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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.

by DogTime
January 23rd, 2015

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.

by DogTime
June 26th, 2014

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?

by DogTime
January 17th, 2014

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 […]

by DogTime Staff
January 8th, 2013

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 Pet […]

by DogTime Staff
January 7th, 2013

“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 […]

by DogTime
November 14th, 2012

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 names1. Almost-A-Dog2. Franco Furter3. […]

by DogTime Staff
September 28th, 2012

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, and […]

by DogTime Staff
September 24th, 2012

“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.

by Mike Dogtime
March 22nd, 2012

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 […]

by DogTime
March 5th, 2012

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 […]

by Mike Dogtime
February 21st, 2012

“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)

by Mike Dogtime
February 21st, 2012

“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 in 2010: […]

by Mike Dogtime
February 21st, 2012

“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 city […]

by Mike Dogtime
February 21st, 2012

“Wall-E” dog and cat names

These dog and cat names are derived from characters featured in the movie Wall-E, which won the 2008 Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.Eve (Full name:Extraterrestrial Vegetation Evaluator; a robot sent from the spaceship Axiom to look for vegetation on Earth)Wall-E (Full name: Waste Allocation Load Lifter – Earth Class; a solar-powered robot that compacts […]

by Mike Dogtime
February 21st, 2012

“The Matrix” dog and cat names

These dog and cat names are taken from characters featured in The Matrix trilogy: The Matrix (1999), The Matrix Reloaded (2003), and The Matrix Revolutions (2003).Morpheus (A human who escaped the Matrix, captain of the Nebuchadnezzar)Neo (Full name: Thomas A. Anderson; a computer programmer/hacker recruited by Morpheus to fight the machines)Niobe (Captain of the Logos, […]

by Mike Dogtime
February 21st, 2012

“Alien” dog and cat names

These dog and cat names are derived from characters featured in the movie Alien (1979) and its sequel Aliens (1986). Warning: Plot spoilers are revealed below.Ash (Featured in Alien; android science officer on board the Nostromo, Ash malfunctions, attacks his fellow crew members, and is ultimately dismantled)Bishop (Featured in Aliens; an android on expedition to […]

by Mike Dogtime
February 21st, 2012

“Back to the Future” dog and cat names

These dog and cat names are derived from characters featured in the movies Back to the Future (1985), Back to the Future Part II (1989), and Back to the Future Part III (1990).Biff (Full name: Biff Tannen; overgrown bully and nemesis of George McFly, Marty’s father)McFly (Full name: Marty McFly; son of George McFly, travels […]

by Mike Dogtime
February 21st, 2012
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