Did you or someone you know recently get a American Staffordshire Terrier? Or are you planning to have a American Staffordshire Terrier join your family? This can be the most important time of your life as you and your dog get to know each other. But you have an important task at hand. What to name your American Staffordshire Terrier?
Choosing a name for a dog can be a difficult process just like naming ones baby. You want to ensure that name is easy to pronounce also represents your puppy’s looks and behavioral characteristics.
To help you start with the process of finding the perfect dog name we’ve handpicked a list of the best American Staffordshire Terrier dog names. Use this list for name ideas whether you dog is male or female, big or small.
List of American Staffordshire Terrier Names
How to Choose an Amazing American Staffordshire Terrier Dog Name
Choosing an appropriate name for your dog can be just as tricky as picking a good American Staffordshire Terrier name.
You have hundreds of options to choose from, so narrowing down your list to one or two names will take time and effort. Here are some suggestions on how to come up with the right American Staffordhire Terrier name for your pup:
Look at the origins of different dog breeds’ names.
It’s great fun learning about the history behind breed names. Search online for “origin of [your chosen breed] name” and you’ll find out more! For example, did you know that Cocker spaniels were originally trained to hunt woodcock birds?
Use your American Staffordshire Terrier’s appearance to suggest names.
Is your dog small and stout? How about “Finnigan” or “Gremlin” for a few ideas? If he’s big, try “Thor” or “Ragnar.” Consider his coloring too; white with black spots is known as an “Irish spotting pattern,” so you could name him “Harpoone
Look at the Chinese Zodiac, which assigns each year an animal sign that corresponds with its respective horoscope.
Believe it or not, there’s a connection between the Chinese zodiac and dog breed names. You can use it as a jumping-off point to name your pet. For example, if you have a 13th American Staffordshire Terrier puppy born in 2016, he would be
I am so happy for you and your pup. The fact that you are doing research to name your pup, tells me that you will be an amazing parent to it. Hope these tips have inspired you to pick a name that you will love. Let me know in the comments section what name you picked for your pup!
Hi, I am Andrew. I am the editor at FamilyWithPets. I am enjoy learning and sharing information about pets that helps enrich the lives of pets and pet parents.