Top 10 Most Popular Recent Dog Names


Because your Chandler dog sitter loves dogs just as much as cats, we felt it only fair to share the top 10 dog names in the recent year after sharing the top 10 cat names with you.

Dogs have been man’s (and woman’s) best friend since anywhere between 18,000 and 30,000 years ago most likely used to assist in hunting. Whether 18,000 years or 30,000 years ago, the fact remains that our dog pals are some of the most loyal and loving pets to share our homes.

Here are the top 10 names of dogs divided by male and female:

One of our clients, Jax, who loves to swim with his brother

One of our clients, Jax, who loves to swim with his brother

Top Male Dog Names:


  1. Dexter
  2. Thor
  3. Gunner
  4. Bentley
  5. Jax
  6. Ace
  7. Leo
  8. King
  9. Simba
  10. Milo


Top Female Dog Names:


  1. Luna
  2. Layla
  3. Piper
  4. Nala
  5. Stella
  6. Willow
  7. Maya
  8. Athena
  9. Charlie
  10. Ella

As a dog sitter in Chandler, we’ve had the pleasure of sitting for dogs named Luna, Maya, and Jax. Which names on the list were your favorite? Did you find a new name for your next canine best friend? Sound off below…would you ever name your dog Thor? How about Athena? Let us know!


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