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Trupanion Releases Most Popular Dog Names and Breeds for 2021

On National Dog Day (August 26), Trupanion released its anticipated list of most popular dog names and breeds for 2021.

Trupanion Releases Most Popular Dog Names and Breeds for 2021

Joining the industry in 2000, Trupanion is a leader in pet health insurance that protects dogs and cats with their outstanding services. They recently released a statement that includes the best dog names and best dog breeds of 2021 from their survey.

Have a look at what these popular dog names and breeds are.

Trupanion has created a top 10 list based on its database after surveying the customers of over 600,000 insured pets.


Best Dog Names of 2021

In recent years, dogs named “Bella” have shattered their records, climbing to third place in 2020 before blasting off into space with the most popular name in 2021. This year’s additions to the list include Molly and Lola.

Best Dog Names of 2021

The top 10 most popular dog names for 2021:

  1. Bella
  2. Luna
  3. Charlie
  4. Lucy
  5. Max
  6. Daisy
  7. Bailey
  8. Cooper
  9. Molly
  10. Lola

Best Dog Breeds of 2021

Every year, the National Dog Day pays tribute to all varieties of dogs, and it’s no surprise that the adorable mixed breed always tops the charts.  In 2021, the Labrador Retriever will hold the title for the most popular breed for the fifth year in a row.

Best Dog Breeds of 2021
  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Golden Retriever
  3. Goldendoodle
  4. German Shepherd
  5. Labradoodle
  6. Shih Tzu
  7. French Bulldog
  8. Chihuahua
  9. Yorkshire Terrier
  10. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Most Unique Dog Names of 2020

It doesn’t end here! Trupanion also released the most unique puppy names from specific dog breeds insured last year to give you more options when choosing a punny dog name.

Most Unique Dog Names of 2020
  1. Sir Willemstad of Curacao (Great Dane)
  2. Pumpkin Pillsbury (Havanese)
  3. Glee (French Bulldog)
  4. Numchucks (Pomeranian)
  5. Mia Sparrow (Labrador Retriever)
  6. Cookie Diablo (Yorkshire Terrier)
  7. Yogi Berra (Mixed Breed)
  8. Vroom Vroom (Pug)
  9. Raisin Cain (Miniature Pinscher)
  10. Beatrix Hollywoof (Yorkshire Terrier)

As a pet insurance company, Trupanion is in the business of knowing what breeds and names are popular among dog owners. We also had the chance to post a poll at our Golden Retriever Facebook group to see which names are the most preferred. ‘Luna’ seems to be leading right now.

trupanion poll - petpress

If you’re looking for Golden Retriever names, don’t be shy to join this fun group about Golden Retrievers and how cute these dog breeds are. What’s your favorite dog name from the list? Let us know in the comments below!

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