The top 10 most popular cat and dog names in 2017

If you’ve recently welcomed a new puppy or kitten to your family, your mind can sometimes be in a boggle about a great pet names for your furry friend.

We’ve pawed through last year’s MiPet Cover data to bring the most popular pet names from 2017. If you’re stuck for what to name your new cat or dog, perhaps these lists will offer you some inspiration.

2018's most popualr pet names for dogs and cats

The most popular female pet names (dog and cat)

  1. Bella
  2. Luna
  3. Daisy
  4. Poppy
  5. Holly
  6. Lola
  7. Coco
  8. Bonnie
  9. Nala
  10. Molly

The most popular male pet names (dog and cat)

  1. Alfie
  2. Milo
  3. Buddy
  4. Teddy
  5. Charlie
  6. Bear
  7. Oscar
  8. Dexter
  9. Cooper
  10. Toby

Why not check out the most popular cat names and dog names from 2018 too?

Finding a vet and caring for your pet

Aside from naming your new pal, it’s important to find a local vet who’ll care for them throughout their life. Puppies and kittens are also a curious bunch, so MiPet Cover offers WalkawayCover*, four weeks’ free pet insurance, just in case they get into a spot of bother during their first few weeks in their new home (find out about any exclusions that apply here). You can also get an instant online quote today for one of our lifetime policies, offering you peace of mind.

Good luck choosing a name for your new kitten or puppy. ‘Like’ us on Facebook, ‘follow’ us on Twitter or check out the MiPet Cover blog for more tips and advice on pet health and happiness.

*Kitten or puppy must be between 8 weeks and 1 year old and is subject to a CVS health check. WalkawayCover covers illnesses and accidents instantly. Not all breeds of dog are eligible.

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