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You will find a variety of names, some
and Names for Pairs.
Swedish Abba, one of most successful pop groups of the 1970's.
City in Scotland
Resort city in Mexico.
The hero of Homer's lliad
Medium-sized car by Honda.
Prosperous and joyful.
From Adelaide - Noble and kind
Commander in chief of a fleet of ships.
Greek mythology youth
This offshoot of the Mediterranean Sea is known for its connection
to the main port of Venice, Italy. It could be a good name for a
Italian Greyhound or Maltese
one of impeccable virtue
Hindu god of fire.
Short for aggressive, to behave in a hostile fashion
"Brightness" in Japanese. Pronounced A-Kee-Da in English, a logical
name for an Akita
Servant of Allah.
A person or animal lacking normal pigmentation. Characterised by
white skin and pink eyes.
Old maximum-security federal penitentiary just offshore in the San
Francisco Bay. No bars will be able to confine this crafty pup.
Princess Leia's home planet in "Star Wars" (1977).
The loss of ability to read.
Muslim - Noble, Exalted
"Cheerful" in Italian and "happy" in Spanish (spelled
ALEGRE), both of which may epitomize your dog. If you look hard
you might just catch him smile.
A famous Germanic warrior
An animal from South America, related to the llama, which has a
slender neck and thick, woolly coat.
This is the first letter of the Greek alphabet and a word that denotes
the first of anything.
Meaning "kind" in Spanish.
An Italian liqueur flavoured with almond.
In Greek mythology this was a race of fighting women who are thought
to have dwelled close to the Black Sea. They were supposedly large,
strong and unyielding. If your dog fits, use it.
A brownish yellow colour. Good name for a Golden Retriever
or any dog of similar colouring.
In Greek and Roman mythology this was the food of the gods and,
aside from being fragrant, it supposedly created immortality. This
puppy's love will be equally as satisfying and everlasting.
"Friend" in Spanish. Your puppy makes it easy to see
why dogs are deservedly considered man's best friend.
Swahili - beyond reproach
Short for "ammunition." Well-trained guard and protection
dogs are perfect examples and candidates. It might also be a good
name for a future hunting companion.
"Love" in Italian. If you give a little, you will get
a lot from any puppy in any language.
A non-venomous snake that resembles a very large boa constrictor
and which crushes and strangles its prey. This is a good name for
a pup whose notion of cuddling might be a bit constricting.
A mountainous region of southern Spain. Enchanting and warm are
qualities of both this area and your puppy so named.
This small country lies in the East Pyrenees between
France and Spain. Good name for a Great pyre-nees.
An artificial person with extremely humanlike features.
There is a good chance that a pup with this name thinks human food
and bed are not out of line.
Greek mythological woman
A hundred-millionth of a centimetre. Good name for a
Chihuahua, or any very small dog.
Outstanding and exceptional man
The dog or jackal headed Egyptian God of tombs.
Acronym for Australasian troops in World War II
A formerly nomadic tribe of North American Indians. For
a puppy who will go on long wandering crusades if you forget to
close the gate
The fourth month of the Gregorian calendar. For a puppy
born in this month or one who might just bring some flowering beauty
to your life all year long.
In Latin, this eleventh sign of the zodiac means literally
"water carrier." For any dog that loves the water.
Dark Ranger from Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings", who used
the name Strider.
A tribe of North American Indians. This is a good name
for a rugged, outdoor dog
The hound of Odysseus
The first sign of the zodiac. It translates to "ram."
Would be great for a male puppy born under this sign or having a
bold, "ramlike" personality.
Strong as an eagle
A straight, thin, pointed shaft shot from a bow
Starting life at dawn. Also has Hebrew meaning - the
Brand of Japanese beer
Arabic - Life
A people and former kingdom of Western Africa
The laughing one
A tree whose leaves shake or quiver in the wind.Whippets
can appear equally as lithe and delicate
A prefix meaning star The Jetsons dogs name
This legendary island is thought to have sunken in the
Atlantic. A natural-born swimmer such as a Labrador, Newfoundland
or Golden Retriever could wear this name.
Greek mythology goddess of wisdom & the arts
In Greek mythology he was atitan condemned to support
the heavens upon his shoulders.
The King of the Huns
The eighth month of the year. Named after Augustus Caesar.
An illuminated glow around a body, which at times signifies
Does your puppy have a halo?
The Roman mythological goddess of the dawn.
A paradise thought to exist during the time of King Arthur.
A pup with great beauty.
Italian for "forward." Great for the out going puppy.
From Avis - A bird
Divine reward or source of life.
