About Dog Names
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.
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January 8th, 2013
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 companys annual list of most popular names for felines and canines, which was...
January 7th, 2013
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 youre looking for an unconventional name that perfectly fits your dog or cat, you can find it here; if not, have...
November 14th, 2012
Breaking Dawn — Part 2 is upon us, but before you contemplate a life of emptiness after seeing the movie, the spirit can live on in these dog and cat names.
September 28th, 2012
Looking for a distinctive name for your pet — how about Woofers O Farrel for a dog, and Doctor Doom for a cat? Here are 100 weird names culled from a pet insurance database.
September 24th, 2012
A comparison of names for dogs, cats, exotic animals, and newborn boys and girls, according to VPI Pet Insurance and the Social Security Administration.
May 21st, 2012
Now with 90% more dogs named Bella! Vetstreet announces the most popular male and female names for 10 dog breeds, including the Boxer, Shih Tzu, and American Pit Bull Terrier.
March 22nd, 2012
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.
March 5th, 2012
Looking for a name that's outside the norm? Here is a list of the 10 trendiest dog and cat names for males and females — do any of these monikers fit your pet?
February 21st, 2012
Forbidden Planet won a special Academy Award for special effects in 1956, but the movie also has several fascinating characters whose names would work well for your dog or cat.
February 21st, 2012
Stanley Kubrick revolutionized space travel with his ground-breaking sci-fi classic 2001: A Space Odyssey, and it's filled with great names for a dog or cat, too.
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