By Janice A. Jones | Updated January 29, 2020
Ever wonder how people come up with the perfect name for their new puppy? Why do some come up with the right name immediately and others struggle for weeks on end trying to choose an exceptional name. Most of us are somewhere between these two extremes.
Some want their dog to have a popular name. Pop culture, familiar cartoon, book, or movie characters and even celebrities often influence our decision making.
Some want their dog's name to reflect something of the personality, color, or breed of the dog.
Maybe you are one of those people who want something truly unique and will search high and low until the perfect name rolls flawlessly over your tongue.
Most people struggle with this task but relax, sometimes the perfect name just sounds good when spoken aloud.
Here's hoping your find your perfect boy puppy name from the choices below, but if not, click on the next paw print to continue reading.
Here is our index of great dog names and below are are few of our most popular dog name pages.
Use the form below to contact me with your great ideas. I'll add them to this page along with a quick note letting the world know that it was you that suggested the name.