Famous Dog Names H-M

The Famous Dog Names H-M list has great names from Harvey to Junkyard and from Lord Nelson to Marmaduke. There are more than 400 exciting possibilities. Here are a few examples:

Happy: Played a role in the TV series 7th Heaven.

Jack: The first dog in the the book Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder.

Mr. Peabody: The star of the animated TV series The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show.

Our list includes dogs from TV and movies, politics and comic strips. If you know a famous dog that is not on the list, please contact me so I can add it.

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 H through M. 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 H-MDog BreedWhy Dog is Famous
HachikoAkitaThe 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.
HappyTerrier mixHappy played a role in the TV series 7th Heaven.
HarveyGolden RetriverElliot’s dog in the 1982 science fiction movie E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.
HectorBorder CollieIn the TV movie Hecks Way Home, played by a dog named Beasley.
HectorBull DogThe animated show The Sylvester and Tweety Mysteries by Warner Brothers is just incomplete without this bulldog.
Him and HerBeaglesThese are the two pets of President Lyndon B. Johnson.
HoboGerman ShepherdStar of the 1960s and 1970s TV series The Littlest Hobo.
Hong Kong PhooeyGenericTitle character of hanna-Barbera TV series Hong Kong Phooey.
HoochDogue de BordeauxStar of the movie Turner and Hooch.
Horand von GrafrathGerman ShepherdBorn in 1895, this was the first of the German Shephered line.
Horrie the Wog DogEgyptian TerrierAdopted 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.
HotdogGenericJughead’s pet in the comic strip Archie since the 1940s.
HuanWolfhoundFound in the novel The Silmarillion written by J. R. R. Tolkien.
HubbleBorder TerrierThe innocent faced pet in the 2003 movie Good Boy!
HubertBlack and Tan CoonhoundThe dog cast in the 1999 film The Duke.
Huckleberry HoundGenericThe star attraction of the Huckleberry Hound TV show, another Hanna-Barbera creation.
Huddersfield BenYorkshire TerrierThis is the first Yorkshire Terrier, born in 1865 as the original dog of this breed.
HunterGolden RetriverSeen in Road Rovers the animated television series.
Hush PuppyGenericThe 1960s puppet on the TV show Shari Lewis Show.
Itchiford Itchy DachshundDachshundOne of the dogs in the annimated film All Dogs Go to Heaven.
JackBull DogThe first dog in the the book Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder.
JackMixed breedThe 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 DogUnknownThe dog of unknown breed which was a regular actor in the silent movie era during the early 1900s.
JennaSiberian HuskyA real life character. Inspiration of the 1995 animation film Balto.
Jerry leeGerman ShepherdThe hero of the film K-9 with James Belushi.
JessieBorder CollieFeatured in the film Animal Farm.
JipSheepdogA must have feature in Hugh Lofting’s Doctor Dolittle books.
JockScottish TerrierIn the animated 1955 Disney movie Lady and the Tramp.
Jock of the BushveldPit BullThe title character in Percy Fitzpatrick’s 1907 book Jock of the Bushveld.
Jo-FiChow ChowThe pet of Sigmund Freud, who sat with his master in his therapy sessions.
JudyEnglish PointerThe 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.
JunkyardLabrador Retriever mixIn the 2009 Disney movie Race to Witch Mountain, Buck plays the role of the dog. The movie also starred Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.
Just NuisanceGreat DaneThe only officially enlisted dog of the Royal Navy. This dog helped in boosting the morale of the soldiers during WW II.
KewpieGenericFeaturing in comic strip Born Loser by Art and Chip Sansom since 1965.
KipperGenericKipper appears in books as well as a Mick Inkpen-created animated TV series for children.
KryptoGenericAppeared in several Superman comic strips from DC Comics.
Krypto the Super dogGreat DaneKrypto the Superdog was in an animated television series on the Cartoon Network where the hero is Krypto.
