There’s nothing quite like looking into your new pet’s eyes and choosing the perfect name that feels, well, perfect. Whether you’re basing it on your pet’s personality, your favorite author, TV character, or sports figure, or your current obsession, it’s got to be just right. And that’s fortunate, since you’ll likely end up hollering it across the house about a million times.
Which dog and cat names are popular this year in Dallas? Did your pet’s name make the top 5 locally? Or maybe even the top 100 in the country? As the nation’s largest network of dog walkers and pet sitters, Rover has heard just about every pet name there is. We dug through our data to find the most popular cat and dog names in Dallas this year, along with trending picks. Check ‘em out.
Did your dog or cat’s name make the list?
These cat and dog names have jumped up most in popularity this year. They showcase what’s gaining traction in Dallas.
- #1 Trending Dog Name: Aggie
- #1 Trending Cat Name: Lola
- Dallas cravings are a fickle beast: Once again, Dallas residents are taking inspiration from the things they eat. Where once the names Queso, Chili, and Taco ruled, however, Dallasites have a slightly varied palate this year when it comes to food-inspired pet names. For dogs, Brisket is up 400%, Burrito up 100%, and Nacho and Pickle up 45% and 33% respectively. For cats, Beans is the trendiest food-inspired name.
- Dallas likes to keep it fancy: Fancy pets require fancy names, right? So it’s no surprise Rolex is trending up 200% this year.
- Hometown heroes rule: Dallas dog namers are taking inspiration from two very different sources of local pride, with Jonas up 100% and the name Cowboy trending up, up, up.
Dallas pet parents have plenty of options for dog-friendly activities, indoors and out. Check out some of our favorite options below.
Thanks to Rover, it’s never been easier to find a trusted dog walker or pet sitter in your neighborhood. Search and book the perfect sitter to take care of your Max. Or Luna. Or Bella. Or Kitty. Or Oliver. Or Jack….