Dog Names

  • Top 100 weird pet names of 2014

    Top 100 weird pet names of 2014

    Does your pet dog or cat have a unique name? See how it stacks up against 100 odd monikers from a list of more than 500,000 registered animals in a pet-insurance database.

  • Top 10 most popular dog and cat names of 2014

    Top 10 most popular dog and cat names of 2014

    According to a major pet insurance company, the name of a female character from the Twilight franchise is once again the most popular for dogs and cats.

  • Which dog is most like your favorite baseball team?

    Which dog is most like your favorite baseball team?

    A list of all Major League Baseball teams from the National and American League and the fictional dogs whose personalities best embody those franchises as per ESPN.

  • Disney Princess pet names

    Disney Princess pet names

    Disney Princesses are one of the most prized franchises in the house that Walt built, and those characters have names that would be perfect for a pet dog or cat.

  • Top 100 weird pet names of 2013

    Top 100 weird pet names of 2013

    The 50 weirdest cat names and the 50 weirdest dog names for 2013 from the largest pet insurance company; would you name your cat Catsanova? How about Otterpop for your dog?

  • Top 10 most popular dog and cat names of 2013

    Top 10 most popular dog and cat names of 2013

    VPI Pet Insurance released its list of the most popular names for dogs and cats for 2013, and once again the Twilight fans have spoken, with Bella continuing her reign.

  • Top 10 most popular pet names of 2012

    Top 10 most popular pet names of 2012

    Here we go again. According to VPI Pet insurance, the most popular name for dogs and cats in 2012 remained unchanged from 2011: Bella. The central character from the Twilight novels and movies once again topped the company’s annual list of most popular names for felines and canines, which was aggregated from its database of […]

  • Top 100 weird pet names for 2012

    Top 100 weird pet names for 2012

    VPI Pet Insurance examined its database of almost half a million insured pets for 2012, and selected the 50 most unusual names for dogs and the same number for cats. Chances are, if you’re looking for an unconventional name that perfectly fits your dog or cat, you can find it here; if not, have VPI […]

  • “Twilight” dog and cat names

    “Twilight” dog and cat names

    It’s billed as “The epic finale that will live forever,” and on Friday, November 16, millions of fans of Stephanie Meyer’s Twilight Saga will find out how the supernatural soap opera wraps up, as Breaking Dawn — Part 2 hits movie theatres across the U.S. (If you can’t wait, 10:00 p.m. screenings will take place […]

  • Top 100 weird pet names of 2011

    Top 100 weird pet names of 2011

    VPI Pet Insurance examined its database of more than 485,000 insured pets for 2011, and selected the 50 most unusual names for dogs and the same number for cats. Chances are, if you’re looking for an unconventional name that perfectly fits your dog or cat, you’ll find it here. Top 50 weird dog names 1. […]

  • How pet names stand up to baby names

    How pet names stand up to baby names

    Worried that the name you gave a newborn could be the same as that of the four-legged pooch across the street? The odds are against it, at least according to data from the Social Security Administration and VPI Pet Insurance. Each year institution compiles the data for the most popular names for pets and newborns, […]

  • Most popular male and female dog names by breed

    Most popular male and female dog names by breed

    Vetstreet.com crunched the data and has announced the top male and female dog names for 10 different dog breeds. Was there a female dog breed where the most popular name wasn’t Bella? Read on and find out (seriously, the Twilight movies weren’t that good). American Pit Bull Terrier:Most popular male name: BlueOther popular male names: […]

  • Dog names by breed

    Dog names by breed

    Whether you’re looking for a dog name to reflect your Chihuahua‘s giant attitude, complement your Poodle‘s perfect locks, or reflect your Irish Setter’s impressive heritage, we’ve got ideas. Check out our extensive lists of names, organized by individual dog breed.

  • Dog names by theme

    Dog names by theme

    Whether you’re a film junkie, Beatles fan, history buff, or sports aficionado, we’ve got the perfect dog name for your new pooch. Because even if your dog can’t tell a reggae song from a rock opera, what you call him is a reflection of you. Check out our lists of dog names, from the uber-original […]

  • “The Hunger Games” dog and cat names

    “The Hunger Games” dog and cat names

    Based on the best-selling novels by Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games movies are filled with interesting characters with names that would also fit perfectly on a dog or cat.

  • The 10 trendiest dog and cat names

    The 10 trendiest dog and cat names

    Vetstreet.com has released a list of the top 10 trendiest names for a male and female dogs and cats. The idea for the list came while researchers were putting together the most popular pet names. During this process, they started noticing certain trends, as particular nicknames became more prominent in their data. How many pets […]

  • Science-fiction movie character dog and cat names

    Science-fiction movie character dog and cat names

    Science-fiction films have some of the most dedicated fanbases anywhere. For instance, it’s been 35 years since Star Wars originally hit theaters in 1977, but re-releases the films are still a big box-office draw (including the current 3D incarnations). Those franchises are also rife with character names that are perfect for dog or cat. What […]

  • “Forbidden Planet” dog and cat names

    “Forbidden Planet” dog and cat names

    These dog and cat names are taken from characters featured in the 1956 sci-fi classic, Forbidden Planet. Alta (Full name: Altaria “Alta” Morbius; daughter of Dr. Edward Morbius) Robby (Full name: Robby the Robot; robot assembled by Dr. Morbius)

  • “2001: A Space Odyssey” dog and cat names

    “2001: A Space Odyssey” dog and cat names

    These dog and cat names are derived from characters featured in Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 sci-fi classic 2001: A Space Odyssey. Warning: Plot spoilers are revealed below. Dave (Full name: Dr. Dave Bowman; crew member of the Discovery One, dismantles HAL) Floyd (Full name: Dr. Heywood R. Floyd; authorizes Discovery One mission, played by Roy Scheider […]

  • “Logan’s Run” dog and cat names

    “Logan’s Run” dog and cat names

    These dog and cat names are taken from characters featured in the movie Logan’s Run (1976), which was later a television series in 1977. The film won an Special Achievement Academy Award for visual effects. Logan (Full name: Logan 5; a bounty hunter, called a Sandman, who tracks people who attempt to flee the domed […]

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