All Famous Dog Names
All Names From “A – Z”

Our all famous dog names list includes more than 400 famous names from the big screen to TV and from Politics to Comic Strips. It’s fun to name your dog after a famous pooch.

What makes a dog famous? Maybe they have been in the public light as a U.S. President’s dog, as a famous movie dog or as a popular comic strip star. Famous dog names are only famous because we make them so.

Remember Astro from The Jetsons? How About Clifford from Clifford the Big Red Dog or Tramp from Lady and the Tramp? They’re all here and more.

If you know a famous dog that is not on the list, please contact me so I can add it to the list.

Would you rather name your dog after one owned by a famous person or celebrity? Check our Celebrity Dog Names list for lots of possibilities.

There are also hundreds of other possibilities on our puppy names list.

This page lists all famous dog names from A through Z. Jump to anywhere in the list by clicking on the letters below.

   All Famous Dog Names     A – B     C – G     H – M     N – R     S     T – Z

Famous Dog Names Dog Breed Why Dog is Famous
Abraham Chihuahua Psychotic asthma-hound character in Nickelodeon animated show, Ren & Stimpy.
Ace German Shepherd Canine movie star from 1938 to 1946.
Ace Hart German Shepherd Featured in the animated series Dog City from 1992 to 1995.
Adam Fink Andriod Dog The robot accompanion of Jack in the comic strip The Adventures of Captain Jack.
Adjutant Labrador This gun dog as per The Guiness Book of World Records, Revised Ed., 1966, this was the oldest dog ever.
Adolph Dachshund A famous character in the comic strip Dinglehoofer and His Dog Adolph by Harold Knerr between 1926 and 1949. The name of the dog was changed once Adolf Hitler came into power.
Adolph Doberman Featured in 1986 movie Ruthless People. Was Sam’s dog which was bought to eat Muffy.
Adonis English Setter This famous dog received the AKC registration #1.
Agent 11 Bullmastiff Featured in 2001 movie See Spot Run. The dog is also known as Spot.
Aibe Wolfhound History says that King Connacht of Ireland paid 6,000 cows for the dog in the 1100s.
Al Female mutt Character in 1993 movie Hocus Pocus.
Alan Neapolitan Mastiff Appeared in Babe 2: Pig in the City in 1998.
Albie Mutt Ellie Mae’s dog in the first season of popular TV show The Beverly Hillbillies.
Alex Golden Retriver The mascot for Stoh’s Beer, this character earned the viewers love by its deft fetching and opening of the beer bottle. The real name for the dog was Banjo.
Algonquin Poodle Left to Elvira by her grandmother in the 1988 movie Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.
Ambrosius Old English Sheepdog Canine movie star from the 1986 fantasy movie Labyrinth. Voiced by Percy Edwards.
Andretti Andretti The junkyard dog in the 1993 movie Leprochaun.
Andromeda German Shepherd The dog in the 1961 movie The Parent Trap.
Angus Bulldog Character of 1997 movie Mr. Magoo.
Andy St. Bernard From the comic strip Mark Trail, this character is the faithful companion of Mark Trail.
Antonio Pug Mimi’s dog in The Drew Carey Show from 1995 to 1999.
Apollo and Zeus Doberman Pinschers The highly trained dogs that gourd “Robin’s Nest,” the home of Thomas Magnum, the hero of the hit 1980 TV series, Magnum, P.I.
Argus Irish Red and White Setter Famous for the movie Familiar Strangers in 2007.
Arlo Irish Setter Found in several works of Erma Bombeck.
Ashley Whippet The champion Frisbee catching dog in half-time shows. Won three Canine Frisbee Disc World Championships.
Asta (aka “Skippy”) Wire Haired Terrier Canine movie star in the 1930s; starred in The Thin Man movies and TV series in 1950s.
Astro Great Dane This pet of Jetsons originally debuted in Hanna-Barbera TV series gained more success in 1980s.
Augie Doggie Dachshund Hanna-Barbera cartoon character; son of “Doggy Daddy,” Augie’s father; starred in The Quick Draw McGraw Show .
Axelrod Basset Hound Appeared in advertisments for Flying “A” Service Station in 1960s.

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Baby Face Nelson Doberman Pinscher Famous for the 1972 movie The Doberman Gang.
Balto Siberian Husky Found in the animated movie Balto based on a true story.
Bandit Border Collie The second dog from the TV series Little House on the Prairie that ran from 1977 to 1983.

