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Candy Dog Names: 300+ Names for Your New Sweetie!

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If you are a new pet parent who’s a fan of both candy and canines, why not choose one of these sweet candy dog names for your new four-legged family member!

From palate-pleasing confections of the past to today’s top treats, as well as candy in pop culture and “candy” as spoken in a variety of languages, here’s a wide assortment of candy bar dog names and bonbon-inspired names for your new puppy!

300+ Candy Dog Names


  • Abba-Zaba
  • Abra Cabubble
  • Almond Joy
  • Amedei Porcelana — A name for the sophisticated Spot, this Italian treat is the most expensive chocolate in the world!
  • Anise
  • Annabelle
  • Astro Pop — The name Astro can be an homage to either the classic cartoon dog from The Jetsons or to the candy which was launched by two rocket scientists in 1963.
  • Atomic Fire Ball


  • Baby Ruth
  • Banana Split
  • Bananrama
  • Barley Pop
  • Bar None
  • Bassett — While some may think that you’ve dubbed your dog in honor of the Basset dog breed, candy lovers will know that pup’s appellation is a salute to a British sweets company.
  • Bazooka
  • BB Bat
  • Beechies
  • Beeman
  • Big Bol
  • Big Hunk
  • Big Red
  • Bit -O-Honey
  • Black Jack
  • Bon Bon
  • Bonomo
  • Bottle Cap
  • Brach
  • Broadway Roll
  • Bubble Yum
  • Bubblicious
  • Buckeye
  • Butter Mint
  • Butterfinger
  • Butterscotch


  • Cadbury
  • Candy
  • Candy Cane
  • Candy Corn
  • Caramel
  • Caramello
  • Cellas
  • Charleston Chew
  • Charms
  • Chick-O-Stick
  • Chicle
  • Chocorock
  • Chocolate
  • Choward
  • Chuckles
  • Chupa Chup
  • Cinnamon Bear
  • Clark
  • Clove
  • Cotton Candy
  • Crows
  • Cup-O-Gold
  • Curly Wurly


  • Dots
  • Dove — The producers of a wide range of chocolate sweets.
  • Dubble Bubble


  • Ferrero
  • Fry — The makers of the oldest candy bar in the world, Fry’s Chocolate Cream.


  • Gobstopper
  • Ghiradelli — If you are a fan of vintage confections you might want to name your new pal with paws after the third-oldest chocolate company in America.
  • Godiva
  • Gold Bear
  • Gold Mine
  • Goo Goo
  • Goober
  • Good and Plenty — A fun pair of names for a doggie duo!
  • Good News
  • Gummy Bear — This popular treat is also spelled “gummi.”


  • Haribo — This German candy company has been making bonbon buffs happy since 1920.
  • Heath
DogTipper’s own Hershey, a sweet Newfoundland-Springer Spaniel mix.
  • Hershey — Perhaps the king of candy companies, Hershey has made the world a little sweeter since opening in 1894.
  • Hubba Bubba


  • Ice Breaker
  • Ice Cube — Although some may think you’ve chosen to name your barking buddy after the rapper/actor, true candy aficionados will know that your dog’s moniker was inspired by the Nappo candy company in Germany.
  • Icee


  • Jawbreaker
  • Jelly Baby — Popular with British candy lovers since the 1800s, these tiny tot-shaped sweets are known by sci-fi fans as the fourth Doctor’s favorite treat on Doctor Who.
  • Jelly Bean — Is your new four-legged friend a fashion forward Fido? If so, you might want to name him after this sugary sweet treat! In the 1910s and 20s, dapper young men were often dubbed with the nickname Jelly Bean.
  • Jelly Belly
  • Jolly Rancher
  • Jujube
  • Junior Mint


  • Kisses
  • Kit Kat
  • Kits
  • Krackel


  • Laffy Taffy
  • Licorice
  • Life Saver — Who rescued who? The name of this fruit-flavored treat is perfect for the dog who always buoys your spirits!
  • Lollipop
  • Look!
  • Lolly — The diminutive version of the word lollipop.