For that special puppy. Possibly you adopted it or rescued it
Abbott & Costello
Above & Beyond
Adam & Eve
Alpha & Beta
Anthony & Cleopatra
Archie & Jughead
Asset & Liability
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A wild pig from Ceylon. For the house trashing, mud-slinging puppy.
"Grandmother" in Russian. A puppy that will always do it's best
to take care of you.
A card game; for the fun loving but serious pup.
"Kisses" in Italian. All puppies love to give them.
The encasing of a castle. A puppy with this name will be protective
"Short" or "low" in Spanish.
Old English for "valiant" and "courageous."
South Indonesian island, the residents are known for their lovely
music and dancing. Great for the festive puppy.
"Child" or "baby" in Italian. Any small puppy or dogs that remain
puppy like all their lives.
"Bandit" or "brigand" in Spanish
A decorative bracelet or anklet.
A marine crustacean.
The lowest echelon of nobility and a good name for a puppy that
can be a royal pain!
A city in Switzerland. Good name for a Bernese Mountain Dog or a
An herb having fragrant leaves, a kitchen spice. For the puppy that
is the spice of your life.
The steady companion of a girl. Disarmingly charming, this pup will
melt most female hearts.
A member of a nomadic Arab tribe that is known to be heat-tolerant
and have extremely well developed survival instincts. Good name
for a Saluki.
Originally a guard of English monarchy, for that puppy
Italian feminine for "my beautiful one."
A poisonous European plant. There is no serum to protect you from
extreme attachment to this pup.
French for "beautiful."
The eggs of the sturgeon native to the Black Sea or Caspian Sea
make some of the world's best and most expensive caviar. Good name
for a Borzoi.
Inspired by the Bengal tiger, the largest cat of India. A courageous,
awe-inspiring puppy with an aura of supreme self-assurance deserves
A popular French cap. Good name for a Papillon or French Bulldog.
Second letter of the Greek alphabet or the second in any type of
list. Good name for the second dog of the household.
A land of peace. For the tranquil pup.
Italian for "white." Perfect for Bichon Frise, Maltese, Samoyed
or West Highland White Terrier.
French for "jewel." Appropriate for any small dog with a dazzling
A large snake known to coil and suffocate its prey. The only thing
this pup might suffocate you with is affection.
A dolt or dunce.
Spanish for "mouth." Good for pups with big ones.
A strange-Iooking, long-nosed beetle, But this pup is still beautiful
Dwarfed, decoratively shaped trees or shrubs grown in miniature
This tumultuous cold wind blows on the Dalma- tian coast of Yugoslavia
Beet soup. A taste for
this pup might be something you have to acquire.
To be puffed out in a full fashion. Definitely fits a well-groomed
Poodle, as well as some other breeds.
A person who fights. This pushy pup can get you into a lot of trouble
at the park.
Charles Dicken's nickname
A type of soft cheese named after a region of France.
A thorny-stemmed plant. Good for the wire-haired breeds.
The royal palace in London, England, is well protected, just like
your home since this loyal, protective guard puppy arrived.
Meaning "a bully."
Red or white wines made in the Burgundy region of France. Also the
deep red colour.
This Southeast Asian republic lies east of the Bay of Bengal. A
puppy with this name brings to mind the allure of exotic places
and he or she will gladly travel with you.
The name of Rocky Balboa's Bullmastiff in the Rocky movies
This name can describe a bird of prey or a person or puppy with
a large appetite.
A small, powerful unit of computer memory
Babe & Ruth
Back & Forth
Ball & Chain
Bambi & Flower
Bambi & Thumper
Beauty & Beast
Beau & Tie
Beavis & Butthead
Benson & Hedges
Bentley & Rolls
Bert & Ernie
Betty & Wilma
Black & Blue
Black & White
Bold & Beautiful
Bonnie & Clyde
Bow & Arrow
Bread & Butter
Bump & Grind
Buttons & Bows
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Short for Cabo San Lucas, a Mexican city at the tip of the Baja
The trademark name for an English sweets company known for its deliciously
rich chocolate. Good name for a chocolate Labrador, red Doberman
Pinscher or any deep brown, smooth-coated puppy.
A golfer's attendant. For the pup that is always ready to help and
Having a recurring, regular beat or flow.
After James Cagney the actor.
An Egyptian city
This word describes a dappled or speckled colour scheme. A piebald
puppy would be perfect for this name.
This is the legendary site where King Arthur had his Round Table.
the ganster Alfonso Capone
"Dog" in Latin.
Italian for "boss" or "head."
This tenth sign of the zodiac depicts a horned goat.
A stronghold or castle normally associated with Northern Africa.
A breed of goat, found mainly in India, that produces a type of
soft wool regarded among the finest quality available. Good for
dogs with soft cashmere-Iike hair.