Labrador Retriever

The first family dog of comic strip Family Circus by Bill Keene.
Barkley Terrier Played the title role of the TV show Meego in 1997.
Barky Marky Bull Dog The dog in the park in Warner Bros animated TV show Tiny Toons. The dog liked to play ball all the time.
Barnard’s Tom Boston terrier The very early ancestor of the Boston Terrier breed.
Barney Scottish Terrier This male Scottish Terrier was referred as “First Dog,”owned by former U.S. President George W. Bush.
Barry St. Bernard This highly trained mountain rescue dog was world wide famous and earned fame for saving more than 40 lives in his lifetime.
(“Mr. Bascomb”)
Great Dane The dog belonging to the character Malcom Smith in the comedy movie Holywood or Bust with stars Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin.
Baskerville Hound The nameless dog that haunts the Baskervilles in Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous Sherlock Holmes mystery The Hound of the Baskervilles.
Bat Hound Hound The alter ego of the dog Ace in the famous comic strip Batman.
Batty Weimaraner Pet of photographer William Wegman in Sesame Street, the TV Show.
Baxter Bull Terrier The dog who played the title role in the black comedy film, Baxter. The white bull terrier with a human persona can do everything to get what he wants. Weird movie.
Bear Australian Cattle Dog Part of the movie Crimson Tide released in 1995.
Beaseley Dogue de Bordeaux The dog that played the role of Hooch in Turner and Hooch.
Beau Siberian Husky Gus, the lead dog of Will Stoneman in Iron Will.
Beauregard Bloodhound This dog is famous as the dog in Pogo, a daily comic strip by Walt Kelly that ran during the period 1948-1975.
Beagle Beagle Name of one of the dogs owned by 36th U.S. President, Lyndon B. Johnson.
Beautiful Joe Mongrel A famous character in the novel, Beautiful Joe: The True Story of a Brave Dog.
Blanco White Collie Another dog of U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson.
Boston Beans Bulldog One of the dogs owned by the 30th U.S. President, Calvin Coolidge.
Beauty Afghan Hound Barbie Doll’s pet.
Beethoven St. Bernard This dog earned fame for an animated Television series from 1994-95 which was aired for one season.
Beethoven St. Bernard Featured in Beethoven movies produced in the 1990s and 2000s.
Bella Labrador Retriever mix Arguably, the oldest dog that ever lived on the earth.
Belka Mixed Breed One of the space dogs abroad Sputnik 5 who returned safely to Earth.
Belvedere Generic The famous cartoon character created by Nat Greenwood and George Crenshaw. The Belvedere comic strip was published between 1962 and 1995.
Benji Terrier mix This was a reputed dog actor during 1960-1970s.He is highly remembered for his 14 years in show business.
Big Ben Fox Terrier One of the favorite pets of Herbert Hoover, the 31st U.S. President.
Big Mo Golden Retriever Appearning in the advertisment for Alpo dog food from the year 2005.
Bingo Collie mix The cool dog in the movie Bingo.
Bingo Generic Cracker Jacks model shares its name with the famous movie character Bingo.
Bitsy Generic The dog in the comic strip Marvin created by Tom Armstrong.
Black Jack Mixed Breed Pet of legendary U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt.
Blood Mixed breed The role played by the dog named Tiger in the movie A Boy and His Dog.
Blue Generic The blue colored dog in the Nickelodeon series Blue Clues.
Bo Portuguese Water Dog The pet of the first family of United States, the President Barack Obama family.
Bobbie Scotch Collie This dog travled 2,800 miles to Oregon to get back to its master.
Bobby Skye Terrier The dog featured in the movie and book of the same name, Greyfriars Bobby, was the pet of John Gray, a policeman in Edinburgh.
Bodger Bull Terrier This is a famous character in childern’s book The Incredible Journey written by Sheila Burnford in 1961.
Bolivar St. Bernard The dog in the famous Disney comic strip Donald Duck.
Bolt Generic The title character of the 2008 animation, Bolt.
Boomer Mixed breed Terrier The mixed breed terrier is a famous character in TV adventure drama series, Here’s Boomer. First aired in 1980.
Boomer Generic Poncho’s best friend in the Paul Gilligan comic strip Pooch Cafe.
Brandon Golden Retriver A regular member of the TV series Punky Brewster in the 1980s.
Brian Generic The dog in the animation TV show Family Guy.
Brinkley Golden Retriver The pet we find in the romantic film, You’ve Got Mail.
Bruno Large generic hound The large dog in the animated movie Les Triplettes de Belleville or The Triplets of Belleville.
Bruno Bloodhound The dog in the 1950 animated Cinderella movie.
Brutus Great Dane Featured in the movie, The Ugly Dachshund.
Buck St. Bernard Found in Jack London’s book Call of the Wild which was later made into a film.
Buck Alaskan Malamute One of the dogs in the movie Eight Below based on the disastrous Antartic expedetion from Japan in 1950s.
Buckles Generic The title role in the comic strip Buckles created by David Gilbert
Buddy German Shepherd This female dog was the first trained guide dog who accompanied Morris Frank, founder of The Seeing Eye guide dog school and the first owner of a seeing eye dog in the U.S.
Buddy Labrador Retriever Pet of another U.S. President family. This pet of the Clinton family died in a car accident.
Bullet German Shepherd This highly trained German Shepherd was star in The Roy Rogers Show, an American TV series in 1951-1957.
Bulles Eye Bull Terrier Pet in the novel Oliver Twist. Also found in the movie based on the same novel.

