Did you or someone you know recently get a Australian Shepherd? Or are you planning to have a Australian Shepherd 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 Australian Shepherd?
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 Australian Shepherd dog names. Use this list for name ideas whether you dog is male or female, big or small.
List of Australian Shepherd Names
How to Choose an Amazing Australian Shepherd Dog Name
Choosing an Australian Shepherd dog name can be tough, you’ll need to find something that reflects your dog’s personality and sounds good when pitted against competing names.
Use the below tips to brainstorm names and come up with one that you will really like:
Get inspired by your favorite books, movies, or TV shows.
The characters in these stories are often interesting and fun themselves, so it makes sense to draw inspiration from them instead of turning inward for naming ideas. Names like “Elphaba” (a nod to the Wicked Witch of the West) or “Buzz Lig
Think about your dog’s distinguishing features and use those as naming fodder.
If your Aussie has a fluffy, curly tail or an endearing habit of tilting its head to the side, you can use these physical traits as inspiration for a fun name. Names like “Poodles” and “Teddy-Oops,” respectively, are clever names that both
Choose an Australian Shepherd dog name completely unrelated to dogs, and perhaps add “shepherd” to it.
There’s no rule stating that your name must be directly related to dogs. Choose a name that has nothing to do with canine business, like a favorite color or food, and combine it with “shepherd” so your pup will have a punny name just like
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.