Ponyo Dog Names

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The 2008 movie by the amazingly talented Hayao Miyazaki, Ponyo, is a true classic of the Studio Ghibli collection. Although it's not as talked about as Spirited Away or Howl's Moving Castle, it is still very much a film that everyone should watch at some point in time. And clearly you agree, because you're here, debating on naming your dog after the film. In that case, let's get to it. Here are 60 names you should look into, so pull out your pen and paper to take detailed notes with. Don't forget to pay close attention to name references and meanings!

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Ponyo Dog Name Considerations

Ponyo is a film about a charismatic fish that wants nothing more than to make friends with a little boy, and lead a normal life outside of the water. This means it is the ideal source of inspiration for anyone with a pet dog who desperately tries to mimic another type of animal. Or at the very least, a dog who is very stubborn when it comes to getting something.

But if it doesn't come naturally, don't force it. Even if these are good names, they won't fit every dog out there. That's because each dog is unique. So pay attention to your dog's breed, age, size, appearance, and personality. Even things like the breed's origin, interesting quirky behavior, and favorite toys can shed light on who your dog really is. And that's the best source of inspiration to go on. Use it as a compass to let you know when a name really makes sense, and when it doesn't. The worst thing you could do is to just force a name for the sake of having it sound cute. But all in all, it's not a difficult task. It's just another reason to spend a lot of time with your dog, doing research.

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