“If you follow the news, you have certainly heard of Paris Hilton and her
Chihuahuas named Timkerbelll and Bambi.”
Explore our list of dog names by breed to help name your perfect canine companion. Names on the pages listed below are more specific to individual breeds, based on their personalities, physical characteristics, reputations, etc.
For example, if you need a name for your Labrador Retriever, you should know this is not only the most popular dog breed in the United States, it is a loyal, loving and strong-spirited dog. As an outstanding hunting dog, names for your Lab might be tailored to that characteristic, too. Some of my favorite Labrador dog names include Bailey (the name of my Chocolate Lab), Daisy (for a Yellow lab), and Blacky (the name of my friend’s Black Lab when I was a kid).
Chihuahua names is another of the more popular categories on the list. If you follow the news, you have certainly heard of Paris Hilton and her Chihuahuas named Tinkerbell and Bambi. I also love Gizmo and Harley.
Searching for German Shepherd dog names? How about a list of Husky dog names? If you own a Labrador Retriever, check our list of Labrador dog names, with individual lists for Black, Chocolate and Yellow labs.
Once you know the breed of dog, how they look and something about their character, naming your best friend becomes a bit easier. If you want to choose from a list of famous dog names, we have hundreds of those, too, including what makes or made them famous.
Dog Names by Breed
Follow your nose to one of the naming catergories, below. Click on any category and you will be taken to an entire list of names that falls within that category. Take your time and have fun choosing the perfect name for your new puppy.
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Can’t find a name you like on the Dog Names by Breed list? With thousands more to consider, keep hunting. Visit our comprehensive dog names list to explore famous dog names, celebrity dog names, unique dog names and more. Woof! Woof!