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Carface V. Malone American Pitt Bull The huge dog in the animated movie All Dogs Go To Heaven.
Chance American Bulldog Found in the film Homeward Bound. Though played here by an American Bulldog, in the book it was a Labrador.
Charlie B. Barkin German Shepherd, Collie mix The yellow dog in the animated movie All Dogs Go To Heaven.
Charlie Dog Half Collie! Half Airedale! Half Pekingese! Half St. Bernard! One of the most famous cartoon characters. Little Orphan Airedale of Looney Tunes cartoon fame, is one of the several animated movies of the character.
Checkers Cocker Spaniel Pet of U.S. President Richard M. Nixon.
Cheeka Pug Dog seen in the advertisement of Hutch cellular service in India.
Chief Foxhound Part of the animated movie The Fox and the Hound.
Chiffon English Sheepdog Starred in the film The Shaggy Dog.
Chips German Shepherd The most famous war dog during World War II.
Christmas Yellow Labrador Retriever The title role in the novel A Dog Named Christmas by Greg Kincaid and was also in the film of the same name.
Claude Poodle This loveable character was introduced in The Beverly Hillbillies an American TV series in 1962-1971.
Cleo Basset Hound Star of the TV show The Peoples Choice.
Clifford Generic Hero of the children’s novel Clifford the Big red Dog.
Cloe Chihuahua Famous for its role in Beverly Hills Chihuahua.
Coal Bearded Collie One of the dogs in the movie The Shaggy Dog.
Comet Golden Retriever Comet was the fmily pet in the American television series Full House from 1987-1995.
Corneil Generic Star of the animated series Corneil and Bernie on Nicktoons.
Courage Generic The hero of its own show, Courage the Cowardly Dog, this cartoon character is beloved of many around the globe.
Cubitus Generic The lead in the Dupa’s comic strip Cubitus.
Cujo St. Bernard This was the dog from the famous book Cujo, a psychological horror novel by Stephen King. This novel received the British Fantasy Award in 1982.

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Daisy Yellow Labrador Retriever Starred with Clint Eastwood in the movie Grand Torino.
Daphne Poodle The cute dog in the film, Look Who’s Talking Now.
Dawg Generic The comic strip character in Hi and Lois.
Delgado German Shepherd Appeared in 2008 film Beverly Hills Chihuahua.
Demon Siberian Husky Dog in the 2002 film Snow Dogs.
Deputy dawg Generic Famous for animated series Terrytoones on TV.
Dewey Irish Terrier Appeared in the 2007 movie Firehouse Dog.
Dewey Siberian Husky One of the crew dogs in Eight Below, the movie based on a Japanese Antartic expedition.
Diesel Siberian Husky Dog from the 2002 film Snow Dogs.
Digby English Sheepdog Star of the British film Digby, the Biggest Dog in the World.
Dinky Chihuahua In the Taco Bell ad. Here the role is played by Gidgit. “¡Yo quiero Taco Bell!”
Dodger Terrier One of the crew members in Oliver and Company based on the famous novel, Oliver Twist.
Dog Basset Hound Part of the TV show Columbo.
Dogbert Generic Featured in the Scott Adams comic strip Dilbert.
Dogfather Generic Part of the animated movie shorts The Dogfather. Here the voice was dubbed by Bob Holt.
Doggie Daddy Generic Part of the Hanna Barbera show The Quick Draw McGraw Show.
Dogtanian Generic Part of the Spanish TV series Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds.
Dollar Dalmatian Pet of TV series character, Richie Rich, the famous cartoon character by Hanna Barbera.
Donnie Doberman Pinscher A very intelligent dog who first appeared on the Dog Genius Show on National Geographic Channel. This dog can arrange his toys in geometric patterns.
Dreyfuss St. Bernard Dog from the TV show Empty Nest.
Droopy Droopy eared mutt The famous cartoon character created by Tex Avery who has enthralled scores of audiances through years in animated movies.
Duchess Siberian Husky One of the dogs in the 2002 movie Snow Dogs.
Dug Large mutt Featured in the Pixar movie Up.
Duke Golden Retriver The cute dog in the Bush’s Baked Beans advertisment during 1990s.
Duke Bloodhound Duke was the loveable character from The Beverly Hillbillies in 1962-1971.
Duke Great Dane Part of the 1944 movie musical Bathing Beauty starring Red Skelton and Esther Williams.
Dusty Australian Kelpie The title character of the movie Dusty based on a Thomas Hinkle book in 1940.
Dynomutt Doberman Pinscher The lead character from the cartoon series Dynomutt, Dog Wander.

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Earl Generic One of the cat-dog duo in the comic strip Mutt by Patrick McDonnell. He was loved by all with his partner Mooch, the cat.
Eddie Jack Russell Terrier Moose was the name of the dog who portrayed the character of Eddie in a famous American TV series Frazer.This series won 37 Emmy Awards during its run.
Edgar English Sheepdog The second among the dogs in the comic strip For Better or Worse created by by Lynn Johnston.
Edison English Sheepdog Famous for the Ian Fleming book Chity Chity Bang Bang which was later adopted into a stage musical.
Electra Generic Popular for the comic strip Cathy by Cathy Guisewite.
It was first published in 1976.

Eliot Shag German Shepherd Featured in Jim Henson Productions’s Dog City on TV. The dog was a star here with puppetry and animation.
Einstein Great Dane The large dog in the animation Oliver and Company. The animated movie was based on the classic Oliver Twist book.