Meaning "gambling establishment" in English and "confusion" in Italian.
maybe for that white dog
Meaning "lionlike appearance." This is a good name for a Little
The dark berries of this plant are used to make a flavourful after-dinner
drink of the same name. Your pup's deep, rich-coloured coat might
make this name appropriate.
After Cassius Clay the boxer.
A small island some twenty-five miles west of Long Beach, California,
known for its romantic tourist appeal.
Fish eggs served primarily as an appetizer or hors d'oeuvre. This
delicacy, like your puppy, may take some time to get used to.
could be short for Chow Chow or Chinese Crested
A delicate type of fabric. Good for a soft-coated puppy.
Soft leather derived from the yellowish tan skin of the European
mountain goat of the same name. The yellow Labrador, Golden Retriever
and Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier are logical candidates.
From the Hebrew meaning, "to be alive." A pup with the zest for
This slender cat is known for its ability to achieve tremendous
A large hairy creature from the Star Wars movie.
Fighter, powerful, strong, needs to run. The Sioux Indians originally
named this tribe "Shi-hen-na".
"Small" in Spanish.
A sheer, ornamental fabric that has a light, delicate consistency,
like the smaller Toy breeds.
This small, grey South American rodent is a relative of the squirrel.
Old, rare scotch that is expensive.
Spanish slang for "local menace."
Slang for "helicopter." Landings can be dangerous for puppies that
clumsily leap on and off the furniture.
A Yiddish for "brashness." Puppies with a strong will, pups that
like to do things their own way.
A way to say "good-bye" or "hello" in Italian.
Title of a gun-slinging Western movie.
An amber-shaded colour or a spice derived from fragrant tree bark.
A puppy with this name will add a hint of spicy sweetness to your
A tree that bears lemon like fruit.
The main ingredients of this bubbly soft drink are sugar and kola
nut extract. For the energetic bubbly pup's.
A military officer who ranks below brigadier general.
Youthful male horse. Perfect name for a Great Dane or Mastiff.
Spanish for "friend" or "close companion."
An African and Latin American dance having strong drumbeats.
A jungle region of Africa.
Spanish for "heart." Warm puppy love only increases with age.
The provincial capital of Andalusia, Spain.
A dim halo that surrounds a solar body and can be seen through dim
cloud cover, especially around the moon or sun.
This North African dish can be served with meats or vegetables
Spanish for "cockroach."
"Kitchen" in Italian.
This brand of tequila is said to take the hair off your chest.
A finicky, fuddy-duddy of a person or pup. CURRY A pup named for
this common Indian spice will become the spice of your life.
A pine tree with small, compressed needles known to grow in warm
"Emperor" or "king."
Cagney & Lacey
Chilli & Pepper
Chip & Dale
Chocolate & Vanilla
Cookies & Cream
Cowboy & Indian
Crimson & Clover
Crusoe & Friday
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A Cuban cocktail made with rum and citrus juices. DANK "Thank you"
A mythological goddess of death and mother of the gods.
Named after the Danube River. This name suits dogs with bluish coats;
blue Doberman Pinschers, blue Great Danes, Kerry Blue or Bedlington
Terriers and Neapolitan Mastiffs.
As in Darth Vader
Famous for cuting Samson's hair
This symbol represents the fourth letter of the Greek alphabet.
A heroine of William Shakespeare's tradgety Othello
Resembling the vintage car, clean lines and classic style make this
pup an eye-catcher.
In many games this throw of dice or game score is thought to bring
Spanish for "devil." A name tailor-made for a mischief-making puppy.
French for "goddess." Appropriate for any female puppy.
One who acts deceptively.
Much like this liqueur, your puppy with this name warms your heart
and lifts your spirits.
A battleship loaded with artillery.
This aquatic mammal is commonly referred to as a sea cow.
Danny & Libby
Dark & Stormy
David & Goliath
Dazed & Confused
Diamond & Pearl
Donner & Blitzen
Dot & Dash
Duke & Duchess
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Japanese for "shrimp."
Meaning "black." Good for a like-coloured pup.
A small white flower that grows wild in the Bavarian Alps.
Originally Greek, this name meant "amiable," but also
the name of the fuzzy blue Sesame Street character
A well known loiness fron the film Born Free
A mistress of the dark.
After the famous rock n roll star, good name for a hound
A lovely jewel
A strong coffee brewed by steaming rich coffee beans.
"Spirit." This puppy is not lacking in it.
The tribal name for a feisty and the Star War movie character.
An expression of triumph on a discovery. Also a way of discerning
the authenticity of gold.
