Dog Names Articles

Since the site launched in 2013, My Dog’s Name has helped millions of new dog parents find the perfect name for their pup. In addition to our interactive name generator, we publish articles with name ideas inspired by breed, size, personality, appearance and more.

  1. Poodle Names

    250+ Poodle Names – Cute, Classy & More!

    Get ready to explore 250+ perfect Poodle names! Our name ideas are cute, classy and so much more. Today the Poodle is the 7th most popular dog breed in the United States. Active, dignified and extremely smart, the Poodle makes an excellent pet. Another great perk to picking the Poodle: the breed is hypoallergenic. For […]

  2. 85+ Italian Dog Names That Are Bellissimo!

    Italian dog names are soulful, passionate, charismatic and unique. What more could you want in a name? Italy is one of the most beautiful and cultured places in the world. With the most amazing food, we must add. And this lends itself to so many interesting names. No matter what your inspiration, whether it’s Italian […]

  3. Labrador Names

    225+ Labrador Names – The Ultimate List!

    Hunting for the ultimate list of Labrador names? Look no further. We’ve got 225+ ideas perfect for the most popular dog breed in the world. This breed is near and dear to our hearts here at My Dog’s Name. We started this site four years ago when after we got our Labrador Retriever Toby. My […]

  4. Red Dog Names

    110+ Red Dog Names for Fiery-Haired Furballs

    Red dog names are perfect if you have a pup with a reddish-colored coat. Our list includes 110+ fabulous ideas we think you’ll love. Unlike popular fur colors like black, white and brown, red is much rarer.  Still, a number of breeds are known to sport red fur, including the Viszla, Irish Setter, Dachshund and […]

  5. Boxer Dog Names

    250+ Boxer Dog Names – The Ultimate List!

    Get ready for the ultimate list of Boxer dog names. With 250+ ideas, you’re sure to find a name that fits your pup perfectly. Today the Boxer is the 10th most popular dog breed in the United States, and it’s easy to see why this pup is so popular. For starters, their distinctive, slightly smushed […]

  6. Dachshund Names – 150+ Awesome Wiener Dog Names

    If you’re searching for Dachshund names, you’re in the right place, my friend. We’ve got 150+ awesome ideas for your wiener dog. Dachsunds are currently the 13th most popular dog breed in the United States. Spunky and spirited, the breed is short on legs but long on personality. Dog owners love the Dachshund’s friendly, curious […]

  7. 100+ Brown Dog Names You’ll Love

    Looking for brown dog names? You’re in the right spot. We’ve rounded up 100+ perfect ideas for your new pup. Brown is a popular color for dogs with many breeds reporting coats that range from deep espresso brown to a light tan. After searching high and low, we’ve created a list full of ideas that […]

  8. Pomeranian Names

    140+ Furry and Fabulous Pomeranian Names

    If you’re looking for Pomeranian names, you’re in luck. We’ve got 140+ furry and fabulous ideas perfect for your Pom! As Pomeranian owners can attest, this breed is small in size but big on personality. Bold, curious and full of life, the Pomeranian is a popular companion dog who loves to play and curl up in your lap afterward […]

  9. Corgi Names

    130+ Brilliant Ideas for Corgi Names

    Get ready for 130+ Corgi names that are cute, sweet and a little bit sassy – kind of like Corgis themselves! The Welsh Corgi originated in Wales as a herding dog, and two separate breeds are recognized: the Pembroke Welsh Corgi and the Cardigan Welsh Corgi. For the sake of simplicity, we’ll use the word “Corgi” […]

  10. Police Dog Names

    Strong & Courageous Police Dog Names

    Are you on the hunt for police dog names? If so, your search ends here. We are honored to provide name inspiration for dogs serving their communities. Police dogs certainly play an important role on the force. Their jobs include chasing a fleeing suspect and detaining them; sniffing out illegal substances; searching for missing persons; […]

  11. French Bulldog Names

    200+ Perfect French Bulldog Names

    Get ready for an ultimate list of 200+ French Bulldog names. From sweet and sassy to elegant and stylish, we’ve got plenty of inspiration for finding the perfect name for your adorable little Frenchie. Our list even includes French names that pay homage to the breed’s international beginnings. Have a look at these lovely names […]

  12. Rottweiler Names

    Rottweiler Names – Get 150+ Ideas!

    Looking for Rottweiler names? You’ve come to the right place. Robust and powerful while at the same time loyal and obedient, the Rottweiler makes a devoted companion ready to protect their family and keep their loved ones safe. With their intelligence, endurance and physical abilities, it’s no wonder that in addition to being a loyal […]

  13. Yorkie Names

    Yorkie Names – 135+ Sweet & Sassy Ideas

    Are you ready for 100+ Yorkie names that are cute, clever and perfect for a little furbaby? From names inspired by their itty bitty size to funny and quirky ideas you’ve never thought of, we’ve got you covered. Our list even includes elegant names perfect for this sassy and spirited breed. Get ready to find […]

  14. Great Dane Names

    The Ultimate List of Great Dane Names

    When looking for Great Dane names, how do you find one fit for this giant and gentle creature? That’s a good question. As a pet, Great Danes emanate a soulful and sensitive quality. At the same time, you can’t deny their large, looming size. A female weighs 100-130 lbs, and a male tops the charts at […]

  15. Small Dog Names

    Adorable Small Dog Names

    If you’re in the market for small dog names, look no further. Our comprehensive list includes 100 names you’ll love! Small dogs bring so much joy and love to a home. They’re easy to snuggle, easy to exercise and easy to bring places. Oh, and did we mention they have the cutest little faces imaginable? […]

  16. Clever Dog Names

    50+ Super Clever Dog Names

    Clever dog names are fun, witty options when naming your pup. Get ready for 50+ ideas that will instantly bring a smile to your face! As you look for ideas, we should note that there’s nothing wrong with giving your dog an ordinary name. Plenty of people choose options like Buddy, Rocky, Bella, Lola, Max […]

  17. Chihuahua Names

    150+ Perfect Chihuahua Names

    If you’re searching for Chihuahua names, look no further. We’ve got 150+ awesome ideas for your tiny tot. When it comes to Chihuahua names, there is no shortage of inspiration, from their size to their Mexican heritage to famous Chihuahuas in pop culture. Take a look at the list and see if any are a right fit for […]

  18. Bulldog Names

    125+ Bulldog Names That Are Totally Awesome

    Trying to think of Bulldog names? We’re got you covered. To help you in your search, we’ve rounded up over 125 awesome names that range from tough to funny to doggone cute. Naming your dog is an important first step as a pup parent. You want to find something that fits your dog’s personality and […]

  19. Badass Dog Names

    Badass Dog Names – 60+ Tough and Tenacious Ideas

    Badass dog names are bold, brawny and a whole lot of fun. If you have a strong dog breed like a Rottweiler, Pit Bull or German Shepherd, it can be cool to play up the tough aspect and give your pup a tenacious name. Or, if you have a small and sassy dog, you could […]

  20. Star Wars dog names

    Star Wars Dog Names

    Looking for a great dog name? Star Wars dog names are a perfect way to show your fandom! I’m a huge fan of Star Wars. Ever since seeing the original films as a kid, I couldn’t get enough. We’re pretty lucky to live in the new era of Star Wars now that Disney has acquired […]

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