When you meet a pet with a perfectly fitting name, you have to wonder: did her name shape her personality, or the other way around?
Naming our pooches is usually one of the first things we do when we first adopt them–and sometimes it takes a lot of thought! Some people prefer short and sweet names while others like to bestow long, regal titles on their furry friends. But whatever you choose, you’re bound to come up with dozens of silly nicknames anyway, just because you love your dog so much.
According to Healthy Paws Pet Insurance, these are the most popular dog names from 2016:
Top 10 Female Dog Names:
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Top 10 Male Dog Names:
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And just for good measure, Healthy Paws unveiled some of the most unique dog and cat names they’ve seen this year! Take a look:
10 Silliest Pet Names of 2016:
Neil Catrick Harris
Sir Leonardo ScraggleBottoms III
Sir Snuggles of Fluffington
Pretty funny, right? Maybe you’ll get some inspiration for your next furry friend!
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Do you have a pup with any of this year’s top dog names?
(h/t: People Pets)