Ebony & Ivory
Ernie & Bert
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A moral tale in which animals often depict characters in order to
prove a point.
Chicken or beef is sliced into thin strips and served in a soft
tortilla to create this Mexican specialty.
This Middle Eastern dish consists mainly of chickpeas and vegetables
in a pita.
A bird of prey sometimes trained to hunt. The pup so named has grace,
energy and boldness.
A colourful, energetic Spanish dance.
A composition that does not conform to the standards of structure
or induces a fantasy.
A social blunder. Every puppy is bound to have a few or possibly
This edible plant has a flavour similar to liquorice.
Home park of the Red Sox and known for its large green wall. If
you have a Boston Terrier with this name he must be a big-Ieague
Spanish for "iron." Good for very muscular or very determined pups.
Spanish for "party."
This Southwest Pacific country has over eight hundred islands.
Arabic for "intellectual."
French for "flower."
Cheese, wine and chocolate are the normal delicacies that people
dip bread into to create this dish.
An island (now called Taiwan) in the Pacific off the coast of China.
After the T.V show
An extremely bright purple.
Felix & Oscar
Finder & Keeper
Fire & Ice
Fire & Rain
Flora & Fauna
Frankie & Johnnie
Frazier & Lilith
Fred & Barney
Fred & Ginger
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After the sixteenth century Italian scientist.
Mahatma Gandhi was an Indian political and spiritual leader in 1869
After Greta Garbo
A carving that represents an extremely ugly half human, half animal.
Short for Alligator.
An African or Asian antelope known for its delicate features, slender
neck and soft eyes.
Spanish chilled soup. Good name for a zesty pup.
A type of lizard.
Slang for old person.
A Japanese girl who provides entertainment. This pup loves to perform,
but expects a treat.
This third sign of the zodiac is represented by twins.
The origin of something.
After Genghis Khan, a Mongolian conqueror.
After the T.V show Gilligan's Island
Alcoholic drink made from rye, grain and juniper berries. Sweet
A root believed to have medicinal and aphrodisiacal qualities. Need
more be said about your puppy's ability to make you feel good?
"Race" in Italian
A folkloric ageless and mutated dwarf that lives on earth and protects
Spanish for "fat."
Italian for "thank you."
A character from Seseme Street
A port city located in Sonora state, Mexico, known for
its striking contrast of dry fertile mountains and luscious blue
A prestige label name
A wife of King Arthur ANd presumed mistress of Lancelot.
A character from the story Gulliver's Travels
A popular Southern soup.
From the T.V show.
An upscale department store in San Francisco, California.
In Hinduism this person is acknowledged as a spiritual teacher or
This name is derived from nomadic people who originally migrated
to Europe from Asia. A puppy with this name has an independent,
restless nature about him or her.
Geppetto & Pinocchio
Gilligan & Skipper
Gin & Tonic
Gumby & Pokey
Guns & Roses
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This Akita is known in modern Japanese history as a model of fidelity.
A statue was erected in his honor in Tokyo, Japan. Like Hachi-Ko's
loyalty, your puppy's love for you will be undying.
After Haley's comet
From William Shakespeare's play
A Cuban city and type of tobacco. Good for any puppy with a brown
The space or sky that appears to be over Earth.
A chocolate brand.
An open-air stadium originating in an- dent Greece.
Meaning "hero" as in "sandwich." All puppies have the potential
to be one-the other kind.
A fantasy novel and creature created by J.R.R. Tolkien about a mythological
Nonsensical words used to play tricks or create illusions.
A principal figure of Greek literature and first European poet.
Or the father from T.V show the Simpson's
This multicolored flower is rich in nectar and is as sweet as any
Bootleg liquor named after the Alaskan tribe who made it, supposedly
to keep warm on cold nights. An Alaskan Malamute would have gladly
served the same purpose.
Nickname for a native or resident of Indiana. Legend has it that
the word originated due to its similarity to the sound of wolves
howling on cold Midwestern nights. To live up to this name, your
puppy will need to be quite vocal in the night hours.
A funny Sweathog from T.V show Welcome Back Kotter.
In ancient Egyptian religon, he was the sky god of light and goodness.
An escape artist
A T.V show with the Green Hulk.
Ham & Eggs
Hansel & Gretel
Harley & Davidson
Heads & Tails
Heart & Soul
Hocus & Pocus
Hope & Dreams
Hugs & Kisses
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Greek mythology has it that Icarus escaped from Crete on artifical
wings made by his father, Daedalus.
A representation, probably of your puppy's beauty.
An Alaskan sled-dog race. Appropriate name for an Alaskan Malamute
or Siberian Husky.
After the country.
