Top 10 Most Unusual Dog Names of 2012

July 25, 2012
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We’ve reported on the most popular pet names, which in 2012 included Bella and Max, but, of course, there are dog owners out there that strive for individuality when it comes to naming their pooches. Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI) is a provider of dog health insurance and has access to hundreds of thousands of dog names. From these, VPI chose 50 highly unusual ones and held a vote for the top 10 most unusual. Here they are (dog walker service).

Most Unusual Dog Names

1. Chew Barka
2. Nigel Nosewhistle
3. Sir Maui Senqkey Schwykle
4. Spark Pug
5. Agent 99
6. Stinker Belle
7. Vienna Sausage
8. Furnace Hills Dante
9. Senorita Margarita
10. Trigonometry

Head to VPI’s website to read the stories for the top 10 unusual names and see pictures of the pups!

Curtis Steinhoff, VPI’s director of corporate communications, said, “When we spoke with the pet owners from our Top Ten lists, we heard some entertaining and heartwarming stories about how each owner selected their unusual pet name. While monikers like Stinker Belle and Vincent Van Furrball might sound odd, they are also a reflection of what makes each pet unique and special to their family.”

For the entire list of 50 unusual names head to VPI’s website.

Does your dog have an unusual name?

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