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The Best Male Dog Names Ever  

Anabel Conner
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List Rules Which of these popular boy dog names are the best? Vote on your favorites!

Congratulations on your new fur baby! Now comes the important task: choosing an appropriate name for your newest family member. It's not as easy as it seems! You'll be yelling it every time you find a chewed-up shoe, a destroyed newspaper, or he's barking his fool head off at something a mere mortal cannot see, so you best make sure you pick a good one!

Thankfully, if you're looking for names for dogs, there are folks who dig through data and compile a list of the most popular dog names each year. VPI Pet Insurance releases the official list of top boy dog names and top girl dog names each year, so nobody needs to remain in the dark about which dog names all the "cool kids" are choosing. Vote up your faves in this list of the most popular male dog names, and maybe you'll discover the perfect name for your new fuzzball! Don't see you favorite on this list, be sure to add it.
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Bear is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bear
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Tucker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Tucker
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Shadow is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Shadow
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Charlie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Charlie
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Blue is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Blue
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Max is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Max
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Oliver is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Oliver
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Cooper is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Cooper
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Zeus is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Zeus
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Buddy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Buddy
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Jack is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Jack
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Louie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Louie
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Rocky is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Rocky
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Duke is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Duke
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Murphy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Murphy
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Bandit is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bandit
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Baxter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Baxter
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Buster is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Buster
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Rex is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Rex
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Milo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Milo
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Moose is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Lucas Myers added Moose
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Jasper is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Jasper
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Rusty is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Rusty
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Spike is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Spike
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Harley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Harley