LIST OF DOG NAMES FOR MALE DOGS
Picking out a name for a male dog can often be an overwhelming task. However, a new owner of a boy puppy should never be daunted by the task at hand for it can be also a lot of fun. Whether it is a puppy or an adult dog, welcoming a new addition to the pack is certainly exciting.
There are endless options of male dog names to choose from so much so that it will be doubly hard to nail down the best one that will fit your male dog’s masculinity and personality. For some it will be a spur of the moment decision while for some dog owners, picking out the best boy dog name will have to go through a process.
Faced with this daunting task, knowing where to start looking can be a big help. Why don’t you start getting clues from your dog’s appearance, his breed, or demeanor?
Large dog breeds need a good dog name that will embody power and strength. Dog names like Duke or Zeus ooze supremacy and dominance. Adorable male toy breeds are often given boy dog names which belie their small sizes. Names such as Oswald and Leon can symbolize power in such cute boy dogs. However, some dog owners like to name male toy breeds “Prince” or “Baby Earl”—names that connote affection and warmth. A dog’s breed can also be an inspiration for boy dog names. Your French Bulldog can be named Francoise or Pierre while your Japanese Spitz can be called “Miko” or “Hachiko”.
The stories that you have read can also be a rich inspiration for names of male dogs. What do you think about “Tom” after Tom Sawyer or “Finn” from Huckleberry Finn? The theater and movies can also be a rich source of names—“Simba” of Lion King or “Olivier” after Laurence Olivier.
If you’re into traditional and classic boy dog names, think how your dog will respond to “Spot”, “Buddy”, or “Max”?
If your male dog reminds you of somebody, you can choose to name him after that person but however try not to be so obvious for you might call your dog while that friend is around—try “Allen” for Allan “Leo” for Leonardo. Whatever name you pick out for your male dog, there’s certainly no right or wrong. Remember, you are naming your lifelong friend and the name that you will pick for your boy dog should fit him to a perfect T.