LadadogBearded ColliePart of the TV series Please Don’t Eat the Daisies.
LadyCokers SpanielOur favorite beautiful Lady in the Lady and the Tramp animated movie from The Walt Disney Company.
LadyBasenjiThe adorable pet in Goodbye, My Lady, a children’s book by James H. Street which was adopted into a film.
Lady GreyhoundGreyhoundLogo in Greyhound Lines bus company advertisment.
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LadybirdBloodhoundAppears in King of the Hill, an animated series on TV since 1997.
LafayetteBasset HoundWe see this character in the 1970 Disney film The Aristocats.
LaikaMixed breedThis was the first dog in space. This Russian dog went to space in the year 1957.
LassieCollieThis 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.
LibertyGolden RetriverThis pet of President Gerald R. Ford was a celebrity in its time and even autographed his own pictures with a paw print!
LincolnPortuguese PodengoThe socceer playing dog from the movie Soccer Dog: The Movie.
Little DogGenericFrom the comic strip Little Dog Lost, this character has been entertaining readers since 2007.
Lord NelsonBearded 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.
LouBeaglesStarred in the 2001 movie Cats and Dogs.
LuathLabrador RetrieverLovable 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.
LuckyGolden RetriverThe dog who is the animal right hand of Dr. Doolittle in the Dr. Doolittle movies.
LuieGenericThis is dog from the comic strip Overboard.
MacSiberian HuskyOne of the snow dogs from the 2002 movie Snow Dogs.
MagentaGenericAnother lovable character from the 1996-2002 cartoon series Blue Clues.
MarleyLabrador RetrieverThe 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.
MarmadukeGreat DaneThe hero of the comic strip Marmaduke.
MarthaGenericThe character from the book Martha Speaks as well as the series.
MaxGenericThe companion of the Grinch from the Dr. Suess classic How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
MaxTibetan MastifThe genetically enhanced dog from the movie Man’s Best Friend, a horror flick from1993
MaxBulldogThe pet of the detective J.L. ‘Fatman’ McCabe from the crime thriller Jake and the Fatman that ran from 1987 to 1992.
MaxSiberian HuskyFrom the movie Eight Below that was fictionalized version of an ill-fated Japanese expedition to Antartica.
MayaSiberian HuskyAnother dog from the movie Eight Below.
McGruffBloodhoundThe mascot for National Crime Prevention Council whom you can see in its ads since 1980.
MignonYorkshire TerrierActed in the TV Series Green Acres starring Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor.
MillieEnglish Springer SpanielThe pet dog of U.S. First Lady Barbara Bush.
MiloJack Russell TerrierThe cute pet in the famous movie The Mask, pet of Jim Carrey. The character was also featured in the animated The Mask series.
MinusGenericFeatured in the famous animated series Poko by Canadian production company Halifax Film.
MollyIrish SetterFeatured in the book Big Red, later made into a movie.
MoochTerrier MixThe pet star in the film Mooch Goes To Hollywood. The role was played by Higgins.
Master McGrathIrish GreyhoundA racing hero who even impressed the British Royal Family and was granted a visit.
MoreoverGerman Wirehaired PointerActed in the 1972 film The Biscuit Eater from the production of The Walt Disney Studios.
Mother TeresaNewfoundland The pet in the film Must Like Dogs, where the role is played by Molly and Mabel.
MeatballEnglish BulldogPet of Adam Sandler, he was also featured in the movie Little Nicky starring the actor.
Mr. PeabodyGenericThe star of the animated TV series The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show.
Muffit IIDaggit (robot; cross between a dog and a bear)The pet in the series Battlestar Galactica on TV.
MurrayBorder Collie mixMaui is the one that played the role of the pet in the TV series Mad About You.
MunchieShih TzuSinger Boyonce Knowles’ pet dog who appeared on the cover of Animal Fair magazine.
MuttleyMixed breedDick Dastardly, the animated series star. The series was created by Iwao Takamoto for Hanna-Barbera

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