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Faith Mixed breed The dog has become a wonder since it was born in 2002 with only two hind legs and no fore legs.
Fala Scotish Terrier Fala was U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s pet from 1940 to 1952.
Fang Neapolitan Mastiff Fang is Hagrid’s dog found in the Harry Potter movies.
Fang (also known as Agent k-13) Briard Part of the TV show Get Smart. The role was played by Red. The show aired from 1965 to 1970.
Fang Generic Was part of the comic strip The Duplex, first published in 1993.
Farley English Sheepdog The first dog in Lynn Johnston’s comic strip Better or Worse.
Fergus Generic Famous for the comic strip and book Citizen by Mark OHare.
Fido Unknown Fido was the pet of of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln.
Fifi the Peke Pekingese The beautiful Dog in Pluto, the world famous animation by Walt Disney.
Fifi Poodle The cute poodle on Nickelodeon TV series Rugrats.
Flash Basset Hound The Dukes of Hazzard star. The TV show was on air from 1979 to 1985.
Fluke Golden Retriver The title character that wore boots in the 1995 movie Fluke.
Fly Border Collie The dog on the farm in the blockbuster movie Babe.
Foofur Generic hound The hound in the animated film Foofur created by Freddy Monnickendam and Hanna-Barbera.
Francis Bull Dog Another dog from the crew in the animated film Oliver and Company based on the novel Oliver Twist.
Frank the Pug Pug One of the most attractive appearances ever made by a dog in the films. The Pug was seen in Men in Black.
Fred Basset Hound The dog appeared in the film Smokey and the Bandit in 1997.
Fred Basset Hound The popular face in the comic strip Fred Basset crated by Alex Graham.
Freeway Lowchen The breed was seen in the TV series Hart to Hart from 1979 to 1984.
Friday Jack Russell Terrier The star of the 2009 film Hotel for Dogs.
Fuzz Generic Featured in the Tom Wilson comic strip Ziggy in the late 60s.

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Gandalf Shiloh Shepherd This dog owned by Misha Marshall rescued a missing boy scout in 2007.
Gander Newfoundland Posthumously awarded Dicken Medal for his bravery in Battle of Hong Kong during WW II.
Gelert Irish Wolfhound This dog became a legend in the famous village of Beddgelert in Wales found in William Robert Spencer poetry.
George Jack Russell Terrier This dog from New Zealand died while trying to save a group of children from two vicious pit bulls.
Ginger Generic Dog in the comic strip Drabble created by Kevin Fagin.
Ginger Yorkshire Terrier Pet of Grammy award-winning singer Mariah Carey.
Gibson Great Dane Certified by Guinness World records as the tallest living dog. If it stands on its hind legs, it is about 7 feet tall.
Goofy Generic One of the most famous cartoon characters. Star of the Disney animated movies like A Goofy Movie. A chacter created by Walt Disney Studios. Goofy was originally known Dippy Dawg.
Grimm Bull Terrier The yellow bull terrier in the famous comic strip Mother Goose and Grimm created by Mike Peters
Gromit Generic Appeared in three animated Wallace and Gromit movies by Nick Park in 1989, 1993 and 1995.
Gus Siberian Husky Was seen in the movie Iron Will. The movie was based on Albert Campbell’s exploitations in 1914.

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Hachiko Akita The legendary loyal Japanese dog. A book for children was written about this famous dog in 2004 entitled Hachiko: The True Story of a Loyal Dog by Pamela S. Turner. There was also a 2009 film called Hachiko, A Dogs Story.
Happy Terrier mix Happy played a role in the TV series 7th Heaven.
Harvey Golden Retriver Elliot’s dog in the 1982 science fiction movie E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.
Hector Border Collie In the TV movie Hecks Way Home, played by a dog named Beasley.
Hector Bull Dog The animated show The Sylvester and Tweety Mysteries by Warner Brothers is just incomplete without this bulldog.
Him and Her Beagles These are the two pets of President Lyndon B. Johnson.
Hobo German Shepherd Star of the 1960s and 1970s TV series The Littlest Hobo.
Hong Kong Phooey Generic Title character of hanna-Barbera TV series Hong Kong Phooey.
Hooch Dogue de Bordeaux Star of the movie Turner and Hooch.
Horand von Grafrath German Shepherd Born in 1895, this was the first of the German Shephered line.
Horrie the Wog Dog Egyptian Terrier Adopted by an Australian soldier during WW II, this dog became the mascot of 2/1st Machine Gun Battalion and followed the regiment through Egypt, Greece, Crete Palestine and Syria.
Hotdog Generic Jughead’s pet in the comic strip Archie since the 1940s.
Huan Wolfhound Found in the novel The Silmarillion written by J. R. R. Tolkien.
Hubble Border Terrier The innocent faced pet in the 2003 movie Good Boy!
Hubert Black and Tan Coonhound The dog cast in the 1999 film The Duke.
Huckleberry Hound Generic The star attraction of the Huckleberry Hound TV show, another Hanna-Barbera creation.
Huddersfield Ben Yorkshire Terrier This is the first Yorkshire Terrier, born in 1865 as the original dog of this breed.
Hunter Golden Retriver Seen in Road Rovers the animated television series.
Hush Puppy Generic The 1960s puppet on the TV show Shari Lewis Show.

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Itchiford Itchy Dachshund Dachshund One of the dogs in the annimated film All Dogs Go to Heaven.

