Police Dog Names

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Introduction

It is an exciting time when a new dog or little puppy joins the family household. The first glance into their loving eyes is usually enough to seal the deal, and I am sure that is why dogs have such expressive eyes. But as you enjoy introducing your new pal to your home, the realisation that you need a name that is special and is fitting for this dog suddenly is brought home to you. Perhaps the name you originally thought of before you got the dog now seems inadequate? However, help is on hand as this list will help you choose an original and tailored name. Inspired by amazing Police Dogs, here are some names that are both gallant yet original. By choosing a name that is less common, when you call out for your dog you won't have a dozen other dogs heed the call as well.

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Police Dog Name Considerations

Personality certainly comes into the mix when you are choosing a name for your dog. Some names just don't suit certain types of dogs. An active lively dog deserves a name that takes its energy into account, such as Rocket, or Mayhem. A dog with a gentle, quiet nature deserves a name like Raven (perfect for a black dog), or even Lady. Names can be taken from your dog's habits, such as Fang for a dog who likes to bite (gently I hope), or Badger for a dog who will not give up! A regal dog may fit a Police Dog name well, as will a distinguished canine or one who is alert to every command. 

Single or double syllable names are easy to say whereas longer names can become a mouthful. For a young active dog, you need to be able to say their name quickly before they disappear! Keep in mind that you will be calling your dog's name out in public, or saying it at your veterinarian's office, so choose wisely. A respectable name that honors the brave and courageous dogs of Police Forces world over is a wonderful choice.

Male Police Dog Inspired Names

Votes Name Vote
8
Rookie
Someone who is new to the job
8
Gator
Forbidding name - this dog won't let go easily - perfect for a police dog
6
Caesar
A great name for a strong leader with outstanding personality
6
Phantom
You probably won't see him until he wants to be seen
6
Titan
The Titans wer members of the second generation of divine beings in Greek Mythology
5
Rocky
A tough dog much like the terrain in some areas
5
Bear
Big, bold and with a shaggy coat
4
Badger
A wild animal but also a tendency to pester or hassle something until success is reached
4
Goliath
It would suit an impressive large German Shepherd
4
Karpa
The name of an amazing military dog killed in the line of duty
3
Blue
From the saying 'True Blue' meaning very reliable, committed and loyal
3
Callahan
After the police character played by Clint Eastwood in Dirty Harry, the movie
3
Ace
Good at everything or did the job right
3
Diesel
A fuel that doesn't need any spark to get ignition
3
Ricochet
Bounces off things
3
Malchick
Russian name for boy - it sounds so unique and strangely fitting
3
Devil
Not to be ignored or messed with
2
Holster
Where you put your gun when not in use
2
Hawk
A bird of prey but in this case, someone who doesn't miss a trick
2
Hunter
A dog that finds what he is looking for
0
Maurauder
To surprise and overcome
0
Pharoah
Regal leader in ancient Egypt
0
Enforcer
Perfect for a large guard dog or a dog of impressive stature
-1
Axel
It means the bringer of peace
-1
Mayhem
Can mean chaos, perfect for a busy dog
-2
Bullet
Faster than a speeding Bullet, perfect for a dog who is fast on his feet
-2
Prince
A leader of royal blood, good breeding
-3
Magnum
A type of large-bore cartridge gun, .44 Magnum which is popular on law enforcement movies
-3
Scout
Perfect for a dog who loves to find and follow a trail
-3
Moose
A large dog not to be messed with, like the animal the name comes from

Female Police Dog Inspired Names

Votes Name Vote
9
Lady
A female who is refined and elegant
8
Kahlua
A dark liquor often mixed with milk and ice
6
Ghost
Very stealthy and elusive
6
Raven
Perfect for a dog with a thick glossy dark coat
6
Sierra
A mountain range, strong and solid
5
Elvira
A lovely word that means white, ideal for a snowy white dog
5
Sabina
A lovely Latin name meaning of the Sabine Tribe but is an awesome name for a dog of strength
5
Sabbath
Supposedly a day of rest, but an interesting name
5
Duchess
A female of rank and position
5
Echo
Perfect for a dog who seems to be here, there and everywhere
4
Amazon
A strong athletic woman warrior
4
Sheba
Taken from the Queen of Sheba, a south Arabian speaking kingdom
4
Storm
Stormy and forbidding skies, ideal name for an aloof large dog of dark color
4
Taboo
It means forbidden
4
Paloma
The meaning is dove; it's a beautiful name for a beautiful dog
4
Venus
A short and sweet name for this interplanetary body
3
Huntress
A female hunter
3
Thunder
Stormy by nature, it would suit a dark colored German Shepherd
3
Gypsy
A free spirit who travels wherever they please
2
Nikita
It means victory of the people in the Russian language
2
Minka
Translated means resolute which is ideal for a police name inspired pooch
2
Nemesis
It means downfall or to take a person out of the picture, to remove or quell
2
Diva
A star or someone with loads of confidence
1
Deja Vu
Love this name, it means 'a feeling of having been there before or seen it all before'
1
Pepper
A spicy condiment as well as being a fantastic name for a clever canine
1
Nina
The name means strong
0
Petra
A Greek name meaning stone
0
Vixen
A female fox, very cunning and a survivor
0
Yasmine
An Arabic name for the Jasmine, sweetly perfumed flower
-4
Garbo
After the famous Swedish film actress Greta Garbo from the 1920's

Community Dogs with Police Dog Names

Cooper
Male
Labrador Retriever
Franklin, IL

Common name for male labs and he was 10 months old when we got him and already had that name.

Jax
Male
Labrador Retriever
Modesto, CA
Personality
Strong-willed
Ornery

My family rescued Jax in 2010. He was about four or five years old when we got him. We just had to put him down yesterday. We chose Jax because my father is a police officer and is friends with many K-9 officers.

Buddy's name story for Police Dog Names
Buddy
Male
German Shepherd
Corona, CA
Personality
Goofy

Rescue