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    Puppy Care Tips

    Taking care of puppy is both a lot of responsibility and a lot of fun. We’ve compiled a list of basic puppy care tips for you to make sure your pup stays in good health. Going to the Vet When you get a new puppy you’ll want to setup an appointment with a vet. Depending […]

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    Puppy Socialization & Training

    How you train your dog in the first several months and what you do to socialize them can make all the difference in your dog’s demeanor and behavior for the rest of their life. No pressure, right? It may sound intimidating, but really, by doing your homework and instilling good habits in your dog early […]

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    What to Feed a Puppy

    If your dog is like mine, mealtime is his absolute favorite. If you want your dog to be happy & healthy, the food they eat is critical. You’ll want to make sure they’re getting the nutrients they need to grow at steady pace and stay healthy. Good food and a feeding routine will also make your life […]

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    New Puppy Checklist

    Congrats on deciding to get a new puppy! Do you have everything you need? This new puppy checklist will help you on your way to getting ready. There are some things you’ll need to have for your puppy to take care of them and keep them fed. We’ll first cover those essentials you’ll want right away. […]

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    Puppy Guide – All the Steps to Getting a New Pup

    Are you looking to get a new dog? Congrats!!! Dogs can be tons of fun and an amazing companion, but it’s important to consider the responsibilities involved and make sure you’re up for the challenge. This puppy guide will help you decide if you’re ready for a dog, explain the steps to getting a dog, […]

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    Native American Dog Names

    When searching for a name, Native American dog names can be a beautiful and powerful choice. The dogs that lived in the Americas before they were colonized were thought to be much like wolves. The Hare Indian breed was even said to be like a domesticated coyote. These dogs were used as work dogs for […]

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    Top Dog Names of 2016 [Infographic]

    As this crazy year comes to a close, let’s take a look back at the top dog names of 2016 and explore the favorite picks for new puppy parents. This year more than 3 million new dog owners used My Dog’s Name to find the right name for their pup. The site allows users to […]

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    Awesome Presidential Dog Names [Infographic]

    Politics has been on the forefront of everyone’s minds with the crazy election year. At My Dog’s Name, that got us thinking: What are some cool presidential dog names? And what are other cool political-themed names for a pup? We searched high and low for names that best represent the red, white and blue, and created […]

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    Beautiful French Dog Names – 140+ Fantastic Name Ideas

    French dog names have a beautiful, sophisticated vibe about them. If you’re looking for a romantic and exotic name for your new pup, you should definitely consider these options! Why? French dog names are sweet and stylish, chic and classy. Guaranteed, you most likely won’t find someone else with the same name for their dog. (And […]

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    Black Dog Names – The Ultimate List (77 Fantastic Ideas!)

    If you’re getting a dark-colored dog, you must consider black dog names! Black dogs are beautiful creatures, with their shiny, luscious coats and soulful eyes that are even more pronounced against their dark fur. These names don’t have to be literal. They can range from dark-colored foods to “black” in other languages to animals of the same […]

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    White Dog Names – 65 Awesome Ideas For White Furbabies

    White dog names are an absolute must if you are welcoming a white pup into your home, don’t you think? These names perfectly sum up your dog’s beautiful fur color and provide a unique moniker that makes a statement. Inspiration for white dog names isn’t hard to find. So many things – flowers, foods, faith, etc. […]

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    Awesome Country Dog Names – 87 Soulful Names You’ll Love

    Country dog names are so fun, so twangy and definitely unique. For these names, the most obvious starting point is to look at country music, the popular genre that originated in the Southern United States. Other areas of inspiration are locations, characters and things that correspond with the country lifestyle. You don’t have to live […]

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    Crazy Cool Black and White Dog Names – 37 Perfect Ideas!

    So you have a black and white dog, eh? Black and white dog names are so fun and unique if you have a dog of with these colors. And this is definitely a popular coloring for pups. We see many dogs with this dual-colored fur at the dog park. If you’re lucky enough to be […]

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    Hawaiian Dog Names – 150+ Beautiful, Unique Ideas!

    Aloha! So you’re looking for Hawaiian dog names? You’ve come to the right place. We love the idea of giving your dog a Hawaiian-themed moniker. These names are beautiful, breezy and unique. If you have ties to Hawaii or have traveled there, you should definitely consider these names. Heck, even if you admire the Aloha […]

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    Maltese Dog Names – 99 Adorable Ideas For Maltese Pups

    Looking for Maltese dog names? You’ve come to the right place, my friend. The Maltese is an adorably sweet dog with a big, vicious personality in a small package. This dog weighs in at only 7-9 pounds, making it a toy breed. Notably, the breed has a striking white coat that is cute and fluffy […]

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    Top Border Collie Names – 25 Wonderful Names For Your Pup

    When it comes to Border Collie names, we had no problem herding up lots of options. (It’s OK, you can groan at that one.) A unique, beautiful dog with a high-energy, playful personality deserves a name that’s equally as impressive, and we think these Border Collie names are great inspiration. Border Collie Names Ranger – The […]

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    Top Trendy Dog Names – Perfect Name Ideas for Your Pup

    My Dog’s Name has been around for three years now, and we’ve seen some interesting trends in dog names. For the most part, when a dog name hits the top 10, it sticks around for a while. Every now and then, however, a name will come out of nowhere and quickly gain lots of fans. […]

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    10 Things Your Dog Needs This Summer

    Summer is such a glorious time of year, especially for those of us who live in cold climates where we have to wait for warm weather for months on end. It means we get to spend more time outdoors with our beloved dogs, soaking up the sun and enjoying even more playtime together. Of course, […]

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    Best Dogs to Own For First-Time Pup Parents

    For whatever reason, so many friends and family members have gotten new dogs lately, and I couldn’t be more ecstatic. More fur babies to play with and love! I absolutely love it. A number of these folks are first time pup parents, so they’ve come to us with questions, one of which was, “What are […]

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    Dog Breeds of the World [Infographic]

    Hello fellow dog lovers! We hope you enjoyed the weekend and got a chance to get outside with your pup. Kyle and I finally got a chance this afternoon to catch our breath and do a little spring cleaning and organizing. As we went through our to-do list, we realized we had not yet published […]

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    Spanish Dog Names – 200+ Awesome Spanish Names

    Spanish dog names are a fun, playful option for new dog owners who are feeling adventurous. Why? The Spanish language is beautiful and romantic. Originating in Spain, it is now the primary language of 427 million people in 31 countries around the the globe. This makes it the second most popular language in the world. […]