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The importance of a good name

If you have a new puppy at home or you are waiting for one, we are sure that you are thinking about how to name it. This is important because it’s essential to have a name from the very beginning so that it can grow accustomed to it. There’s a huge variety . Which do you choose?

Tips for naming your dog

  • Try to keep it simple. No matter your dog’s age or race, they won’t understand long names. One or two syllables are perfect for dogs to recognize as their names, considering they recognize sounds, not words. If you’re not convinced with this idea, you should know the top most popular dog names for males and females are Max and Bella, and so they’ve been for two years in a row. They keep winning as the names humans choose the most for their pups. You see? Max, one syllable; Bella, two syllables.

    • Charlie
    • Lucy
    • Cooper
    • Luna
    • Jack
    • Maggie
    • Bear
    • Duke
    • Bailey
    • Sophie
    • Tucker
    • Oliver
    • Molly
    • Rocky
    • Sadie
  • Sometimes we dedicate too much time into thinking, realizing it’s like naming a baby and there’s no turning back after you choose one. Some people also feel pressured, and it’s fine, having a dog and naming him/her ain’t easy! Whatever name you choose not only will it speak of your way of thinking but it’ll say much about your dog too. So, it’s okay if you want to be funny and pick a hilarious name, but don’t embarrass your dog, please. You should definitely think one that you can say out loud, anywhere. And, don’t be rude, avoid names that can be perceived as insults or bad language.

  • Remember the name you choose is the name you’ll use to train him/her too! So, try not to pick one that sounds like a command, e.g. “No”, “Sit” and “Come”

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Popular dog names

  • Dog names are an extremely wide variety of our tastes. They all go from that new show everyone loves to the recently published book people is adoring. We are all fans of something. Do you like Oprah? Well, people call their females puppies like that. Madonna still has some die-hard fans that call their fabulous dogs like her. Oh! And let’s not forget Katniss, which would be a better name for a female cat. Daily Treat made a little research of their own and revealed the name Ivanka had increased by 88%. Cheers to the First Lady. Stranger Things fans… Don’t even try to deny it, we all know you call your girls Barb and Eleven. There are also some great television-inspired names, thanks to Game of Thrones (which is conquering the world)

    • Khaleesi
    • Jamie
    • Snow
    • Arya
    • Sansa
    • Buffy
    • Chandler
    • Flynn
    • Herbie
    • Dory
    • Jedi
    • Juno
    • Neo
    • Khan
    • Tango
    • Klaus

Music related names

Everybody loves music, and people who were born in the 20th century are mostly adults now: living alone, starting families, acquiring dogs… All sorts of things. As dog owners, they tend to name their “sons” as their favorite artists from the nineties. Ginger, Baby, Sporty, Posh and Scary are based on the Spice Girls. Nirvana and Kurt are also quite popula

Based on destinations

People are obsessed with traveling and the whole “wanderlust” concept. Proof of that: a list based on destinations.

  • Sydney
  • Phoenix
  • Dallas
  • Savannah
  • Rio
  • Georgia
  • Montana
  • Maine
  • Indiana
  • Alaska
  1. Remember dogs will have a hard time recognizing sounds if they’re too long, keep it simple. More than two syllables might not be a good idea.

  2. Talking about sounds… High frequency sounds are recommended, since dogs are great hearing them. Try picking or creating names with sharp consonants. Names starting with S, SH, CH and K will catch your pup’s full attention.

  3. Names ending with a vowel are a good idea as well.


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