Famous Dog Names H-M

The Famous Dog Names H-M list has great names from Harvey to Junkyard and from Lord Nelson to Marmaduke. There are more than 400 exciting possibilities. Here are a few examples:

Happy: Played a role in the TV series 7th Heaven.

Jack: The first dog in the the book Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder.

Mr. Peabody: The star of the animated TV series The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show.

Our list includes dogs from TV and movies, politics and comic strips. If you know a famous dog that is not on the list, please contact me so I can add it.

Would you rather name your dog after one owned by a famous person or celebrity? Check our Celebrity Dog Names list for lots of possibilities. There are also hundreds of other possibilities on our puppy names list.

This page lists all famous dog names from H through M. Jump to anywhere in the list by clicking on the letters below.

   All Famous Dog Names     A – B     C – G     H – M     N – R     S     T – Z

Famous Dog Names H-M Dog Breed Why Dog is Famous
Hachiko Akita The legendary loyal Japanese dog. A book for children was written about this famous dog in 2004 entitled Hachiko: The True Story of a Loyal Dog by Pamela S. Turner. There was also a 2009 film called Hachiko, A Dogs Story.
Happy Terrier mix Happy played a role in the TV series 7th Heaven.
Harvey Golden Retriver Elliot’s dog in the 1982 science fiction movie E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.
Hector Border Collie In the TV movie Hecks Way Home, played by a dog named Beasley.
Hector Bull Dog The animated show The Sylvester and Tweety Mysteries by Warner Brothers is just incomplete without this bulldog.
Him and Her Beagles These are the two pets of President Lyndon B. Johnson.
Hobo German Shepherd Star of the 1960s and 1970s TV series The Littlest Hobo.
Hong Kong Phooey Generic Title character of hanna-Barbera TV series Hong Kong Phooey.
Hooch Dogue de Bordeaux Star of the movie Turner and Hooch.
Horand von Grafrath German Shepherd Born in 1895, this was the first of the German Shephered line.
Horrie the Wog Dog Egyptian Terrier Adopted by an Australian soldier during WW II, this dog became the mascot of 2/1st Machine Gun Battalion and followed the regiment through Egypt, Greece, Crete Palestine and Syria.
Hotdog Generic Jughead’s pet in the comic strip Archie since the 1940s.
Huan Wolfhound Found in the novel The Silmarillion written by J. R. R. Tolkien.
Hubble Border Terrier The innocent faced pet in the 2003 movie Good Boy!
Hubert Black and Tan Coonhound The dog cast in the 1999 film The Duke.
Huckleberry Hound Generic The star attraction of the Huckleberry Hound TV show, another Hanna-Barbera creation.
Huddersfield Ben Yorkshire Terrier This is the first Yorkshire Terrier, born in 1865 as the original dog of this breed.
Hunter Golden Retriver Seen in Road Rovers the animated television series.
Hush Puppy Generic The 1960s puppet on the TV show Shari Lewis Show.
Itchiford Itchy Dachshund Dachshund One of the dogs in the annimated film All Dogs Go to Heaven.
Jack Bull Dog The first dog in the the book Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder.
Jack Mixed breed The role of “Jack” was played by a mixed breed when Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder was adopted for TV.
Jean, the Vitagraph Dog Unknown The dog of unknown breed which was a regular actor in the silent movie era during the early 1900s.
Jenna Siberian Husky A real life character. Inspiration of the 1995 animation film Balto.
Jerry lee German Shepherd The hero of the film K-9 with James Belushi.
Jessie Border Collie Featured in the film Animal Farm.
Jip Sheepdog A must have feature in Hugh Lofting’s Doctor Dolittle books.
Jock Scottish Terrier In the animated 1955 Disney movie Lady and the Tramp.
Jock of the Bushveld Pit Bull The title character in Percy Fitzpatrick’s 1907 book Jock of the Bushveld.
Jo-Fi Chow Chow The pet of Sigmund Freud, who sat with his master in his therapy sessions.
Judy English Pointer The only dog ever to be taken as Japanese Prisoner of War during WW II. She was abroad a Royal Navy vessel which was captured by the Japanese. She was given the Dickin Medal, the highest animal military award in the UK.
Junkyard Labrador Retriever mix In the 2009 Disney movie Race to Witch Mountain, Buck plays the role of the dog. The movie also starred Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.
Just Nuisance Great Dane The only officially enlisted dog of the Royal Navy. This dog helped in boosting the morale of the soldiers during WW II.
Kewpie Generic Featuring in comic strip Born Loser by Art and Chip Sansom since 1965.
Kipper Generic Kipper appears in books as well as a Mick Inkpen-created animated TV series for children.
Krypto Generic Appeared in several Superman comic strips from DC Comics.
Krypto the Super dog Great Dane Krypto the Superdog was in an animated television series on the Cartoon Network where the hero is Krypto.
Ladadog Bearded Collie Part of the TV series Please Don’t Eat the Daisies.
