Believe it or not: some pet parents want to use unique and funny, (punny) names to name their dog. The following guide is a testament to that. In this naming guide, we will enlist some unusual, ridiculous and downright silly names for your new pet and they are actual names given by dog parents. Some names are bizarre, some are ridiculous and some are so inappropriate that you might even wonder who in the right frame of mind would have thought of naming their pet that! Without further ado: here are some creative pet names for your buddy.
Batman theme – Robin or Alfred
Name your dog Robin or Alfred! You will certainly think of yourself as batman when you say: ‘fetch me the newspaper, Alfred!’ or ‘to the park Robin’!
Name your dog cat and your cat dog!
Now isn’t that hilarious! Names for pets do not funnier than that!
Kitty is hilarious name for a dog, especially an intimidating breed such as a Rottweiler, Doberman Pinscher, Pit bull etc.
How about naming your dog ‘Dog No.3’? Your visitors will be constantly on the lookout for dog No. 1 and No.2!
Now that would actually be a cool name for a wiener dog/Dachshund.
Talk about inappropriate dog names! There is actually a chemistry molecule named A*sole – an arsenic equivalent of pyrrole though never found in its pure form. Wonder why anyone would want to call their poor little dog this?
Now isn’t this one of those unique dog names? Perfectly appropriate name for a loud barker (yodeler) such as a Basenji!
Chewbarka is one of the most popular Star Wars inspired pet names. It is also quite hilarious we think! Ideal name for a brown colored shaggy dog.
Some names – we did not want to include in this list – but they are actual dog names. Perhaps a good name for a rescue dog?
Arabitol has nothing to do with rabbits! The name is also similar to Arrabiata – a famous Italian dish. Arabitol is actually an alcohol – a component of wine.
Morus (Mulberry trees) contain an acid named Moronic acid! Derivates of this acid are called ‘moronates’ and the organic acid was even found in contents of ancient Egyptian jars and archeological relics and shipwrecks.
You can also name your dog Munchkin like the characters from Wizard of Oz. Munchkin would make a hilarious name for a large dog!
This is something you’d say when everything seems to be going wrong. Rather an inappropriate dog name but hey, we are all allowed to get creative!
Whoopie Goldberg (for a golden retriever)
You can always name your dog after a famous celebrity. And if you want humor, then try Jeff Goldbum or Whoopie Goldberg – ideally inappropriate and funny names for your beautiful Golden Retriever.
Character from the Lord of the Rings trilogy by J.R.R Tolkien.
This is the Charles Dickens character from Great Expectations; the uncle who takes Pip to see Miss Havisham.
How creative can you get! Name your dog Pup and you will surely get some smiles – especially if it is a large, intimidating dog!
Pushinka was actually the name of J.F.K’s dog!
James Bond fans will know this famous character. The British sitcom George & Mildred also had a Yorkshire terrier names Pussy Galore.
Aside from being difficult to pronounce; Qiqirn makes a creative and unique dog name!
Quail is a great name for a hunting, sporting dog breed.
Who said it is difficult to find unique and creative dog names starting with letter ‘Q’. Quibble is ideal for a fussy eater as the word means nit-pick.
Harry Potter fans will love this unique and funny name for their boy dog.
Isn’t this an ideal name for a dog whose teeth rattle against the jowls when he snores or shakes his head?
This is actually a cool name for a dog with beautiful red coat.
At first glance, this dog name hardly makes any sense. But suppose your dog is named Spot and you go ‘Come here Spot!’ but all he hears is ‘Kommere’ so why not name him that! Other cute, funny and kickass dog names are Darnit, Guddog etc – get creative!
There is actually a trend of naming a big dog such as a Great Dane ‘Tiny’ and a small, teacup breed as ‘Zeus’! President Franklin’s Great Dane was named Tiny.
Common nickname for balding people and a humorous name for a Chinese Crested or Mexican Hairless dog.
A poetry loving Labrador from J.F.Englert’s A Dog About Town!
Good name for an older dog.
Pork is a funny name for a pet piglet; so why not extend it to a pet dog?
This is cartoon character Betty Boop’s dog.
America’s favorite, long lived cartoon hero. There are many other names for your dog from this cartoon series including Peepeye, Pupeye, Pipeye and Poopeye. (All 4 are Popeye’s lookalike nephews).
The dog from Beverly Cleary’s books for young readers.
Winnie the poodle
Beautiful and funny name for a Poodle.
The famous karate teacher from the Karate Kid series.
Cool, inappropriate and creative dog names for tiny or teacup breeds
Most people would not consider naming their tiny lapdog or teacup dog a name that is meant for a large or guard dog or watch dog. But if you want to get creative, and yes, even make your visitors smile, then the following dog names are hilarious to say the least:
- Big Ben – Did you know that President Hoover’s fox terrier was named Big Ben? This name is one of the funny human names for dogs especially if you have a small breed.
- Big Red – This was the name of the Irish Setter adapted by Walt Disney in the Walter Pidgeon starrer Big Red in 1962.
More unique, creative and hilarious dog names
- Boo-boo bear