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 Detroit? 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 Detroit 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 Detroit.
- #1 Trending Dog Name: Ziva
- #1 Trending Cat Name: Tigger
- Music is always near to your hearts: Detroit has a lot to be proud of, and one of those things is its musicians. Hometown hero Stevie Wonder inspired 200% more dog owners to name their dogs after Stevie while Smokey Robinson was the inspiration for one of the most popular cat names this year.
- Hear that engine purring? I mean barking?: Through ups and downs, car manufacturing remains at the heart of Detroit identity. This year, beloved Detroit car, the Zephyr, inspired one of the top trending names for dogs.
Detroit 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….