Cool Dog Names – Whatcha Gonna Name That Puppy?

Big Admin November 5, 2017 0





Your definition of what is cool really depends on your interests and personality. Naming your pet is the first step toward bonding. Don’t pick a name because someone else thinks it is cool. Pick a name that fits your dog’s personality as well as your own.

Your dog is your best friend and you will call your dog an average of 25,000 times during his/her life. Imagine giving your dog the wrong name!

Another fact is that many dog owners would like to change the name of their dog after a few months already. Why stress the dog with a new name when you can do it right from the beginning?

Below are some suggestions of cool dog names. But before we start here are a few more tips. Don’t use dog names that sound similar to very common words and commands like ‘go, stay, sit, eat, come, run’ etc. The biggest mistake down owners do is giving the dog a cure name that fits well as long the dog is young and still a little puppy but sounds stupid for an adult dog.

Another not so great idea is to name the dog after people you know. They might not be very pleased with that. Here are some suggestions how you can find a good dog name:

If you like sports:

Name your dog after your favorite team or the city in which they play.

For example:

“Dolphin” is only cool if your dog likes to swim. “Miami” is a very cool name.

Name them after your favorite sports personality. Their last name or nickname is usually a better choice. This of course depends on their name.

The sport itself- Hard to translate into a cool name. Here are a couple:

Rugby

Polo

If you like mythology:

Hercules – for the tough dog

Persephone – great for a mama dog

Athena – for the tough female dog

Zeus – the “king”

Apollo – especially good for blond haired dogs

Helena – Beautiful female

Pandora – Curious female, maybe she is always getting herself into “situations”

Achilles – warrior dog

Odysseus – the “traveling dog”

Diana (Roman) Selene (Greek)- She may love to howl at the moon

Thor- For the “protector”

Aphrodite- loving female

Shiva- The multi-faceted female

Kali- Destructive female

Artemis- Female dog. Protector of women.

Hades – “tough” male

Poseidon- male water dog

Chaos- self-explanatory

Egyptian:

Ramses – “king”

Isis-“queen”

Pharaoh-“king”

Osiris-“king” or possibly a dog that nearly died and lived.

If you like music:

Rock-

Morrison

Van Halen

Ozzy

Country-

Blue

Cash

Banjo

Classical-

Mozart

Beethoven – Might be too over-used

Chopin

Other Genres-

Jazz

Hip Hop

Rap

Folk music

If you’re into classic books/literature:

Consider your favorite authors and characters. Here are a few ideas:

Copperfield

Hawthorne

Defoe

Moby – great for big dogs

Gatsby – hound dogs, beagles, all manner of hunting dogs…

Mariner – fits especially well if your dog likes water

Shakespeare

Homer

Hemingway

Longfellow

Chaucer

Kipling

Poe

Tolkien

If you’re into art:

Van Gogh

Picasso

Michelangelo

da Vinci

Monet

Other interests to choose from:

Role playing games

Bible

Hollywood

Wars

Of course these lists are partial. There are so many good ideas out there for cool names! You are sure to find a good name for your dog if you think of a topic and explore it further.

Source by Gerd Cornelius Pacher


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