Our dogs are more than pets—they’re members of our families. The names we pick for them reflect our personalities, interests, and obsessions.
Rover.com—the world’s largest network of pet sitters and dog walkers, and a leading dog name expert—dug into the data on D.C. dogs to determine which names are leading the pack, and which are in the dog house.
Top Dog Names in Washington D.C. [Infographic]
Top 5 Male Dog Names
Top 5 Female Dog Names
Washington D.C. Dog Name Trends for 2018
- Shondaland: Names inspired by the hit TV show Scandal increased 44% this year.
- Fitz is up 164% but Mellie is down 56%
- POTUS FTW: Washingtonians love naming their dogs after favorite presidents.
Trending Presidential Dog Names
- Patriot dogs: Names like Liberty and Justice increased 16%.
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