Serious or silly, evocative, or ironic — whatever you decide to christen your dog, it better be something you're comfortable both printing on veterinary forms as well as yelling at the top of your lungs from the other side of the park.
Fortunately, whatever you end up choosing matters not one iota to the dog. But if you're hoping for the respect of other owners, it's best to steer clear of Sir Humps-A-Lot, Lady McDroolie, and Mr. Puddles.
Not sure what to call your new pup? From Weimaraner to Labradoodle to Rottweiler to Cocker Spaniel, check out our extensive lists of names by dog breed.
Naming your new pup is a tough decision. Let us help. Check out our lists of name suggestions by theme — from the uber-original to the old-fashioned to the just plain fun.
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