The Famous Dog Names T-Z list has great names from Tinkerbell to Velvet and from Wishbone to Zeus. There are more than 400 exciting possibilities. Here are a few examples:
Tige: The dog that was seen in Buster Brown Shoe Company ads since 1904.
Vincent: The role played by Madison in the popular TV series Lost.
Zoltan: We see this fearful animal in the 1978 film Zoltan, Hound of Dracula.
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.
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This page lists all famous dog names from T through Z. Jump to anywhere in the list by clicking on the letters below.
|Famous Dog Names T-Z||Dog Breed||Why Dog is Famous|
|Tawny||Labrador Retriever||Famous for birthing 18 puppies in her first litter.|
|Tige||Bulldog||Part of comic strip Buster Brown created by Richard Felton Outcault .|
|Tige||Bulldog||The dog that was seen in Buster Brown Shoe Company ads since 1904.|
|Tinkerbell||Chihuahua||The often photographed dog of socialite Paris Hilton who even has her memoirs printed as The Tinkerbell Hilton diaries.|
|Tito||Chihuahua||The small dog in the 1988 animated movie Oliver and Company based on the Oliver Twist book by Charles Dickens.|
|Togo||Siberian Husky||The lead sled dog famous for the 1925 Serum Run to Nome (Alaska).|
|Toto||Cairn Terrier||The dog in the novel The Wonder Wizard of Oz written by L. Frank Baum. When the book was made into the famous 1939 movie, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the actor dog’s real name was Terry.|
|Trakr||German Shepherd||The rescue dog which had the credit to rescue the last survivor of the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center. Also known to have produced five cloned puppies.|
|Tramp||Schnauzer mix||Dog from the 1955 Disney movie, The Lady and the Tramp.|
|Truman||Siberian Husky||One of the eight snow dogs in the 2006 adventure movie Eight Below.|
|Trusty||Bloodhound||One of the dogs in the 1955 Disney film Lady and the Tramp.|
|Tulip||German Shepherd||Main character of the book My Dog Tulip by J. R. Ackerley.The dog was the hero when the book was made into a film in 2009.|
|Underdog||Beagle||In the 2007 movie Underdog. This is the screenname of the dog when it has super powers.|
|Verdell||Brussels Griffon||The pet, played by Jill, in the 1997 film As Good As It Gets.|
|Vivian||Generic||In the comic strip Cathy by Cathy Guisewite.|
|Velvet||Labrador Retriever and shephard cattle mixed breed||This dog helped save the life of three climbers who got stranded on Oregon’s Mount Hood in 2007.|
|Vincent||Labrador Retriever||The role played by Madison in the popular TV series Lost.|
|Wally||Dachshund||Found in Drabble, a comic strip created by Kevin Fagan.|
|Weederman||Generic||Part of the Mr. Boffo comic strip by Joe Martin.|
|In the British TV series EastEnders. The character’s real name is Kyte.|
|What-a-Mess||Afghan Hound||The real name of the dog was Prince Amir of Kinjan in a series of British Children books What-A-Mess written by Frank Muir and Joseph Wright. Later an animated series was made TV based on the books.|
|Wheely Willy||Chihuahua||The paralysed dog famous for its ability to get around on wheels, later the subject of two books.|
|Whiteney||Black Terrier||The star of Boston Blackie, the movie, the series and the TV show.|
|Wildfire||Bull Terrier||The dog from the 1955 film It’s a Dog’s Life.|
|Willy||Generic||Featured in Sport Billy, an animated series made for TV by Europe’s Filmation Associates in 1979.|
|Winn Dixie||Picardy Shepherd||The central character of the novel Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo.|
|Wishbone||Jack Russell Terrier||Star of the children’s TV show Wishbone. The dog’s real name was Soccer.|
|Wolf||Mixed breed||The dog in Rip Van Winkle, a 1819 short story by Washington Irving.|
|Won Ton Ton||German Shepherd||Hero of the 1976 movie Won Ton Ton-The Dog Who Saved Hollywood. The role was played by Gus.|
|Wonder Dog||Yellow Labrador Retriever||Starred in Superfreinds a TV series|
|Yellow||Golden Labrador||The pet in the 1994 film Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog.|
|Yodel||Siberian Husky||One of the dogs in the 2002 film Snow Dogs.|
|Yukon King||Alaskan Malamute||Featured in the Radio and TV show Challenge of The Yukon. Also known as Sergeant Preston of the Yukon.|
|Zero||Generic||The little white dog in the comic strip Little Annie Rooney.|
|Zeus||Portuguese Podengo||The golden dog in the 1997 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film Zeus and Roxanne.|
|Zeus||Labrador Retriever||This dog stars in the 2009 film The Dog Who Saved Christmas.|
|Zip||Australian Cattle Dog||We see this character in the 1995 movie Last of the Dogmen.|
|Zoltan||Doberman Pinscher||We see this fearful animal in the 1978 film Zoltan, Hound of Dracula.|
|Zorba||Enlish Mastiff||Recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the heaviest as well as longest dog. It weighed about 343 pounds and was 8’3″ long.|
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