The Ultimate Guide to Naming Your Dog or Puppy

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Bringing home a new best friend is full of excitement, stress, and joy. One of the best parts of bringing home a new dog is finding the perfect name!

You can look through the Top Pet Names or most Popular Dog Names to see what you like.

Or, we've got a few categories you can look through.

Uncommon and Cool Dog Names

Perhaps, you're looking for and interesting, unique name for your hooch.

Male and Female Dog Names

Lists of the top male and female dog names.

Names for the Color of the Dog

Have a dog whose color stands out? Pick a name that suits them best.

Picking a Name for your Dog's Breed

Want to pick a name that affirms your breed of dog? We've got quite a few for you!

Origin Names

If you want your pup to have a name that fits their origins:

Stray  & Rescued 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


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Movie & TV Lover Dog Names

Have favorite movie? Want to name your pet after someone famous? We've got a few ideas:

Hobby Dog Names

Here are some name ideas for dogs based on your favorite hobbies:

Holiday Dog Names

Got your dog around a certain time of year? Or, maybe you just enjoy the holidays!

Seasonal Dog Names

Got your dog around a certain time of year? Or, maybe you just enjoy the season!

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Have more suggestions or a fun name for one of your dogs? Share with us in the comments below.


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