Updated January 2020
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 2020.
|1. Bella||1. Max|
|2. Luna||2. Charlie|
|3. Lucy||3. Cooper|
|4. Daisy||4. Buddy|
|5. Lily||5. Rocky|
|6. Zoe||6. Milo|
|7. Lola||7. Jack|
|8. Molly||8. Bear|
|9. Sadie||9. Duke|
|10. Bailey||10. Teddy|
Dog owners love naming their pups after TV characters, celebrities, and celebrity babies! Game of Thrones provided huge inspiration throughout 2019 with character names Jon, Arya, Melisandre, Brienne, and Tywin remaining incredibly popular. 2019 saw a 28% increase in GOT-inspired name on back of the HBO series finale.
Music idol and rock star names like Taylor Swift, Khalid, Ariana, Lady Gaga, Beyonce, and David Bowie all jumped in popularity in 2019. Celebrity babies names like Stormi (Kylie Jenner's daughter), Luna (daughter of John Legend and Chrissy Teigan), and Saint (baby of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West) also remained extremely popular.
Superhero movies continue to have a huge influence on dog names. The most influential superhero names are currently Harley, Loki, Thor, Flash, May, Drax, and Ronan.
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 2019. 2019 and 2020 are seeing more fun carb-inspired names like Cake, Croissant, Brioche, Waffles, Cupcake, and Pancakes.
Check out the most popular puppy names in your hometown by clicking on the city name below:
When looking to buy your dog a new harness, collar, or winter-ready dog coat, you will always need to know your dog's measurements. While it might be tempting to select a product size based on your best guess, this can lead to unnecessary and time-consuming exchanges or returns down the road.
Dog apparel outfitters like DJANGO use a few key dog measurements in their size charts: chest girth, neck girth, back length, and height (also known as "withers"). Not sure what some or all of these mean?
We (Steph and Mike) know that measuring your dog for harnesses, clothes, pet carriers and shoes is confusing and may make you want to hide your measuring tape. In this DJANGO Dog Blog article, we cover how to correctly measure your dog's neck girth, chest girth, back length, height, and paws.
If you’re a new dog owner, you are probably feeling equal parts excited and overwhelmed. After all, the joy of being a dog owner is unparalleled. But it is difficult to get on top of everything that is involved with dog ownership, especially if owning a dog is uncharted territory for you.
To ensure you’re as prepared as possible for this new and exciting responsibility, we’ve highlighted three vital things to keep in mind. Following them will help ensure you get off to the right start from the get-go.