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.

1992 - 2009 Buddy Muswagon - SmoothCriminal

My cousin dog was name buddy and he died he was only seven I think I don't know?

Too common of a name for me. You'd call it and 15 dogs will come running. - SirSheep

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2 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

Ya, this name would go good with a Black Lab or some dog that is black.

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3 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

I like all of these names. Bit this one is cute.

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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.

I have a tiny fox terrier. The name Biscuit fits him perfectly. Cute name for a cute 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

From Tom & Jerry. - Userguy44

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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 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!

It's been found that most dogs respond better to a two syllabul name. - SirSheep

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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

My grandparents used to have a dog called Scooby - WinchesterGirl26

Scooby Dooby Doo, Where are you?

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8 Jack

Going 2 b my dog's name

I like the name

Jack is so cute

good name

9 Snoopy Snoopy Snoopy is a character in comic strip Peanuts. He first appears in the strip from October 4 1950. He often sleeps on the top of his dog house. He belongs to Charlie Brown. He was created by Charles M. Schulz. He also appears in all the specials and the 2015 Peanuts Movie.

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. :-(

I had a fox terrier called snoopy. She died when she was 15 years old.
My next dog after her is also called snoopy. This time I went for a Jack Russell Terrier. She is 2 and a half years old and like most jack russells she is full of beans.

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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!

Thug life Oh yeah

Snoop Dogg

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11 Angel

Some dogs are pure joy and angel like!

You should name a white dog angel!

I see why is Is not 0 percent

My yorkies called it cutest name ever

12 Bob Barker 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.

Just image calling your come over here and say, " Come here, Bob Barker! "

Okay, really, not great name...

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13 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

I call my German Shephard Toby

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14 Bob

My dog is named Bob Barker. I call him Bubba for short. It's a perfect dog name, in addition to the obvious appeal of a celebrity with last name of Barker, Bob was a fierce advocate of animal population control.

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!

My Beagle is named Bob Barker it's a awesome name. It can mean a lot of things also " Bob Our Beagle, Big Oh Baby, Best Out of the Box, etc etc. Barker ( self explanatory if you know Beagles)..

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

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15 Nigel

Nigel is a great name, and it sounds like a competent banker type, so you always feel confident that your dog will know how to handle any important mergers or acquisition deals.

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

This is a giggity name

16 Swift

Ugh. Who would name a sweet innocent dog after her?!

All these dog name are comment and dumb I don't like swift that which but at lease it's not to DUMB as all the others
So yeh~Runa Okami

17 Daria Daria Daria is an American animated television series created by Glenn Eichler and Susie Lewis Lynn for MTV. V 2 Comments
18 Hachi

That's my pets name. ;-; and yes... The film... Damn devastating

Best movie it made me cry


19 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!

20 Robin

My bff is called that but spelt Robyn

21 Indie

Hey, I just noticed... Where's the name Smoky? It's a great name, and for girls it can be Angel or something like that! - DOGLOVER2006

HEY! I have a guard dog called Indie!

22 Sam

Sammmy though

23 Anubis
24 Binx
25 Seito

It's a nice urban name. Suitable for a family, but mainly for a single. I named my Teacup Pomeranian boy Silento and my girl Sieto.

26 Gemma
27 Jake

I think it's kinda weird to give dogs human names. I also like to give names that are kinda unusual, like Artemis, Pepper, Sakura, Teddy is a good one.

Good solid male name

28 Ai

H→ ave one

29 Rick

If I get a dog, I may name him pups ( its cute! )

30 Jasper

Good old jasper. He's a laugh and he is so cute. WHO@s A GOOD JASPER? Oh you good dog oh you good dog. Ready and fetch! Good old jasper. Oh yes jasper oh yes. - bluecameron

My neighbor's have a dog named Jasper and he is the friendliest dog you could ever meet. He is also very cute!

I just love love love playing vetch with him who's a good boy you are you are!

31 Maxwell

We used to have a staffie called max but he died, so we thought we would never have another dog so now we have a chance of another dog was thinking of Maxwell for his name. Its got to be better than pup

There is a user on TheTopTens called Maxwel.

It's a cute name for dogs,
Especially tiny ones like
Jack Russell and chiwawa mix!

32 Enma

That is my name Emma brown

33 Karl Barx

yes all my animals are named this including my brother - zerodice00

Genius! Pure genius! That's all I have to say. This is a good dog name along with Bob Barker.

pretty funny play on words...

They'll seize the means of cat production - Scarr441

34 Bowser
35 Peppy

I am writeing a story
About a guinea pig named this
Except spelt Peppie!

36 Casey
37 Geoff
38 Sed
39 Maverick

This is one of my dogs name - SirSheep

Logan paul has bird named 'Maverick'

40 Levi
41 Cowboy

its name like that because im a huge cowboy fan

42 Caspian
43 Duke

Good name for a big dog.

Duke is awesome!

Good name for a purebred Alsatian.

Cool - Pokemonfan10

44 Chocolate
45 Duchess

I have a horse called Duchess - ShebaDaDog

If u have 2 puppies or 2 adults
Name the girl Duchess
And the boy Duke!

46 Bailee
47 Ernie
48 Buster

Buster to burst any noisy environment

Brillant name when I get my dog that is certainly what am calling my dog

Buster is a good name for
Dogs like retrievers or something.

49 Charlie

That's my dogs name!

50 Eren
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Top Remixes (12)

1. Nigel
2. Daria
3. Gemma
1. Bob
2. Buddy
3. Shadow
1. Swift
2. Robin
3. Sam

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