Important considerations when choosing Puppy and Dog Names
Your dog's name will be used hundreds of times every week - make sure you are quite happy with your choice
- Puppy and Dog Names should be short - preferably one or two syllables
- They should not sound like any other name within the family or close friends - total confusion will arise
- They should not sound like any commands - even more confusion will arise!
- One of the cute, exotic or cool boy or girl Puppy and Dog Names may be great for a tiny puppy but will this suit a full grown dog? Check out the size comparison pictures relating to the breed of your pup
Famous Puppy and Dog Names
Give your dog or puppy a famous name! This unusual choice usually brings a smile and fond memories to owners and their families and friends.
- Famous Puppy and Dog Names
Think of a favourite famous dog name - famous canines are featured in the Famous Dogs section
- Famous People names
People from history, literature, the movies, television, mythology, scientists, authors, poets, inventors, royalty, pop stars, sports stars or your own personal favourite heroes
- Famous Books, Films and TV Shows
Think of your favourite film or book - you could use the title for a name for your puppy or dog. Alternatively consider your favourite character from Famous Books, Films and TV Shows
Unique Puppy and Dog Names
If you want something completely different for your dog or puppy then you can create unique dog or puppy names. Here are some tips in creating unique dog or puppy names:
- Invent new unique words by taking the hybrid approach. Take two existing names and combine the two in an unusual fashion. Use of family Surnames would be a good starting point, not forgetting your Maiden and Middle name
- Convert a Place Name - created from the place of birth
- Flowers - created from different flowers, for example, Daisy or Columbine
- Inspirational name - created from inspirational themes, for example, Hope or Glory or from inspirational people
- Food Name - a unique Puppy and Dog Name created from your favourite foods!
- Favourite Things - A Unique name taken from your favourite things - cars, hobbies, toys etc