What’s in a Dog’s Name?


The power and value of our dogs and their names has long been immortalized in prose and poetry. Naming your dog can be fun and challenging.

How did you select your dog’s name? If you are a breeder, how did you select your kennel name?

Top male dog names for 2015 are Max, Charlie, Buddy, Cooper, Jack, Rocky, Toby, Duke, Bear, and Tucker.

Top female dog names for 2015 are Bella, Lucy, Daisy, Molly, Lola, Sadie, Maggie, Sophie, Chloe, and Bailey.

In this short video, Alexandra Horowitz, a dog cognition expert, interviews dog owners about the names of their pets.



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