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Jack Bull Dog The first dog in the the book Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder.
Jack Mixed breed The role of “Jack” was played by a mixed breed when Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder was adopted for TV.
Jean, the Vitagraph Dog Unknown The dog of unknown breed which was a regular actor in the silent movie era during the early 1900s.
Jenna Siberian Husky A real life character. Inspiration of the 1995 animation film Balto.
Jerry lee German Shepherd The hero of the film K-9 with James Belushi.
Jessie Border Collie Featured in the film Animal Farm.
Jip Sheepdog A must have feature in Hugh Lofting’s Doctor Dolittle books.
Jock Scottish Terrier In the animated 1955 Disney movie Lady and the Tramp.
Jock of the Bushveld Pit Bull The title character in Percy Fitzpatrick’s 1907 book Jock of the Bushveld.
Jo-Fi Chow Chow The pet of Sigmund Freud, who sat with his master in his therapy sessions.
Judy English Pointer The only dog ever to be taken as Japanese Prisoner of War during WW II. She was abroad a Royal Navy vessel which was captured by the Japanese. She was given the Dickin Medal, the highest animal military award in the UK.
Junkyard Labrador Retriever mix In the 2009 Disney movie Race to Witch Mountain, Buck plays the role of the dog. The movie also starred Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.
Just Nuisance Great Dane The only officially enlisted dog of the Royal Navy. This dog helped in boosting the morale of the soldiers during WW II.

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Kewpie Generic Featuring in comic strip Born Loser by Art and Chip Sansom since 1965.
Kipper Generic Kipper appears in books as well as a Mick Inkpen-created animated TV series for children.
Krypto Generic Appeared in several Superman comic strips from DC Comics.
Krypto the Super dog Great Dane Krypto the Superdog was in an animated television series on the Cartoon Network where the hero is Krypto.

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Ladadog Bearded Collie Part of the TV series Please Don’t Eat the Daisies.
Lady Cokers Spaniel Our favorite beautiful Lady in the Lady and the Tramp animated movie from The Walt Disney Company.
Lady Basenji The adorable pet in Goodbye, My Lady, a children’s book by James H. Street which was adopted into a film.
Lady Greyhound Greyhound Logo in Greyhound Lines bus company advertisment.
Ladybird Bloodhound Appears in King of the Hill, an animated series on TV since 1997.
Lafayette Basset Hound We see this character in the 1970 Disney film The Aristocats.
Laika Mixed breed This was the first dog in space. This Russian dog went to space in the year 1957.
Lassie Collie This character enchanted a whole generation of children and their parents through the book Lassie Come Home, the movie version staring young Elizabeth Taylor, as well as a TV series that ran from 1954 to 1973.
Liberty Golden Retriver This pet of President Gerald R. Ford was a celebrity in its time and even autographed his own pictures with a paw print!
Lincoln Portuguese Podengo The socceer playing dog from the movie Soccer Dog: The Movie.
Little Dog Generic From the comic strip Little Dog Lost, this character has been entertaining readers since 2007.
Lord Nelson Bearded Collie or
maybe a Sheep Dog
The dog that played the dog “Ladadog” in The Doris Day Show and in the TV series Please Don’t Eat the Daisies.
Lou Beagles Starred in the 2001 movie Cats and Dogs.
Luath Labrador Retriever Lovable dog from the book The Incredible Journey. When the book was made into a movie the character name was changed to “Chance.” The breed was also changed to the American Bulldog.
Lucky Golden Retriver The dog who is the animal right hand of Dr. Doolittle in the Dr. Doolittle movies.
Luie Generic This is dog from the comic strip Overboard.

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Mac Siberian Husky One of the snow dogs from the 2002 movie Snow Dogs.
Magenta Generic Another lovable character from the 1996-2002 cartoon series Blue Clues.
Marley Labrador Retriever The dog who ruled the life of journalist John Grogan who wrote about his great antics in the autobiography Marley and Me: Life and Love with the World’s Worst Dog, a New York bestseller. The book was then turned into a movie in 2008.
Marmaduke Great Dane The hero of the comic strip Marmaduke.
Martha Generic The character from the book Martha Speaks as well as the series.
Max Generic The companion of the Grinch from the Dr. Suess classic How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
Max Tibetan Mastif The genetically enhanced dog from the movie Man’s Best Friend, a horror flick from1993
Max Bulldog The pet of the detective J.L. ‘Fatman’ McCabe from the crime thriller Jake and the Fatman that ran from 1987 to 1992.
Max Siberian Husky From the movie Eight Below that was fictionalized version of an ill-fated Japanese expedition to Antartica.
Maya Siberian Husky Another dog from the movie Eight Below.
McGruff Bloodhound The mascot for National Crime Prevention Council whom you can see in its ads since 1980.
Mignon Yorkshire Terrier Acted in the TV Series Green Acres starring Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor.
Millie English Springer Spaniel The pet dog of U.S. First Lady Barbara Bush.
Milo Jack Russell Terrier The cute pet in the famous movie The Mask, pet of Jim Carrey. The character was also featured in the animated The Mask series.
Minus Generic Featured in the famous animated series Poko by Canadian production company Halifax Film.
Molly Irish Setter Featured in the book Big Red, later made into a movie.
Mooch Terrier Mix The pet star in the film Mooch Goes To Hollywood. The role was played by Higgins.
Master McGrath Irish Greyhound A racing hero who even impressed the British Royal Family and was granted a visit.
Moreover German Wirehaired Pointer Acted in the 1972 film The Biscuit Eater from the production of The Walt Disney Studios.
Mother Teresa Newfoundland The pet in the film Must Like Dogs, where the role is played by Molly and Mabel.
Meatball English Bulldog Pet of Adam Sandler, he was also featured in the movie Little Nicky starring the actor.
Mr. Peabody Generic The star of the animated TV series The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show.
Muffit II Daggit (robot; cross between a dog and a bear) The pet in the series Battlestar Galactica on TV.
Murray Border Collie mix Maui is the one that played the role of the pet in the TV series Mad About You.
Munchie Shih Tzu Singer Boyonce Knowles’ pet dog who appeared on the cover of Animal Fair magazine.
Muttley Mixed breed Dick Dastardly, the animated series star. The series was created by Iwao Takamoto for Hanna-Barbera

