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Unique Dog Names

What's fun about choosing a different or unusual name for your pet is that it adds that extra bit of individuality for each special furry friend in our lives. Each dog we share our lives with is unique, with thier own personality, and whether they are male or female, a pure breed or mixed breed, small or large, they deserve that extra special pet name.

To help you come up with something distinctive, we have tried to put together a long list of dog names that are unique, but we probably have missed some since names for pets can be as endless as your imagination. So perhaps some of the names we have listed here for your canine friend will spark an idea and you will have a perfect fit.

This is a good project for the family to get together on, and let the kids get involved too! Children sometimes have a knack for coming up with that unique pet name. So have fun, browse through the list on this page, and choose something you will be happy with for several years to come! 

OH - and by the way, if you want more unique and historical dog names, check our Doggie Blog. Every week we talk about a historical and unique dog name, and we often have antique photographs to go with it. It's really fun, so check it out too! 

List of dog Names for Unique Dog Names

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Aisha( eye-sha)  
Akaya (uhk-eye-uh)  
Al Fresco  
Al Poochino  
alise ( a-lease)  
Alley Cat  
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User Submitted Unique Dog Names

A Dog Named Roper 08.24.2015 For the dog name roper Named after Mr. Roper on Three's Company. More about roper
Mowgli 08.14.2015 For the dog name Mowgli From the Jungle book. Someone at the shelter gave it to him, and it seemed to fit our Shepherd/Husky mix. More about Mowgli
My White Sweetheart. 08.10.2015 For the dog name Bayzo I just put my too granddaugthers names together there names or Baylee ,Zoie the Loves of my life. More about Bayzo
Hazza 07.27.2015 For the dog name Hazza She is a golden and her name is Hazza More about Hazza
Cooper Chose Us :) 07.23.2015 For the dog name Cooper I had the hardest time picking a name for my new pup. However, once the name came to me, I knew it was perfect for him. I own a gorgeous male German Shorthaired Pointer. I was originally thinking of bird dog/hunting dog names. I then had a flashback of one of my... More about Cooper
Side By Side 07.21.2015 For the dog name Juxtapose (JUX) for short Juxtapose basically means parallel as in side by side, at least that's the way I looked at it. I got Jux a puppy, a massive 3 1/2 months of Rottweiler. I wanted a name that meant something to me, was unique and could be shortened up and had its own sound. Jux WAS my... More about Juxtapose (JUX) for short
Giving hope 07.17.2015 For the dog name Pumba Pumba was on the side of the road in a box and it said free dog. It was so sad because you could see pumbas ribs. So I picked him up and put him in my car and took him to the vet and the vet. said he might not live to be 3(he was only 1year old) so then the vet asked... More about Pumba
sweet dog 07.15.2015 For the dog name Kashi She was a Weimaraner. Kashi actually means "sweet tasting" & "lyric" in Japanese. I thought the name sounded kinda cool, and she was a 'sweet'heart from the beginning. It's easy to say & callout. It has the hard "K" consonant, which is said to be good for... More about Kashi
The name that was meant to be 07.14.2015 For the dog name Reannon Reannon was going to be my mom's dog, so I told her to pick a unique name..she recently lost her best friend who's nickname was mom knew I loved the Stevie nicks song Rhiannon, so she said lets name her that, but spell it with Reannon-it had the beginning of... More about Reannon
Trying to change a name 07.14.2015 For the dog name Katara When I got Katara, she was already friend ended up telling me that her previous owners could not deal with a puppy, so he took her back..turns out the couple actually hurt her..anyway, my friend's sister lived the Avatar-the last air bender she named... More about Katara
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