  • M&M– The candy that ¨melts in your mouth, not in your hand¨ might be a good name for the dog who makes your heart melt. Pet parents can also pay homage to the hard-shelled candy by naming their pups Mars and Murrie, whose names make up M&Ms´ moniker!
  • Mallo
  • Mamba
  • Marpole
  • Mars
  • Mary Jane
  • Mike & Ike — Created by Just Born, the name of this fruit-flavored favorite could be used for each half of a dog duo!
  • Milky Way
  • Mint Julep — While some may assume that you’ve named your new pal with paws after the signature drink of the Kentucky Derby, you and your dog will know that the inspiration for this dog name actually came from a candy that was introduced in the 1930s to those with a craving for confections.
  • Mr. Goodbar


  • Necco
  • Nougat
  • Now & Later– Cute names for a pair of pups


  • Oh Henry!– Is your new barking buddy a little heartbreaker? You might want to call him after this caramel, fudge and peanut concoction, which (according to the candy’s legend) may have gotten its name from a young boy who loved to flirt with the girls whenever he visited the creator’s candy shop.


  • Payday
  • Peeps
  • Peppermint
  • Peter Paul — If you have adopted two dogs the name of this candy manufacturing company could be split in half, with one pup answering to Peter and the other to Paul.
  • Pez
  • Pixy Stix
  • Pop Rocks– A fun name for a dog with a bubbly personality.


  • Raisinet
  • Razzles
  • Red Hot
  • Red Vine
  • Reed
  • Reese’s
  • Regal Crown
  • Ring Pop
  • Rocky Road
  • Rolo


  • Skittles
  • Skor
  • Sky Bar
  • Slap Stix
  • Slim Jim
  • Slo Poke — A fun, ironic moniker for a new fleet-footed four-legged friend, like a Whippet or Greyhound!
  • Smarties
  • Snickers
  • Sno Cap
  • Spearmint
  • Spree
  • Starburst
  • Sugar
  • Sugar Baby
  • Sugar Daddy
  • Sweetarts
  • Switzer


  • Take 5
  • Thingamajig
  • Toblerone
  • Toffee
  • Toffifay– Made with caramel, chocolate, hazelnut and nougat, the name of this candy, which originated in Germany, is also spelled Toffifee.
  • Tootsie Pop
  • Turtles
  • Twix
  • Twizzler
  • Tootsie Roll– This sweet treat was named by the founder of Tootsie Roll Industries as a loving reference to his daughter Clara’s nickname, Tootsie.


  • U-no


  • Valomilk


  • Walnetto
  • Werther
  • Whatchamacallit
  • Whirly Pop
  • Whopper


  • York– As in York Peppermint Pattie!


  • Zagnut
  • Zero– A name that gained fame among fans of films and of Fidos as the moniker of Jack Skellington’s canine companion in A Nightmare Before Christmas, candy fans will recognize the name for the white chocolate-covered Zero candy bar.
  • ZotZ

Numerical Candy Names

  • 3 Musketeers — Have you adopted a trio of tail-waggers? Naming them Aramis, Athos and Portos could be a nod to both the classic Alexander Dumas novel and the yummy candy bar produced by Mars!
  • 5th Avenue
  • 100 Grand

Pop Culture Names Associated with Candy

Dog Names From Characters in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

  • Willy Wonka
  • Charlie Bucket
  • Augustus Gloop
  • Grandpa Jo
  • Oompa Loompa
  • Arthur Slugworth
  • Mike Teavee
  • Veruca Salt
  • Violet Beauregard

Candy Themed Dog Names From Harry Potter

(For more names, see our Harry Potter Dog Names list!)

  • Honeydukes (a sweet shop for wizards)
  • Bertie Bott
  • Choco-Loco
  • Drooble
  • Ice Mice
  • Pepper Imp
  • Pixie Puff
  • Wizochoc

Dog Names From the Childhood Game Candyland

  • Duke of Swirl
  • Gloppy
  • Gramma Nutt
  • King Kandy
  • Lord Licorice
  • Mr. Mint
  • Princess Lolly
  • Queen Frostine

The Word “Candy” in Languages from Around the World

  • Albanian– karamele
  • Bosnian– bombone
  • Croatian– bombon
  • Czech– bonbon
  • Danish– slik
  • Dutch– snoep
  • Filipino– kendi
  • Finnish– karamelli
  • French– bonbons
  • German– Süssigkeiten
  • Hungarian– cukorka
  • Icelandic– Nammi
  • Indonesian– Permen
  • Italian– caramella
  • Latin– dulcis
  • Latvian– confektes
  • Lithuanian– saldainiai
  • Malay– gula-gula
  • Maltese– kanju
  • Maori– monamona
  • Polish– cukierek
  • Portuguese– Doces
  • Romanian– bomboane
  • Slovak– cukrik
  • Slovinian– sladkarije
  • Somali– nacnac
  • Spanish– caramelo
  • Swahili– pipi
  • Swedish– godis

More sweet name ideas for your new dog

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