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Nana Border Collie One of the dogs in the film Snow Dogs.
Nana Newfoundland The nanny dog for the children in Peter Pan.
Napoleon Irish Wolfhound probably Part of the comic strip Napoleon and Uncle Elby. The strip was created by Clifford McBride.
Napoleon Bloodhound Part of the film The Aristocats by from the Walt Disney Studios.
Napoleon Golden Retriver The cute little dog in the film Napoleon.
Neil St. Bernard The star of the film Topper. The dog was there in the animated series with the same name.
Nikki Malamute The malamute pet in the film Nikki, Wild Dog of the North.
Nipper Terrier mix The classic pet in the world famous The Gramophone Company, later RCA.
Nunzio Welsh Corgi Featured in the famous animated series Dharma & Greg.

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Odie Generic The yellow dog in the famous Garfield comic strip created by Jim Davis.
Old Jack Siberian Husky One of the dogs in Eight Below, the movie based on the Japanese Antartic expedetion of 1958.
Old Yeller Blackmouth Cur The dog in the book Old Yeller by Fred Gipson. Later a film was made on the same book.
Otis Pug The dog in the 1989 movie The Adventures of Milo and Otis.
Otto Generic Famous part of the comic strip Beetle Bailey by Mort Walker since 1950s.
Owney Mixed breed The dog that becomes almost synonymous with U.S. Postal Office.

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Patrasche Bouvier des Flandres Featured in A Dog of Flanders, the book, movie and TV series. Author Marie Louise de la Rame created this work under the Japanese pseudonym Ouida.
Paul Anka Polish Lowland Sheepdog Part of the TV series Gilmore Girls.
Perdita Dalmatian One of the Dalmatians in the book The Hundred and One Dalmations. Later the One Hundred and One Dalmatians animated movie was created based on the book.
Pete Bull Terrier President Theodore Roosevelt’s pet. He was famous for ripping off the French ambassadors pants.
Petey Pit Bull The famous dog in the film Our Gang.
Paddington Labrador Retriever The dog you see in the advertisement of Bush’s Baked Beans.
Pippin Terrier mix, descended from Benji In the British TV series Come Outside.
Pickles Mongrel The dog who discovered the stolen FIFA world cup trophey in 1966 which was later won by England that year.
Pluto Generic The famous character in the animated series Mickey Mouse by Walt Disney Studio.
Poncho Generic Part of the comic strip Pooch Cafe created in 2000 by Paul Gilligan.
Pongo Dalmatian One of the dogs in the the book The Hundred and One Dalmations. It was later made into a film.
Pooka Generic The sweet lady in the animated movie Anastasia.
Porkchop Generic Featured in the famous animated series Doug created for TV by Jim Jinkins.
Porthos Beagle Famous for TV series Star Trek Enterprise from 2001 to 2005.
Puddles Generic In the comic strip Luann by Greg Evans.
Puff Poodle Dog in the animated series Proud Family created by Bruce W. Smith.
Puffy Border Terrier The pet in the film Something About Mary.
Puppy Paws Golden Retriver The star in the film Santa Buddies.

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Raffles Border Collie The dog was feature in the animated Rover Dangerfield movie in 1993.
Reddy Generic Featured in the Hanna-Barbera animated TV series Ruff and Reddy.
Ren Chihuahua The chihuahua in the animated TV series The Ren and Stimpy Show by John Kricfalusi.
Reno Briard Featured in the 1995 movie Top Dog.
Rex German Shepherd The famous character in the animated series Inspector Rex, played by Beejay. This is an Austrian-made police TV drama.
Riff Australian Shepherd Star of the British animated TV series Tractor Tom.
Rin Tin Tin German Shepherd Movie star in The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin series of movies from 1922 to 1931. The dog was also featured in the animated series with same name.
Rita Saluki Featured the 1988 movie Oliver & Company, based on the novel Oliver Twist.
Rocks Mixed breed Star of the film Look who is Talking Now.
Roly Poodle Famous character of the British TV series EastEnders.
Roobarb Generic Featured in the animated TV series Roobarb created by Grange Calveley and animated by Bob Godfrey.
Roscoe Generic Featured since 1990 in the comic strip Pickles created by Brian Crane.
Rover Labrador Retriever Rover from the comic strip Red and Rover created by Brian Basset.
Rover Basset Hound The title character in the 1993 film Rover Dangerfield.
Rover Collie Acted in the 1905 movie Rescued by Rover, and was the first movie dog.
Rowf Mixed breed The dog in the book The Plague Dogs written by Richard Adams. The book was later made into an animated movie with the same name.
Rowlf the dog Generic The puppet dog in the puppet TV show The Muppet Show, both created and voiced by Jim Henson.
Rude Dog Generic The title character of the animated series Rude Dog and the Dweebs. Originally featured in the Sun Sportswear ads in the 1980s.
Ruff Generic Dennis’s pet in the comic strip and the movie Dennice the Mennace.
Rufferto Generic The character from the comic strip Groo the Wanderer created by Sergio Aragons.
Rufus Pappilon The Bracelet of Bordeaux movie star.
Rusty Generic Featured in Home on the Range, the 2004 animated movie from Walt Disney Studios.
Rusty German Shepherd Star of the 1947 film For the Love of Rusty, one of eight movies in the Rusty series.

