If you’re getting a new fluffy four-legged friend, why not explore fluffy dog names? We’ve rounded up 435+ ideas you’ll absolutely adore.
After all, fluffy dog names are a perfect way to reflect your dog’s feathery fur.
A number of dog breeds sport a fluffy coat fitting for fluffy dog names. Dogs like the Pomeranian, Samoyed, Chow Chow, Bichon Frise and Poodle certainly have no shortage of fur, as do several other breeds.
If you have a dog with lots of fur, you should definitely consider fluffy dog names.
We’ve got the ultimate list of the best fluffy dog names right here!
Best Fluffy Dog Names
As you hunt for name ideas, these fluffy dog names are simply the sweetest. In fact, we think they’re absolutely paw-fect for your pup. (Sorry, couldn’t resist the pun!)
Read through the list and take note of any ideas that stand out.
- Fuzzy Wuzzy
- Hairy / Harry
Fluffy Dog Names Inspired By Other Animals
Dogs aren’t the only fluffy creatures in the animal kingdom. There are quite a few other animals out there with furry coats that catch the eye.
The following animals are known for their luscious locks, and you can turn this into inspiration for your furry friend’s name.
- Angorra – as in the Angorra Rabbit
- Harp – as in the Harp Seal
TV shows, movies and books are full of fluffy characters. This also provides lots of great ideas for fluffy dog names.
You could pick a character you know and love. Maybe it’s a childhood favorite or a famous character you can’t get enough of. Or you may be hearing some of these names for the first time.
Either way, these fluffy characters can be turned into unique names for fluffy dogs.
- Baloo – bear in The Jungle Book
- Bud – as in Air Bud
- Corduroy – bear in Corduroy
- Delilah – fluffy dog in Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco
- Donald Duck
- Dug – dog in Up
- Eevee – Pokemon character
- Ewok – furry Star Wars character
- Figaro – cat in Pinocchio
- Foo-Foo – Miss Piggy’s fluffy dog
- Gossamer – Looney Toons character
- Jigglypuff – Pokemon character
- Mareep – Pokemon character
- Maxie – polar bear in Chilly Willy
- Nala – lion in The Lion King
- Nana – family dog in Peter Pan
- Oliver – cat in Oliver & Company
- Oso – bear character in Special Agent Oso
- Paddington – Paddington Bear
- Scrat – squirrel in Ice Age
- Scuttle – seagull in The Little Mermaid
- Simba – main character in The Lion King
- Ted – talking bear in Ted
- Teddy Ruxpin
- Thumper – rabbit in Bambi
- Wookiee – large furry creature in Star Wars
- Yogi – as in Yogi Bear
Funny Fluffy Dog Names
And if you’re feeling playful, you could pick a funny fluffy dog name guaranteed to make people smile.
Everyone needs a good laugh, and these sweet and silly names are sure to make everyone laugh out loud.
- Admiral Fluff
- Bill Furry
- Captain Fluff
- Flava Fluff
- Franz Fur-dinand
- Fuzz Aldrin
- Hairy Houdini
- Hairy Paw-ter
- Katy Hairy
- Mariah Hairy
- Mayor Fluffington
- Mr. or Mrs. Fluffer Nutter
- Mr. or Mrs. Softy
- Ms. Frizzle
- Poof Daddy
- Prince Fluffster
- Sheddy Krueger
- Sir Fluff’s A Lot
- Winston Furchill
Fluffy Dog Names Inspired By Color
If you like the idea of giving fluffy dogs a name inspired by their fur but aren’t loving the fluffy dog names above, why not pivot and pick a name based on color instead?
We have plenty of names for the most popular dog coat colors.
White Dog Names
- Bianco/Bianca – white in Italian
- Al Bino
Discover more white dog names.
Black Dog Names
- Noir – black in French
- Nero – black in Italian
- Black Jack
- Preta/Preto – black in Portuguese
- Poe – Edgar Allen Poe
Discover more black dog names.
Brown and Tan Dog Names
- Charlie Brown
- Peanut Butter
- Braun – brown in German
- Kobicha – one of the Japanese traditional colors used in kimonos
- Chip – like chocolate chip
- Marron – brown in French
- Brun – brown in Swedish
Discover more brown dog names.
Red Dog Names
Discover more red dog names.
Black and White Dog Names
- Peppermint Patty
- Pepe Le Pew
- Ying Yang
- Charlie Chaplin
Discover more black and white dog names.
Multi-Color and Patterned Dog Names
- Tortie – tortoiseshell pattern
- Jackson – artist Jackson Pollock
- Pollock – artist Jackson Pollock
- Dos – two in Spanish for dogs with dual-colored coats
- Tre – three in Italian for the number of colors in a tri-color coat
- Tres – three in Spanish
50 Most Popular Dog Names
The inspiration isn’t over yet. The names noted above are specific to a fluffy dog’s coat and coloring. But you may want to take a step back and explore popular names that fit any canine.
Let’s explore the top 50 popular names for female and male dogs as determined by our millions of users.
New pup parents have rated these the best dog names, and it’s not hard to tell why. They’re cute and classy, just like fluffy dogs.
Top Female Dog Names
- Abby (Abigail)
- Coco (Cocoa)
- Rose (Rosie)
Top Male Dog Names
We hope you’ve enjoyed these 435+ fluffy dog names. They draw inspiration from fluffy adjectives, furry animals and characters, popular coat colorings and so much more.
But with so many great options for fluffy dogs, how do you pick the right one?
To start, take note of any name that catches your eye. Don’t overthink it. Just write the name down.
Next, remove any name that you have doubts about. Just keep the ones that you really like.
And finally, when you get your dog, say the name out loud and see if it’s a fit. You’ll know in your gut when you’ve found the right one!
More Dog Name Ideas
If you’d like even more name ideas, our online generator is a great tool for new pup parents.
Here’s how it works: You enter your favorite styles, like tough, cute, classic and so forth, and it generates names perfectly suited for your pooch.
You can also sort by fun themes like movies, music, sports, food and so much more.
Mix and match to find just the right name for your new canine.
Fluffy Dog Naming Guides
Depending on your pet’s breed, other naming guides that could be helpful for fluffy dogs include:
How Do You Pick the Right Name?
It can be hard to choose a name for your new canine companion. We have a way to help!
Over the years, we’ve been fortunate enough to help millions of pup parents in their name search. Along the way, we’ve picked up a few tips and tricks we’d like to share.
When you find a name, it’s a good idea to ask yourself the following:
- How easy is it to say? Before finalizing a name, make sure it’s easy to say out loud. Some names that sound perfect on paper end up being tough to pronounce.
- Does it match your dog? The perfect name will go along with a dog’s demeanor personality and appearance. Ask yourself, does the name seem like the right fit for your furry friend?
- Does everyone agree on it? If you have other people in your household, make sure they’re on board with the name. After all, they’ll be saying it day in and day out, too.
- Does it feel right in your gut? When you find just the right moniker for your pup, you’ll know it.
Teach Your Dog Their Name – Quickly!
You can pick the perfect name but there’s just one challenge: Your dog doesn’t know it yet.
Teaching the name to your dog might sound intimidating, but in truth, it’s actually quite easy.
These steps will make it a smooth and straightforward process.
- First things first, prepare. Grab some small treats for positive reinforcement and then find a space that’s quiet and distraction-free.
- Next, bring your dog over and say their name in a clear, positive voice. When your pup looks at you, say “yes” and provide a treat.
- For repetition, complete this process 4-5 times.
- Take a break and then pick up the game again at a later time. Do it a few times throughout the day for reinforcement.
If you follow these steps, your dog will know their name in just a few days.View Your Saved Names