Canine Stars: Dog Names Based on the Most Famous TV Dogs!

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How about a movie star dog name for your dog? Do you have a little movie star pup running around your home? Perhaps they look like another famous hooch. Maybe they perform for you and you're looking for a name that fits their character.

If you don't see the prefect name for your dog on this list – be sure to check out the Ultimate Guide to Naming Your Dog. You can choose a dog based on your dog's hair color, breed, personality traits, sex, breed and even your hobbies!

Take a look at some famous dog names to see what fits your famous hound.

List of Movie Star Dog Names

We've compiled a list of famous dogs from movies and television and presented it in alphabetical order.

  • Astro (The Jetsons)
  • Balto
  • Bayard (Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland)
  • Beethoven
  • Benji
  • Blue (Blue's Clues)
  • Bolt
  • Brian Griffin (Family Guy)
  • Bruiser (Legally Blond)
  • Bud/Buddy (Airbud)
  • Buster (Toy Story 2)
  • Chance (Homeward Bound)
  • Charlie B. Barkin (All Dogs Go To Heaven)
  • Clifford (The Big Red Dog)
  • Comet (Full House)
  • Copper (Fox and the Hound)
  • Courage (Courage the Cowardly Dog)
  • Cujo
  • Dug (UP)
  • Duke (The Beverly Hillbillies)
  • Eddie (from Frasier)
  • Einstein (Back to the Future)
  • Flash (The Dukes of Hazard)
  • Gidget (Taco Bell Dog)
  • Goofy
  • Hachi (Hachi, A Dog's tale)
  • Happy (7th Heaven)
  • Hooch (Turner and Hooch)
  • Isis (Downton Abbey)
  • K-9 (Doctor Who)
  • Lady (Lady & the Tramp)
  • Lafayette (The Aristocats)
  • Lassie
  • Marley (Marley and Me)
  • Nana (Peter Pan)
  • Napoleon (The Aristocats)
  • Odie (Garfield)
  • Old Yeller
  • Otis (Milo and Otis)
  • Petey (The Little Rascals)
  • Pluto
  • Rimshot (The Ernest Movies)
  • Rin Tin Tin
  • Rowlf (The Muppets)
  • Santa's Little Helper (The Simpsons)
  • Scrappy Doo
  • Scooby Doo
  • Shadow (Homeward Bound)
  • Snoopy
  • Spike (Rugrats)
  • Spuds MacKenzie (the Budweiser Dog)
  • Spunky (Rocko's Modern Life)
  • Tiger (The Brady Bunch)
  • Toto (The Wizard of Oz)
  • Vincent (Lost)
  • Winn-Dixie
  • Wishbone

More Ideas for Naming Your Dog

Looking for a dog name but don't see it in the above list.

Go to our Ultimate Guide to Naming Your Dog

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Uncommon Names for Dogs

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Stray & Rescue Dog Names

Found a dog and gave it a home? Or, did they find you? Pick a name that fits your new-found-home hound.

Name Your Dog Based on Personality Traits

We hope this list helps you name your special dog.