The results are in! Rover.com, the largest U.S. network of pet sitters and dog walkers, poured through their massive doggy database and released the most popular and trending dog names leading into 2021.
|1. Bella||1. Max|
|2. Luna||2. Charlie|
|3. Lucy||3. Cooper|
|4. Daisy||4. Buddy|
|5. Lola||5. Milo|
|6. Sadie||6. Bear|
|7. Molly||7. Rocky|
|8. Bailey||8. Duke|
|9. Stella||9. Tucker|
|10. Maggie||10. Jack|
The past year has been unlike any other, to say the least. Many dog owners took inspiration from the COVID-19 pandemic and names their dogs Fauci and Dr. Fauci! Names Covi, Rona, and Corona were always used throughout 2020.
Dog owners love naming their pups after TV characters, celebrities, and celebrity babies. Chrissy, Kanye, Mila, and Jay-Z were widely popular dog names in 2020 and leading into 2021. Blake and Gwen were two other popular names, named of course after celebrity couple Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani.
TV show Friends continues to have a huge influence in pop culture and dog naming trends. Ross, Rachel, Monica, Chandler, Phoebe and Joey remain popular names for four-legged family members.
Human names remain exceptionally popular. Just take a look at the top 10 male and female dog names!
Dog names based on comforting sweets and baked goods took off in 2020 and remain widely popular in 2021. We're seeing tons of fun carb-inspired foodie names like Waffles, Wheatie, Croissant, and Toast.
Have a favorite cocktail or spirit? Consider naming your new puppy Whisky, Pinot, Rose, or Cider.
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What causes distemper in dogs, and how does the virus spread? What are the symptoms of canine distemper, and is your puppy or dog at risk? How effective is the canine distemper vaccine?
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Our adorable sausage dog Django recently had back surgery for Intervertebral Disc Disease. Four weeks after Django's surgery, our family moved into a new home with hardwood floors everywhere. Although Django has been recovering nicely after his surgery, his back legs are still wobbly at times, and he tends to slip on smooth surfaces—especially hardwood! Since moving, our goal has been to find top-quality pet products that not only help Django be comfortable in the home but also protect our new floors and furniture.
In addition to looking for a new orthopedic dog bed for Django, I began searching for high quality and nice looking pet blankets for the couch and bed. In my search, I soon discovered Paw.com and the high quality pet products they offer. Paw.com offers modern orthopedic dog beds and matching faux fur waterproof pet blankets, among other original designs. After reading reviews from passionate Paw.com customers, I ordered the PupRug Bundle for Django which includes both Paw.com's memory foam pet bed and faux fur blanket. Django has been obsessed with his bed and blanket ever since we opened our Paw.com boxes!
The following is an honest review and in-depth overview of Paw.com’s PupRug Faux Fur Orthopedic Dog Bed and PupProtector Waterproof Blanket based on our experience with both. If you have any questions about our Paw.com experience or want to share a story of your own, please leave us a comment below!
Does your dog jump for joy when he hits the pool, beach, or anything wet? Maybe he crashes kiddie pools or belly flops into any body of water like our sausage dog Django. Or maybe your dog is downright afraid to dip his paw in the pool. Every canine is unique, and not all are dripping with excitement at the thought of getting wet. Depending on your dog’s breed, personality, and experiences, he might be a natural swimmer or water-shy.
Whether your dog is a seafarer like Django or a landlubber, he needs to learn how to be safe in the water. You might want to catch a wave or backcountry canoe with your dog. Maybe you even have an inflatable kiddie pool or a swimming pool in your backyard. In this DJANGO Dog Blog article, we discuss the best and worst dog breeds for swimming and look at how long your dog can safely stay in the pool. We also explain how to teach your dog to swim and provide water safety tips.