Dog Puns To Match Your Pup’s Personality

This StephanieCristi blog article inspired by the writer's new puppy lists out dog puns to be used as playful pet names.

Oh my goodness, let me tell you: it has been so difficult choosing a name for our new puppy! I’m a huge fan of word games and puns, I find them so incredibly interesting and mentally stimulating! Our second kitty’s names is William ShakesPurr (PurrPurr for short) and I just know the chances are high that puppy’s name will end up being chosen from a long list of dog puns as well.

The significant other and I have been brainstorming tons of pun puppy names and so I thought I’d share them with you here, in case any of my lovely readers are looking to grow their furry, four-legged families!

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Dog Puns based on Mythical Creatures

  1. Loch Ness Slobster
  2. Grrriffin
  3. Werewoof

Dog Puns based on Star Wars

  1. Obi Wag Kenobi
  2. Luke Skybarker
  3. Slobber the Hutt
  4. C3 Pee-O

Dog Puns based on Lord of the Rings

  1. Milkbone Baggins
  2. Bilbone Baggins
  3. Pee-pin
  4. Grrrimli

Dog Puns based on Musicals

  1. Sweeny Pawed (Sweeny Todd)
  2. Sweenie Pawed if it’s a doxie (Sweeny Todd)
  3. Benjamin Barker (Sweeny Todd)
  4. Phantom of the Pawpera (Phantom of the Opera)
  5. Phantom of the Pup-era (Phantom of the Opera)

Dog Puns based on Foods

  1. Fetch-accine Ball-fredo (Fettuccine Alfredo)
  2. Pupperoni (Pepperoni)
  3. Pawpperoni (Pepperoni)
  4. S-paw-ghetti (Spaghetti)
  5. S-paw-moni (Spumoni)

Dog Puns based on TV Shows and Movies

  1. Zug-zwag (for the Criminal Minds fans out there)
  2. Agent Pawssi (for the Criminal Minds fans out there)
  3. Anna-leash Keating (for the HTGAWM fans)
  4. Doggter Who (for the Doctor Who fans)
  5. Houndton Abbey (Downton Abbey)
  6. Tyribone Lannister (Game of Thrones)
  7. Sansa Bark (Game of Thrones)
  8. Mary Puppins (Mary Poppins)
  9. Peeta Mebark (The Hunger Games)
  10. Primnose Everdeen (The Hunger Games)
  11. Weenie the Pooh (Winnie the Pooh)

Dog Puns based on Harry Potter

  1. Hairy Pawter
  2. Ron Fleasly
  3. Grrr-mione Granger
  4. Doggy the House Elf
  5. Sirius Bark
  6. Sorcerer’s Bone
  7. Half-mutt Prince
  8. Deathly Howlows
  9. Alpups Dumbledore
  10. Tom Kibble
  11. Godric Gryffindog
  12. Helga Hufflepup
  13. Rowena Ravenpaw
  14. Salazar Snifferin

Dog Puns based on Famous People

  1. Charles Lickens (Charles Dickens, writer)
  2. Isaac Chewton (Isaac Newton, scientist)
  3. Mary, Queen of Walks (Queen Mary, of Scotland)
  4. Mary, Queen of Spots (Queen Mary, of Scotland)
  5. Queen Eleashabeth (Queen Elizabeth, of England)
  6. Richard Wag-ner (Richard Wagner, composer)
  7. J.K. Growling (J.K. Rowling, writer)
  8. J.K. Howling (J.K. Rowling, writer)
  9. Bark Obama (Barack Obama, US President)
  10. Pawtrick Stewart (Patrick Stewart, actor)
  11. Rosa Barks (Rosa Parks, civil rights activist)
  12. Ruth Bader Ginsbark (Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Justice of the Supreme Court)
  13. Anderson Pooper (Anderson Cooper, journalist)
  14. Andy Warhowl (artist)
  15. Bark Wahlberg (actor)
  16. Catherine Zeta-Bones (actor)
  17. Woofgang Amadeus Mozart (composer)
  18. Elvis Barksley (singer)


I love pun-based pet names and I can’t wait to let you all know what name we choose for our new doxie pup!

What other pun-based dog names should I add to the list?

Should I post a list of pun names for kitties as well?

Let me know below!

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With all my love,

SC xo

This StephanieCristi blog article inspired by the writer's new puppy lists out dog puns to be used as playful pet names.
This StephanieCristi blog article inspired by the writer\'s new puppy lists out dog puns to be used as playful and funny pet names. #puppy #dog #puns

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