Trendy dog names come and go, but according to the American Kennel Club, some of the most popular pet names for a boy dog in 2019 included Scout, Max and Diesel. For girl dogs, human names such as Emma, Bailey and Lucy were popular. Some pet owners decide to choose a dog name that is common for that breed. For instance, you will find many Labradors that are called by Max or Sadie. Poodle owners tend to go with elegant names like Duchess or Fairfax.
No matter what breed of dog, you can always choose a name that fits your dog’s personality, like Spunky or Lady. Right now, we’ll take a look at some of the most popular pet names for family dogs and those that are serving as emotional support animals.
2020 Boy Dog Names — Serious or Funny Names?
You will want to avoid naming your pet something similar to a common command, for instance Kit sounds like “sit” and Joe can sound like “go!”. It is also recommended to stick with names that have one or two syllables. So names like Remington or Chancellor are less common. Also, while you may be in a particularly whimsical mood when you first get your new puppy, consider two years later when playing with your German Shepard at the dog park — Bitsy may sound a little foolish.
20 Boy Dog Names for 2020
2020 Girl Dog Names — Elegant or Cute Names?
It seems as if elegant names for female ESA dogs never go out of style. But what does change is how many human names are the most popular names for girl dogs each year. So names like Lucy, Emma and Daisy are still very common for female puppies. Good names for girl dogs are easy to come by. Popular pet names for girl dogs range from cute to elegant to downright silly — yet female girl dogs tend to grow into their given names very well.
Often, it is a popular female movie character that takes the lead for the next year’s most popular name. This happened after both the movies Finding Dory and Frozen (Elsa) were released. It is recommended to choose a name with hard consonants. It’s much easier to dogs to hear names like Gracie or Betsy, while Cindy or Sally can take longer for a pet to recognize.
20 Girl Dog Names for 2020
We hope this list of cute, funny, sincere, and very human dog names will help you decide on what you plan to call your new puppy, and they make great names for the many emotional support animals that are certified each year to supply affection and companionship to their human friends. Contact American Service Pets to discover the simple and easy process to obtain an ESA letter.