AKC Dog Name Finder

Dog Name Finder

Female Dog Names

  • Autumn
  • Ava
  • Avery
  • Avril
  • Ayane
  • Baby
  • Bailey
  • Bambi
  • Barclay
  • Bashful
  • Baxter
  • Bayleaf
  • Beamer
  • Bean
  • Beans
  • Bella
  • Belle
  • Bentley
  • Berkeley
  • Berry
  • Bess
  • Bessie
  • Beta
  • Betty Boop
  • Betty White
  • Beyonce
  • Bianca
  • Big Foot
  • Bing
  • Birdie
  • Birdo
  • Biscuit
  • Bit
  • Bitsy
  • Bitty
  • Bizzy
  • Blackie
  • Blake
  • Blaze
  • Blondie
  • Blue
  • Blues
  • Bobo
  • Body
  • Bogey
Suggestions to consider when naming your pooch:
  • Names often reflect the character of your pet. Observe your dog for a few days and see if his personality suggests a name. Is he regal? Does she always want to be the center of attention? If so, how about “King” or “Star”?
  • Short, sweet and easily recognizable names work best in getting your dog to be responsive. Use a name that is one or two syllables, ending with a vowel, such as “Sadie” or “Rocky.”
  • Don’t choose a name that is too long or difficult to say. A name such as “Sir Barks A Lot” will only confuse your dog.
  • Avoid names that sound like commands. Names like “Joe” sound like “no” when called.
  • Pick a name that will fit your dog regardless of his age. For example, a puppy named "Fuzzy" may not be a good fit after he grows into adulthood.
  • Don’t name your dog after a friend or family member without getting their prior permission. You never know who could be offended.
  • Test out the name you would like to give your dog for a day or two. Remember any name you give your dog will be a 10-to-15-year commitment for the life of the dog.
  • After you chose a name for your dog make sure you use it often so he can learn it more quickly.
  • Don’t raise your voice every time you call him, and try to use his name in positive, playful settings, such as when you feed him, play with him or pet him.