Harrison Ford's nickname in the Idiana Jones movies.
A member of an Indian tribe that ruled Peru prior to the Spanish
conquest. "Inka" means "ruler" in Spanish.
A plant that yields a blue dye, ranging from dark blue to purplish
Courage, endurance and fearlessness are characteristics of this
puppy, who might be a serious insurance liability.
The ninth letter of the Greek alphabet or a very small amount. Good
name for a Toy dog.
"Peace," in Rastafarian. IRIS "Rainbow" in Greek and Latin. In Greek
mythology Iris was the goddess of the rainbow and messenger of the
Arabic for "cream of the crop," or, in doggie terms, "pick of the
Iggy & Pop
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J.B. A brand name for a type
Epitomized by the Lewis CarroIl poem with this title, "Jabberwocky"
literaIly is meaningless speech or writing contrived to appear to
A brand name for a type of whiskey.
The scent of this plant is found in its fragrant white flowers.
A word that has grown in trendy popularity to refer to coffee.
From Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde
This type of meat is dried and prepared for consumption by curing
This bluish grey shrub with prickly growth might resemble the coat
of your Border Terrier.
As well as being the largest and most massive planet, in Roman mythology
this name is given to the supreme god-patron of the Roman state.
Good name for a large, massive guard dog.
Jack & Jill
Jeff & Radar
Jekyll & Hyde
Jet & Shark
Jughead & Archie
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After Franz Kafka.
After the Muppet character Kermit the frog.
A clumsy person, or dog. This Yiddish term is often used endearingly.
Little Jewish dumpling, or a puppy who just looks like one.
"Joy" in Japanese. This puppy will bring much of it to your life.
A relatively large city on the island of Hawaii.
A good Gremlin.
An African antelope with a brownish, white-striped coat. Good name
for a Rhodesian Ridgeback.
.'Bear" in Japanese
Kahlua & Cream
Ken & Barbie
Kermit & Miss Piggy
King & Queen
Kiss & Tell
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Spanish for 'thief." This pup doesn't usually earn the treat, they
A lake-dwelling fish, resembling the trout.
The delicate purplish flowers yielded by this plant are commonly
used in perfume oils.
Of Greek origin meaning "speech." Good for the vocal ones.
An American Classic Jeans label.
'.Sweetheart" in German.
Fragrant purplish, white or pink flowers.
A dance in which the participants bend over backwards in order to
pass under a pole.
Italian currency. You probably paid a pretty penny for this little
puppy who is now literally worth his or her weight in gold, at least
The name of this Portuguese city is a good name for a Portuguese
Chiefly British for hard candy and an American shortening of the
Fragrant pinkish flower.
"Good fortune." You are lucky to own this wonderful pup!
Lady & Tramp
Laurel & Hardy
Laverne & Shirley
Leather & Lace
Lewis & Clark
Lost & Found
Lunatic & Asylum
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Small fish, either Atlantic or Spanish.
A classic, robust-flavoured cigar that comes in dark wrapping. Good
name for a similarly shaped, dark- coloured Dachshund or Basset
Latin for "great."
A family of white, pink, purple, blue or yellow flowers.
A wine bottle that can hold close to two-fifths of a gallon.
An international bird with black, blue or green coloring that is
known for its chattering call.
Hawaiian for "dolphin".
"Good" in Tahitian.
"Dignified" or '.grand," like a Great Dane or Afghan Hound.
A military officer.
This shark has a weighty body and is known to be dangerous.
The Spanish term of endearment used for close female friends or
A venomous African tree snake that changes color at will from green
A Latin American dance that resembles the rumba and cha-cha.
A cocktail made with vermouth and whiskey, named after a borough
of New York City.
A type of cherry.
A plant with yellow or orange flowers. Good name for a blond Cocker
Spaniel, yellow Labrador or Golden Retriever.
Meaning "rugged" and "having an affinity for the outdoors".
A fruit preserve.
A theoretical creature from the planet Mars.
Gin or vodka and dry vermouth comprise this I drink
A valiant bullfighter.
After French painter, sculptor & lithographer, Henri Matisse.
In the Jewish religion, this unleavened bread is eaten during Passover.
"Congratulations," in Hebrew.
One of the Hawaiian islands, or just a good name for a puppy with
the laid-back attitude typical of island people.
Interpreted in Hinduism as a delusion or a mirage of the mind that
signifies the world's end.
Violent havoc, much like the kind this puppy may wreak on your home
if you don't train him or her.
An open area of grassland.
In Greek mythology, one of the three Gorgons who had serpents for
hair, bronze claws and huge teeth.
A crunchy Thai dish, mainly consisting of crispy wiry noodles, hence,
a good name for dogs of wiry- coated breeds.
