The first thing that comes to our mind when looking for a good dog name is cartoon dogs.
Don’t we all love them? Playful, energetic, and cheerful, these cartoon dogs have made our childhood so much fun and worth reminiscing.
But as it turns out, it may not be as easy to settle upon a name. There are so many dog names out there that you are bound to get confused.
We have compiled a list of 100 best cartoon dog names that are quirky, funny, and cheerful. No matter what breed your dog is or the color, you are sure to find the right dog names for your pup here. We have included popular cartoon dogs, including Disney dog names. And, to make it easier for you to choose the right cartoon dog name for your pup, we have categorized the names based on gender and personality.
Popular Disney Dogs' Names
Check these popular Disney names for dogs.
1.Bolt is the protagonist cartoon dog in the animated movie “Bolt”.
2.Goofy from "Mickey Mouse" is, undoubtedly, one of the most recognized and widely loved names of Disney dogs in the world.
3.Pluto is a funny anthropomorphic dog character and Mickey Mouse's pet in the "Mickey Mouse" series.
4.Slinky features in the Toy Story franchise and is among Woody's friends.
Cartoon Dog Names Meaning Strong
Don’t we all want our beloved dogs to be strong and mighty? Here are some cartoon dog names that symbolize strength and might.
5.Astro from the famous cartoon show “The Jetsons”’ means ‘in star’ in Greek.
6. Bandit from “Jonny Quest”. The name was given to the Bulldog because of its synonymous black and white markings.
7.Blitz is a famous egotistical and strong Doberman with superpowers in the cartoon show “Road Rovers”.
8. Bull in “Lady and the Tramp” is a bulldog. The name goes to signify his strong build.
9. Buster from the famous animated movie series “Toy Story”.
10.Courage is a famous dog character from the cartoon TV show “Courage the Cowardly Dog”. It signifies virtues such as daring and willpower.
11.Deputy Dawg is the lead protagonist of “Deputy Dawg” that aired in the early '60s.
12. Everest from “PAW Patrol” is an adorable mountain husky. The name also draws parallels from the world’s tallest mountain peak.
13. Fu Dog featured in “American Dragon: Jake Long”. He is a Shar-Pei with magical powers.
14.Hector from “Sylvester & Tweety: Peck Up Your Troubles” has its roots way back in 1945. He is a bulldog with a robust physique.
15. Hunter is a speedster dog in “Road Rovers”. The name is quite popular among pet owners who like to think of their pet as a powerful dog with hunting abilities.
16.Krypto is the lead protagonist of “Krypto the Superdog”.
17.K-9 of “Looney Tunes: Haredevil Hare” is an alien dog from Mars.
18.Marc Antony is a tough and strong bulldog with an affinity for the adorable kitty Pussyfoot from the '50s animated short “Feed The Kitty”.
19.Max the Jack Russell Terrier in “The Secret Life of Pets” goes through a series of adventures in the movie.
20.Marshall of “PAW Patrol” is a lifesaver Dalmatian pup. The name is also famous because of its senior ranking in troops.
21.Ms. Lion in “Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends” is an adorable Lhasa Apso. The name is extremely popular among dog owners.
22.Scud from the movie “Toy Story” is a terrifying dog. It’s a good fit for people with a liking for aggressive pets.
23.Sharky is a vicious shark/dog hybrid in “Eek! The Cat”.
24.Spike is probably one of the most famous dog characters in history. This dominating bulldog in the famous “Tom and Jerry” loves his privacy.
25.Spunky is a funny dog character in “Rocko’s Modern Life”. The name also signifies grit and determination.
26.Toughy from “Lady and the Tramp” is a jovial and friendly dog.
27.Tracker a Chihuahua in “PAW Patrol” is blessed with super hearing.
28.Zwei is an intelligent dog in “RWBY”.
Cartoon Girl Dog Names
Many people love to name their girl dogs based on dogs in cartoons. Cartoon dog names are often quirky and interesting, bringing back our memories from childhood. Here are some great girl dog cartoon character names.
29.Annabelle the pink Whippet in “All Dogs Go to Heaven”.
30.Annette is one of the most popular cartoon dog names. It's also a fussy Cocker Spaniel in “Lady and the Tramp”.
31.Belle is an adorable white Pyrenean Mountain Dog in “Belle and Sebastian”.
32. Brandy the pampered mongrel in “Brandy and Mr. Whiskers”.
33. Colleen is a strong martial arts expert in “Road Rovers”.
34. Collette one of the three prissy Cocker Spaniels in the “Lady and the Tramp”.
35.Danielle is a Cocker Spaniel and the sister of Annette and Collette in “Lady and the Tramp”.
36.Doxie Dachshund, the playful cartoon dog in “Oswald the Lucky Rabbit”.
37.Daisy the timid pup in the “Blondie” movie series.
38.Dinah the Dachshund in “Pluto: The Sleepwalkers” is Pluto’s girlfriend.
39.Ellie from “Family Guy” is a show dog who also plays the love interest of Brian.
40.Fifi a former leader in “Open Season 3”.
41.Georgette from “Oliver and Company” is a prize-winning pedigree poodle.
42.Gidget is a bouncy and adorable Pomeranian in “The Secret Life of Pets”.
43.Jenna is a beautiful Siberian Husky in the “Balto” trilogy.
44.Peg a blonde Pekingese in “Lady and the Tramp” and also featured in “101 Dalmatians”.
45. Penny a Dalmatian in the famous “101 Dalmatians” movie.
46.Princess Penelope is a pink-colored beautiful French Poodle in “The Adventures of Blinky Bill”.
47.Rita is one of Fagin’s dogs in “Oliver and Company”.
