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The Results Are In: Wackiest Dog & Cat Names of 2015 Revealed

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The results are in – Baron Von Furrypants nosed out Artoo Dogtoo and Leonardo DiCatprio purred past Fuzz Lightyear to be named the Wackiest Pet Names of 2015. Each year, Nationwide (formerly Veterinary Pet Insurance), the nation’s first and largest provider of pet health insurance, recognizes the most clever, creative and quirky pet names across the nation. After a thorough selection process, 50 kooky canine and 50 comical cat names were chosen from Nationwide’s database of more than 525,000 insured pets. The top 10 dog and 10 cat monikers were put to a public vote, where Baron Von Furrypants and Leonardo DiCatprio were chosen as the wackiest. Following are the 10 Wackiest Dog and Cat Names of 2015:

 

Dogs

 

Cats

 
 

1.  Baron Von Furrypants

2.  Artoo Dogtoo    

3.  Rosie Picklebottom

4.  Parker the Barker

5.  Abigail Carmichael Spartacus

6.  Smiley Cyrus

7.  Nutmeg Spice O’ Paris  

8.  Abraham Lincoln Continental

9.  Bizkit Au Chocolat                   

10. Scuddles Unterfuss

 

 

1.  Leonardo DiCatprio

2.  Fuzz Lightyear

3.  Captain Pancake

4.  Sir Nigel Meowmittens of Oscelot Court

5.  Ziggy Ollyoxenfree

6.  Zelda Nacho

7.  Sophistikitty

8.  Cornelius McPudness Vandercat

9.  Sir Theodorable Purrsalot

10. Star Wars Steve

       

“Every year our database expands, and we see more and more creative pet names,” said Curtis Steinhoff, director of pet insurance communications. “Many times the most interesting aspect of a pet’s name is the story behind it, and this competition gives us a chance to share those tales. Whether the moniker is a simple pun or an eccentric mixture of terms, all the names on our Wacky Pet Names list are one of a kind.”

For photos and background stories of the winners and the top 10 nominees, along with the full list of the 50 wackiest dog and cat names, visit www.wackypetnames.com.

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2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. Avatar Of Frances

    Frances

    says:

    Worked animal control years ago, man came in looking for his lost cat, when asked the cat’s name he replied s**t head. Yep that was what was on the vet records.

  2. Avatar Of Jen

    Jen

    says:

    Adopted a kitten this year, named her Khatleesi, Mother of Meows, Destroyer of Mice, Annoyer of Dog.

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