Finding the best dog names isn’t always easy.  Sometimes you have a firm idea in your mind and other times you have no idea at all.

But whatever your situation, don’t worry.  There are literally thousands of names to choose from.  But we have taken the stress out of finding the right name for your dog by providing some hints, tips and ideas for some fun and fabulous names.

Best Dog Names

Having the best name is a matter of opinion, but here are some tips for choosing the right dog name:

  • Short names are easier to use as recall commands
  • Make sure the whole family likes it
  • Don’t choose a dog name which might be used as a cue
  • Try not to choose a dog name that sounds like other people or dogs you come into regular contact with
  • Look for inspiration from celebrities, fictional characters or historical figures

Big Dog Names

Some of our favourite names for bigger dogs are:

  • Ash
  • Bailey
  • Barley
  • Beethoven
  • Brandy
  • Bullseye
  • Chewie
  • Copper
  • Denali
  • Dexter
  • Digger
  • Dozer
  • Jack
  • Jet
  • Jupiter
  • King
  • Max
  • Moose
  • Red
  • Rocky
  • Sunny
  • Tiny
  • Titan
  • Zeus
  • Zilla

Small Dog Names

Some of our favourite names for smaller dogs are:

  • Chilli
  • Coco
  • Cookie
  • Dinky
  • Goldie
  • Honey
  • Lolly
  • Minnie
  • Nacho
  • Pepper
  • Pickle
  • Pixie
  • Roxy
  • Ruby
  • Rusty
  • Socks
  • Sky
  • Tiny
  • Yorkie

Tough Dog Names

It can be fun to give your dog a name which matches their appearance or personality.  Some tough dog name suggestions are:

  • Bane
  • Boss
  • Bruno
  • Buzz
  • Chief
  • Colonel
  • Diesel
  • Duke
  • Gunner
  • Khan
  • Luna
  • Lupe
  • Lyra
  • Mulan
  • Nelson
  • Raff
  • Rex
  • Shiv
  • Sultan
  • Trigger
  • Xena
  • Zelda

Male Dog Names

Some of our favourite male dog names are:

  • Ben
  • Buster
  • Charlie
  • Chase
  • Digger
  • Jackson
  • Logan
  • Mason
  • Max
  • Milo
  • Oli
  • Scout

Female Dog Names

Some of our favourite female dog names are:

  • Abby
  • Allie
  • Bella
  • Chloe
  • Daisy
  • Harper
  • Lady
  • Lucy
  • Maggie
  • Maya
  • Mia
  • Molly
  • Penny
  • Polly
  • Sadie
  • Stella

Picking the right name for your dog may take some time, but it can be a fun experience.

At Fur Get Me Not, we offer the highest standard in dog training to enable your puppy to develop good social skills, good manners and to help them become a well-adjusted dog.  We offer training courses for puppies and teenage dogs.  We keep classes small, so we can provide individual attention and design the curriculum to meet your training needs.

To find out more, visit our course training schedule by clicking here,