Top Dog Names And Breeds - Which Is Your Favourite?

Naming your new puppy is a lot of fun. Unlike naming your children, you don’t need to be so concerned with what their classmates will think and you can push the boundaries with unusual names.

Australians, it seems prefer drink inspired names for their dogs, in fact a third of the top dogs names are inspired by drinking, second only to food inspired names!

Another interesting trend is the move toward calling our dogs human names, which shows a pattern of the growing role that dogs play in our lives and humanising our dogs even more!

The results are in and we have a list of the most popular names and breeds for our pooches!

  1. Bella
  2. Whiskey
  3. Cookie
  4. Daisy
  5. Guinness
  6. Molly
  7. Milo
  8. Tipsy
  9. Ollie
  10. Charlie
  11. Toby
  12. Rocky
  13. Cider
  14. Moonshine
  15. Brandy
  16. Buddy
  17. Jack
  18. Coco
  19. Max
  20. Ruby
  21. Oscar
  22. Teddy
  23. Penny
  24. Clifford
  25. Amber
  26. Kahlua
  27. Jameson
  28. Miller
  29. Barley
  30. Luna

While poodle crosses seem to be everywhere, it’s still the Labrador that takes top place in the most popular breeds!

  1. Labrador
  2. Staffordshire Bull Terrier
  3. Maltese
  4. Poodle
  5. Border Collie
  6. Jack Russell
  7. King Charles Spaniel
  8. Kelpie
  9. American Staffordshire terrier