"A mixture" in French. Definitely a mixed breed!
People living unitedly.
A make of car.
A half-bred or crossbred animal. Appropriate name for a mixed-breed
In Greek mythology this king was given the power to turn everything
he touched into gold.
"Dainty" in French. Cute name for a dog from any of the Toy breeds.
This Chinese dynasty existed from 1368 to 1644. Earlier beliefs
and customs were reinstated during this period. Good name for the
timeless Pekingese, Shih Tzu or Chow Chow.
An Indian tribe formerly residing near the Colorado River. Appropriate
for any dog that resembles the desert-dwelling wolf or fox.
Another Indian tribe.
French for "my friend."
A popular Jamaican resort. Great for any dreadlock-bearing puppy
like the Komondor or Puli.
A type of sheepskin that resembles beaver or seal. It is appropriate
for Bedlington Terriers due to their characteristic lamblike appearance.
Descended from horses imported by the Spaniards, this wild horse
now lives on the open ranges of North America. This name would suit
a free spirited pup
Macaroni & Cheese
Mario & Luigi
Meatball & Spaghetti
Melody & Harmony
Mork & Mindy
Mutt & Jeff
Mumbo & Jumbo
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A triangular crunchy tortilla often topped with various Mexican
A popular wine-making region in Northern California.
A tribe of Indians presently occupying a large reservation in Arizona,
New Mexico and Utah. This territorial puppy takes up a lot of room.
Navigation by means of radar. For the pup with a very keen sense
Discovered by Galileo, this planet has gusting winds and a large
An electrically neutral particle, or your minuscule but powerful
From the Dickens novel, Nicholas Nickleby.
A Japanese warrior who is well trained in martial arts and the skillful
use of weaponry.
"Little nut" in French.
Vampire. Good name for a puppy that focuses on nuzzling your neck.
A new star that grows in luminosity, then returns to its earlier
lightness. To you, this puppy will always shine on brighter than
A short novel.
Yiddish for "a pest, nag or bother." You couldn't agree more when
your loving puppy persists in dropping slobber-covered tennis balls
in your lap.
This fragrant seed ranges in color from dingy to dark brown and
is widely used as a spice. Good for like coloured puppies.
In Greek and Roman mythology, this was supposedly one of many female,
animal-Iike spirits that represented sectors of nature such as woodlands
and water. Also an incredibly attractive girl or, in your case,
Nip & Tuck
Nook & Cranny
Null & Void
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Stemming from Homer's epic poem, this word represents an adventurous,
This plant has pods that are an ingredient in gumbo soup.
The last letter of the Greek alphabet. Acute name for the last pick
of the litter.
A type of gemstone that is found in various colored bands and is
used significantly in cameos. Good for spotted, streaked or brindled
An iridescent mineral and gem.
A biscuit brand.
The trademark name of a board with the alphabet and other symbols
on it that supposedly relays spiritualistic messages to the user
A liquire flavoured spirit.
Ooh & Aah
Over & Out
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A large, thick-skinned mammal such as a rhinoceros or elephant.
A Great Dane, Mastiff, Rottweiler or Saint Bernard could take this
A north eastern Italian city located west of Venice.
The word pagan comes from the latin word paganum which means "someone
who is not from the city, rather from the country. The modern definition
of Pagan is "one who adheres to a belief system outside that of
A Far Eastern structure used especially by Buddhists as a religious
A showy-looking horse with a golden or tan coat and a white mane
and tail. Good name for a Golden Retriever or yellow Labrador.
This Central American country links North and South America.
Pandora, the first woman to exist according to Greek mythology,
out of curiosity opened a box known by the same name and set free
the evils of the world. You had no idea what you were getting into
with this lovable puppy.
An Indian baby, or your little puppy.
'Grandpa" in Greek. A puppy with this name will always be there
when you need him.
Italian for "crazy."
A fairy in Shakespeare's play. A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Like this blue- and white-flowered plant cultivated for ground cover,
your huge-pawed puppy will never seem to stop growing.
French licorice-flavored aperitif.
"Dog" in Spanish.
The son of Zeus & Danae In Greek mythology who slew Madusa &
"The weight of something" in Spanish.
French for "little angel."
An Italian peot.
An island near Alexandria, Egypt, famous for its ancient lighthouse.
Legend has it that this bird lived for five hundred years, then
burned and was reborn from its own ashes. This would be a super
name for any "recycled" rescue or pound adoptee.
These public squares in Italian towns always have a clown.
A Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso.
A series of Charles Dickens's sketches, The Pickwick Papers.
Situated and resting near the base of a mountain range. This dog
is large and easygoing.