All Famous Dog Names – S

Sabi Black Labrador This military dog was a part of Australian Army in Afghanistan. She was declared missing in action in September 2008 and was found 14 months later by an American soldier. She was then reunited with the Australian forces.
Sam Cokers Spaniel The second pet dog in the comic strip Family Circus by Bil Keene.
Sam Cokers Spaniel The famous Sam from the comic book series Sam & Max. Also featured in the animated TV series The Adventures of Sam & Max.
Samantha German Shepherd The pet dog from the book I am Legend that later was made into film.
Sammy Davis Jr. Jr. Border Collie From the book Everything Is Illuminated and later from the film with same theme.
Sandy Airedale From the Little Orphan Annie comics,cast on radio, in the Broadway musical Annie, and also featured in the 1982movie Annie.
Santa Paws Golden Retriver The star in the 2009 movie Santa Buddies.
Santas Little Helper Generic The pet dog of the Simpson family from the famous TV series The Simpsons.
Satchel Father was a Labrador Retriever, his mother a Shar Pei Featuring in the comic strip Get Fuzzy created by Darby Conley since 1999.
Scamp Cokers Spaniel Featured in the animated series Lady and the Tramp II: Scamps Adventure.
Scooby-Doo Great Dane One of the world famous cartoon characters from the comic strip Scooby-Doo that was lated made into films.
Scooper Siberian Husky One of several dogs in the film Snow Dogs.
Scruffty Generic Featured in the animated 1999 Bob the Builder TV series.
Scruffy Fox Terrier Was seen in the movie and TV series The Ghost and Mrs. Muir.
Seymour Generic Featured in the late 1990s animated TV show Futurama on the Fox Network.
Seaman Newfoundland Meriwether Lewis’ dog who accompanied him in their famous journey.
Shadow Golden Retriver The pet we see in the film Homeward Bound.
Shelby Golden Retriver Featured in the Smallville TV series that began in 2001.
Shep Border Collie Star of the British children show Blue Peter.
Shiloh Beagle Star attraction of the 1997 film Shiloh, as well as the 1999 and 2006 sequels.
Shoeshine Beagle The civilian name of the dog star in the 2007 Underdog movie.
Shorty Siberian Husky One of the snow dogs in the adventure film Eight Below based on the disastrous 1958 Japanese expedetion to Antartica.
Sinbad Mixed breed U.S. Coast Guard mascot. A book was also written based on the dog, Sinbad of the Coast Guard.
Skip Jack Russell Terrier Star of the 2000 film My Dog Skip.
Slinky Slinky toy Featured in the 1995 Disney animated movie Toy Story.
Snert Generic Part of Dik Browne’s comic strip Hagar the Horrible.
Snitter Fox Terrier Found in the 1977 book The Plague Dogs, written by Richard Adams. Made into an animated movie in 1982.
Snoopy Beagle Inseparable part of the famous comic strip Peanuts since its first publication in 1950. Also found in the animated films later on.
Snowy Fox Terrier Companion of Tintin in all his adventures in the world famous comic strip by Herge.
Snuppy Afghan Hound The first dog to be cloned.
Sophie Labrador Retriever Character in the comic strip Dog eat Doug created by Brian Anderson in 2004.
Sounder Redbone Hound and Bulldog mix Sounder is a famous book written by William H. Armstrong in 1929, which later became a famous movie and TV show from the house of Walt Disney.
Sparky Generic Pet from South Park, both the movie and TV series.
Sparky Bull Terrier Sparky is also the name of the bull terrier in the movie Frankenweenie.
Spike Bulldog Look-alike to Snoopy from Comic strip Peanuts by Charles Schulz, but with a mustache, a thinner look and a fedora hat.
Spike Generic Animated dog in the Rugrats TV seris from 1990s on Nickleodeon Network.
Spike Bulldog The papa dog in Tom and Jerry cartoon from Hanna-Barbera entertianing children and adults alike since 1940s.
Spot Generic In the 1946 book Dick and Jane, a children’s reader series. “See Spot run” is a famous line.
Spot the Dog Cokers Spaniel This is the dog from the children’s book series and an animated series with the same name, popular in UK.
Spunky Golden Retriver Pet from the animated TV series Rocko’s Modern Life.
Spuds Mackenzie Bull Terrier Featured in Budweiser beer advertisments since 1987.
Stinky Briard Mix One of the two pets of Dharma and Greg TV series from 1997 to 2003.
Stogie Golden Retriver Acted in the TV series Mission Hill originally called The Downtowners.
Strongheart German Shepherd He was common dog actor in several films. One of the films was White Fang released in 1925.
Strelka Mixed breed One of the two dogs that went to space in Sputnik 5 and returned back to earth, safely. She also had a litter of dogs, one of which was presented to Caroline Kennedy, President John F. Kennedy’s daughter, by Nikita Krushchev.
Swan Sea Jack Black Retriever This dog is famous for saving the lives of many people in the town of Swansea. He was awarded many prizes for his bravery including ‘Dog of the Century’ award. He lived from 1930 to 1937.
Stubby Bull Terrier One of the most renowned dogs during World War I.
Sweep Spaniel A puppet in the British childrens TV series The Sooty Show.

