Are you looking for male puppy names?

When getting a puppy the first thing that is thought about is often the name. Which of course is completely logical because when telling people you are about to get a puppy the first question often is ‘what are you going to name him?’ Now you have probably come here because you have no idea yet, or are trying to figure out if the name you chose is suitable for your puppy. Choosing a male name for your puppy is one of the best things there is. But there are also a few things you have to remember. Make sure the boy puppy name you choose is not too long, you of course need to absolutely love the name and make sure the name is easy for your puppy to understand! And then there are also things you need to avoid in order to find the best name for your boy puppy. 123Tinki.com can help you to find the right puppy dog name boy, just make use of all the tips and tricks we provide and you will find the right name for you and your puppy in no time.

What are male puppy names

Baby boy dog names are male dog names as well as names especially for puppies. While male dog names are typically very manly and macho, puppy names are usually more soft and cute. This might seem like a challenging quest at first, looking for a baby boy puppy name. But it is easier as you might think. Approximately half of all dogs that are born are male, so there have been loads of people looking for baby dog names male before you. Many of those suggestions can be used as inspiration to find your own pet dog name for male puppies. Just sit down with as many male puppy names lists as you would like and read through them. You will quickly realize that there are many different boy puppy names. And a lot of them are very nice. Here you can make your own decision. Would you like a typical cool and strong puppy dog names boy? Or would you also like to take a look at adorable baby boy dog names? There are even Disney baby boy puppy names! So there should really be no shortage of male puppy names for you to choose from.

Find the best name for your dog! Choose from more than 30,000 dog names!

View all dog names
Tips for the perfect boy dog name

Male puppy names

As we mentioned before, a dog name should not be too long. Baby dog names male that have more than 3 syllables are not really suitable for dogs. They are harder to pronounce for you but also harder to understand for your dog. Think about the name carefully, the word itself is important but also the sound. Puppy names for boy dogs will have to be pronounced with different intonations, sometimes you have to yell the name as a warning when your puppy is about to run off onto a busy street, you will have to say it softly or excited. This makes long names like William or Alexander hard.

More tips from Tinki

Of course you could use an abbreviation like Will or Alex but keep in mind that it is easier for your puppy to remember and listen to only one name. Switching between Will and William all the time will be confusing for your boy dog but also for yourself. The other option is to only use the abbreviation of the name, that would be good as well. This way, you can still tell your friends that your dog is called William of Cuddlesworth but the puppy can get used to being called Will.

Find the best name for your dog! Choose from more than 30,000 dog names!

View all dog names

What you need to take into consideration when looking for male puppy names

In order to find the perfect pet dog name for male puppies there are a few things to take into consideration. It might come in handy to think about a few things beforehand. For example, do you want a male puppy name that is rather traditional or a name that show that you are progressive and broadcasts your open mindedness? Do you have a preference for a certain first letter? There are many nice dog names that start with a or dog names that start with o. You should also think about the meaning of the name. Would you like a boy puppy name without a meaning or would you prefer a male puppy name with meaning. If so, what meaning should the male puppy name have? And lots of puppy dog names for boys are foreign, so you could also choose a certain language or culture that you would like your male puppy name to come from. One thing that is important for foreign baby boy dog names is that you feel comfortable saying and calling the name. Practice any name you consider beforehand, say it out loud and even call it a few times. Remember, you will often have to call the dog’s name in public. So you should at all times be comfortable with the pronunciation of the baby boy puppy name that you choose.

Things to avoid with male puppy names

Just like there are things to take into consideration when looking for baby dog names male, there are also other things you need to avoid. It is very easy to make mistakes in choosing the right male puppy name, but you just need to follow the tips and tricks we, from 123Tinki.com, provide you with. The first thing to avoid with pet dog names for male puppies is to choose a name that is too long. You might see a name that you like and think would fit your male puppy perfectly, but if the name is too long, it is not suitable as a dog name. Dog names need to be rather short and have distinguishable sounds so that the puppy can quickly recognize the name between all of the other words you say. The perfect name for male puppies has two syllables, this way it is long enough to be pleasant to call in different tones of voice, but still short enough so that the puppy can easily learn and recognize the boy puppy name. You should also avoid to use a male puppy name with the wrong sounds. Certain sounds are easier to distinguish and dogs also hear sounds differently. The ideal puppy dog name for a boy has an s-sound and other hard sounds in it. This will make the male puppy name more distinct. The final thing you should avoid when it comes to male puppy names is to choose a name that is similar to other names, commands or words you use a lot. Choosing a baby boy dog name that is similar to other pet or even human names in your household will easily confuse the puppy. He will think that you are actually calling the other name and might not react or he will start to react to the other name. Either way, that is not what you want to achieve when choosing a male puppy name.

What are cute male puppy names

If you are looking for a baby boy puppy name there is a good chance that you are looking for a cute puppy name. Small dogs are perceived as especially cute and lots of people would like to pick a name that fits this theme. That is the reason why many people are looking for cute male puppy names. You might think that baby dog names male and cute puppy names do not go well together. Male puppy names are typically very macho and strong. At first sight you might think that this is a bad fit, but there are actually cute pet dog names for male puppies. Just put your preferences of ‘cute’ and ‘male’ into the puppy name generator and you will receive a while list of names that you can read through. The best approach to make the final choice is to try and say different names out loud. This will help you to get a better feeling for the different cute male puppy names. It also helps to see if you feel comfortable with pronouncing the name. You will have to call the male puppy name quite a lot and often in public, so that is an important factor.

Can you teach a puppy a new male name?

Some people think that if they end up not liking a boy puppy name that they chose, they can just pick a new name. But that is not true. In most cases you should avoid to change a puppy’s name. It is hard work to change a puppy’s name and there is a chance that you will just end up with a confused puppy that does not react to his male puppy name. However, there are single cases where it can also be necessary to change a puppy’s name. If you get a puppy from the shelter and he has a history of abuse, then the puppy dog name for a boy might remind him of past abuse and neglect. In these cases, it can help the puppy to learn a new name. In order to teach your puppy his new baby boy puppy name, there are some steps you need to follow. Start by saying the new name immediately after the old name. Reward the puppy every time that he reacts to this name combination. Use treats or toys. Then, after the puppy reacts every time you call this name combination, try to only use the new name. Continue to reward the puppy when he reacts to his new male puppy name. If you think the puppy understood the exercise, you can start to slowly decrease the amount of treats. Because ultimately, you do not want to have to give the puppy treats every time that you call his name. Just stick to these tips and you will teach your puppy his new name in no time. But remember, only teach a new male puppy name if it is really necessary, never do it just because you want to.