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Pet Name:Ace
Inspired By: DC comics
Ace was the name of the bat-hound from DC Comics. In real life, Ace was the name of Theodore Roosevelt's Bulldog.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Cat Names, Boy Names, TV Show Inspired Names

Pet Name:Albie
Inspired By: The Beverly Hill Billies
The first season this show aired, "Albie" was Ellie Mae's small shaggy mutt (maybe a terrier?). Great dog name!
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Boy Names, TV Show Inspired Names

Pet Name:Alpha
Inspired By: Bewitched, the tv series
Alpha was a dog/alien from Parenthia that Aunt Clara conjured up.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Boy Names, TV Show Inspired Names

Pet Name:Andromeda
Inspired By: The Parent Trap - the original version
Andromeda was the name of the German Shepherd in the original movie.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Boy Names, Movie Inspired Names

Pet Name:Angus
Inspired By: Mr. Magoo
Angus was the name of Mr. Magoo's dog in the movie that came out in 1997.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Boy Names, Movie Inspired Names

Pet Name:Antonio
Inspired By: The Drew Carey Show
Antonio was the name of Mimi's pug.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Boy Names, TV Show Inspired Names

Pet Name:Apollo
Inspired By: Magnum P.I.
Apollo was the name of one of Higgins' Dobermans
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Boy Names, TV Show Inspired Names

Pet Name:Ariel
Melissa Heeter owned Ariel Asah, the 1997 Frisbee Dog World Champion.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Girl Names

Pet Name:Astro
Inspired By: The Jetsons
Astro was the canine companion of the Jetson family (The Jetsons is a Hanna-Barbera cartoon and can still be seen on Boomerang). In one episode, it was discovered that Astro was actually Tralfaz, the long lost pet of the very wealth J.P. Gottrockets.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Boy Names, TV Show Inspired Names

Pet Name:Atticus
Inspired By: "To Kill a Mocking Bird"
Atticus Finch is the central character of Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird. Atticus is a lawyer and resident of Maycomb County, Alabama.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Cat Names, Boy Names, Movie Inspired Names

Pet Name:Augie Doggie
Inspired By: The Huckleberry Hound Show, animated cartoon
A Hanna-Barbera cartoon from 1958.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Boy Names, TV Show Inspired Names

Pet Name:Balto
Inspired By: Balto
Half-wolf, half-husky from film loosely based on true story; voiced by Kevin Bacon
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Boy Names, Movie Inspired Names

Pet Name:Bandit
Inspired By: Johnny Quest, 1964-5 & 1998
Bandit was the name of Johnny Quest's black and white dog.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Boy Names, TV Show Inspired Names

Pet Name:Beethoven

Pet Name:Benji
Inspired By: the Benji movies of the 70s
Classic dog name from the 70s era, thanks to all the great Benji movies!
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Boy Names, TV Show Inspired Names

Pet Name:Bentley
Haylie Duff owns a Pomeranian named Bentley.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Boy Names

Pet Name:Bigs
Inspired By: the movie
Bigs was a Briard mix
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Boy Names, Movie Inspired Names

Pet Name:Boomer
Inspired By: Independence Day
Boomer was the name of the Jasmine and Dylan's Yellow Labrador. Great dog name!
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Boy Names, Movie Inspired Names

Pet Name:Brain
Inspired By: Inspector Gadget
Brain was the name of Penny's crime-solving dog, voiced by Frank Welker
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Boy Names, TV Show Inspired Names

Pet Name:Caddie
Inspired By: sports: golf
Great pet name for a golf lover.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Cat Names, Boy Names

Pet Name:Daisey
Elizabeth Taylor owns a Maltese named Daisy.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Girl Names

Pet Name:Dots
Dots is a great name for a Dalmation or any dog with spots.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Boy Names

Pet Name:Elvis
Elvis was the name of Pink's English Bulldog. Elvis was given to Pink by Lisa Marie Presley.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Boy Names

Pet Name:Fifi
The girl's name Fifi is of French origin. Shortened form of Josephine (Hebrew) which means "Jehovah increases". Also the stereotypical name for a French poodle. Fifi has 1 variant form: Fifine.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Girl Names

