23 Free Pumpkin-Carving Stencils of Your Favorite Dog Breeds

Yorkshire Terrier carved pumpkin stencil with Yorkie model

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!

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Border Collie Pumpkin

border collie with carved 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.

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Boston Terrier Pumpkin

boston terrier with carved 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.

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Schnauzer Pumpkin

schnauzer with carved pumpkin

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.

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Labrador Retriever Pumpkin

labrador retriever with carved 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.

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Beagle Pumpkin

beagle with carved pumpkin

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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Boxer Pumpkin

boxer with carved pumpkin

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.

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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Pumpkin

cavalier king charles spaniels with carved 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.

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German Shepherd Pumpkin

german shepherd with carved 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!

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Chihuahua Pumpkin

chihuahua with carved pumpkin

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

cocker spaniel with carved 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.

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Golden Retriever Pumpkin

golden retriever with carved 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!

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Pomeranian Pumpkin

pomeranian pumpkin

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.

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Jack Russell Terrier Pumpkin

jack russell terrier with carved 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?

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Scottish Terrier Pumpkin

scottish terrier with carved 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.

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Dachshund Pumpkin Stencil

dachshund with carved pumpkin

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.

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German Shorthaired Pointer Pumpkin

german shorthair pointer carved 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.

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Doberman Pinscher Pumpkin

doberman pinscher with carved pumpkin

This Doberman Pinscher pumpkin carving will guard your front porch—with cuteness! We'd give this good boy a trick-or-(dog)treat.

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Pug Stencil

pug with carved pumpkin

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!

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Rottweiler Pumpkin

rottweiler carved halloween 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.

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Poodle Pumpkin

poodle with carved 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.

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Shih Tzu Pumpkin

shih tzu with carved 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.

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Siberian Husky Pumpkin

siberian husky with carved 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

Yorkshire Terrier carved pumpkin stencil with Yorkie model

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!

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