsters are adorable!

Pup all ready for Halloween.


Skeleton bones and dog bones go hand in hand right? So, it’s no surprise that pet parents graced 210 pups and kitties with the name Bones.


Goblins go bump in the night. It also might periodically snack on treats or sleep at your feet, this delightful creature inspired the name of 32 pets.

Candy Corn

You can’t think of this treat-filled holiday without the classic candy. Pet parents love Candy Corn so much they named 21 furry companions with this sweet namesake.


Who ya gonna call?? This spirited namesake inspired 468 pet parents to name their four-legged friend Ghost. So, it looks like the name Ghost is going to haunt the pet owner’s homes for years to come.


Surprise, we’ve got some tricks in store this Halloween, about 14 of them to be exact! These mischievous and playful pets have tails, paws, and are absolutely adorable.


You can’t have Halloween without a sweet treat. Pet parents adorned 10 pets with this delightful name because pets are the greatest “treat” addition to our families.


Who’s going to the pumpkin patch this Halloween? Pet parents are absolutely in love with everything Pumpkin. So, with over 928 names inspired by this classic Halloween staple, it’s no surprise so many furry companions don this title.

pumpkin the pup is ready for Halloween.

Pet Parents are clearly inspired by the festive, fun, and surprising elements that the season has to offer. Which Halloween name would inspire your furry friend’s name?



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