Pet Name:Foxy Cleopatra
Inspired By: Austin Powers Goldmember
Nicole Richie owns a Pomeranian named Foxy Cleopatra, named after Beyonc? Knowles' character in Austin Powers Goldmember.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Cat Names, Girl Names, Movie Inspired Names

Pet Name:Hannibal
Submitted by: SuzzyBoo
Inspired By: The A Team TV Show and Movie
Col. John 'Hannibal' Smith is the leader of the A-Team. Hannibal was played by Liam Neeson in the movie. The original TV show was played by George Peppard. Who's better? Who cares, this is a great pet name for any smart animal.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Cat Names, Boy Names, TV Show Inspired Names, Movie Inspired Names

Pet Name:Honeychild
Nicole Richie owns a Shih tzu named Honeychild.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Girl Names

Pet Name:Kibbles and Bits
Inspired By: Kibbles and Bits dog food
Great names for puppies!
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Pairs of Names, Brand Names

Pet Name:King Fergus
Inspired By: "Brave"
In Disney Pixar's 2012 file "Brave", the Scottish King Fergus of DunBroch is the father of the main character, Merida.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Cat Names, Boy Names, Movie Inspired Names

Pet Name:Lola
Lola is the name of Ozzy Osbourne's English Bulldog.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Girl Names

Pet Name:Lucy
Lucy is the name of Christina Aguilera's Bichon Frise.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Girl Names

Pet Name:Melman
Inspired By: "Madagascar"
In the Dreamworks movie series "Madagascar", Melman is the hypochondriac giraffe and love interest of the hippo, "Gloria".
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Cat Names, Boy Names, Movie Inspired Names

Pet Name:Merida
Inspired By: "Brave"
In Disney Pixar's 2012 film "Brave", Merida, the spunky main character, acts more like a tom boy than a princess.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Cat Names, Girl Names, Movie Inspired Names

Pet Name:Mor'du
Inspired By: "Brave"
In Disney Pixar's 2012 film "Brave", Mor'du is the vicious giant bear that attacks the family.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Cat Names, Boy Names, Movie Inspired Names

Pet Name:Murdock
Submitted by: SuzzyBoo
Inspired By: The A Team TV Show and Movie
My favorite character from the TV Series is by far Murdock (Dwight Schultz in the original TV series / Sharlto Copley in the 2010 movie). Murdock is crazy and off a bit, but that's his charm. I think this is a great name for that quirky, kooky pet in your life.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Cat Names, Boy Names, TV Show Inspired Names, Movie Inspired Names

Pet Name:Odie
Inspired By: Garfield, cartoon, TV show and Movie! by Jim Davis
Odie is the name of the giant tongued, tail wagging, good natured dog created by Jim Davis. Probably one of the most charming things about Odie is that he is never mad at Garfield for all of the mean-spirited things he does to him. He's always happy.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Boy Names, TV Show Inspired Names, Movie Inspired Names

Pet Name:Queen Elinor
Inspired By: "Brave"
In the Disney Pixar 2012 film "Brave", Queen Elinor is Merida's mother. Her character is very reserved, refined and has a great sense of responsibility.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Cat Names, Girl Names, Movie Inspired Names

Pet Name:Scooby
Submitted by: contributed
Inspired By: Scooby-Doo
Scooby-Doo was broadcast on CBS from 1969-1973. It then moved to ABC and aired from 1976-1985 and 1988-1991. Spin-offs along the way aired on The WB and The CW. Now, you can catch the latest spin-off on Cartoon Network, or watch the original series which are still run to this day! Scooby-Doo is a classic dog name that has been around for decades. It symbolizes the dedicated and somewhat kooky canine companion we all love.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Boy Names, TV Show Inspired Names, Movie Inspired Names

Pet Name:Siruis
Siruis is the only canine to lose his life in the search-and-rescue efforts following the September 11, 2001 World Trade Center Terrorist attacks.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Boy Names

Pet Name:Snoopy
Inspired By: The Peanuts
Don't know that there could ever be another Snoopy, but it is a classic dog name.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Boy Names, TV Show Inspired Names, Movie Inspired Names

Pet Name:Sparky
Classic dog name. Suitable for high energy breeds.
Pet Name Category: Dog Names, Boy Names

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