Weightlifting Inspired Dog Names In Pop Culture
Though his name might not be immediately familiar, you've no doubt seen Jumpy in action if you've regularly watched TV and have gone to the movies for the last 5+ years. The Border Collie and Blue Heeler hybrid has appeared in commercials for products like Doritos, Pringles, Sketchers, GE, and more. He has also appeared in commercials for car companies like Toyota and home improvement retailers like Home Depot! For a certain period of time, Hollywood was absolutely in love with Jumpy. As a result, he's become one of the most famous dogs in the film, entertainment, and automotive industries alongside the likes of the legendary Rin Tin Tin. If they were still in style, Jumpy would have no doubt starred in a slew of sports-themed movies a la one of his predecessors - Air bud. Regardless, Jumpy is truly an exceptional dog that could do all sorts of things. Weightlifting is just one of the numerous feats he is famous for. Jumpy passed away around March 2018, but he is survived by his puppies - who may continue his legacy when they come of age.
Another famous weightlifting dog is a gargantuan American Pit Bull and Bull Terrier mix named Hulk. True to his name, Hulk is extremely strong and has broken numerous records through the application of his sheer strength. Unlike the Incredible Hulk of the Marvel Universe, Hulk the dog doesn't need to get mad to get powered up. In fact, Hulk is purported to be one of the kindest and gentlest dogs you could ever hope to encounter.
Weightlifting Inspired Dog Name Considerations
Another reason to give your dog a weightlifting name could simply be as simple as you liking the sound of a particular exercise or piece of equipment; right off the top of our heads, naming a dog Barbie could be a cheeky way to reference barbells. The same even goes for Darbie, though that name is admittedly not as common. Still, we think you get the idea!