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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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Cheerio is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Plasmablast added Cheerio
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Tucker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Tucker
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Charlie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Charlie
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Bear is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bear
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Oliver is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Oliver
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Shadow is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Shadow
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Blue is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Blue
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Cooper is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Cooper
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Max is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Max
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Zeus is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Zeus
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Jack is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Jack
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Rocky is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Rocky
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Louie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Louie
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Buddy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Buddy
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Duke is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Duke
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Murphy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Murphy
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Milo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Milo
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Baxter is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Baxter
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Buster is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Buster
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Bandit is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Bandit
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Rex is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Coolza added Rex
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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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Moose is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Lucas Myers added Moose
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Rusty is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Rusty
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Riley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Male Dog Names Ever
Riley