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Tawny Labrador Retriever Famous for birthing 18 puppies in her first litter.
Tige Bulldog Part of comic strip Buster Brown created by Richard Felton Outcault .
Tige Bulldog The dog that was seen in Buster Brown Shoe Company ads since 1904.
Tinkerbell Chihuahua The often photographed dog of socialite Paris Hilton who even has her memoirs printed as The Tinkerbell Hilton diaries.
Tito Chihuahua The small dog in the 1988 animated movie Oliver and Company based on the Oliver Twist book by Charles Dickens.
Togo Siberian Husky The lead sled dog famous for the 1925 Serum Run to Nome (Alaska).
Toto Cairn Terrier The dog in the novel The Wonder Wizard of Oz written by L. Frank Baum. When the book was made into the famous 1939 movie, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the actor dog’s real name was Terry.
Trakr German Shepherd The rescue dog which had the credit to rescue the last survivor of the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center. Also known to have produced five cloned puppies.
Tramp Schnauzer mix Dog from the 1955 Disney movie, The Lady and the Tramp.
Truman Siberian Husky One of the eight snow dogs in the 2006 adventure movie Eight Below.
Trusty Bloodhound One of the dogs in the 1955 Disney film Lady and the Tramp.
Tulip German Shepherd Main character of the book My Dog Tulip by J. R. Ackerley.The dog was the hero when the book was made into a film in 2009.

All Famous Dog Names – U

Underdog Beagle In the 2007 movie Underdog. This is the screenname of the dog when it has super powers.

All Famous Dog Names – V

Verdell Brussels Griffon The pet, played by Jill, in the 1997 film As Good As It Gets.
Vivian Generic In the comic strip Cathy by Cathy Guisewite.
Velvet Labrador Retriever and shephard cattle mixed breed This dog helped save the life of three climbers who got stranded on Oregon’s Mount Hood in 2007.
Vincent Labrador Retriever The role played by Madison in the popular TV series Lost.

All Famous Dog Names – W

Wally Dachshund Found in Drabble, a comic strip created by Kevin Fagan.
Weederman Generic Part of the Mr. Boffo comic strip by Joe Martin.

Belgian Tervuren

In the British TV series EastEnders. The character’s real name is Kyte.
What-a-Mess Afghan Hound The real name of the dog was Prince Amir of Kinjan in a series of British Children books What-A-Mess written by Frank Muir and Joseph Wright. Later an animated series was made TV based on the books.
Wheely Willy Chihuahua The paralysed dog famous for its ability to get around on wheels, later the subject of two books.
Whiteney Black Terrier The star of Boston Blackie, the movie, the series and the TV show.
Wildfire Bull Terrier The dog from the 1955 film It’s a Dog’s Life.
Willy Generic Featured in Sport Billy, an animated series made for TV by Europe’s Filmation Associates in 1979.
Winn Dixie Picardy Shepherd The central character of the novel Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo.
Wishbone Jack Russell Terrier Star of the children’s TV show Wishbone. The dog’s real name was Soccer.
Wolf Mixed breed The dog in Rip Van Winkle, a 1819 short story by Washington Irving.
Won Ton Ton German Shepherd Hero of the 1976 movie Won Ton Ton-The Dog Who Saved Hollywood. The role was played by Gus.
Wonder Dog Yellow Labrador Retriever Starred in Superfreinds a TV series

All Famous Dog Names – Y

Yellow Golden Labrador The pet in the 1994 film Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog.
Yodel Siberian Husky One of the dogs in the 2002 film Snow Dogs.
Yukon King Alaskan Malamute Featured in the Radio and TV show Challenge of The Yukon. Also known as Sergeant Preston of the Yukon.

All Famous Dog Names – Z

Zero Generic The little white dog in the comic strip Little Annie Rooney.
Zeus Portuguese Podengo The golden dog in the 1997 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film Zeus and Roxanne.
Zeus Labrador Retriever This dog stars in the 2009 film The Dog Who Saved Christmas.
Zip Australian Cattle Dog We see this character in the 1995 movie Last of the Dogmen.
Zoltan Doberman Pinscher We see this fearful animal in the 1978 film Zoltan, Hound of Dracula.
Zorba Enlish Mastiff Recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the heaviest as well as longest dog. It weighed about 343 pounds and was 8’3″ long.

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