An irregularly marked horse descended from similar Spanish horses.
Good also for spotted, streaked, piebald or brindle-colored puppies.
Gusto, enthusiasm and flair are just a few of this energetic pup's
"Small quantity" in Spanish.
From the character, Winnie-the-Pooh
The wife of Brutus in Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar.
Music in rapid tempo. Also, Italian for "suddenly, at once."
"First" in Spanish.
A hereditary ruler. An outstanding man in a group or class, or just
your knight in shining fur.
The positively charged portion of an atom. Also a good name for
a compact but powerful pup.
"Female doll" in Italian.
In Greek mythology, an unusually small race of arfs
Peaches & Cream
Peeka & Boo
Ping & Pong
Pride & Joy
Prim & Proper
Prince & Princess
Punch & Judy
Puss & Boots
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"Almost" in Italian.
Italian author Salvatore Quasimodo.
A woman ruler, having authority over a particular domain
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An Indian prince or emperor.
After the movie Rambo
As in the old T.V series
"The Little Rascals"
Short for "Rastafarian" (Rastafarianism). A devout Jamaican group
whose people praise Haile Selassie, originally from Ethiopia.
After the French composer Maurice Joseph Ravel.
Showy actions performed with the intention of creating confusion.
A formation of sand, sharp rocks or coral close to I the surface
of a body of water.
"Present" in Spanish. This gift of a puppy will forever keep on
An acronym for "Rapid Eye Movement."
One who challenges normal standards of behavior.
A gambling city in Nevada, or just a pup you took a chance on that
turned into a winner.
An eastern Greek island known for its school of rhetoric.
A river cutting through Switzerland and France.
A brave mongoose with this name saved his friends life
by wrestling with a cobra until both died.
This white, creamy cheese originated in Italy, and would make a
tasty name for any white dog.
A extremely intelligent German Shepherd who served as a messenger
& was wounded in World War 1. Within a year after the war he
made his way to Hollywood & starred in twenty two films.
Spanish for "large river.
A nut and chocolate covered candy. A sweet treat like your puppy.
A French eighteenth-century artistic style known for its whimsical
and complicated decoration.
A playful prankster or rascal.
"Red" in Spanish.
The capital city of Italy.
Short for Kangaroo
An inexperienced player or newcomer.
"Red" in German.
A precious, deep red stone
Rags & Riches
Ren & Stimpy
Rhythm & Blues
Rock & Roll
Rocky & Bullwinkle
Romeo & Juliet
Ruff & Tuff
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A dangerous fighting sword, this is a good name for a pup who promises
to be a protector.
A Russian member of the weasel family famous for its soft, dark
A judge of Israel of extraordinary strength.
Lively & independent.
This English forest, located just outside London.
The ruling dynasty of Sardinia, Italy, and Spain.
A popular shrimp dish.
"Little treasure" or "little sweetheart" in German.
Strong liquor, or an active pup. Good name for a Boxer or any size
A multi-sailed ship, or a large beer glass, or just your large puppy.
As in Scoobie-do
A scientific nickname for the white cloud around Neptune.
Ebenezer Scrooge was a miserly character who eventually saw the
light in A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.
The eighth sign of the zodiac. Although this puppy might be a bit
self-centered and stubborn, he or she compensates by being uncomplaining
In Greek mythology she was a female sea monster who devoured sailers
North American Indians who formerly inhabited New York State. SERA
Italian for "night."
The ability to make unplanned discoveries.
A North Tanzanian animal reserve.
A military officer often elected to command troops. SHAH The Iranian
head of state. This pup will carry some weight in your household.
Gardens that remained from the Mongol era
A name of a famous killer whale.
A beautiful, almost perfect, imaginary haven.
A North American Indian tribe, and early in- habitants of Tennessee
SHEER "Poem" or "song" in Hebrew.
Sherlock Holmes. famous detective.
A royal forest in Nottingham, England, and home of the legendary
hero Robin Hood.
Yiddish word used to describe a non-Jewish girl.
A type of gourmet mushroom.
In Hinduism she is a god of destruction & redroduction.
Japanese military leader who until 1868 exercised complete rule.
Good name for a puppy of Japanese origin, such as the Akita or Shiba
A small, usually pinkish edible crustacean.
A native of Sicily.
A deep reddish orange.
A mountain range known for its harshness and jagged contours
Marshmallows and chocolate roasted between graham crackers.
A billiard game
French for "sun."
Like this musical composition that varies in pitch, mood and tempo,
this moody pup can be challenging to follow.
A call for pigs. Good name for your potbellied pup.
A single piece of spaghetti.