Lady Cokers Spaniel Our favorite beautiful Lady in the Lady and the Tramp animated movie from The Walt Disney Company.
Lady Basenji The adorable pet in Goodbye, My Lady, a children’s book by James H. Street which was adopted into a film.
Lady Greyhound Greyhound Logo in Greyhound Lines bus company advertisment.
Ladybird Bloodhound Appears in King of the Hill, an animated series on TV since 1997.
Lafayette Basset Hound We see this character in the 1970 Disney film The Aristocats.
Laika Mixed breed This was the first dog in space. This Russian dog went to space in the year 1957.
Lassie Collie This character enchanted a whole generation of children and their parents through the book Lassie Come Home, the movie version staring young Elizabeth Taylor, as well as a TV series that ran from 1954 to 1973.
Liberty Golden Retriver This pet of President Gerald R. Ford was a celebrity in its time and even autographed his own pictures with a paw print!
Lincoln Portuguese Podengo The socceer playing dog from the movie Soccer Dog: The Movie.
Little Dog Generic From the comic strip Little Dog Lost, this character has been entertaining readers since 2007.
Lord Nelson Bearded Collie or
maybe a Sheep Dog
The dog that played the dog “Ladadog” in The Doris Day Show and in the TV series Please Don’t Eat the Daisies.
Lou Beagles Starred in the 2001 movie Cats and Dogs.
Luath Labrador Retriever Lovable dog from the book The Incredible Journey. When the book was made into a movie the character name was changed to “Chance.” The breed was also changed to the American Bulldog.
Lucky Golden Retriver The dog who is the animal right hand of Dr. Doolittle in the Dr. Doolittle movies.
Luie Generic This is dog from the comic strip Overboard.
Mac Siberian Husky One of the snow dogs from the 2002 movie Snow Dogs.
Magenta Generic Another lovable character from the 1996-2002 cartoon series Blue Clues.
Marley Labrador Retriever The dog who ruled the life of journalist John Grogan who wrote about his great antics in the autobiography Marley and Me: Life and Love with the World’s Worst Dog, a New York bestseller. The book was then turned into a movie in 2008.
Marmaduke Great Dane The hero of the comic strip Marmaduke.
Martha Generic The character from the book Martha Speaks as well as the series.
Max Generic The companion of the Grinch from the Dr. Suess classic How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
Max Tibetan Mastif The genetically enhanced dog from the movie Man’s Best Friend, a horror flick from1993
Max Bulldog The pet of the detective J.L. ‘Fatman’ McCabe from the crime thriller Jake and the Fatman that ran from 1987 to 1992.
Max Siberian Husky From the movie Eight Below that was fictionalized version of an ill-fated Japanese expedition to Antartica.
Maya Siberian Husky Another dog from the movie Eight Below.
McGruff Bloodhound The mascot for National Crime Prevention Council whom you can see in its ads since 1980.
Mignon Yorkshire Terrier Acted in the TV Series Green Acres starring Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor.
Millie English Springer Spaniel The pet dog of U.S. First Lady Barbara Bush.
Milo Jack Russell Terrier The cute pet in the famous movie The Mask, pet of Jim Carrey. The character was also featured in the animated The Mask series.
Minus Generic Featured in the famous animated series Poko by Canadian production company Halifax Film.
Molly Irish Setter Featured in the book Big Red, later made into a movie.
Mooch Terrier Mix The pet star in the film Mooch Goes To Hollywood. The role was played by Higgins.
Master McGrath Irish Greyhound A racing hero who even impressed the British Royal Family and was granted a visit.
Moreover German Wirehaired Pointer Acted in the 1972 film The Biscuit Eater from the production of The Walt Disney Studios.
Mother Teresa Newfoundland The pet in the film Must Like Dogs, where the role is played by Molly and Mabel.
Meatball English Bulldog Pet of Adam Sandler, he was also featured in the movie Little Nicky starring the actor.
Mr. Peabody Generic The star of the animated TV series The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show.
Muffit II Daggit (robot; cross between a dog and a bear) The pet in the series Battlestar Galactica on TV.
Murray Border Collie mix Maui is the one that played the role of the pet in the TV series Mad About You.
Munchie Shih Tzu Singer Boyonce Knowles’ pet dog who appeared on the cover of Animal Fair magazine.
Muttley Mixed breed Dick Dastardly, the animated series star. The series was created by Iwao Takamoto for Hanna-Barbera

   All Famous Dog Names     A – B     C – G     H – M     N – R     S     T – Z

Can’t find a name you like on the Famous Dog Names H-M list? With hundreds more to consider, keep looking. An entire alphabet of famous dog names is just waiting for your click. If you have a name to add, please visit our Contact Us page and let us know!

Return to Dogs and Dog Advice Home Page

Return from Famous Dog Names H-M to the Puppy Names page