Best Names for Dogs

The Top Ten

1 Buddy

Makes me think of Air Bud and the Buddies series. Buddy was such a good dog- I even name my cat Buddy, but that's because I kept calling him that on accident, it's probably because the name fit him so well, because he was my pal. Not better than my puppy though. Dog's are the best friend you an ever have, and I'm not just saying that because it's true. I've learned from experience.

That is a good name for a dog but this is just a question why would you want to name it buddy no trying to be mean in all

I knew this would be the best one! Buddy is my favorite dog name and my sister used to have a dog named Buddy. BUDDY!

I don't think that it is the best name

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2 Lucky

I agree also a great dog name my dogs is defiantly going to be lucky. Great name!

Such an awesome name for a dog that's well... LUCKY :-)

This is awesome in so lucky I found a good name - OneWayStreet

My Lucky is the Best

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3 Shadow

Because what if it is black? It could be shadow

Shadow makes me think of something dark, and mean. But on the bright side, shadow is a nice puppy name because a shadow follows you everywhere. Just like your puppy!

Shadow is an amazing name I find

If it's a black puppy like a kitty is should be shadow

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4 Biscuit

Biscuit is ADORABLE! Perfect for a small fluffy dog, like a Maltese or a
Even a golden retriever. But personally, my favourite name EVER for a dog is; Socks or yogurt. They're totally funny names that will suit dogs with fun and affectionate personalities

Hi my opinion is that people should call their dog Biscuit because it is a really cute name my brother and I want a new puppy and we both really want to name it biscuit if it is a boy. I LOVE THE NAME BISCUIT!

Biscuit, it's a perfect dog name. We have a biscuit colored beagle hound mix and it suits him well. It just so happens its also a children's story book collection about a dog called Biscuit.

We named our bichon frise'-Havenese mix Biscuit I think it's perfect name for any dog

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5 Spike

It's a hip name. The best there is. Finnick, Biscuit, and bronzey are awesome too. But Spike is the best. Snoop and browser are cool too.

I name my puppy spike because It is a bulldog and in the tom and jerry there is spike the bulldog

Cool name my next is going to be spike

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6 Max

Are you kidding me? That's my boyfriend's name! I bet he'll get pretty mad when he find out that his name was actually voted #11 in TheTopTens.com for "Best names for dogs"! It's kinda hilarious, don't you think?

Max is a lovely name, because my mother had a dog called Max, and it makes the dog sound happy and playful, which you always want in your dogs name, I think that it is just truly a brilliant name, and I would recommend it to anyone with a boy dog. PS: I wish I could call my dog Max, I would love to.

What an awesome name I have a German shepherd named MAX and Max is a great name for a dog I LOVE IT!

I had a dog named Max and he died.

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7 Scooby

I love this name very much and I will only put my dog 'SCOOBY'

I named my dog scooby 5 years ago and I've always loved the show scooby-doo

Perfect for those that want to own a Great Dane!

Scooby doobie doe where are you

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8 Jack V 3 Comments
9 Toby

I Just Adore That Name For A Little Puppy!

toby is an adorable name for a smaller dog

Toby is the name of my golden retriever

Really good name!

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10 Snoop

I like Snoop Dogg so I named my dog this - slbrown

Hahahhahahhahahhahahahahah that's awesome. Thumbs up for this choice even though none of my dogs are called it XD!

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? Ladybird

That is the best dog name I've ever heard, I tell ya hwhat. I bet it could sell propane and propane accessories.

The Contenders

11 Bob Barker

Just imagine: every time you call your dog you get to employ your best Johnny Olson or Rod Roddy hollering: BOB BARKER! "

My dog is named Bob Barker. Everyone loves it.

An obvious choice. Bob loves animals and I'm sure would feel truely honored. Plus, it's a cute name.

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12 Snoopy

Snoopy is such a cute and awesome name for a dog. Its like one of the most popular. Good grief!

I think that snoopy is a great name it reminds a person of Charlie brown

This used to be my dogs name, until he died. I still get very sad. I get so sad I sometimes call my five month old dog snoopy. :-(

Wait, Snoopy is a beagle?

V 7 Comments
13 Bob

Bob is by far the most sensible name on this list. It is short, sounds funny, and is just plain awesome. Heck, it's a good name for a BABY!

Bob is the name of my dog... My family fought me but they all love the name... Just gets awkward when you meet someone with the same name as your dog lol

What else would you name anything - Fireball1066

Bob is a great name. Not sure why people think it's an odd name for a dog.

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14 Nigel

I LOVE Nigel it is adorable who wouldn't like his name but everybody has different opinions.

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15 Daria Daria Daria is an American animated television series created by Glenn Eichler and Susie Lewis Lynn for MTV. V 2 Comments
16 Swift
17 Ben

I used to have a really cute dog named Ben. He was really compassionate, adorable, and all around just great! He was part Red Heeler, part Airedale Terrier. He was the sweetest thing. This is a great name. - NoEntranceHere

Love the name. Had a golden retriever that suited him perfectly. Was named after Ben rothesiesberger of pgh. Steelers!

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19 Robin

My bff is called that but spelt Robyn

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