Top Dog Names for Foodies

Book Dog Walk


A pooch is an essential member of the family, and this is why so many dog owners take their time to choose a special name for their new pups. Picking a unique name to match the dog’s personality can be a serious endeavor for some dog owners. For others, it is a fun and exciting activity to try and find a name that simply makes you smile. One way to get inspired when naming your doggo is to think of a theme that you are excited about and then find an appropriate dog name. If you are a foodie, then it only makes sense that you will want to name your doggy after your favorite snack.

For those of you who don’t think that naming your pup after a food theme is popular, you may be surprised to find out that between 2013 and 2014 there was a 37 percent spike in food-themed names for dogs. Some of the trendiest dog names today have something to do with food or drink. So, if you need some inspiration for food-based barker names, try any of these top names for foodies. Be warned that you may want to grab yourself a quick snack as you read through this list. 


If you have a long-bodied, short-legged dog breed like a dachshund, then an excellent name for your dog is Bratwurst. A Bratwurst is a tasty German sausage made from beef, veal, or pork.


If you have a tail-wagger that just loves to have fun and party, then a pawtastic name for them is Pinot. 


Have you come across one of those dogs that looks hard and crunchy on the outside, but when you get to know them is soft and warm on the inside? 

Looking for a dog walker?
Connect with highly rated dog walkers in your neighborhood


Several dog breeds have a perfect chocolatey brown coat. If your pup is one of them, perhaps this is the sweetest name for them.


Coconuts are a pawtastic tropical treat in a warm setting. If your furry bestie has a warm sweet personality, then Coconut is a pawfect choice for a name.


Porkchop is a fun name that some dog owners today will remember from the popular Nickelodeon cartoon named Doug. If not, it's still a great name that most foodies will be happy to use to name their dog.


If you have a dog of Mexican heritage like a Chihuahua, how about you honor their Mexican heritage by naming them after this popular Mexican dish.


If you love meatloaf, or just have a pudgier pup like a pug or a bulldog, then Meatloaf is a fitting name for your furry friend.


If you love breakfast sandwiches or fast food meals, then you will quickly identify with the signature breakfast meal from McDonald’s that might be pawrfect for your little package of joy?


For those that like their vegetables, Kale is not only a super healthy green vegetable, but also a furrifically catchy name for a pup.


Some barkers clearly have a nutty character. If your pooch is one of them, then Pistachio is a pawfect choice for a name.


Some dog owners swear that they can’t live without pasta. If you are one of them and you also love your pup just as fervently, then Ziti is an excellent name for your pooch.


Schnitzel is a great meat-themed name for a dog breed with German heritage like a Doberman, Dachshund, or Schnauzer. 


There are few people who don’t love bagels. The name is the pawfect choice for a lovable pooch that everyone likes.


If your pup is a pint-sized furball, then Peanut is a pawesome name to describe their small stature.