A figure from Egyptian and Greek mythology that supposedly possessed
the body of a lion and head of a human.
This word literally means a "traveling partner;' however it has
also become a household term due to the satellite launched into
space by the USSR.
"Witch" in Italian. Good name for any female puppy who
doesn't always listen to your commands.
A Japanese beef entree soaked in soy sauce and sake. Good name for
an Akita or Shiba Inu.
Like the non metallic element used to make gunpowder, this puppy's
explosive personality ignites a playfulness in others.
A ruler, especially of a Moslem country.
Japanese wrestling in which participants attempt to force each other
out of bounds. Any chubby puppy who likes to throw his or her weight
around would carry this name well.
A tribal name for a small African antelope. Good name for a Basenji.
Named after this Phil Collins song,
A Hindu teacher, lord and mystic. Good name for a Japanese Chin,
Lhasa Apso or Shih Tzu
Sake & Sushi
Salsa & Chips
Salt & Pepper
Samson & Delilah
Scooby Doo & Scrappy Too
Show and Tell
Simba & Nala
Slap & Tickle
Snoopy & Woodstock
Sooty & Sweep
Sound & Fury
Stars & stripes
Starsky & Hutch
Sugar & Spice
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A pup that gives you Tender Loving Care.
For a pup thats dynamite.
A beefsteak from the section of the loin having the T -shaped bone.
An area of Iran (formerly Persia) and a rug style, or just an affinity
for wetting it.
A good luck charm used to cast away evil spirits. TANG A pungent
taste or flavor.
A Japanese poem. This one is a real work of art.
Chinese for "path."
A resort north of New Mexico.
A plant found in tropical climates with characteristically large
leaves. Resembling this plant, your exotic puppy could have big
French for "a little piece of buttered toast."
This play by Moliere (1622-1673) evolves around a hypocritical character.
A greenish blue color, typical of a small wild duck, like the coat
of the blue Doberman Pinscher, Kerry Blue Terrier and Neapolitan
A strong storm often including wind, rain, snow or hail.
A Central American or Mexican liquor. It is said this liquor will
take the hair off your chest; case in point, the Mexican Hairless,
or Chinese Crested.
Everyone loves Texas. Things are said to be preferred big there,
hence, it's a good name for dogs from naturally large breeds like
the Great Dane.
Italian for "I love you."
An ornate jeweled crown.
An extremely strong, large being. This name is appropriate for all
the powerful, imposing breeds and is fun for all the "little guys."
An orangish brown.
A light yellow type of quartz.
"Bull" in Spanish
"Good" in Hebrew.
A sequence of three works that together create one theme. Appropriate
name for the third dog of the family, who will finally make your
A miniature decorative adornment.
Greek for "to gnaw," and Latin for "a fish with sharp teeth."
French for "lovers' rendezvous."
An enormous tidal wave.
A multi colored and flashy flower.
A plant native to dry regions and often found blowing about in the
A barren Arctic landscape
Tan & Sexy
Tarzan & Jane
Tom & Jerry
Tongue & Cheek
Trick & Treat
Truth & Dare
Twist & Shout
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A Greek commander.
The seventh planet. Little is known about this mysterious blue-green
planet except that it has a strangely tilted rotational axis. Good
name for an equally mysterious puppy with an offbeat balance.
A place of illusory and ideal perfection
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Spanish for "cow."
Spanish for "cowboy or herdsman." Good name for a little pup who
likes to chase things bigger than himself.
A city in north eastern Italy.
A cold potato soup.
Italian for "long life."
A superstitious type of black magic
Vice & Versa .
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Like this green, very hot condiment that accompanies sushi, this
puppy is potent even in small doses.
A type of scotch, an alcoholic beverage.
"Grace," or graceful, is what your Afghan Hound or Saluki pup will
grow into. WITCH See STREGA.
A Chinese pork-filled dumpling
A large humaniod from the movie Star Wars.
Wait & See
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A fictitious location of utopian beauty
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"Grandma" (spelled phonetically) in Greek.
An Indian tribe.
Chuck Yeager. The first aviator pilot to fly at the speed of sound.
After Yogi Bear
The Greek form of "little George."
A national park in central Calfornia.
A river flowing through Canada and Alaska.
YULE Christmas or the celebration of it.
An Arizona town, or a sexy name for a sassy pup
Yin & Yang
Yuk & key
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An East African country.
An unusual breed of ox.
"Spark" in Hebrew.
Like a soft breeze, this pup's calm demeanor is refreshing.
The father & ruler of all gods.
After the movie The Mark Of Zorro.
A southeast African member of a particular Bantu nation. This puppy
is both primitive and spiritual
Zig & Zag.
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