Next stop at the grocery store when you pick up the pumpkin for your porch remember your fur kids grab one for them too! Check out ideas from http://www.bhg.com:
This Halloween, carve a dog breed pumpkin that looks just like your pup with our free dog pumpkin carving patterns. Let your friends and neighbors know which dog breed is best by carving a Halloween pumpkin that looks like your favorite canine with these easy pumpkin carving ideas. Get our free Dachshund, Labrador Retriever, Pug, and other dog pumpkin stencils, and get more ideas for sweet faces to carve!
Border Collie Pumpkin
Border Collies are a crowd favorite (I mean, look at those eyes!) and a Border Collie pumpkin carving is no exception. Sweeten up your outdoor Halloween decor with this adorable puppy pumpkin carving project.
Boston Terrier Pumpkin
This furry companion deserves his own pumpkin! A Boston Terrier pumpkin carving is easily one of our favorite Halloween stencil ideas.
Editor’s Tip: Make this dog pumpkin carving stencil your own by adding little details like shaded patches of fur, whiskers, or even a carved tag.
The accentuated whiskers on this Schnauzer pumpkin carving make for a perfect replica. This festive pumpkin carving is one of the best ways to cheerfully greet trick-or-treaters as they come up the driveway on Halloween night.
Labrador Retriever Pumpkin
A perfect pumpkin carving idea for kids this Labrador Retriever pumpkin carving will make anyone smile. Try carving this lab dog pumpkin stencil with just a few simple tools.
Does it get any cuter than this Beagle pumpkin carving? We don’t think so. If you’re feeling really creative, try carving multiple Beagle pumpkins for a “litter” of darling carved pumpkins.
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There’s nothing spooky about this jack-o’-lantern. Boxers are one of the most popular dog breeds, and this boxer pumpkin carving is what your Halloween-decorated porch needs—puppy dog eyes, and all.
Editor’s Tip: The key to this Boxer pumpkin carving is the shading. Use a variety of tools and pressure to achieve the look.
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Pumpkin
This dog stencil reminds us of some of our favorite furry friends! The floppy ears on this Cavalier King Charles Spaniel pumpkin carving are our favorite part about it.
German Shepherd Pumpkin
These brown and black pups are one of the most loyal dog breeds, and this replica is almost too good. We’re wagging our tails at this German Shepherd pumpkin carving. They even got the tongue right!
Do you have puppy fever? This free Chihuahua pumpkin stencil will suppress those feelings (well, maybe). It’ll make for an adorable fall decor piece, that’s for sure!
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Cocker Spaniel Pumpkin
Man’s best friend doesn’t get much better than this. Try this Cocker Spaniel pumpkin carving this year for furry delight.
Editor’s Tip: These dog pumpkin carvings make fun fall gifts! Create one for a friend and they’ll love displaying a sweet token to their furry friend.
Golden Retriever Pumpkin
As one of the most popular family dogs, Golden Retrievers are known for being incredibly friendly and happy. This pooch is just as happy about his own Golden Retriever pumpkin carving as we are. His smile sure shows it!
This Pomeranian pumpkin is one of our favorite easy pumpkin carving ideas. Try out the Pomeranian pumpkin carving this year for an adorable Halloween treat.
Jack Russell Terrier Pumpkin
This furry pup is ready for her beauty shot. Dog or cat person, you definitely need to try a Jack Russell Terrier pumpkin carving in your Halloween display this year. Seriously, how cute is this pup?
Scottish Terrier Pumpkin
This Scottish Terrier pumpkin carving will make for the cutest jack-o-lantern in the neighborhood. Since this pup’s whiskers are so detailed, most of this design is made by scraping the outer orange shell, rather than actually carving. With the right pumpkin carving tools, this face is so easy to recreate.
Dachshund Pumpkin Stencil
Hot dog! This pumpkin carved to look like a Dachshund pup is the cutest way to share your pet portrait. Whether you have a dog or not, this Dachshund pumpkin carving is sure to attract trick-or-treaters.
German Shorthaired Pointer Pumpkin
This German Shorthaired Pointer pumpkin carving stencil is paws-itively one of our favorites. Light a candle inside and show it off on your front porch.
Doberman Pinscher Pumpkin
This Doberman Pinscher pumpkin carving will guard your front porch—with cuteness! We’d give this good boy a trick-or-(dog)treat.
This pup stands with pride over his own Pug pumpkin carving. And we don’t blame him—we’re itching to get our hands on some carving tools to make this cute Pug pumpkin!
Add this one to our list of favorite pumpkin-carving ideas. This Rottweiler pumpkin carving can’t be passed up this Halloween.
Editor’s Tip: Size your dog pumpkin stencil to fit any pumpkin.
Smile for the camera! This model-worthy pooch is proud of his own Poodle pumpkin carving.
Editor’s Tip: Since a Poodle’s curly fur can be tricky to carve, focus on getting the face and ear shapes just right instead.
Shih Tzu Pumpkin
Trick-or-treaters will gawk at this oh-so-adorable Shih Tzu pumpkin carving. Add fun embellishments to this dog pumpkin carving like bows and hair accents—just use a long sewing pin to attach them to the pumpkin.
Siberian Husky Pumpkin
The shading on the snout of this Siberian Husky pumpkin carving makes it look so realistic. Place this pumpkin on your front steps for a warm welcome.
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Yorkshire Terrier Pumpkin
Our free pumpkin carving pattern will show you how to get the shading on this adorable tiny pooch just right. The Yorkshire Terrier pumpkin carving stencil looks complicated, but it’s pretty easy to recreate!