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Girl Dog Names and Boy Dog Names – Got a Bella or Max?

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Do you have a fur-baby named Max or Bella?   According to VIP  Pet Insurance  (  2013, 2014 and 2015) these girl dog names and box dog names were the most popular.  Max moved around near the top of the list, but Bella remained at the top for all three years.  We know “Finding that perfect name” is often more difficult than finding the perfect fur-child and thought you’d be interested in what others are choosing.


Cat People

Maybe (gasp!) you are a cat lover.  No problem Max and Bella are the most popular names for our feline purr-fersons as well.

The American Kennel Club has their list of names and (of course) it differs, but Max and Bella are among the top names there as well.

Do you Have a Bella or a Max?  – Comment Below.

Trendy Names for Girl Dog Names and Boy Dog Names

The American Kennel Club released this list of Trendy Names and we thought you might like a peek.


Sawyer — A fitting name for a mischievous or adventurous dog.
Jack — A solid, popular name.
Hudson — Here’s a name gaining popularity with human babies, but seems suitable for a hound.
Finn — Perfect for one of the Irish breeds.
Emerson — A fitting name for a dog of noble stature.
Bear — Good choice for the large canine; comical choice for the toy breeds.
Puppy — Colombo-esque, but it’s the name Zac Efron gave his Australian Shepherd.
Max — Another trendy name for human babies. Any dog would be comfortable with it.
Kai — It’s hip and means “ocean” in Hawaiian.
Cooper — Another solid name. Mini Cooper might be a good choice for toy breed.


Elsa — It grows on you.
Bella — It was the most popular female puppy name last year.
Stella — Try shouting the name like Marlon Brando in “A Streetcar Named Desire.”
Quinn — A bit masculine, but some female dogs act like tomboys.
Sophie — Reserved for the cutest puppies.
Ivy — Yes, somewhat like Beyoncé’s kid, Blue Ivy.
Charlie — A fitting name for your little angel.
Aurora — The Roman goddess of dawn. An appropriate name for a female dog who gets you out of bed before the alarm clock does.
Avery — The name has a British ring to it.
Lila — A fitting name for a fluffy pet.

(Source:  AKC)


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Picking a Name:

One suggestion that often works is to bring the fur-child home for a few week.  Quite often their personality will tell you the perfect name (like Hunter or Nosy or Shadow…).   Regardless of the name you pick, you fur-child will hear the love and that is what really counts in the end.

We hope you enjoyed popular Girl Dog Names and Boy Dog Names

If you liked this, you will probably like our Quiz on Reading Dog Body Language

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