Tips on How to Plan a Halloween Dog Party

How to Have a Spook-tacular Halloween Dog Party

One of the best things about Halloween is getting to dress up your dog in a cute costume! If you’re looking to take things to the next level this year, why not throw a Halloween party for all your dog-loving friends? Keep reading for tips on how to plan the perfect Halloween dog party.


Start by sending out invitations to all your friends who have dogs. You can either hand-deliver them or send them electronically. Be sure to include all the important details like the date, time, and location of the party. For an extra festive touch, you can even dress up your invitations like ghosts or witches!


No Halloween dog party is complete without decorations! Go all out with spooky cobwebs, ghosts hanging from the ceiling, and Jack-o-lanterns lining the front porch. Your guests will love it! And don’t forget about the dog-friendly decoration options too. You can make DIY puppy bandanas or bake some pup-approved Halloween treats for your guests to enjoy.


What’s a party without some fun games? Plan ahead and have some doggy games ready to go for when your guests arrive. A few classics include musical sit (like musical chairs but with dogs), bobbing for hot dogs (instead of apples), and a doggy costume contest (with prizes for the best dressed!). Trust us, your guests will have a blast!

Planning a Halloween dog party doesn’t have to be difficult. Just follow these simple tips and you’ll be well on your way to hosting the best party on the block! Everyone—humans and dogs included—will have a monstrously good time.

If you are planning to be out of town for Halloween and need pet sitting, be sure to contact us ASAP!

Next Door offers a treat map that includes people handing out dog treats!



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