Ciao Bellas Beautiful moniker tops most popular dog name list
Dogs named Bella, Charlie, Coco and Daisy are more than likely to be among the droves of dogs joining their owners on the RSPCA Million Paws Walk this weekend.
In conjunction with the event, Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock has released the top 10 most popular dog names in the State based on an analysis of pooches on the NSW Pet Registry.
According to the registry, 1,004 pooches in NSW are beautiful by name, with Bella topping the list as the most popular dog name for the fifth year in a row. The top 10 most popular list has remained largely unchanged over the past five years except for the addition of the Harry Potter-esque Luna in the past two years.
Other interesting names from the Registry include Shadow (58th), Bruce (73rd), Lucky (79th), Blue (36th) and Red (66th). Additionally, 441 dogs now share their name with the newest addition to the royal family – Archie.
“It’s clear we have an imaginative bunch of pet owners in NSW when it comes to picking names for our dogs,” Mrs Hancock said. Read more...