48.Roxanne is a popular cartoon dog in “A Goofy Movie”.
49.Stella the basset hound in “The Princess and the Frog” is a loyal and kind dog.
50.Winona the cartoon dog, featured first in “My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic”.
Cartoon Boy Dog Names
Great cartoon boy dog names you can consider for your pup.
51.Barney is a cute dog in the British animated TV series “Barney”.
52.Bongo featured in the famous cartoon TV series “The Simpsons” and later renamed Hendrix.
53.Boris is a tall Russian Greyhound in “Lady and the Tramp”.
54.Clifford a surprisingly red Labrador in “Clifford” won the hearts of people.
55.DeSoto is a Doberman in “Oliver and Company”.
56.Duke is a large hairy Mutt in “The Secret Life of Pets”.
57.Dukey Johnny’s best friend in “Johnny Test” is a mischievous but loyal dog.
58.Francis is Fagin’s Bulldog in “Oliver and Company”.
59.Goliath featured in the long-running clay animated series “Davey and Goliath”, which aired from 1961-1973.
60.Hector the Bulldog, is one of the main characters in “Looney Tunes”.
61.Jake the primary protagonist in “Adventure Time”, is an English bulldog with magical powers.
62.Jasper from “Family Guy” is a fun-loving Lab who lives in Los Angeles.
63.Jock in “Lady and the Tramp” is a loyal and sweet Scottish Terrier.
64.Kyle is Gru’s pet dog in “Despicable Me”, he is probably one of the most famous cartoon dogs amongst kids today.
65.Laddie is a brown and white colored Border Collie in “The Simpsons”.
66.Leonard featured in “The Secret Life of Pets” as an upscale, well-maintained poodle.
67.Luiz is a strong cartoon dog in “Rio”.
68.Mel is an adorable pug in “The Secret Life of Pets”.
69.Mr. Peabody is a popular choice of dog names. The character is an intelligent white dog wearing spectacles in “Mr. Peabody and Sherman”.
70.Pedro in “Lady and the Tramp” is a cartoon dog with a Mexican accent.
71.Ren the pink Chihuahua in “Ren and Stimpy” has a long, slender tail.
72.Roscoe one of Fagin’s Dobermen in “Oliver and Company” is a brother of DeSoto.
73.Sam is a strong white Briard Sheepdog in “Don’t Give Up the Sheep”.
74. Scooby Doo is one of the most popular and loved dogs from cartoons in the world. Scooby Doo is a funny brown-colored Great Dane. He is constantly involved in solving mysteries, albeit accidentally. Scooby Doo would be the perfect name for your very own Great Dane.
75.Trusty in “Lady and the Tramp” is a bloodhound who shares a deep bond with Jock and Lady.
Funny Dog Names
It’s a great idea to choose funny dog names. Your dog does add joy to your life but calling them will be so much more fun! Have a look at these funny dog names based on dog cartoon characters:
76.Brain is a Beagle featured in “Inspector Gadget”.
77.Boot is a huge Sheepdog from the movie “The Perishers”
78.Dogbert is a talking Beagle from the movie “Dilbert”.
79.Doggie gained popularity from “King of the Hill”.
80.Dot the Dalmatian, featured in “101 Dalmatians”. It's a quirky name for a dog!
81.Droopy is a cute little name for a chubby dog. The dog cartoon character got famous for his peculiar way of talking in the television show “Droopy”.
82.Ex the St. Bernard, featured first in “I Haven’t Got a Hat”.
83.Gromit the beagle, is a close friend and sidekick of Wallace in the animated movie “Wallace and Gromit”
84.Ham the St. Bernard and brother of Ex in “I Haven’t Got a Hat” enjoys gossiping.
85.Huckleberry Hound, also known as Huck, is a fun-loving blue dog in the show “Huckleberry Hound”.
86.Hungry from “101 Dalmatians” is a chubby and always hungry dog.
87.Iggy is a smart-looking urban dog in “Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure”.
88.Itchy is a friendly next-door Dachshund breed dog in “All Dogs Go to Heaven”.
89.Mr. Peanut Butter, a yellow Labrador Retriever, is one of the main characters in “BoJack Horseman”.
90.Muttley, the dog who is famous for his mischiefs and peculiar way of giggling in “Wacky Races”
91.Porkchop first featured in “Doug”.
92.Santa’s Little Helper, also known as Suds McDuff first appeared in “The Simpsons”.
93.Scamp is a cute little dog in “Lady and the Tramp” who wants to enjoy freedom.
94.Scooter is a unique and funny name. Scooter featured in “Lady and the Tramp”.
95.The Dog is a cartoon dog character in the TV series “Family Dog”.
Cute Cartoon Dog Names
Dogs are adorable, so why shouldn't their names be too? Check these cute cartoon dog names.
96.Angel, the Pomeranian-Husky dog cartoon from “Lady and the Tramp 2”.
96. Buddy, one of the main characters in “The Secret Life of Pets”, is a Dachshund.
97.Dino is an interesting dog-like creature who looks like a dinosaur but exhibits characteristics of a pet dog in the famous animated TV show “The Flintstones”.
98.Dixie from “The Fox and the Hound” is a beautiful but sassy dog. "The Fox and the Hound" cartoon popularised this name.
99.Fluffy is an American Cocker Spaniel dog from the movie “Lady and the Tramp”.
100.Puddles name got recognition from the blockbuster movie “101 Dalmatians”.
101.Yoyo is a cute Dalmatian pup in the movie "101 Dalmatians".
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Although originally from the Midlands, and trained as a biochemist, Matt has somehow found himself writing about London for a living. He's a former editor and long-time contributor to Londonist.com and has written several books about the capital. He's also the father of two preschoolers.