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70+ Popular Canadian Dog Names For Your Adorable Puppies

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Dogs are independence-loving creatures that can be trained to do all sorts of amazing things, but picking the perfect name for your new pup is a tough task.

If you’re looking for a Canadian dog name that will make your furry friend stand out from the rest, look no further!

We’ve compiled a list of some of the most unique names inspired by Canada’s provinces and territories. So whether you’re from Newfoundland or Nunavut, we’ve got you covered.

Keep reading to see if your province or territory is represented!

Male Canadian Dog Names

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Names Notes
Monty A play on Montreal, Quebec is a beautiful historic city
Michael
Talented beyond many, Michael J. Fox hails from Edmonton, Alberta
Neo
For Keanu Reeves’ famous character in the Matrix; Reeves grew up in Toronto, ON
Canuck
The nickname for a Canadian
Poutine
Fries, cheese curds and gravy
Okanagan
A wonderful outdoorsy town in British Columbia
Akroyd
Blues Brother Dan Akroyd comes from the nation’s capital, Ottawa
Fox
Terry Fox endeavoured to run across Canada (despite having a prosthetic leg) to raise $1 million for Cancer research
Baffin
Baffin Island is the fifth largest island in the world
Moose
This huge animal can weigh over 1,200 pounds
Smitty
The beautiful region of Northwest Territories is home to Fort Smith
Hayden
Of Star Wars Episode II fame, Hayden Christensen is from British Columbia
Klondike
A river in the Yukon; the famous setting of the Klondike Gold Rush
Fraser
Fraser River is the longest river in British Columbia
Marty
Martin Short of Saturday Night Live hails from Hamilton, Ontario
Hudson
The Hudson’s Bay Company was established in the 1700s
Rocky
Based on the Rocky Mountains
William
Most loved member of Star Trek, William Shatner, was born in Montreal, Quebec
Caesar
Drink similar to the Bloody Mary but made with Clamato juice in place of tomato
Gander
Famous war hero and mascot, Newfoundland breed
Ryan
Actor Ryan Reynolds is from Vancouver, British Columbia
Yukon
Canada’s most western territory, known for its role in the Klondike Gold Rush
Tim Bit
The name for donut holes at the popular chain Tim Hortons
Cory
The late Cory Monteith of Glee was from Calgary, Alberta
Atwood
Margaret Atwood, iconic author
Toro
Based on the French Canadian pie, tourtiére
Fundy
The Bay of Fundy is one of the natural wonders of the world
Stevie
As in Stephenville, Newfoundland
Stanley
Beautiful park in Vancouver, home to the Blue Heron
Otto
A play on Ottawa, home of Canadian Parliament

Female Canadian Dog Names

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Names Notes
Hope Hopewell Rock, formed by tidal erosion is in New Brunswick
Hallie
Based on the Nova Scotia capital, Halifax
Bonnie
A play on Bonavista, Newfoundland
Evangeline
Evangeline Lily of LOST is from Saskatchewan
Maud
For Lucy Maud Montgomery, the author of the Anne of Green Gables series
Juno
The Juno Awards are Canada’s music awards
Rachelle
Twilight vampire, Rachelle Lefevre once lived in Montreal, Quebec
Sandy
Ontario native Sandra Oh starred in Grey’s Anatomy
Crystal
Sprinter, Crystal Emmanuel
Tulip
Ottawa has 250,000 tulips blooming each spring
Vanny
A play on Vancouver, British Columbia
Tessa
Tessa Virtue, Olympic medalist in skating
Alanis
Alanis Morissette is a well known alt-rock musician from Ontario
Avril
Avril Lavigne, singer extraordinaire is from Ontario
Hayley
Hayley Wickenheiser, hockey medalist in the Olympics
Snow
Snow Lake Museum is in Manitoba
Adrienne
Adrienne Clarkson, former Governor General of Canada
Rosie
Trampoline athlete, Rosie McLennan
Bea
The delicious Beavertail pastry is a classic dessert
Celine
Celine Dion is an iconic Canadian singer
Ellen
Actress Ellen Page is from Halifax, Nova Scotia
Peggy
Peggy’s Cove, one of Canada’s most picturesque sites, is in Nova Scotia
Niagra
Part of the falls are in the United States, and part in Canada
Sable
An island off the coast of Nova Scotia; home of the Sable Island horse
Anne
Anne of Green Gables is a beloved Canadian fictional character from Prince Edward Island
Crystal
Ice crystals seen in winter
Jasper
A national park in Canada’s rocky mountains
Nana
For the Nanaimo bar, made of custard, chocolate and crumb crust
Pamela
Pamela Anderson of Baywatch fame is from British Columbia

Top Canadian Dog Names

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  • Olive
  • Toby
  • Charlie
  • Cooper
  • Buddy
  • Lily
  • Rocky
  • Stella
  • Coco
  • Daisy
  • Lola
  • Luna
  • Bella
  • Lucy
  • Leo
  • Molly
  • Milo
  • Max
  • Teddy
  • Maggie

So there you have it, a comprehensive list of Canadian dog names to help you choose the perfect name for your new furry friend.

If you’re looking for something a little more unique, be sure to check out our list of foreign dog names!

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